Sponsors & Vendors

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Your solutions provider and supplier for all your promotional products , apparel , and printing needs.

Proudly partnering with: Bergen Community College, Kean University and New Jersey Institute of Technology

Reach out today to learn how PROforma can support your program needs also!

Proudly partnering with: Georgian Court University and Rowan College at Burlington County

Reach out today to learn how Cesily's Love Meals can support your program needs also!

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Cesily's Love Meals LLC brings over 20 years of food industry experience to you with our unique Soul Food Cuisine. We create delicious, southern-inspired dishes using only the freshest ingredients, emphasizing taste, and a style all our own. We pride ourselves on offering exemplary service to all of our customers in the Southern New Jersey area...and beyond.

First black-owned insulated water bottle brand. We provide premium insulated water bottles that can be customized with Digital print, laser etch, full digital wraps, and full bottle customization.

Proudly partnering with: Montclair State University

Reach out today to learn how SUPLMNT can support your program needs also!

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Rising Star Distribution is a full-line distributor of Apparel, Promotional Items (SWAG), Graduation Stoles and Honor Cords, Awards, Signage, Tents and Printed Literature. Although we're best known for our Graduation Stoles and Kente, we've been supplying student graduation gifts, apparel and SWAG to many EOF programs.

Chuck Kaplan has been attending and supporting EOFPANJ events since 2011 and has had the honor of working with numerous EOF and EOP Colleges and Universities throughout NJ and NY.

Chuck Kaplan is always available to discuss any upcoming projects, whether at the conference, over the phone or in person. Please stop by the Rising Star vendor table to say hello.

Referrals upon request.

Proudly partnering with: Caldwell University, Camden County College, Drew University, Essex County College, Felician University, Monmouth University, Montclair State University - Bloomfield, New Jersey City University, Passaic County Community College, Rowan College at Burlington County, Rowan College of South Jersey - Gloucester, Rowan University, Rutgers University - School of Arts and Sciences (New Brunswick), Rutgers University - School of Engineering, Rutgers University - School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University - School of Health Professions, Stockton University, and Union County College

Reach out today to learn how Rising Star Distributions can support your program needs also!

SkillsFirst is a career tools platform and resume builder that employs cutting-edge AI technology.

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Proudly partnering with: Kean University

Reach out today to learn how SkillsFirst can support your program needs also!

Alliance Promotional Products is a Minority Woman Owned Business and a proud member of the Promotional Products Association International.

We are a full-service advertising specialties company that is service, and creativity-driven - offering a wide range of promotional items to promote your branding or messaging.

We can assist your branding objectives with these quality programs:

•Apparel/Spirit Wear/Uniforms
•Recognition/Premiums/Incentives
•Program Introductions
•Sport Tournaments/Events
•E-Commerce Services: online stores/fulfillment services
•And more…

We help you find cost-effective ways to market and promote your programs with custom promotional items that speak to your target audience.

Proudly partnering with: County College of Morris

Reach out today to learn how Alliance Promotional Products can support your program needs also!

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Intention Elevation elevates historically marginalized communities by providing comprehensive solutions rooted in mental health wellbeing practices, amplifying their capacity to thrive in education, career, and community spaces — and advancing systemic change for generations to come.

Proudly partnering with: Atlantic Cape Community College, Brookdale Community College, Caldwell University, Drew University, Georgian Court University, Kean University, Montclair State University, Montclair State University - Bloomfield, New Jersey City University, Rider University, Rowan College at Burlington County, Rutgers University - Newark, Rutgers University - School of Arts and Sciences (New Brunswick), Rutgers University - School of Engineering, Saint Peter's University, & Salem Community College

Reach out today to learn how Intention Elevation can support your program needs also!

With Cengage Unlimited for Institutions (CUI), you can help your students afford their educations with a giant library of learning materials for a single, low price.

Students can learn without limits with day-one access to thousands of learning resources in more than 160 disciplines. When you work with Cengage Unlimited for Institutions, you reduce the financial barrier for your students.

Learn how www.cengage.com/institutions

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Reach out today to learn how Cengage Group can support your program needs!

At Grammarly, we strive to help people understand one another, whenever and wherever they communicate in English. Every day, 30 million people,
50,000 teams, and 3,000+ educational institutions worldwide rely on our
real-time suggestions to strengthen their writing and say what they really mean.

Grammarly for Education enables institutions to provide an academic integrity tool equitably, ensuring a “level playing field" for all to communicate their ideas effectively. Students will learn to communicate responsibly and ethically, aligning with Grammarly's belief that digital instructional transformation tools must uphold academic integrity.

At Grammarly, we maintain uncompromising security standards and procedures to keep your words safe, offering best-in-class security options like SAML SSO and two-factor authentication to keep your information secure. Your words are yours—we do not, and will not, sell or rent your school's information.

Proudly partnering with: Kean University

Reach out today to learn how Grammarly can support your program needs also!

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Reach out today to learn how Trill or Not Trill can support your program needs!

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Trill or Not Trill is a full-service training firm inclusive of student development, college activities, event curation, professional development training, and diversity consultation. We are committed to accelerating culture in students and leaders worldwide.

Proudly partnering with: Kean University, Mercer County Community College, Middlesex College, Rowan College of South Jersey - Cumberland, Rowan College of South Jersey - Gloucester, & Union County College

Reach out today to learn how ThinkingStorm can support your program needs also!

Since 2007, ThinkingStorm has provided 24/7/365 online tutoring services to higher ed institutions across the United States. Our partnerships are built to be cost-effective and impactful, providing critical after-hours support for topics like STEM, cross-curricular writing, business, healthcare, computer science, and foreign languages.

ThinkingStorm's platform is fully customizable in terms of subject coverage, reporting capabilities, and user messaging, and we promote community engagement via a user-friendly interface and ongoing outreach and marketing programs.

As of 2024, ThinkingStorm works with over a dozen NJ community colleges, universities, and Educational Opportunity Fund programs.

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Reach out today to learn how YourEVOLVEDmind can support your program needs!

YourEVOLVEDmind, LLC, is a dedicated career consulting firm, that provides specialized professional development/training for both staff and students, with a focus on reigniting staff's sense of purpose. This tailored approach not only enriches the professional journey of staff but also fortifies their capacity to support students effectively.

Concurrently, students receive valuable guidance in interview preparation, personalized branding, and refined job search strategies. By nurturing a profound sense of purpose among staff and empowering students, YourEVOLVEDmind, LLC actively contributes to fostering a unified and purpose-driven educational community, particularly within EOF/TRIO programs.

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Brad Butler II is a husband, father, and CEO of Brad Butler II & Associates, LLC. Brad is an athlete turned student success and retention specialist, a highly sought-after multi-award-winning International school and youth motivational speaker, author, and educational consultant. He helps students connect their dreams with their education and educators connect with the hearts and minds of their students using research-based strategies, components of SEL and life experiences within his signature message H.O.P.E. Is Your Superpower. His purpose in life is to motivate, inspire, and empower the youth all around the world to live their dreams and put forth their best effort and everything they do.

Services:
Keynote Presentations
Workshops
Professional Development
Curriculums

Reach out today to learn how Brad Butler can support your program needs!