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2021 Grande Ball

The Thomas Edison State University Foundation invites you to celebrate its 30th Annual Grande Ball

Saturday, October 16, 2021
TPC Jasna Polana
4519 Province Line Road,
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This special evening recognizes two extraordinary women and their leadership in developing and delivering the COVID-19 vaccine. We also join together to celebrate the University's achievements in transforming the lives of thousands of adult students during the unprecedented challenges of the past two years.

The TESU Foundation is honored to present our two Spirit of Edison Award honorees:

Candice Long
Janssen Infectious Diseases & Vaccines

Kemi Alli, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Henry J. Austin Health Center



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In response to concerns over the Delta variant, and for the safety and enjoyment of all our guests, attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result from within 48 hours. Upon arrival, attendees will be asked to provide their vaccination card or proof of a negative test within 48 hours via presentation of the card/test result, photo of card/test result or through an app.

We will also adhere to any state mandates and venue protocols in place at the time of the event.

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Questions? Contact the Office of Development (609) 699-2001 x2080 or [email protected]