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February

Wilkes University Receives $40,000 From UGI Utilities, Inc. for Women Empowered by Science Program

Mike Wood, Vice President of External Affairs, Wilkes University, Dr. Terese Wignot, Interim Dean, College of Science and Engineering, Wilkes University, Lisa Ninotti, Community Relations Manager, UGI Utilities, Inc., and  Dr. Patrick Leahy, President, Wilkes University.

UGI Utilities, Inc., recently made a gift of $40,000 to Wilkes University through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. This gift will support the Women Empowered by Science program at Wilkes University.

This program offers 6th grade girls the opportunity to engage with Wilkes faculty and science students in laboratory or field science exercises on campus over the course of the school year. This program exemplifies the University’s commitment to providing multiple opportunities for strengthening engagement with science among students in public schools.

For more information about the Women Empowered by Science program or giving to Wilkes through the EITC program, please contact Lauren Pluskey, Director of Annual Giving at Wilkes University, at 570-408-4331.

Pictured in photo (from left to right): Mike Wood, Vice President of External Affairs, Wilkes University, Dr. Terese Wignot, Interim Dean, College of Science and Engineering, Wilkes University, Lisa Ninotti, Community Relations Manager, UGI Utilities, Inc., and  Dr. Patrick Leahy, President, Wilkes University


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