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Mobile STEM lab brings future in focus for girls

October 3, 2017

A bright future in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) is closer than ever for girls in central Pennsylvania, thanks to a new mobile stem lab from the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania (GSHPA). The mobile lab teaches girls about STEM through hands-on experiments focused on robotics and programming, mechanical engineering, environmental science… Read more »

At PPL charitable support hits close to home

September 25, 2017

Dean Smith with his mother, Margaret, who benefited from hospice care during her illness.

At PPL, we are proud of the charitable spirit that our employees have to support the families in our communities with their time, talent and hard-earned money. As long-standing supporters of the United Way, our employees and retirees give generously each year. For many employees, the United Way isn’t just a way to give their… Read more »

We Are Together video celebrates differences

September 21, 2017

We Are Together

At PPL, we believe our differences make us stronger and bring us together. We believe we can be successful only when we look beyond our differences to find common ground and truly understand and appreciate each person’s unique qualities. Earlier this year, PPL signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and committed to… Read more »

Summer camp is “a week without limits” for children with disabilities

August 21, 2017

Rene, Amanda and Neil Matz with friend and Pennsylvania Vent Camp participant, Claire.

Each year, IT Systems Engineer Neil Matz, his wife, Rene, and daughter, Amanda, take a week’s vacation that changes their lives and the lives of others. It began when Amanda was deciding on a college career in the field of nursing. Friends of the family suggested that she visit Pennsylvania Vent Camp at Camp Victory… Read more »

Two wheels lead inner city kids on a path of discovery and opportunity.

August 7, 2017

Community Bike Works

A community bicycling program helps kids develop skills and build confidence in a safe, fun environment. For many kids a bike means freedom – transportation to the pool on a hot day or to a friend’s house to shoot some hoops. But for the inner city kids who participate in Community Bike Works’ Earn a… Read more »

On National Lineworker Appreciation Day, we thank our heroes in hardhats

July 10, 2017

national lineworker appreciation day

In the harshest cold of winter or the stifling heat of summer, lineworkers battle tough conditions to ensure safe, reliable electricity service for our more than 10 million customers in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom. Monday, July 10, is National Lineworker Appreciation Day and a great day to celebrate all of our lineworkers, electricians,… Read more »

Powering up PPL’s STEM workforce

June 29, 2017

Tom Lynch

PPL Chief Human Resources Officer talks about best practices for building the workforce of the future According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs are growing faster than any other U.S. sector. Available jobs in the field are set to increase 17 percent between 2014 and 2024. How… Read more »

PPL Foundation awards $450,000 to more than 70 community organizations throughout Pennsylvania

June 28, 2017

PPL Empowering Communities

The PPL Foundation’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to support education, workforce development and community revitalization initiatives. Organizations helping to interest young students in science and technology, assist entrepreneurs in starting small businesses that create jobs, and provide opportunities for the disadvantaged in our communities are just some of the many nonprofit… Read more »

PPL joins more than 150 businesses to make unprecedented commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace

June 12, 2017

Together we'll act on diversity and inclusion; CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

Chairman, President and CEO Bill Spence announced that PPL Corporation signed onto the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This commitment is driven by a realization that CEOs and the companies they lead can play a critical role in addressing diversity and… Read more »

Cover to Cover program will boost summer reading for more than 6,000 students

June 8, 2017

Corporate Relations Specialist Janice Osborne reads to a student at Fountain Hill Elementary School during the Cover to Cover book distribution.

‘Love that Dog,’ Encyclopedia Brown,’ and ‘Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle’ help kids learn over the summer Thanks to PPL employees and the PPL Foundation, more than 6,000 students in grades K-3 will experience the joys of summer reading and reap the benefits of avoiding the “summer slide.” Nearly 26,000 new or… Read more »