SCRANTON — Lackawanna College joined Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation for a Fourth Anniversary Celebration at POSH at the Scranton Club honoring the college’s four-year partnership with Cabot and the fulfillment of its $2.5 million endowment to Lackawanna College’s School of Petroleum & Natural Gas located in New Milford.
Senator John Blake and PA Representatives Marty Flynn, Sid Michaels Kavulich, and Johnathan Fritz attended the event. Cassandra Coleman, Ddirector, Governor’s Northeast Regional Office, is also was in attendance.
The donation, announced April 11, 2014, marked the largest single private donation in the history of Lackawanna College and was fulfilled a year ahead of schedule.
One million in funds were directed toward the college’s existing endowment to help meet the short-term and long-term needs of the school and to support student programs and scholarships. An additional $1.5 million was used for state-of-the-art equipment, training, staff and faculty development, and student interactive experiences and internships.
The School of Petroleum & Natural Gas offers four associate degrees in Petroleum and Natural Gas Industrial Mechanics, Petroleum and Natural Gas Business Administration, Petroleum and Natural Gas Measurement, and Petroleum and Natural Gas Technology.