Schools and Units Digest
The Campus Life Fund for Excellence is a top priority, providing Emory students with leadership and service opportunities.
Candler School of Theology
All of Candler’s faculty members have made gifts to Campaign Emory, helping the school exceed the goal set when the campaign was announced in 2008.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
John and Linda Cooke have given $100,000 toward meeting a $1 million match from the Abraham J. and Phyllis Katz Foundation to endow the Emory String Quartet in Residence.
Linton and June Bishop have made a planned gift to the Carlyle Fraser Heart Center to advance cardiovascular care and help make the latest treatments available.
Campaign cochairs Phil Reese 66C 76B 76L and Chilton Varner 76L spearheaded a peer-to-peer initiative at Emory Law, securing a number of major gift commitments from other loyal alumni.
Retired psychiatrist Jesse Peel, a longtime AIDS activist, has donated his journals, appointment books, subject files, correspondence, photographs, and more than eighty reel-to-reel audiotapes.
Goizueta Business School
Classmates and friends of Daniel DeSevo 97C are supporting a renewed fund-raising effort for the Daniel DeSevo 97C Memorial Scholarship.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
Annual gifts from alumni and friends are supporting the new Program for Scholarly Integrity. Designed to strengthen ethics education, the program is required for all doctoral students.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Peter Lacovara, curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern art, donated an Eighteenth Dynasty Egyptian bowl in memory of Billy Hulse, late husband of former board member Betty Hulse.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
James G. Wetrich 09EMBA has pledged $100,000 to the School of Nursing to create a scholarship in honor of his wife, Nancy Wetrich, a longtime ICU nurse. The scholarship will support undergraduate nurses who have financial need.
Alumni and friends donated funds to name Oxford’s new entrance gate in honor of Clifford A. Bell 46OX 50C. Bell is a charter member of the Oxford Board of Counselors.
Rollins School of Public Health
A generous gift from Ruth Katz 77L has established the Ruth Katz Award for Excellence in Health Policy for outstanding MPH students and PhD candidates.
School of Medicine
The Marie and E. R. Snelling Trust has endowed three funds at Emory: the Snelling Cardiac Research Fund and the Snelling Alzheimer’s Fund, both at the School of Medicine, and the Marie and E. R. Snelling Fund at Winship Cancer Institute.
Winship Cancer Institute
Winship’s second annual “Win the Fight” 5K on October 13, 2012, welcomed 2,900 runners and raised more than $375,000 for cancer research.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
A recent Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant will support HIV/AIDS vaccine research at Yerkes. Private support is critical to supplementing such foundation funding and accelerating the pace of research.