-  The Corning Foundation continues to be a model leader in manufacturing education as it presents New York’s Monroe Community College with a $500,000 grant. The grant, which will serve students pursuing optical systems technology degrees and certificates, is a part of Corning’s strategy to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education programs.

"From its beginning 60 years ago, the Foundation has supported higher education, particularly science and technology-based curricula which results in a more highly skilled workforce," President of The Corning Foundation, Karen Martin, said "We're proud to be collaborating with Monroe Community College and working toward our mutual goals."

Senior Vice President Don McCabe is currently a member of the Institute’s Board of Trustees. Don and his fellow members at Corning are true leaders in the advancement of STEM education and the Institute supports the work of the Foundation.

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