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    PPL Supports the University of Success

    PPL supported The University of Scranton’s University of Success through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. From left are: Andrea Mantione, DNP, director, Leahy Community Health and Family Center, which houses the University of Success at Scranton; Alana Roberts: PPL regional affairs director; and Meg Hambrose; director of corporate and foundation relations at the University.
    January 8, 2020

    PPL contributed $10,000 through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support The University of Scranton’s University of Success, a multi-year, pre-college program for high school students designed to develop the skills needed to successfully gain entrance to college.

    Students enter the University of Success at the completion of the eighth grade and continue Students enter the University of Success at the completion of the eighth grade and continue through their high school years. The program offers enrichment courses in study skills, SAT prep, public speaking, math, science, art and cultural activities, as well as financial aid and wellness seminars. The ultimate goal is for University of Success students to be accepted into a four-year college or university.

    The University of Success, offered free of charge to participants, is funded almost entirely by corporate and foundation grants.

    For additional information, visit the University of Success web site.

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