Schools and Units Digest
To celebrate the Barkley Forum’s sixtieth anniversary—and the debate team’s successes—alumni, parents, faculty, and staff are making gifts to the Barkley Forum Endowment.
Candler School of Theology
The Rev. Sam G. Rogers III 57C 60T and Mrs. Helen Rogers established a gift annuity, which will support scholarships for Candler students preparing for pastoral ministry.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Joshua Teplitzky 82C 86B 86L, Linda Teplitzky 86B, Jeffrey Teplitzky 85B 88L, and his wife, Robyn, created the Teplitzky Family Endowment to fund undergraduate research stipends.
The Emory University Hospital Midtown Auxiliary gave $70,000 to expand its neonatal intensive care unit and to support maternity center patient and family services.
The Law Advisory Board and Law Alumni Board are among Emory’s giving leaders, with 100 and 95 percent participation, respectively. Members are working to increase alumni support for Emory Law.
Sparked by the gift of the William Clyde “Doc” Partin Sr. collection, the libraries have a new collecting focus, African Americans in sports. The gift includes essays about baseball Hall of Famers, posters, signed baseballs, and books.
Goizueta Business School
Alumni board member Steve Nowak 07MBA made a multiyear pledge benefiting the alumni board scholarship and other initiatives.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
Comprising dedicated student donors, the Laney Graduate Student Giving Committee encourages fund-raising from fellow students to support unique opportunities that enhance professional development.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Walter Melion and John Clum are making an estate gift to strengthen the African and Ancient American collections. Melion is the new chair of art history at Emory.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation continues its tradition of helping student nurses become leaders. Since the inception of Campaign Emory, nearly two hundred students have benefited from the foundation’s scholarships.
Oxford parent Elsie Lin named a room in the planned Library and Academic Commons for Associate Professor of Psychology Ken Carter 87Ox 89C. She also supports the Oxford Fund for Excellence and the Adopt-A-Scholar program.
Rollins School of Public Health
Faculty members Patrick Sullivan and Rob Stephenson received a grant from the MAC Cosmetics AIDS Fund—spearheaded by Lady Gaga—to pilot Testing Together, a service intended to develop best practice guidelines for male couples.
School of Medicine
Robert M. Powers 52C 53G 58PhD is supporting Larry Sperling in preventive cardiology, Tim Olsen in ophthalmology, Jim Roberson and John Xerogeanes in orthopaedics, and Kenneth Ogan in urology.
Winship Cancer Institute
The Thomas B. and Patricia Reynolds Family Foundation pledged an additional $250,000 for sarcoma research. At $500,000 total, the Patricia R. Reynolds Endowment is the largest commitment in the sarcoma program’s history.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
The G. Harold & Leila Y. Mathers Foundation provides funding for stroke research. Annual gifts to the Yerkes Fund for Excellence support critical, life-saving research.