Michael Simmons, ’64, plans to leave a legacy of pride, spirit, tradition and teamwork as a founder of the Sycamore Tricycle Derby and through a $2 million gift for a student team activity endowment fund.
The ISU Foundation recognized Old National Bank, Brad and Tonya Balch and Norma Grosjean for philanthropy.
Bob and Jan Jerry support study abroad opportunities for ISU education students.
To honor his wife who died of breast cancer, Joel Harbaugh, ’91, established the Mary Card Harbaugh Scholarship for Nursing through the Indiana State University Foundation. Michael Mardis, a senior tight end on the football team and nursing major, is the first recipient.
Because of their life-long love of music, David and Jerry, ’46, Mitchell have supported Indiana State’s School of Music to provide opportunities for students.
Mike Blackwell has fond memories of visiting his father Mark Allen Blackwell’s office in the Federal Building and playing pinball. Now, he has named a room in honor of his father in the building being converted to offices and classrooms for the Scott College of Business.
The March On! The Campaign for Indiana State University ended with $86.7 million in support of students, faculty, programs and facilities.
Between now and January 1, 2013, a “window of opportunity” exists with the gift and estate tax exemption.
The ISU Foundation recently honored George Graesch, Gary and Georgine Riley, Dever Distributing Co., and Donald W. Buttrey.
The M. Frances Bliss-Hill Endowed Scholarship will provide one-time awards of up to $5,000 to high school seniors planning to attend Indiana State or current ISU sophomores with financial need.