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Ron and Lynda Tyrl

The Art of Equipping Students
The Tyrls want students to gain the same strong foundation that they did while students at Park. They contribute to scholarships annually through their IRA, offering tax benefits to them too.
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Shirley Miller Clark

From Park to the National Park Services
As a teen, people told Shirley Miller Clark her dream of being a scientist was impractical for a girl. She proved them wrong, with guidance and encouragement from her professors at Park University.
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Ed Loew and Joyce Wilson

A Loving Tribute
By establishing a scholarship at Park University, alumnus Edmund A. Loew, Jr., was able to honor the memory of his wife, Joyce, and provide support for students.
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Jeff Popovich

Part of Park's Legacy
The generosity of supporters in years past made Jeff Popovich's Park University education possible. To show his appreciation, his future gift will promote diversity and inclusion at Park.
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Rachel Borjas

Comet Trails and Changing Stars

Although Rachel Borjas, '14, '20, and current graduate student in Park University's Master in Public Administration program, didn't realize during childhood that she was living in poverty, her adult perspective is very different.
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Charles Beech

Charles Beech is Paying It Forward

Charles (Charlie) Beech '67 was inspired to support Park University's future with an endowed gift following a visit to 2017's Homecoming Week.
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New building

Gift Provides New Home for School of Business and Warrior Center

Park University announces that the Robert W. Plaster Foundation of Lebanon, Missouri has made a substantial seven-figure gift toward a new building to house the University’s School of Business.
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John and Jeanie Ferguson

An Unexpected Friendship: The John and Jeanie Ferguson Scholarship in Memory of Mary Ferguson, RN

For Jeanie and John Ferguson, the decision to establish a new nursing scholarship at Park University was a culmination of life experiences and an unexpected friendship. Investing in nursing education has the power to improve all of our lives, Jeanie says.
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Robert Van Eman

Park Student Brings Research to Reality With Google Glass

Robert, a military veteran, is building an app for Google Glass to help first responders in low-visibility environments.
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Professor G. Ross Stephens

Expanding Knowledge Inside and Outside of the Classroom

After earning a bachelor's degree in political science and economics at Park in 1949, G. Ross Stephens, Ph.D., spent a career in political science and public administration.
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Ernest and Mary Esch

Park Alumnus and Wife Give $73,500 for Awards

Ernest Esch graduated from Park in 1930. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. He earned a master's degree from New York University before becoming educational director for First City National Bank of New York City.
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David Monchusie

Park CIO Endows Scholarships to Honor Brother and Benefactor

Park Alumnus David Monchusie, '00, grew up in a single-parent household and emigrated from South Africa to the United States.
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Ethel Metheny Bricker

Honoring Her Family by Funding the Future at Park University

Ethel Metheny Bricker once said that attending Park University was "carved in stone" for her sisters, Lorene and Mary Ann; her brother, David; and herself.
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