Marshall Rises News Archive

Salem, Hamad establish two scholarships in honor of their children
Dr. Asad Salem and his wife, Ghada Hamad, have recently established the Zaynab Salem Scholarship, named for their daughter, to support first-generation college students studying mechanical engineering at Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.
Oldaker establishes two funds honoring late wife, celebrating new business school
Marshall University alumnus Chuck Oldaker has pledged two gifts to the university honoring his late wife’s passion for education and celebrating Marshall’s new business school.
Huntington High School senior awarded Rotary scholarship
Benjamin Paul McElroy, a graduating senior at Huntington High School, has been awarded the Huntington Rotary Club Scholarship.
Service Wire Company makes $1 million gift in support of new business school building
The Marshall University Foundation has announced that Service Wire Company has committed $1 million in support of the Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation at Marshall University.
Gary and Jo Ann White establish Dr. Jerome A. Gilbert Professorship in Biomedical Engineering
Gary G. and Jo Ann White announced today that they have established the Dr. Jerome A. Gilbert Professorship in Biomedical Engineering in honor of the 37th president of Marshall University. Gary White, who served as interim president of Marshall University from December 2014 to January 2016, said he hopes this professorship will help cement the
Dutch Miller Auto Group commits $1 million to new College of Business facility
The Marshall University Foundation has announced that the Dutch Miller Auto Group has pledged a gift of $1 million in support of the Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation at Marshall University.
Former interim president establishes forensic science scholarship in honor of Dr. Terry Fenger
November 29, 2021 · Featured, Marshall Rises, News Release
The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has announced the establishment of the Terry W. and Sandra J. Fenger Forensic Science Scholarship in honor of the longtime Director of the Forensic Science Center and one of the founders of the Forensic Science program at Marshall University.
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