PROGRAM FUNDING


Case For Support:  LHU Clearfield Campus

LHU Clearfield has been serving the northcentral Pennsylvania community for over 25 years. Several important initiatives have been identified that will help the campus continue on as an educational leader in region.

Simulated Learning Lab......................................... $300,000

Provide high fidelity computer simulation training to nursing, health education, and physician assistant students, and regional healthcare providers and first responders.  By converting existing classroom space into a Simulation Lab with complete patient care rooms, wall systems and equipment, a medication room and a nurse‚Äôs station identical to a hospital setting.  The Center will house five high fidelity simulation mannequins ranging from adult to neonate, as well as a state of the art virtual intravenous catherization simulator.  The simulators are programmed to respond exactly as actual pediatric and adult patients would to a range of clinical and emergency conditions and patient care scenarios.

Library naming opportunity ....................................FULFILLED

The Library is a 5,563 square-foot facility located within Founders Hall.  The Librarian and her staff provide expert service, outstanding collections, and state-of-the-art technology.  Their goal is to facilitate research and be an integral part of the teaching-learning process at the Clearfield Campus.

The Library features an expansive wall of glass at its main entrance.  Large windows provide students and faculty with an abundance of natural light and impressive views of the lawn and surrounding hills.  The Library includes comfortable furnishings and specially designated areas for group study and quiet study.   

Monies will create a perpetual endowment for the purchase of library resources and the enhancement of its services, now and for generations to come.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS:

Endowed Scholarships.......
.......................................... $35,000 minimum

Endowed awards are crucial to the future of Lock Haven University because they provide benefits to students for generations. Lock Haven University Foundation invests endowed scholarships to maximize growth while safeguarding the principal, as only the earning on the investment is distributed.

Annual Named Scholarships...................................... $5,000 minimum total commitment
(Minimum of $1,000 per year for 5 years)

Donors can also establish a named annual scholarship, awarded to qualifying students each year that the donor contributes the dollar value of the scholarship. As with an endowed scholarship, LHU Foundation staff work with the donor to define the awarding parameters of the scholarship.

Future Vision
Environmental Education and Recreational Greenway .................Many funding opportunities

Development of an 80 acre parcel of land on the grounds of Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus for educational purposes and as a community recreational asset. This property is primarily wooded acreage with access to the West Branch of the Susquehanna, specific uses will include:

-Outdoor Classroom Space                               -Nature/Fitness Trail
-Community Educational Resource                   -Youth Programming