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Legacy Stories

Legacy Stories

Wright State donors to who are making a difference through their planned gifts.

  • Giving Back
    "Wright State was the good old days," said Ms. Algire, a 1977 graduate. "My days at Wright State were days of good times...
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  • A Life-Changing Gift
    The start of Tiffany Spangler's college career was similar to that of most students at Wright State University. She immersed...
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  • Making a Difference
    Education has always mattered to Cynthia Jones. Even though neither of her parents graduated from high school, they both instilled...
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  • A Joyful Noise
    For Wright State graduates Tom and Joan Roddy, creating a scholarship has been music to their ears.
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  • It's All in the Numbers
    For Bill Pohlman '76, a life insurance policy added up to the perfect planned gift.
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  • Remembering Wright State
    Giving back is something Jerry Sutton ('72 M.S.) has done all his life. So it comes as no surprise that he is giving back to Wright State through two scholarships.
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  • The Joy of Giving
    When Ann and Rob Weisgarber first decided to create a scholarship for Wright State University students, they made a planned gift in their estate. It had never crossed their minds to set up the scholarship while they were both still living.
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  • Never Giving Up
    "When I found out how much Wright State does to accommodate students with disabilities, there was really no other choice for college."
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  • Helping “Scrappy Women” Achieve Their Dreams
    As a woman studying chemistry and physics at Wright State University in the early 1980s, gender bias was somewhat of an unknown to Kimberly Wiefling.
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  • All in the Family
    There are two common threads running through the Stofer family: music and Wright State University.
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  • Helping Future Generations of Wright State Raiders
    Mike and Monica Hax have long supported Wright State University Athletics. Their love of the green and gold began in the early 1970s when Mike was a student at Wright State.
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  • A Daughter's Love
    Even though her mother never graduated from high school and her father earned a GED, education was a priority in the Martinez household. "I give a lot of credit.."
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  • Helping Students Find Their Passions
    Dale True ('76) didn't have to look far to find one of his great passions in life; he discovered it as a child watching birds.
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  • Making an Impact Now—and Later
    Sam and Lynne Dodson know all too well the struggles of most college students.
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  • Giving Faculty an Extra Boost
    Education has always been a part of Judy Rymer's life. She grew up as the daughter of two educators.
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  • Honoring the Legacy of a Loved One
    Dorothy Doria always had a passion for helping others. It inspired her to come to Wright State University, where she studied social work.
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