Philanthropy at Penn State

Sharing the impact of giving to the University.
Thursday, May 30, 2019

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IN THIS ISSUE:

FEATURED ITEM:
-- Story: A Message from Rich Bundy

STORIES:
-- Ross commits gift for new WPSU transmitter and Pattee Library expansion
-- $2.5M gift to create the Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research
-- Health and Human Development Philanthropy Council members establish scholarships
-- John Crain Kunkel Foundation gift expands Penn State Harrisburg career services
-- Lane scholarships assist Penn State Behrend students who experience hardship
-- Greater Allegheny alumnus and wife create digital fluency challenge grant
-- Lubrizol pledges $100,000 in support of the Engineering Equity Initiative
-- Hearst Foundation grant supports Bellisario Media Center

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FEATURED ITEM:

Story: A Message from Rich Bundy
Thank you for taking the time to read this month's issue of Philanthropy at Penn State. We're happy to share that this e-publication, initially launched in 2018 to a small audience, is now sending to more than 19,000 of our University's supporters.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/pybpphzy

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STORIES:

Ross commits gift for new WPSU transmitter and Pattee Library expansion
Keiko Miwa Ross, of State College, Pennsylvania, has made a gift of $2 million to support WPSU television and Penn State University Libraries.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Wb5dtxSS
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$2.5M gift to create the Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research
Penn State Harrisburg has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Douglas W. Pollock Foundation to establish the Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research on its campus. The center will address two areas of the substance abuse problem within the central Pennsylvania region, while serving as a catalyst to enhance communications and align numerous agencies and organizations in efforts to combat substance abuse.

https://news.psu.edu/link/kWQvMpJg
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Health and Human Development Philanthropy Council members establish scholarships
Several members of the College of Health and Human Development Philanthropy Council have established new scholarship endowments as part of Penn State's Open Doors Scholarship Program, a component of "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence," the University's current fundraising campaign.

https://news.psu.edu/link/wLH4wZHV
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John Crain Kunkel Foundation gift expands Penn State Harrisburg career services
Penn State Harrisburg has received a gift of $250,000 from the John Crain Kunkel Foundation to expand the college's career services office, which will be renamed the John Crain Kunkel Career Center. With these funds, the office will be able to offer a greater range of services and resources to students.

https://news.psu.edu/link/xSgV8Rs3
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Lane scholarships assist Penn State Behrend students who experience hardship
Ben Lane served as dean of students and director of admissions at Penn State Behrend. New scholarships created by his family will support students who are experiencing hardship.

https://news.psu.edu/link/1ygv47mq
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Greater Allegheny alumnus and wife create digital fluency challenge grant
Distinguished Alumnus James Minarik and his wife Megan have created a challenge grant for the University community to support the Digital Fluency Project at Penn State Greater Allegheny.

https://news.psu.edu/link/39TQyz53
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Lubrizol pledges $100,000 in support of the Engineering Equity Initiative
The Lubrizol Corporation, which owns and operates chemical engineering facilities in 17 countries, has pledged $100,000 over the next five years in support of the College of Engineering's Engineering Equity Initiative.

https://news.psu.edu/link/jM6PLPJf
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Hearst Foundation grant supports Bellisario Media Center
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation, one of the largest, most respected, media-related charitable foundations in the United States, has provided a $100,000 grant to support construction of the Donald P. Bellisario Media Center at Penn State.

https://news.psu.edu/link/FZ8PPBSQ

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