Schools and Units Digest
More than 25 alumni have made gifts to the tennis stadium in honor of former men’s tennis coach Don Schroer. Fund-raising efforts for the facility continue.
Candler School of Theology
Andy Ray 75T has become a leadership annual giving donor to the Theology School Fund for Excellence. Leadership gifts help fund scholarships at Candler.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Michael A. Blum 86C has pledged to create an endowment to support Emory Advantage, a financial aid program for undergraduate students.
The Southern Company has given $10,000 to support Partners in Health, which includes programs, services, and equipment that help Emory Healthcare stay on the leading edge of patient care.
The school seeks support for the Janette B. Pratt EPIC Grant Fund to benefit the Emory Public Interest Committee. Recently retired, Pratt led Emory Law’s field placement and pro bono programs.
Hazel Biggers has given the papers of her late husband, African American artist John Biggers. The collection documents his career as an artist and scholar.
Goizueta Business School
Molly and James Camp 90B made a multiyear pledge in support of the Yellow Ribbon Program, which helps veterans offset the tuition cost of an MBA.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
James L. Montag 58C and his wife, Ethel, have created the Jim and Ethel Montag Graduate Physics Award in honor of Fereydoon Family, Emory’s Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Physics.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
L. Franklyn Elliott 83MR and Tracey Elliott enabled the acquisition of a sculpture from Egypt’s Fifth Dynasty, included in the exhibition Life and Death in the Pyramid Age: The Emory Old Kingdom Mummy.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Elizabeth Edwards 48N 60MN gives to the School of Nursing annually through her IRA to benefit scholarships for nursing students. Her goal is to help remove financial barriers to obtaining a nursing degree.
Trulock Dickson 72OX 74C has given 11.6 acres of land located 1,000 feet from the campus for discretionary use by the dean and the Emory Board of Trustees.
Rollins School of Public Health
Gifts in response to faculty member Roger Rochat’s matching gift challenge will increase funding for the Global Elimination of Morbidity and Mortality from Abortion Fund. The fund supports student field research and educational opportunities.
School of Medicine
Including their Bank of America company match, business partners Ernest E. Guilliams and Walter Strother gave $20,000 toward cystic fibrosis research. The gift will benefit the Emory-Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Center of Excellence.
Winship Cancer Institute
The Abraham J. and Phyllis Katz Foundation recently made its first gift to Winship Cancer Institute. Through the Patient and Family Services Fund, the gift provides healthful snacks and immediate financial assistance to patients.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Members of the Yerkes Director’s Circle provide gifts that support life-saving research and enhance the future of health care.