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Donor Marcia Gallagher proud to give back to alma mater

Donor Marcia Gallagher proud to give back to alma mater

When Marcia (Moritz) Gallagher (BA ’73) received an offer for a full academic scholarship to the University of Denver, she accepted — even though she had never visited campus. Because Gallagher had no parental support for her DU education, the need-based academic scholarship gave her an educational opportunity that wouldn’t […]

Andy and Barbara Taylor give $5 million to foster diversity at Daniels

Andy and Barbara Taylor give $5 million to foster diversity at Daniels

University of Denver alumni Andy and Barbara Taylor have given $5 million to DU’s Daniels College of Business. The gift—which will be added to the already-established Taylor Scholarship endowment of $1 million—will provide scholarships to foster diversity among undergraduate students. The University has matched the new gift, bringing the total […]

Women’s College professor establishes scholarship in honor of her late grandmother

Women’s College professor establishes scholarship in honor of her late grandmother

Carmella Lucia Fredo Lennon was a tenacious woman who made a lasting impact on many people, especially her granddaughter, Tiffani Lennon, chair of the law and society program at the University of Denver Women’s College. “I’ve never known a stronger, more powerful woman,” Tiffani Lennon says. In her grandmother’s memory, […]

For Olson, giving back to his alma mater is a matter of loyalty

For Olson, giving back to his alma mater is a matter of loyalty

It’s a brisk October day in 1955. Three young men in University of Denver football uniforms stand on a sideline, their coach hovering nearby. One of the players, a tall, buzz-cut lineman wearing No. 78 and a wide grin, holds the game ball. That moment almost six decades ago — […]

Taylor gift revs up scholarship fund

Taylor gift revs up scholarship fund

University of Denver alumni Andy and Barbara Taylor have announced a gift of $5 million, which will be added to the already-established Taylor Scholarship endowment of $1 million. The gift will provide scholarships to foster diversity among undergraduate students attending DU’s Daniels College of Business. The University has matched the […]

DU celebrates Highlands Ranch Golf Club gift

DU celebrates Highlands Ranch Golf Club gift

The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation honored the late Ron Moore and his family’s gift of the Highlands Ranch Golf Club in a grand celebration held at the club on Thursday afternoon. Highlands Ranch Golf Club, a semi-private facility that was named the official home of the […]

University of Denver surpasses $300 million in fundraising campaign

The University of Denver has surpassed the $300 million mark in its current fundraising drive, which is called ASCEND: The Campaign for the University of Denver. Money raised from the comprehensive campaign will go to supporting the University’s scholarships, professorships, chairs, programs and select capital projects. ASCEND began its silent […]

Late theater grad Florence Sikes left money to help aspiring DU actors

Late theater grad Florence Sikes left money to help aspiring DU actors

Florence (Dunning) Sikes (BA theater ’55, MA theater ’60) dedicated her life to helping others achieve success in theater and performance. Sikes — who died in July 2009 — was so passionate about her vocation that she donated a portion of her estate to DU’s theater department to support the […]

Ban Ki-moon tells Korbel Dinner that DU students are “shaping our world”

Ban Ki-moon tells Korbel Dinner that DU students are “shaping our world”

In one of his first major U.S. trips since his re-appointment as United Nations secretary-general in June, Ban Ki-moon told an audience of about 700 at the 14th annual Korbel Dinner that a revolution in thinking and in action is needed in sustainable development and “now is the time to […]

Pioneer Golf gets permanent home at Highlands Ranch Golf Club

Pioneer Golf gets permanent home at Highlands Ranch Golf Club

There’s no place like home — especially one that plays to a par of 72. The University of Denver announced today that the Highlands Ranch Golf Club will be the official home course for Pioneers golf teams. DU men and women golfers will practice and play at Highlands Ranch beginning […]