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Prudential Financial, Inc. and State Senator Audrey Gibson Join Step Up For Students Scholarship Program to Contribute $1 Million for Low-income Florida Students

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Prudential Financial, Inc. and State Senator Audrey Gibson Join Step Up For Students Scholarship Program to Contribute $1 Million for Low-income Florida Students13:45 EDT Tuesday, August 21, 2012 (Business Wire) -- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU):   WHAT: Executives from Prudential Financial, Inc. will present a $1 million contribution to Step Up For Students, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program that enables corporations to redirect a portion of certain Florida tax liabilities to fund scholarships for low income Florida students.   Prudential became a Step Up For Students corporate partner this year. Its $1 million contribution will provide more than 223 scholarships for students whose families otherwise would not have access to educational options.   WHO: Senator Audrey Gibson, D- Jacksonville Scott Sleyster, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Prudential Michael Jennings, Vice President, Government Affairs, Prudential Doug Tuthill, President, Step Up For Students     WHEN: Friday, August 24,2012 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.   WHERE: Prudential Financial, Inc. 701 San Marco Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32207   VISUALS: Photo and video opportunities   For more information, please contact:Prudential Financial, Inc.Ashley McDuffie, 813-463-8950Cell: 813-786-2790amcduffie@stepupforstudents.org;orKaren Oliver Moore, 973-802-8533Cell: 201-314-0252karen.moore@prudential.com