Cox Communications has contributed $1,000 to the Don Pullen Scholarship fund which provides student scholarships for the Jefferson Center’s Jazz Institute. The donation was presented to the Jefferson Center before the Campbell Brothers concert last Friday. Donated funds will pay for five students to attend the program.
Here is the press release from Cox Communications.
Roanoke, VA – Prior to the start of the Campbell Brothers concert Friday evening, Cox Communications presented the Jefferson Center with a check in the amount of $1,000 in support of the Don Pullen Scholarship fund. This donation will provide scholarships for students to attend the Jazz Institute this summer.
“At Cox, we embrace diversity both in the workplace and in our community,” said Kim Stanley, Market Vice President, Roanoke Operations for Cox Virginia. “We have a long-standing partnership with the Jefferson Center and are so proud of the work they do with Roanoke’s youth. It is an honor to empower five deserving students to follow their dreams and enhance their educational experience through music.”
In addition to partnering with the Jefferson Center, Cox has provided culturally relevant, local programming highlighting African American heritage and culture. This content is available at no additional charge for Cox subscribers on DEMAND throughout the month of February.
Cox Communications’ commitment to diversity has been regularly recognized by DiversityInc. In 2012, Cox Communications was named to the 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list for its demonstrated use of diversity best practices and measured results, both internally and externally; 2012 was Cox’s seventh year on the list. Cox has also received the Distinguished Merit Citation from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities for the company’s diversity engagement practices throughout the state.
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.