Kris Ruby of Westchester Public Relations Agency Ruby Media Group received the 2013 Business Leadership Award from Mercy College on September 27th, 2013 at the 3rd annual alumni awards gala held at The Ardsley Country Club. Kris Ruby was honored by Mercy College for her record of personal and professional accomplishments and her belief in the power of education and passion for inspiring young people to dedicate themselves to creating a rewarding and productive life.
Bernadette Wade, Chief Relations Officer of Mercy College stated, “Mercy College is proud to honor Kristen Ruby with the 2013 Business Leadership Award at the 2013 Mercy College Alumni Awards Gala. Kristen is an inspiration to upcoming students having achieved success in the field of marketing and communications early in her career. She is a transformative figure within her industry and a passionate entrepreneur.”
The Alumni Awards Gala, part of Alumni Reunion Weekend, is one of Mercy College’s signature fundraising events, which allows the College to honor outstanding alumni and community members while raising money for student scholarships. At the gala, Mercy College also honored RSNY Design Founder and Fashion Designer, Rolando Santana, ’96, with the Alumni Rising Star Award.
“I am honored to receive this award from Mercy College. Mercy College is an integral part of the Westchester community and I am grateful to have the opportunity to inspire the students at Mercy College to follow their dreams,” stated Ruby Media Group CEO Kris Ruby.