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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