Our Donors

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Accounting & Finance Department MSA Award

Prior to joining the UNC Greensboro Bryan School of Business & Economics as the department head of accounting and finance and the Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) term professor, Randy Elder served as senior associate dean in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse...

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Adelaide Love Israel Endowed Scholarship Fund

The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date: Adelaide Israel was born to Fannie Susman Love of Baltimore and Julius Love of Russia, and she grew up in Greensboro. Adelaide graduated from...

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Albert S. Keister Economics Scholarship Fund

The late Albert S. Keister was a city councilman and a professor at UNC Greensboro for more than 30 years. Dr. Keister came to Greensboro and North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) to organize its Department of Economics. He remained with the school until his...

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Amelia Storms Hopkins Scholarship Fund

The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date: Amelia Storms Hopkins graduated cum laude from UNC Greensboro in 1979 with a bachelor of arts in political science, followed by an master of...

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Anita Egerton Parker Scholarship Fund

Anita Egerton Parker graduated from Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro) with a bachelor of science in secretarial administration in 1947. After graduation, she moved to Washington and worked for Capitol Airlines as a secretary. She married Bill Parker in 1948, and...

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Anna M. Kreimeier Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Lillian Peaslee Brennan ’51 and Elizabeth Peaslee Apple ’61 in honor of their aunt, Anna M. Kreimeier who was a member of the UNC Greensboro faculty for 40 years. She began her service as a supervisor of student teachers in...

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Anne Murphy Scholarship Fund

Anne J. Murphy served nine years as director of nurses for Burlington Industries, joining them in 1970. She was a staff nurse for Ford Motor Co., Fabricon Products, and Scott Paper Co. The Anne Murphy Scholarship Fund was established in her honor by Burlington...

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Ann Fowler Jones Scholarship Fund

Cynthia Fowler Barnes graduated from Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro) in 1961 with a bachelor’s of science in business education. While a student, Cynthia was active in many clubs and activities, and served on the honor court and as executive secretary /...

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Annie D. Wilson Scholarship in Nursing

Annie C. Wilson was not a college graduate herself, but all nine of her children grew up with the expectation that they would be going to college some day, and they did. Five of her daughters attended UNC Greensboro (then called the North Carolina College for Women)....

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Annie McIver Young Scholarship Fund

The late Mrs. Annie McIver Young is the daughter of Charles Duncan McIver, the first president of the State Normal and Industrial School, which then became the State Normal and Industrial College from 1897 until 1919. During the period 1919-1931, it was known as...

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Ann Tillotson Street Scholarship in Education

Ann Tillotson Street graduated from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC Greensboro) in 1955 with a certificate in stenography from the School of Business. Returning to her native Winston-Salem, Ann quickly found employment with Wachovia Bank...

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Arc of Greensboro Special Education Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Arc of Greensboro, Inc. The Arc – The Arc advocates for and serves people with Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), including Down syndrome, autism, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, cerebral palsy and other diagnoses. The Arc has a network of...

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Arnold & Signe Gholson Scholarship in Nursing

Arnold and Signe Gholson met during World War II at a United Service Organization dance in Seattle, Washington. They married shortly before Arnold was shipped out to Okinawa. He was in the Army and served until the end of the war as a radar repairman. Signe worked at...

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Balbirer-Hirsch Family Scholarship Fund

The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date: While Hyman Balbirer has always lived in New York City, there are Greensboro connections. For the better part of three decades, he was a textile...

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Barbara Alley Simon Scholarship in Memory of Grace Brown Alley

Mrs. Alley, as she was known to her students, would say, “Watch my dust!” when she whirled onto new projects. Barbara states that her mother could accomplish more, in less time, than anyone she has ever known. Not only did Mrs. Alley teach home economics at a little...

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Barbara Billings Hoffman Class of 1967 Endowed Scholarship in Business

Barbara Billings Hoffman has been a pioneer of her generation and an inspiration for students of business and budding professionals. She grew up in a small town in western North Carolina, where most of her friends stayed after high school. She received her bachelor...

