Building on the success of the Power of Penn Law campaign and a transformative gift from the Carey Foundation, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School has received several new gifts. These generous gifts support campaign priorities of broadening access to legal education and supporting the growth and scholarship of an outstanding faculty.
Safra Catz W’83 L’86, Esquire and Gal Tirosh
Safra Catz and Gal Tirosh will provide $1,000,000 for the Catz-Tirosh Endowed Fund to be used to support the collaboration of Penn Law and Hebrew University School of Law. In early 2019, Penn Law Dean Ted Ruger and Michael Karayanni GRL’03, Dean of Hebrew University’s Faculty of Law, signed an MOU to facilitate faculty exchanges, student exchanges, and collaborative scholarly opportunities between the two law schools.
Antonio (Nino) Maglioccio, Jr. L’77, Esquire and Carla M. Solomon
Nino Maglioccio and Carla Solomon have pledged $250,000 to support scholarship through the Fund for Penn Law. Their gift will provide essential funding for need-based scholarships.
Allison M. Wiener L’94, Esquire
Allison Wiener has dedicated $125,000 to the creation of the Allison M. Wiener Term Scholarship, which supports students who are first in their families to attend college and graduate school.
John F. Cambria L’76, Esquire
John Cambria has given a gift of $100,000 to create the Anthony and Catherine Cambria Scholarship Fund. This student scholarship is intended to support students with financial need and is in honor of the donor’s parents, Anthony and Catherine.
Binghao Zhao GL’04 L’06 GRL’17, Esquire and Xun Zeng GL’03 L’07, Esquire
Binghao Zhao and Xun Zeng have established the Zhao and Zeng Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship will support a JD, LLM, or SJD student from China. This gift was given in honor of Penn Law’s Professor Jacques deLisle and “his dedication to the teaching of Chinese law and his care for the entire Chinese law student community”.
These contributions build upon the strong and ongoing philanthropic support of Penn Law’s Power of Penn Law campaign, which focuses on ensuring access, expanding experiential education opportunities, creating pathways to public service, recruiting and retaining preeminent faculty, and funding important cross-disciplinary research.