Schools and Units Digest
A loyal supporter of the Emory Eagles for many years, Craig Matthews made a leadership gift of $100,000 to Emory softball’s stadium project in memory of his late wife, Diane Keyes Matthews.
Candler School of Theology
David Boyd, former Committee of 100 chair and an Emory trustee emeritus, is naming the reception area of the Development Suite in honor of his wife, Anne.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Mary “Trudy” Clark Johnson 71C is making an estate gift to create the Mary Clark Johnson Scholarship, which will be awarded to an Emory College student with a demonstrated commitment to increasing the number of women in science.
A gift from the estate of Adeline “Coc” Henson is providing $25,000 to fund strategic priorities of the Emory University Hospital Midtown Auxiliary.
The Emory Public Interest Committee has 75 applicants for its $5,000 summer grants. Donor support is critical to ensure these students gain practical legal experience while serving the community. Give today at www.law.emory.edu/givetoepicgrants.
James V. Hatch and Camille Billops have donated to the papers of the poet, novelist, dramatist, and “Dean of Theatre” at Howard University, Owen Dodson. Correspondents include W. H. Auden, James Baldwin, and Countee Cullen.
Emory School of Medicine
Margaret and Henry F. McCamish Jr. have given $25,000 to support a conference for speech therapists who work with Parkinson’s disease patients. The gift honors Gordon Beckham III, an Atlanta native who plays for the Chicago White Sox.
Goizueta Business School
Harry Gilham 51B and his wife, Caroline, have committed to endow a scholarship supporting BBA students.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
A pilot program cosponsored by the Emory Alumni Association pairs graduate students with alumni mentors. The program will include training sessions and career development tools.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Collector and Carlos Museum friend Joop Bollen gave several important Egyptian artifacts to the Carlos, including a rare Middle Kingdom wood sarcophagus and a large 19th Dynasty limestone relief stela.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Barbara Carroll 69BSN and her husband, Walt, whose generosity supports lectures, the library, and more in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, have named the school in their will.
A charitable remainder unitrust from the estate of Edgar H. Johnson Jr. 36B and Mary Seabrook Smith Johnson supports capital projects.
Rollins School of Public Health
The Livingston Foundation is establishing the Livingston Scholars program, helping Rollins to meet one of its highest priorities—increasing student support.
Winship Cancer Institute
Since 2006, BJ’s Charitable Foundation, a philanthropic foundation of BJ’s Wholesale Club, has provided more than $200,000 to Winship’s breast cancer program.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Yerkes researchers continue to secure National Institutes of Health funding. Private donations are a critical supplement to these funds.