Gannon Alumna Establishes Scholarship to Help Women Return to College
Posted: April 17, 2013
Gwen Garbarino, Esq., a 1982 graduate of Gannon
University, has made a $50,000 gift
to her alma mater to create a scholarship that will benefit mature women
The Garbarino Family-Newcombe Foundation Endowed Scholarship for
Mature Women Studentswill help financially deserving female students
pursue undergraduate degrees at Gannon University.
The Garbarino family’s generous
gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Charlotte Newcombe Foundation of
Princeton, N.J., and specifically will benefit female students at Gannon who
are 25 years of age and older. Scholarship recipients must also have earned at
least 60 credits toward a bachelor’s degree and have maintained a grade point
average of at least 2.5.
Gwen Garbarino graduated summa cum
laude from Gannon with a bachelor’s degree in political science, and in 1985
earned a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University. She currently serves as
Vice President and General Counsel for Eden Inc. of Knox, Pa. She is also of
counsel for Garbarino, Neely, Hindman and Huwar, LLP of Clarion, Pa.
Gwen Garbarino and her husband,
Barry, live in Sante Fe, NM.