Woods Family Creates Endowed Scholarship

August 23, 2002

Entrepreneur Michael J. Woods '76, an alumnus of Penn State Erie, believes that his years at Behrend gave him a strong base on which to build his future. He wants to make sure that today's students get the same strong foundation, so he and his wife, Tracy, have committed $250,000 to create the Michael Jude Woods and Tracy Kimes Woods Family Scholarship at Penn State Behrend. Woods has designated the newly created scholarship for applicants who have demonstrated solid academic performance, a passion for entrepreneurial pursuits, and a need for financial assistance. For more on this story, go to

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