Claire M. Levine' 78

Claire M. Levine' 78

Claire M. Levine interrupted her college education when she married the brother of her roommate, Melvin J. Levine, while attending Ursinus College. Education was important to her family, and Claire completed her degree at Stockton College in 1978 at the age of 50 and used her degree to help her husband, Melvin, with his business.

Claire was born and raised in Atlantic City; Melvin was raised in Philadelphia. Throughout their marriage, the Levines were very philanthropic through generous support of education, their synagogue, the arts, and the zoo.

Mr. Levine died on March 20, 2013. Mrs.. Levine established a scholarship endowment through the Stockton Foundation in his memory. Subsequently, she established a second scholarship endowment in 2014 in her name. She is a proud Stockton alumna.