Student/Partner Alliance Moves to Summit After More than 10 years in Millburn

April 1, 2014 at 4:44 PM

MILLBURN, NJ - Student/Partner Alliance, having enjoyed being in Millburn for over 10 years, has recently moved to near-by Summit.  Since 1993, the non-profit organization has been offering youth in the Greater Newark area scholarships and mentoring so that they might successfully attain a quality private school education close to their homes.  Originally housed in Newark, S/PA moved to Millburn, closer to where co-founder Tom Cash and many of the “partners” of Student/’Partner’ Alliance reside.  

New Jersey Monthly recently recognized Tom Cash of Short Hills and Emmett Daly of Summit, as Garden State Seeds of Hope Awardees for giving teens an “academic leg up” through the scholarship program.  The schools where S/PA supports students are college-preparatory, nurturing schools, rooted in strong values and community involvement.  In addition to the financial support, each S/PA student is matched with a volunteer ‘mentor’ who has pledged to be that student’s coach or guide throughout high school.  

Since its inception, S/PA has awarded over 1650 scholarships to youth who would have not have been able to afford the private education they were hoping for.  This, in combination with the mentoring aspect of the program, makes Student/Partner Alliance a unique and meaningful way for concerned individuals to “give back”.

Sign Up for E-News

S/PA continues to recruit new partners, sponsors and mentors in Millburn/Short Hills and other nearby towns, to strengthen the amount of support that can be offered NJ inner-city high school students. 

To find out more about S/PA, or to get involved, go to or contact Marianne Busby at or 908-522-0406

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Upcoming Events

Sun, January 22, 1:30 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

"At Home in the President's Neighborhood" ...

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, January 24, 11:30 AM

SAGE Eldercare, Summit

Tai Chi

Health & Wellness

Fri, January 27, 2:00 PM

Madison Area YMCA - Kroll Conferece Room, Madison

Blood Drive at the Madison Area YMCA

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Closed Fund Open Mind

Closed-end funds (CEFs) can play an important role in a diversified investment portfolio. They offer benefits similar to those of an open-end mutual fund, but also sport unique advantages.  

Unlike a traditional open-end mutual fund, CEFs have a fixed number of shares available to trade. Their price is not tied to the value of the underlying portfolio. The only way the number of shares ...

Why the Y: A Mother and Daughter Find Community

“My mom works here at the Y,” says 9-year-old Leah Rajnarain, looking out from under her cat face-shaped sleeping mask that’s pushed up above her big brown eyes. It’s 4 o’clock in the afternoon and she’s in Kids Central, the Madison Area YMCA’s indoor playground, snuggled up in comfy pajamas because it had been pajama day at Torey J. Sabatini ...

Morristown's Peck School Announces Renovaton for Deetjen Kindergarten

January 19, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ. The Peck School is undergoing an innovative redesign to their dedicated kindergarten space over the summer of 2017.

According to Head of School Andy Delinsky, “The design takes its inspiration from a garden, and the colors and palette reflect that theme. This is very intentional, because Kindergarten at Peck is where the original seed is planted – a seed that ...