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— Jason Render, a fourth-generation Zip
New fund for College of Engineering and Polymer Science
Lou ‘64 and Joan Perry provided generous support to the newly established College of Engineering and Polymer Science Student Assistance Fund. The fund is a safety net, providing emergency funding for unforeseen hardships that threaten engineering and polymer science students' continued UA enrollment.Read more
Fred Martin ensures k-12 students continue benefitting from UA Field Station
Fred Martin made a recent gift ensuring K-12 students throughout the region have continued access to the UA Field Station (UAFS). Through these excursions, school children learn about environmental preservation.
Paul H. Smucker Memorial Scholarship for Wayne College students
Paul H. Smucker was chairman of the Executive Committee of the J.M. Smucker Company, and under Paul's guidance the company grew from a small, regional jam and jelly manufacturer to one of international scope. The family of Paul H. Smucker established The Paul H. Memorial Smucker Scholarship to benefit Wayne College students in their pursuit of a college degree.Read more