Bette Davenport, of Richmond, Indiana, knows first-hand the impact scholarships can have for students completing a degree. In recognition of Indiana University East’s mission and to encourage others to give, she is making a $25,000 gift to establish the Bette G. Davenport Alumni Scholarship.
Anne Szopa was instrumental in developing the Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology programs at Indiana University East. In recognition of her contributions and to encourage others to expand opportunities for students to study in this field, Rob and Nancy Tolley have endowed $30,000 to establish the Anne Szopa Scholarship.
Greg Braxton-Brown, dean of Southeast Indiana Programs and a professor of management, will endow a $25,000 gift to Indiana University East to establish a scholarship in the name of Tim Scales, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, director for the Center for Economic Education and senior lecturer of business administration for the School of Business and Economics.
Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe and Professor of History Eugene Cruz-Uribe want to honor the support and heritage of their families by establishing an endowed $100,000 scholarship.
Paul Kriese has endowed one of the largest gifts from a faculty member to Indiana University East and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS).
Indiana University East celebrated one of its biggest nights on August 19 by opening its brand new Student Events and Activities Center and announcing the largest gift ever from an alum.
Paul and Pat Lingle have a strong connection to the history and development of Indiana University East.
Since IU East was established in 1971, the Lingles have supported the campus. Today, they continue to be a part of IU East by providing a $700,000 gift to the new Student Events and Activities Center.
For three generations the Quigg Family Foundation has centered its mission on giving back to the community in order to see the region succeed, “to encourage, preserve and promote the education, welfare and enlightenment of our fellow citizens.”
Reid Health and Indiana University East are far more than campus neighbors in north Richmond.
Both share missions to serve people and institutions in Richmond and across the region. They are the top two beacons of growth – in numbers of employees and students, in new wellness-focused programs and in new buildings.
Timothy R. Frame knows on a personal level how important IU East is to Wayne County.
He’s a graduate. So is his wife. His son, too. And just recently, his stepdaughter graduated. “It’s an important part of my family,” he said.