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Kennedys Pay It Forward in Hopes of Encouraging Students

Larry Kennedy, a 1971 business administration graduate, and his wife MaryAnn, from Solon, Ohio, have established an endowed scholarship that supports a student who has a 2.5 grade point average and is a business major.
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Alumni and Friends Grow Endowment, Leave a Legacy

For decades, generous alumni and friends of Tri-State and Trine have supported the school's endowment, from which the administration uses the interest to support scholarships for talented students and exceptional faculty and to purchase needed lab and classroom materials.
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Take It From a Doctor Who Knows!

Dr. William "Bill" Becher '50 RE and his wife, Helen, know more than just a little about the benefits of a charitable gift annuity. During the summer of 2005, Bill, a retired professor and former chair of the electrical engineering department at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, and his wife were looking at how they might best make a significant charitable gift to the University.
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The Reiners Endowment: A Gift for Today and Tomorrow

Shortly after graduating as a civil engineer in 1965, Larry Reiners knew there was something he wanted to share, and fortunately for Larry, his wife, Judy, joined him in that exciting vision.
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Walter and Don Nell Cunningham: Trine Offers Donors Stability and Confidence

Don Nell Cunningham is a woman of independent means—and an independent mind. When she decided to invest in a charitable gift annuity, Don Nell looked long and hard at her many options, finally settling on Trine University—not because it was the alma mater of her husband, Walter, but because it offered all the advantages and intangibles she was looking for.
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