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October 2, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Mary Connelly

Mary Connelly’s parents never went to college, and they didn’t make much money as part of the working class in her small New Jersey town 10 miles west of Manhattan. Yet after she graduated with her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, her father sent $20 every year to Connelly’s alma mater. I […]

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September 21, 2015

Gift will expand UCCS veteran and military student services home

The Forster House is home to UCCS offices to assist military and veteran students. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will expand space devoted to serving veteran and active duty military students. In a recent meeting with veteran students and community supporters, Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak announced plans to move the current […]

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August 26, 2015

Mike Pritchard Named Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of CU Foundation

DENVER – Mike Pritchard has been appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the University of Colorado Foundation, effective September 14. In his new role, Pritchard will be responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of the Foundation’s operations. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, where he majored […]

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August 14, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Mark Deutchman

“Philanthropy at Work” is a series that highlights CU faculty and staff whose generosity has made a positive impact. To suggest a profile idea, contact Melanie M. Sidwell. Mark Deutchman, MD, knows the many hats worn by rural physicians. The population of the town (at least according to the sign outside the city limit) where […]

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July 24, 2015

CU exceeds $375 million in another record year for private support

The university surpasses prior year’s total for 6th consecutive year DENVER – Private contributions to the University of Colorado increased more than 19 percent during the fiscal year ending June 30, setting a new one-year record of more than $375.4 million in support from individuals, foundations and corporations. CU benefited this year from the largest […]

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April 30, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Regina Richards

‘Our Purpose Here’: One woman’s mission to carry on the service of others In 2009, Regina Richards became the founding director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The excitement of this new job would soon be dulled, though, as Regina’s husband, […]

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April 27, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Peggy and Hans Neville

For the love of science, giving to CU is crucial for retired faculty couple It’s fitting two scientists found chemistry in organic chemistry. Peggy and Hans Neville were studying at Pomona College in Claremont, California, in 1954 when she sat behind him in class. “It was a very romantic meeting,” Hans notes dryly. “That’s how […]

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April 22, 2015

CU Anschutz Depression Center, UCCS nursing gain from $18 million in gifts from Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation

The Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation recently committed two significant gifts totaling $18 million to two University of Colorado programs. The Denver-based foundation committed $8 million in endowed funds to the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The endowment, which […]

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April 7, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Wag Schorr

‘Debt of gratitude’ inspires Schorr family’s $1 million estate commitment to CU medical school Consider the list of impressive adventures in the lives of Wag Schorr, MD, (‘63) and his wife, Annalee. They hiked in the Himalayas and summited Kilimanjaro. He helped advance dialysis and kidney transplant treatment in England and Colorado. He served in […]

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February 18, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Julia Cummings

Julia Cummings is the director of marketing at the School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. She is also a CU alumna—she has her bachelor’s degree from CU-Boulder and she earned her MBA from CU Denver. During that time, she was also a scholarship recipient. “While I was getting both […]

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