Lackawanna College Awarded Grant to Enhance Electricity Education

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Lackawanna College has been awarded $20,000 from the TC Energy Foundation to enhance electricity training for students in the College’s School of Petroleum and Natural Gas located in Tunkhannock, Pa.

The grant allows the College to purchase state-of-the-art simulation equipment that will train students on components and situations found in modern electrical circuits.

“We are grateful to the TC Energy Foundation for its support of our programs,” said Susan Gumble, director of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas. “Electricity education and hands-on training play an integral role in preparing our students for successful careers in the natural gas industry.”

The funding will also be used for printed materials, including lab books and workbooks that students will use while taking electricity-related courses.

“Building strong communities through giving back is an integral part of our values,” said Trevence Mitchell, Assistant Director of the TC Energy Foundation. “We are proud to support the next generation of skilled tradespeople and thank Lackawanna College for providing students the necessary training to ensure they are ready to enter the workforce.”

For more information on the Lackawanna College Tunkhannock Center, home of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas, visit