On Thursday, Oct. 20, Tom Cusimano, President of Aladdin Food Management Services, LLC, visited campus to make a special presentation to Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Cusimano presented monetary gifts to Dr. Maria Rose, FSU Interim President, and to Dr. Leslie Lovett, Pierpont Vice President of Academic Affairs. The first check for $75,000 through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. will fund student scholarships at FSU and Pierpont. Aladdin also gave a donation totaling $1,000 to FSU and Pierpont as contributions on behalf of Aladdin staff for the institutions’ campaigns to benefit the United Way of Marion County.
Founded in 1978, Aladdin Food Management Services, LLC, a division of TrustHouse Services Group, serves more than 150 clients in more than 20 states, including West Virginia, by providing food services to colleges and universities; health care facilities; private, independent schools; and businesses. Pictured from left to right are Rick Porto, FSU Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs; Dr. Leslie Lovett; Dr. Maria Rose; Tom Cusimano; and John Kellar, Resident District manager for Aladdin at FSU and Pierpont.