Cleary University team helps Walk for Warmth

Posted: February 12, 2013

HOWELL – A team of students and staff from Cleary University participated in the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency’s annual Walk for Warmth at Hartland Feb. 10. The event raised $35,000 to help provide heat to those who cannot afford it.

“We wanted to help raise awareness to help our friends and neighbors heat their homes,” said Cassie Tarnowski, the team’s captain and the admissions office manager for Cleary. “We wanted to reach out to the community by becoming part of this movement.”

Cleary University has participated in the annual event since 2009 and was a bronze sponsor of this year’s event.

Cleary team members included: Carrie Bonofiglio, director of admissions; Eric Smith, admissions representative; Austin Turner, student; Helen Budd, academic associate; Jerry Musselman, student and Rachel Daniels, student.

Cleary University ( is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus, specialized business university, committed to the betterment of society through the success of its alumni and their employers; to operate as a role model of responsible business practice; to embrace quality management principles, innovation, and an attentive customer focus; and to aspire to a better future.

Cleary’s mission is to provide a practical, application-based education, which equips students to advance their careers.