Spring 2010: Campaign Chronicle
Schools and Units Digest
At a recent event in the home of Nathan Hartman 00C 06L 06T 07B and John De Caro 02C 08G, Emory’s LGBT alumni organization raised funds to support the group’s student leadership award.
Candler School of Theology
A bequest from Alma C. Hopper will fund scholarships for students from the Statesboro District; a bequest from Marjorie Butler will support students preparing for parish ministry or missionary work.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
The late Marian and James Lovell of Fort Myers, Florida, provided thoughtful support for Emory College in their estate plans, strengthening the Department of Music and creating the Marian B. Lovell Endowed Scholarship.
The J. William and Elizabeth S. Robinson family has generously supported Emory University Hospital, helping fund the renovation of the neuro intensive care unit and other projects. The family also has supported many other areas of the University.
The Emory Public Interest Committee raised more than $100,000 at its annual Inspiration Awards. The event helps fund summer grants for law students working in the public interest.
Bill 79PhD and Carol Fox announced a $100,000 bequest at the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library’s 12th Night Revel. The event raised $60,000, including a matching gift from Provost Earl Lewis.
Emory School of Medicine
Augusta ophthalmologist Randy Dhaliwal was listening when his patient, Eva Powell, said she wanted to support eye research. As a result of his recommendation, she plans to make a bequest to the Emory Eye Center.
Goizueta Business School
Randy Evans 79MBA is supporting the Goizueta Real Estate Program with a five-year pledge. He is active in the program, speaking in classes and judging the case competition.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
Jeannie Main made a generous gift to the Eleanor Main Outreach Fund to benefit Challenge and Champions. The gift will continue the work of her sister, former associate dean of the school.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Wilmington Trust and Jack Sawyer, managing director and president of the Southeast region, joined the Carlos Museum as platinum sponsors of Veneralia 2010.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
A bequest from Olive Galloway 43N created the Olive Galloway Scholarship to provide financial support for nursing students.
Retired teacher Wil Boykin 56OX 58C 63G has made a bequest to support Oxford College and gifts to support the music program at Emory and scholarships at Oxford.
Rollins School of Public Health
Knowing the difference that living in another country made in their careers, Carlos and Carol Martel are sending five students to Latin America for global field experiences this summer.
Winship Cancer Institute
The T. J. Martell Foundation’s inaugural “Best Cellars of Atlanta” wine dinner supports research by Lawrence Boise in Winship’s myeloma program.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Eight Yerkes National Primate Research Center Director’s Circle members recently made gifts of $1,000 or more.