SMITH, GORDON ELECTED
TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES
PA ~ Tehma H. Smith `00 has been elected and the Honorable
Levan Gordon `58 re-elected to serve on the Lincoln University
Board of Trustees as alumni representatives. Their
four-year term ends in 2011.
Smith, of Mont Clare, Pa., is a
systems engineer at Lockheed Martin and had a stellar athletic
career at Lincoln. During
her basketball career, she scored over 1,500 points and became
the first female in school history to have her number retired. She
also served as treasurer of the Student Government Association
and was inducted into a number of national honor societies.
A member of the Philadelphia Alumni
Chapter, Smith established the “#12 Endowment Fund” and the “#12 Restricted
Fund” for the women’s basketball team to fund scholarships
and assist the athletic program.
She holds master’s degrees
in information science and business administration from Penn
State University. She
is pursuing a law degree from Temple University, aiming to
specialize in corporate law with emphasis on sports and entertainment.
Meanwhile, Gordon joined the board
in 2003 and has served as its parliamentarian. He is
a retired judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National
Kidney Foundation and a past chair of the National Association
of Blacks in Criminal Justice.
A member of the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter, Gordon received
the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year award from TIAA CREF
in 2006. He has held membership in numerous organizations,
including the Philadelphia Bar Association, Barristers Association
of Philadelphia, Lawyers Club of Philadelphia and World Association
Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is a premier, historically
Black University that combines the best elements of a liberal
arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum and selected
graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly
technological and global society. The University is nationally
recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate
degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics);
computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences. Lincoln
has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.
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