Cleveland State U. receives $10 million gift for college of engineering

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Cleveland State University has moved forward in its quest to create one of the strongest engineering programs in the country with a transformative $10 million gift, officials said.

Donald Washkewicz, president and chief executive officer of Parker Hannifin Corporation, and his wife, Pamela, gave $5 million and the Parker Hannifin Foundation is providing $5 million.

The gift, which equals the largest in university history, will go towards scholarships and renovations to the 1920s-era building that houses the Fenn College of Engineering.

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