• Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert today announced alumnus and Intuit Chairman and CEO Brad D. Smith and his wife, Alys Smith, have made a $25 million gift to the university’s Lewis College of Business. Read more.

  • Why are you vastly indispensable to Marshall students, the university and the Huntington community? Let Maddy, Corey and Hannah share their stories and explain the impact that they recognize you have made. 


  • “Scholarships, for me, mean not having to stress about student loan debt while I’m focusing on classes. It makes me sad hearing other students talk about wanting to go to a smaller school or drop out completely because of the cost, so I am very thankful that cost is a stressor I do not have to worry about.” – Buffy Six, senior, online journalism

    Read more of Buffy’s story in the latest edition of Artifacts of Appreciation.

  • The Autumn 2018 Edition of Articles of Gratitude is now available.


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    Brad Smith Names Foundation Hall

    The Marshall University Foundation Hall was re-named for Brad D. Smith, generous benefactor to the foundation and a loyal alum, in a ceremony on October 30, 2015. “Brad epitomizes the foundation’s core value of diversity, pride, respect and integrity,” said Dr. Ron Area, CEO of the Marshall Foundation.


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Why Giving Matters

Quarterly Donor Spotlight

Katrina Mailloux

Marshall Alumna, Katrina Mailloux, has remembered Marshall University in her estate plans. Through this, her legacy will help many generations of students achieve their academic dreams.

“I was only the second in my family to go to college and when I went to Marshall, that was a common story among my peers,” said Katrina. “In Appalachia, it’s still a common story. It’s important for me to give back to the university that afforded me an opportunity to get a great education. I want to provide that opportunity to future Sons and Daughters of Marshall.” Read More>>>


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