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Lorie WyantLorie Wyant
Recently, Lorie chose to remember Marshall University in her estate plans through a bequest, which will establish the Lorie Wyant Scholarship for Promising Broadcast Journalists. As a loyal supporter to the university, she wanted to help students at a higher level and knew that providing funds that would support students into perpetuity would help Marshall better plan for its future. Read More


Audy PerryAudy Perry
"Marshall University is critical to the success of our region. As Marshall University grows, so does our region. Marshall has given so many opportunities to my family and friends that it is just a natural response to that gift," he said. "A legacy gift is key to the university planning for the future and weathering those unknown financial storms that may lay ahead." Read More


Glen MidkiffGlen Midkiff
"Giving back is so important to me because Marshall gave so much to me. I am committed to giving back to the university that provided me with an outstanding education, career opportunities and priceless experiences," Glen said, who hopes to continue affecting and mentoring young professionals. Read More


Marti KnisleyMarti Knisley
Because of Marti's time at Marshall and the way her education prepared her for her career, it is her hope that any student who wants to attend Marshall University can. This is one reason she has given annually to Marshall University's Annual Fund for four decades and has chosen to remember Marshall University through a legacy gift. Read More


Ezra CochranEzra Cochran
Due to Moo's outstanding education, rewarding career and passion for Marshall, he decided to establish the Ezra Cochran Scholarship Fund to support students in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Read More


Tim and Trudy BuceyTim and Trudy Bucey
The couple is deeply grateful for all they learned at Marshall and for that reason, they established the Tim and Trudy Strosnider Bucey Scholarship, which supports undergraduate students who are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors, have a 2.5 GPA or higher and demonstrate financial need per the standards of the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Read More


Sue and Gene CrumSue and Gene Crum
The Crums chose to remember Marshall in their estate plans because they wanted to give back. Read More

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