Saugusbank to Be Among Sponsors of the 2013 Salem State University Series

President and CEO Kevin Tierney, is pleased to announce that Saugusbank will be among the sponsors of the 2013 Salem State University Series.  Founded in 1982 as one of the first high-profile speaker series in the country, the Salem State Series has hosted countless world leaders, artists, athletes, and intellectuals. Annually, thousands of patrons attend to hear what Series speakers have to say on a wide variety of subjects.

According to President and CEO Tierney:

“We’re obviously thrilled to once again be a sponsor of the program. The Salem State University Series is fairly unique when it comes to events of this nature and over the years the quality of their speakers has been unparalleled. While I’m certainly pleased to have our brand associated with the series, on a personal level I’m also excitedly looking forward to attending.”

This sentiment was echoed by Patricia Maguire Meservey, President of Salem State University, who related:

“The Salem State Series wants to sincerely thank Saugusbank for their generosity and role in making the Series such an important and anticipated annual event on the North Shore. The success of the Series for the past 31 years is due in large measure to our incredibly loyal sponsors, like Saugusbank, who have enriched the educational experience of our students.”

This year’s program will kick-off with the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, The Honorable Cory A. Booker, a political activist and agent for social change, on Sunday, April 7th at Lynn Auditorium located at 3 City Hall Square in Lynn, Massachusetts.  Mr. Tony Kushner, author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright and recent Academy Award nominee (for the adapted screenplay of Lincoln), is expected to be equally exciting when he takes the stage at the Salem State University on Wednesday, November 13th.

For additional information, contact the University at 978.542.7555 (Monday-Friday, 10AM-4PM), visit or email [email protected].

About Saugusbank

Saugusbank is an independent, full-service community bank with over $200 million in assets.  Founded in 1911, the organization offers a wide variety of loan and deposit products that cater to the individual and business needs of the community.  In addition to its chartered mission, the bank is also an active supporter of philanthropic ventures throughout the area.

About the Series

The Salem State University Series is a self-supporting community enrichment program presented through the generous and dedicated support of corporate and individual sponsors. The Series is but one facet of the university’s progressive public education mission.

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