LINCOLN UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR ESTABLISHES ENDOWMENT FUND
UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Dr. Goro Nagase, professor
of mathematics at Lincoln University, has established an
endowment to provide scholarship to students majoring in
mathematics and computer science. The endowment bears
According to Dr. Nagase,
the endowment has reached its goal of $25,000 of which he
donated $20,000. He hopes
the endowment will double with matching funds.
“The purpose of the fund is to increase
the number of well-prepared, underrepresented minority students
who graduate in the fields of mathematics and computer science
and then go on to pursue graduate studies or professional careers
in related fields,” said Dr. Nagase, who has a 36-year
tenure at the university.
“The university family is very proud of
the endowment that Dr. Nagase has established,” President
Ivory V. Nelson said. “We appreciate his diligent
service over the years, and this is a testament of his hard
work and love for the university.”
“I like Lincoln University because of the
opportunities it has created for its students. The students
are good, and I like working with them,” said Dr. Nagase,
a native of Tokyo, Japan.
Dr. Nagase earned a
bachelor’s degree in
zoology from the University of Tokyo, a master’s in marine
zoology from the University of Hawaii and a doctorate in mathematical
statistics from the University of Delaware.
He has won several awards, including the Lindback
Distinguished Teaching Award in 1979, Honorable Mention, NAFEO
(National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education)
Research Achievement Award in 1991, Distinguished Faculty Award
for Excellence in Teaching in 1998, and the Henry Cornwell
Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007.
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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