Thornton Tomasetti Foundation

Thornton Tomasetti Foundation Presents $10,000 In Grants to Lehigh University’s Master in Engineering Program, USC School of Architecture

(New York, NY – June 20, 2013) – The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation has awarded two grants totaling $10,000 to Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., and the University of Southern California’s (USC) School of Architecture in Los Angeles, Calif. A $5,000 grant was awarded to Ivan Martynenko, a student enrolled in the Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering program at Lehigh University. The USC School of Architecture received a $5,000 grant from the Foundation for use toward doctoral research on building envelopes.

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation funds fellowships, scholarships and internships for undergraduate students, and those planning to pursue graduate studies in building engineering, design or technology. Over the past four years, the Thornton Tomasetti Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships to students in Lehigh’s Master of Engineering program.


Ivan Martynenko, Lehigh University


USC School of Architecture Research


Executive Quotes

"The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation is thrilled to provide these scholarships to Ivan and the USC doctoral students. We’re proud to offer these opportunities to such motivated and deserving recipients, who demonstrate a strong passion for the integration of architecture and engineering."

Richard Tomasetti, chairman, Thornton Tomasetti Foundation


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About The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization established in February 2008, has two primary missions including funding fellowships, scholarships and internships for undergraduate students, and those planning to pursue graduate studies in building engineering, design or technology and providing financial support for individuals and organizations pursuing philanthropic activities related to building engineering, design or technology. Key elements of the program are college scholarships, traveling internships, and grants to, and partnerships with nonprofit organizations.

Contact

Great Ink Communications - 212-741-2977
Eric Gerard, egerard@greatink.com
Lindsay Church, lindsay@greatink.com

Thornton Tomasetti - 917-661-7800
James M. Kent, JKent@ThorntonTomasetti.com

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