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

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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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