Marshall Rises News Archive

Rahal commits $1 million to Center for Strategic Engagement
October 14, 2021 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
The Marshall University Foundation has announced that John Rahal, Marshall alumnus and general partner with Edward Jones, has made a gift of $1 million to support the John F. Rahal Center for Strategic Engagement within Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business.
First-ever day of giving, ‘One Day for the Herd,’ to be held Oct. 14
October 6, 2021 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
Marshall University and the Marshall University Foundation Inc. have announced the university’s first-ever day of giving titled One Day for the Herd,  which will take place online Thursday, Oct. 14.
Gullickson family creates endowment for Society of Yeager Scholars
September 28, 2021 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
The Marshall University Foundation has announced the creation of the Gullickson Family Endowment for the Society of Yeager Scholars. This scholarship fund, created by John and Dianna Gullickson Canfield, honors the long history of the Gullickson family at Marshall University, spanning four generations over the past 90 years. The endowment is named in honor of
McCloud Family Scholarship established
Marshall alumnus Donald McCloud has established the McCloud Family Scholarship for the university. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from Marshall University in 1975. Dr. Beth McCloud, Donald McCloud’s daughter, received both her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry in 2004 and Doctor of Medicine in 2008 from the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Encova Insurance makes $1.8 million gift to Lewis College of Business
The Encova Foundation of West Virginia has made a $1.8 million gift for the auditorium in Marshall University’s new Lewis College of Business building, home of the Brad D. Smith Schools of Business.
Southern Coalfields alumni chapter recognized
Marshall University’s Southern Coalfields alumni chapter has made an impact on Marshall for several years. This past year, they were recognized for their lifetime giving and welcomed into the Marshall University Foundation’s President’s Circle, which recognizes those who have given $100,000 to $249,999 to help the university rise.
Alumni honored through scholarship for College of Education and Professional Development
Marshall University alumna Jennifer Bailey recently established the Harry and Barbara Raczok Scholarship to honor her late parents.
Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter makes a major gift
January 25, 2021 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
Through their 2020 fundraising efforts, Marshall University’s Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter made a $30,000 gift to the Marshall University Foundation.
Herschel C. Price Educational Foundation establishes scholarship in memory of alumnus
January 4, 2021 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
The Herschel C. Price Educational Foundation recently established the Charles William Wright Memorial Accounting Scholarship to honor their late advisor, Bill Wright.
Julian and Robin Bell Scholarship established for Fayette County students
December 7, 2020 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
Marshall University alumnus Julian Bell and his wife, Robin, have created the Julian and Robin Bell Scholarship to help full-time undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing and who demonstrate financial need, per Marshall University’s Office of Student Financial Assistance.