Category: In the News

Cento Amici dinner featured in ROI-NJ

At Cento Amici, education (and a Medal of Honor recipient) always are front and center Like seemingly all Medal of Honor recipients, Col. Jack Jacobs is humble and unassuming. He’s funny, too. That’s why, during a speech before scholarship winners last week at the 35th annual Cento Amici scholarship dinner and auction, Jacobs had everyone […]

Cento Amici Chairman Robert Zito’s Guest Editorial in North Jersey

Discrimination in plain sight: College athletes on F-1 visas are missing out | Opinion College athletes now have a well-deserved opportunity to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Except for about 20,000 of them. There are about 187,000 college athletes, of whom about 20,000 student-athletes are attending U.S. colleges on F-1 visas. Following […]

Great honor for our Board member, Col. Jack Jacobs.

Rutgers University Foundation campaign honors Col. Jack Jacobs’ heroism in Vietnam with Opportunity Fund to support Rutgers’ military-affiliated students. One year after graduating from Rutgers College at the height of the Vietnam war, a young ROTC-trained Army advisor named Jack Jacobs made a heroic rescue that earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor—a distinction few […]