University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
January 5, 2010
Contact: Jennifer Z. Ekman , USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6360

USA’s College of Engineering receives a $10,000 gift
from Northrop Grumman Corporation

Pictured from left to right: Lee Weldon, USA development specialist; Lauren Weigel, USA associate director of development; Dr. John Steadman, dean of the USA College of Engineering; Vicki Crockett, manager of university relations and recruiting for Northrop Grumman, and  Randy Johnson, director of ship design management for the Large-Deck Amphibs Program.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, a shipbuilding company located in Pascagoula, Miss., recently made a $10,000 gift to the USA College of Engineering.

The funds from the Northrop Grumman Aid to Higher Education will provide four $2,500 scholarship awards to deserving College of Engineering students.  Two of the four scholarships will be awarded to students interested in Maritime Engineering.

The Northrop Grumman Aid to Higher Education utilizes gift support to enhance programs and contribute to activities that support its relationships with colleges and university partners.


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