Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada
The University of Nevada, Reno Foundation publicly unveiled its $500 million capital campaign, Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada, at its annual banquet Oct. 3. With the help of the marching band and Wolf Pack cheerleaders, University President Marc Johnson and University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Chair Ken Creighton '75 constructed a pillar on stage to symbolize the three pillars of the campaign: learning, discovery and engagement. Through your generosity, the University has already raised $288 million for the New Nevada.
Support for the William N. Pennington Engineering Building grows
Community and alumni support for the planned William N. Pennington Engineering Building, expected to break ground as early as fall 2018, continues to grow. Recently, Jerry and Roxie Enneking have made a gift in support of the building, and Brian S. Lent '93 (computer science) also made a pledge to the project.
Senator Richard H. Bryan ’59 establishes public service award
Senator Richard H. Bryan '59 (pre-legal) has recently established the Richard & Bonnie Bryan Family Public Service Award Endowment. To reward students who have a demonstrated record of civic engagement, the award will be presented annually to an undergraduate by the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN).
The late Willem "Wim" Houwink, a professor of economics in the University's College of Business from 1957 to 1983, has been honored with the establishment of two endowments: the Willem Houwink Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence Endowment in the College of Business and the Willem Houwink Memorial Endowed Scholarship.
Dickensons leave lasting legacy through scholarship endowment
Dickenson Scholarship recipient Kelley Sterle '10 M.S. (hydrology) on the importance of receiving the Robert E. Dickenson Scholarship Endowment: "The scholarship created a sense of validation and reassurance that returning to school was a good, timely decision and that I would be able to immerse myself in research, coursework, and community engagements over the four-year period."
"Happiness is finding contentment in your life. Looking back at where you've been, what you've done, and where you are going. There are always trials and tribulations that will fall in your path. Doing your best to overcome these obstacles makes for a life that you, your friends, and your family can be proud of."
President's Medalist and Honor Court Gold Benefactor D. Jean Myles recently established the Robert K. Myles, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Endowment in honor of her husband, the late physician Robert K. Myles.
Whatever change you want to see in the world—increased student success in and out of the classroom, innovative water management and conservation, improved earthquake preparedness, cultural expression through music and language arts, cutting-edge robotics—your vision is our mission at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The change you want to see starts with you. Each day, donations from our alumni and friends make a real difference in the lives of our students, faculty and community. If you already know what you would like to support, make a gift to Nevada today. To learn more about current projects and how your support makes an impact at the University, please explore the options below.
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