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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

These are planned gift donors to Wright State University who are making a difference through their acts of giving.

  • 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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  • Creating a Legacy of Giving
    When Ann Wall Weisgarber '76 and Rob Weisgarber '77 think back to their days at Wright State, they recall fond memories of their classes and professors and having enjoyed all that the campus had to offer.
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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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