Erie Couple’s Gift to Benefit Liberal Arts at Gannon
Posted: February 27, 2017
Attorney Al and Josie (Subotnik) Lubiejewski have established an
endowed scholarship for students studying the liberal arts at
Al Lubiejewski graduated from Cathedral Preparatory School in
1962 and earned his undergraduate degree in English from Gannon in
1966. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Catholic University,
Washington D.C., in 1969. Josie Lubiejewski graduated from St.
Benedict Academy in 1971 and was awarded her Bachelor of Arts
degree in political science in 1975 and earned her MBA from Gannon
In establishing the endowed scholarship Lubiejewski said, "At
Gannon, we both learned critical thinking, the art of
communication, responsibility and self-reliance, which greatly
benefitted each of us in our law-related fields. The important
lesson that we learned was that education is much more than just a
preparation for a job, it's a preparation for life."
Al Lubiejewski is a local attorney who has been a volunteer host
of jazz and blues music programs on WQLN-FM since 1982. Josie is
the Pennsylvania division president of the Ohio Bar Title Insurance
Company, a First American Company.
The Attorney Al and Josie Lubiejewski Endowed Scholarship in
Humanities is among the 246 endowed scholarships at Gannon
providing more than $1.3 million in scholarship support annually to
413 deserving students from diverse locations, backgrounds and
financial circumstances. Ninety-four percent of undergraduate
students at Gannon University received financial aid in the 2014-15
Endowed gifts to Gannon can also help fund faculty professional
development, student and faculty research, speaker series,
study-abroad programs, mission trips, academic departments,
athletics or the library. More than 91 percent of undergraduate
students received some type of Gannon grant or scholarship. Endowed
gifts to Gannon can also help fund faculty positions,
professorships, chairmanships, faculty excellence and study abroad
programs at the University.
For more information on the scholarship contact Tony Fulgenzio,
executive director of philanthropy and communications at Gannon
University, at 814-871-7786.