Scholarship opportunities and educational resources for students at West Virginia University are growing thanks to a late alum’s legacy gifts. A recent $400,000 contribution from Rich Harrison’s trust boosts his total giving to nearly $4.5 million over the past year.
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Top Row (L-R): Hannah Clipp, Makenzie Dolly, Kayla Steinberger; Bottom Row (L-R): Mehedi Hasan Tarek, Kristen H. Pierce, Lillian Skiba-Thayer
Professor emerita, former student promote peace via gift to WVU Center for Women’s and Gender Studies
West Virginia University will hold its sixth Day of Giving March 22 as alumni, friends and students are invited to collectively make a difference and support the University’s land-grant mission.
Dr. John Wright (at left) and wife Joanne (at right) pose with grandchildren (from left) Elliott, Eden and Evelyn Bradley. The couple’s scholarship gift benefits future doctors studying at WVU. (Photo courtesy of Wright family.)