Friday, October 3, 2003
University Expands Advanced Science and Engineering Reinforcement
University, PA (www.lincoln.edu)As
part of its initiative to encourage students to enter
the fields of mathematics and science, Verizon Foundation
has donated $10,000 to the Lincoln University Advanced
Science and Engineering Reinforcement (LASER) Program.
the presentation to Lincoln University President Ivory
V. Nelson, Ph.D. (right) during the Universitys
Board of Trustees meeting on September 20 is Andrea L.
Custis, president and chief operating officer of Verizon
Avenue and new member of the Universitys Board of
Trustees. The LASER program prepares minority high school
graduates for admission into programs in science, math
Foundation is committed to supporting programs that create
innovative e-solutions, help bridge the digital divide,
foster computer literacy as well as educate citizens and
create a skilled workforce.
in 1854 as America's first Historically Black University,
Lincoln University provides the best elements of a liberal
arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum
and selected graduate programs to meet the needs of students
living in a highly technological and global society.
University is in the midst of a yearlong celebration of
its 150th anniversary which began on April 10, 2003 and
runs through May 2004. Among Lincolns upcoming sesquicentennial
events will be the presentation of grand gala events in
four major U.S. cities: Philadelphia, New York City, Atlanta
and Washington, D.C. The Philadelphia gala will be held
on October 24 at the Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin