The James E. Harris Book Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to students who have demonstrated interest and engagement in racial/ethnic equality, social justice and interpersonal communication. Active participation and support of athletics will be considered. This scholarship will be awarded based on documented financial need.  Your receipt will be sent to your email address. Thank you for your support. 

James E. Harris Book Scholarship

$12,230
122%
Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
110 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on February 28, at 09:08 AM EST
Project Owners

A salute to our Dad!

February 17, 2021
A salute to our Dad, James E. Harris for dedicated service to MSU, students, and education.
Kasheena, Jamillah, Ty.

Committee Thank You

February 15, 2021

We are so grateful for the committee support from alumni and friends who helped champion the project to raise funds for the James E. Harris Book Scholarship. Thank you!

Committee members:

Dr. James Harris '68, '70MA and Justine Harris

James O'Hora '86

Sandra Garcia '96, '01MA

Susan Ellerbe '90MA

Matthew Johnson '80 MA

Jason Valente, Sr. '00

Minority Mentoring Committee

January 28, 2021

 

We are raising the bar!

January 11, 2021

Thank you to all of the donors who have supported the James E. Harris Book Scholarship so far.  Your collective gifts has helped us hit our original goal of $7,500 - thank you!  Your commitment to student success and the James E. Harris Book Scholarship is helping to make dreams come true.  We are raising the bar  to our new goal of $10,000.  Together, we are making an impact!

James Harris Book Scholarship- Susan Turner-Ellerbee

January 11, 2021

Watch the testimonial video of Susan Turner-Ellerbee on the importance of the James E. Harris Book Scholarship. 

James Harris Book Scholarship- James Velante Testimonial

January 05, 2021

Watch the video testimonial of James Velante on the importance of the James E. Harris Book Scholarship.

James Harris Book Scholarship- Dr. Anderson Testimonial

January 05, 2021

Watch the video testimonial of Dr. Anderson on the importance of the James E. Harris Book Scholarship.

James Harris Book Scholarship- Dr. Tull Testimonial

January 05, 2021

Watch the video testimonial of Dr. Tull on the importance of the James E. Harris Book Scholarship.

James Harris Book Scholarship- James O'Hora Testimonial

January 05, 2021

Watch the video testimonial of James O'Hora on the importance of the James E. Harris Book Scholarship.

James Harris Book Scholarship- Amy Brooks Testimonial

January 05, 2021

Watch the video testimonial of Amy Brooks on the importance of the James E. Harris Book Scholarship.

Levels
Choose a giving level

$42

Level One

In honor of the number of years Dean Harris worked at Montclair State University

$82

Level Two

The average price of one new textbook for a college class is $82

$246

Level Three

Give $246 to cover the average cost of three textbooks.

$600

Level Four

On average, a student will need $600 dollars of textbooks for one semester of courses.

$1,200

Level Five

$1,200 is the average cost of textbooks for a student for one year of courses.

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