Behrend Receives $1.1 Million Gift

Published 01/29 2014 05:50PM

Updated 01/29 2014 05:53PM

January 29, 2014 – A $1.1 million dollar gift to Penn State Behrend will allow them to give dozens of scholarships.

Frank Palkovic died in 2012 and decided to give his entire estate valued at more than $1.1 million to Penn State Erie.

Palkovic earned an associate's degree from Behrend and a bachelor’s degree from Penn State Harrisburg.

The money will be used to provide more than 50 new trustee scholarships every year for the engineering programs.

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