Significant Gifts and Other Initiatives

  • Alcoa, Pittsburgh, made a gift of $5,000 to support the Safety Sciences Department.
  • Dr. Gary J. Bird, former faculty member of tuba and euphonium, and Mrs. Mariel Kaye Bird M’92, Spring Valley, Wis., have established the Gary and M. Kaye Bird Euphonium Scholarship.
  • Dr. David Elko ’76 and Mrs. Constance B. Elko, Austin, Texas, made a gift of $15,750 to establish the Elko Mathematics Department Discretionary Fund.
  • FirstEnergy Foundation, Akron, Ohio, made a pledge of $20,000 to support the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
  • General Motors Foundation, Inc., Detroit, Mich., granted $10,000 to the Department of Safety Sciences Technology Enhancement Fund.
  • Mr. Louis B. Gorman and Ms. Peggy Kile, Phoenix, Ariz., made a gift of $15,000 to establish the Dr. F. Philip Gorman Nursing Scholarship.
  • The IUP Alumni Association made a gift of $10,800 to the IUP Alumni Affairs Program Support Fund.
  • Mr. Richard Macedonia ’66 and Mrs. Jane Whalen Macedonia ’66, Potomac, Md., have established the Richard and Jane Macedonia Endowed Scholarship with a gift of $50,000.
  • Mr. Thomas Miller ’51 and Mrs. Corinne Miller, Glendora, Calif., made a gift of $10,000 to the Student Experience.
  • Ms. Kathleen Darkes Prokay ’69, Charlotte, N.C., made a gift to establish the Bob Prokay Memorial Football Scholarship.
  • Foundation for IUP board member Mr. G. Daniel Prushnok ’76, Indiana, pledged $5,000 to the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology and $5,000 to IUP at Punxsutawney.
  • Mr. Larry Segal, Wayne, Pa., made a gift of $10,000 to support the KCAC.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sincak, Hollsopple, Pa., made a gift-in-kind of a scientific collection valued at $82,072.
  • The Student Cooperative Association made a pledge of $115,000 to support women’s athletics.