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Society of Women Engineers Awarded $5,000 In Newman’s Own Campus Community Service Challenge


Posted 03/13/2012
Posted by Meagan Fazio

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The University of Hartford’s Society of Women Engineers won a $5,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation and was presented a check during the America East Basketball Tournament at the University on Friday, March 2. The chapter received an honorable mention in the third annual Newman’s Own Foundation Campus Community Service Challenge.

The Society of Women Engineers was recognized for its efforts to expand SWEET Day (Society of Women Engineers Educating for Tomorrow), an annual event that brings high school students to campus to participate in engineering activities and demonstrations. The society plans to use the grant money to increase the number of students invited to SWEET Day.

The Newman’s Own Foundation Campus Community Service Challenge was developed to encourage the practice of philanthropy among younger generations, specifically on college campuses. Each of America East’s nine member universities nominated a student group for a Newman’s Own Foundation grant. The Foundation awarded more than $100,000 in grants through the competition.