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Department of Geosciences receives gift from Vulcan Materials Company

Published: 01/31/2017

howie-giftThe Department of Geosciences received a $5,000 gift from Vulcan Materials Company in Birmingham to fund the company’s annual scholarship.

The scholarship, which started in 2008, is given annually to a student in the College of Sciences and Mathematics who is enrolled in a geology or geography curriculum. Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and is a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. 

L to R: Tammy Hartwell, director of development in the College of Sciences and Mathematics; Joe Howle, manager of environmental services at Vulcan Materials Company; and Mark Steltenpohl, chair of the Department of Geosciences.

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