Northrop Grumman, a provider of aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide with operations on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, recently made an $8,800 contribution toward scholarships for students attending The University of Southern Mississippi. The gift will support the company’s existing scholarship endowment, as well as fund scholarships for students studying polymer science at the university.
Accepting the donation on behalf of Southern Miss are, from left, Vice President for Advancement Bob Pierce and Southern Miss polymer science faculty members Jeff Wiggins, Sarah Morgan and Jim Rawlins. Making the donation on behalf of Northrop Grumman were, center to right, Leah Hayes, Brenda Straight, Yvonne Findley, Frankie Hughes and Brian Phillips. (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)