• Robert F. Smith To Give $15M To Support Underrepresented Engineering Students

    13 days ago - By Essence

    Paras Griffin/ Getty Images By Melissa Noel · Updated May 13, 2022 Robert F. Smith is making a major investment in students at his alma mater, Cornell University. On Friday, the successful businessman and leading philanthropist announced that he will gift $15 million to Cornell's College of Engineering to support underrepresented students. The funds from this major financial gift will be focused on assisting undergraduate students who come to Cornell from underserved and underrepresented communities and graduate students who attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Smith...
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