Corning Announces 2012 Recipients of its “Color the Community Orange” Program

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Corning Announces 2012 Recipients of its “Color the Community Orange” Program

Corning Announces 2012 Recipients of its “Color th

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Corning Announces 2012 Recipients of its “Color the Community Orange” Program
Corning Announces 2012 Recipients of its “Color the Community Orange” Program
CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | julio 27, 2012
Annual community partnership provides high schools with laboratory equipment; supports science programs

Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) today announced the recipients of its 2012 “Color the Community Orange” program.  The annual program grants laboratory supplies to local area high schools where  Corning Life Sciences  employees work or live. This year, five schools each received about $4,000 worth of laboratory products.

Each school is also eligible to schedule a Corning scientist for a classroom visit to demonstrate the products and discuss science.

“The ‘Color the Community Orange’ program has always allowed us to reinvest in the community by providing high school science teaching programs with the tools they need,” said Richard Darcangelo, business director, Corning Laboratory Products, Corning Life Sciences. “This program reflects our commitment to the communities and high schools where our children get their start on becoming the next generation of scientists.”

Schools are selected for the grants through a nomination and application process. The 2012 grant recipients are:

• Kennebunk High School, Kennebunk, ME
• Meskwaki Settlement School, Tama, IA
• Methuen High School, Methuen, MA
• Odessa-Montour High School, Odessa, NY
• Strath Haven High School, Wallingford, PA

The grant program started in 2001 as “The Partners in Community Program” and has evolved into “Color the Community Orange” in reference to the orange caps used on products made by Corning Life Sciences. In all, more than 50 schools have received laboratory products worth more than $160,000.

Corning Life Sciences continually brings new and innovative laboratory technologies to researchers worldwide and helps customers succeed by providing innovative, high-quality products and services in the areas of polymer science, biochemistry and molecular biology, glass melting and forming, surface modification, and characterization science.
To learn more about any Corning Life Sciences products, please contact a customer service representative at 1-800-492-1110, toll free in the United States, (+1) 1-978-442-2200 internationally, or visit .

About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated ( ) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy, and metrology.

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