Meet Our Donors

Alumna Bequest Continues a Lifetime of Helping Others

Angela Martinelli

Angela Martinelli has helped others all her life. Her legacy will live on with her bequest to UConn that will support students in the military and help improve the environment. Read More

Alumna Gives History Department a Boost With Bequest, Fellowship

Sandra Rux

When Sandra Rux ’69 (CLAS) was in the third grade, she went on a field trip to visit the Jamestown living history park in Virginia. Read More

Neag Alumna Sets Up Planned Gift for Literacy Research

Julie Wood

Dr. Julie Wood has devoted her life to developing literacy in children. With a gift to UConn to fund research in that area, her passion becomes her legacy. Read More

Pharmacy Alumnus Gives to Honor Mentor, Promote Community Health

Greg Susla

Greg Susla '80 (PHR) treasures his fond memories of his days at UConn's School of Pharmacy in the '70s. "The camaraderie between my classmates and the professors was great, like a big family," he recalls. "It was a good foundation for my early career in pharmacy." Read More

Alum Gives $250,000 to Support UConn's Free Tuition Programs

Chris Lafond '87 is a strong believer in the power of education. His gift to support the University's new tuition program helps ensure finances don't get in the way of a student's education. Read More

Hoberman Scholarship and Mentorship Change Lives

Harvey Hoberman

Twenty-three scholarships. Countless mentoring connections. Increased opportunities at UConn's School of Law. And more to come. The late Harvey Hoberman '57 (CLAS), '60 J.D. established the Joan Hoberman and Harvey Hoberman Scholarship at the UConn School of Law in 1995 as a tribute to his late wife. Read More

Nafe Katter's Legacy Lives on in New Drama Production Facility

Nafe Katter

One February day changed knowledge of Tanager Place to passion for the children served there. In a chance meeting, two teenage girls shared with Jim and Kristin Novak that they were in treatment and living at Tanager Place for a time. Read More

Paying It Forward With a Gift

Judy Eckert

Judy Eckert created a scholarship at UConn that she hopes will encourage and support young women in the STEM field. Read More

The Ackermans' Love of Learning Lives on in Bequest to UConn

Ralph and Eileen Ackerman

Ralph and Eileen Ackerman knew the importance of a quality education. Their love of learning led them to make a gift that will impact UConn students for years to come. Read More

Alum's Gift Supports Community Service, Judaic Studies

Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen led a quiet, intensely private life in southern California, but his legacy at UConn is larger than life. Read More

Taking Inspiration

Russ St. John

During a recent visit back to UConn's School of Engineering, Russ St. John '80 (ENG), '85 (MBA) met several remarkable students he supported with a scholarship donation. Read More

Stamford Donors Find Joy Creating a Legacy of Philanthropy

Re and Peter Telep

Donors Peter ’55 (BUS) and Ré Telep are committed to supporting UConn Stamford students today and in the future. Read More