• 630 donors by June 30

  •  Meet Seth Pettry, a senior majoring in exercise science. “They (scholarships) essentially mean to me that I can further my career here. I can move on with less stress and I do not have to worry about if I will be able to pay off a loan, if I could afford to come back or if I will have to take out loans or grants, just to do what I want with my life,” he said. Read Seth’s story in the latest volume of Artifacts of Appreciation.

    The Winter 2018 Edition of Articles of Gratitude is now available.


  • Scholarship Honor Brunch 2017

    Marshall University donors and current recipients of privately funded scholarships honored April 8, 2017 at the Scholarship Honor Brunch.


  • SmithNaming

    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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The Foundation, in collaboration with Marshall University’s

Office of Development, secures private financial support for the University and encourages alumni giving by offering a variety of ways to give. Every dollar contributed helps students attend Marshall, provides funds to grow and improve
facilities, and enhances curriculum. This all starts with the desire to support excellence at Marshall.


Why Giving Matters

Quarterly Donor Spotlight

John and Patty Anderson 

Marshall Alumni John and Patty Anderson have been inspired by all that Marshall gave them and the personal involvement of their professors, particularly those who equipped them with necessary skill sets to enter their chosen professions. Because of this, the couple recently established the John Spencer Anderson and Patricia Hogg Anderson Scholarship. The renewable award will benefit education majors. Read More>>>


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