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Barbara Davis Berryhill & Leigh Berryhill Teacher Education Scholarship Fund

Barbara Davis Berryhill was born Jan. 7, 1935 and grew up in Charlotte, NC. She married David Berryhill, Jr. on June 8, 1957. Barbara graduated from Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro) in 1957 with a bachelor of arts in elementary education (K-6). She was an...

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Barbara Mitchell Parramore (Class of 1954) Scholarship

At the time of this scholarship establishment, Barbara Mitchell Parramore is professor emerita at the College of Education of North Carolina State University. With more than 40 years in public education, she has worked at all school levels including teacher,...

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Barbara Osguthorpe Scholarship in Nursing

Barbara Ann Osguthorpe, RN graduated from the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing with a bachelor of science in nursing in 1983. She also holds degrees from the University of Florida and Marymount University. At the time of this scholarship establishment, Barbara...

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Barbara Ziel and Alice Kautz Endowed Scholarship in Nursing

Barbara Ziel (1923-2011) Barbara graduated from the Mercy Hospital Diploma School of Nursing in Pittsburg in the 1940s. She spent the next 25 years raising her four children. In the 1970s, she took up her career in nursing working at an inpatient psychiatric facility...

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BBSA Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by contributions from members of Black Business Students Association (BBSA), both current and former, and friends of the organization.

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BB&T Capitalism, Markets & Morality Fellowship Endowment Fund

BB&T was founded in 1892 as Branch and Hadley, a merchant bank in Wilson, NC. Its founders were Alpheus Branch, the owner of a small mercantile business, and Thomas Jefferson Hadley, a local businessman. In 1887, Branch bought Hadley’s interest in the bank and...

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Becky Ruhmann Levin Scholarship Fund

The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date: Becky Ruhmann Levin is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Levin & Company, Inc., an executive search firm focusing on the biotechnology industry....

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Beth E. Barba Endowed Scholarship in Aging

Dr. Beth E. Barba’s career took her from bedside nurse to faculty member at the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing. Dr. Barba began her career in New Jersey as a critical care nurse, served as faculty in academic schools of nursing in New York and New Jersey, and then...

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Betty Conley Brooks & Robert Charles Brooks Endowed Master's Fellowship in Economics

A native of Marion, North Carolina, Betty Conley Brooks graduated from UNC Greensboro (then Woman’s College) in 1952, with a degree in secretarial administration. Upon graduation, she was employed as a secretary/statistical analyst in the Department of Agricultural...

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Betty Covington Bowman Endowed Scholarship

Betty Covington Bowman grew up near Greensboro and graduated from Alamance High School in Guilford County. In 1955, she received a bachelor of science in business education from Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro), and she taught school in Guilford and Randolph...

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Betty Rowe Penny Endowed Scholarship

The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date: Betty originally planned to major in music at Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro); however, she majored in home economics education and...

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Betty Sue Cheek Yarborough Endowed Fund in Nursing

Jan Elizabeth Yarborough, JD, RN earned a bachelor of science in nursing from the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing in 1980, where she graduated magna cum laude. Ms. Yarborough was also a distinguished recipient of the Katherine Smith Reynolds Scholarship at UNCG. Ms....

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Blanche Rigsby Shore Scholarship in Nursing

Mrs. Blanche Rigsby Shore was born in Dayton, Tennessee on Feb 10, 1909. She obtained her diploma in nursing from Bowling Green Hospital in Kentucky where she met and married HB Shore on Dec 22, 1934. The couple lived in Louisville until 1953 when they — with their...

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Boyd A. Rogers Scholarship Fund

Boyd Rogers graduated from NC State University in 1971 with a degree in engineering. He immediately began working for Bluebell Corporation (now VF Corporation) and earned his master of business administration from UNC Greensboro in 1985. He served as vice president...