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Community Involvement: Donates to Schools

Community Involvement: Donates to Schools

Corning Life Sciences Program Donates Lab Supplies to Nine Schools

Corning Life Sciences Program Donates Lab Supplies

December 2014

Corning announced on Monday that nine schools where Life Sciences employees live or work will receive this year's “Partners in the Community” donations of laboratory supplies.

Since 2001, the Partners in the Community program has illustrated Corning’s commitment to local communities to help foster the next generation of scientists. Over that 13-year span, more than 100 schools have received donations of lab equipment from Corning worth over $200,000.

“Corning remains committed to its local communities and to encouraging children to take an interest in science education,” said John Tobin, director of sales, Corning Life Sciences.

Corning Supports Science Education with “Partners in the Community”

Corning Supports Science Education

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced this year’s recipients of the “Partners in the Community” program.  The annual program grants laboratory supplies to local middle schools and high schools where Corning Life Sciences employees work or live.

The “Partners in the Community” program, which was launched in 2001, reflects Corning’s commitment to the communities and schools where children can get their start to becoming the next generation of scientists.

This program also helps middle and high school chemistry and biology departments achieve their educational goals by ensuring their laboratories are stocked with the world’s leading brands of glass and plasticware. To date, over 100 schools have participated in the program and more than $200,000 worth of lab equipment has been donated by Corning.

“Corning remains committed to its local communities and to encouraging children to take an interest in science education,” said John Tobin, director of sales, Corning Life Sciences.

Corning Life Sciences employees are annually asked to nominate local schools or their alma maters for the program.  This year the schools were selected at random and include:

 • Andover High School, Andover, Mass.

 • Littleton High School, Littleton, Mass.

 • Dracut High School, Dracut, Mass.

 • Noble High School, North Berwick, Maine

 • Berwick Academy, South Berwick, Maine

 • The Pike School, Andover, Mass.

 • Hawthorne Brooke Middle School, Townsend, Mass.

 • Rome Free Academy, Rome, N.Y.

 • Leominster High School, Leominster, Mass.


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

Corning Life Sciences 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 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 our Life Sciences.

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About Corning Incorporated

About Corning Incorporated

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning’s businesses and markets are constantly evolving.

Today, Corning’s products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences. They include damage-resistant cover glass for smartphones and tablets; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for high-speed communications networks; trusted products that accelerate drug discovery and manufacturing; and emissions-control products for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.