Schools and Units Digest
Charles M. Barron 45C 46D has made a gift to establish an endowment for the Emory Swimming and Diving Team.
Candler School of Theology
Joan and Steve Corrie have established a charitable gift annuity that will benefit Candler’s Youth Theological Initiative.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
The Emory String Quartet in Residence is raising $1 million to qualify for a $1 million challenge grant from the Abraham J. and Phyllis Katz Foundation. The funds will endow the program.
Havertys has given $10,000 to Saint Joseph’s Hospital for nurses’ continuing education. The gift is in memory of Clarence “Clancy” Haverty Ridley, a longtime hospital volunteer and board member.
Established with a generous endowment from Linda Kagan 89L, the Kagan-Horowitz Practice Society Premiere provides Emory Law students with an opportunity to learn from attorneys in more than 20 practice areas.
Samuel Beckett scholar Martha Fehsenfeld has donated a collection of the playwright’s letters to the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. In 1995 Beckett authorized Fehsenfeld to edit his letters.
Goizueta Business School
Executive Women of Goizueta raised half of a $100,000 commitment to support its newly created endowed scholarship for a female Executive MBA student.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
The Mellon Foundation has funded a new fellowship that will allow PhD students in art history to collaborate with Atlanta’s High Museum of Art on curatorial research.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Carlos Museum supporters James and Elizabeth Ferrell recently donated two bronze disks and a glazed vase to the museum’s Greek and Roman collection.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Barbara Alford Reed 57N 79N and Robert Otto Reed 57C have made the School of Nursing a beneficiary in their estate plans. They intend the gift to create a scholarship fund for undergraduate nursing students with financial need.
An anonymous donor has given $500,000 to support the new Library and Academic Commons. Construction began in May.
Rollins School of Public Health
Support from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia will fund the Rollins School of Public Health’s annual Mental Health Lecture Series. Eight lectures will feature national and international experts.
School of Medicine
The Abraham J. and Phyllis Katz Foundation awarded $270,000 to support a fellow in preventive cardiology. The foundation’s funding makes possible the continued specialized education and training of a promising physician researcher.
Winship Cancer Institute
Winship’s annual giving program, Partner in Research, exceeded the $1 million mark for the first time since its creation in 2005. The program generates unrestricted gifts to fund Winship’s top priorities.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Donors who support Yerkes researcher Larry Young are furthering his work to understand and treat social disorders. His first book, The Chemistry between Us, explains behaviors that govern our lives.