Villanova Receives $2.5 Million Gift For New Engineering Innovation Lab

John “Jack” G. Drosdick ’65 COEVillanova University has received a $2.5 million commitment from College of Engineering alumnus John “Jack” G. Drosdick ’65 – retired Chief Executive Officer and President of Sunoco, Inc. – as part of the University’s $600 million Comprehensive Capital Campaign, “For the Greater Great: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change.” Designated for the College of Engineering, Drosdick’s gift will fund a new Engineering Innovation Lab in the Center for Engineering Education and Research (CEER).

“The Engineering education I received at Villanova had a tremendous effect on my life and professional career,” said Jack Drosdick. “With this gift, I wanted to add to the impressive education that students are receiving at Villanova’s College of Engineering. It is my hope that the hands-on work students do in this lab will greatly influence their future careers and impact as engineers.”

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