Donor Stories

  • Dr. Jack and Barbara Clarcq
    Dr. Jack and Barbara Clarcq
    After more than 40 years of professionally and personally rewarding experiences as RIT faculty, it was easy for my wife and me to commit to establishing an...
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  • Rick '79, '86 and Patty '88 Stoffel
    Rick '79, '86 and Patty '88 Stoffel
    After earning their degrees, trips back to RIT were few in number for Rick '79, '86 and Patty '88 Stoffel. Renewed interest in RIT began when they attended...
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  • Gary Sugarman, RIT Parent, '11, '14
    Gary Sugarman, RIT Parent, '11, '14
    "RIT is a special place to our family. But, a great education is expensive and not everyone has the means to make a degree a reality. If we could provide...
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  • Steve Matteson '77
    Steve Matteson '77
    "I didn't realize when I left RIT that I was leaving with anything other than a bachelor's degree. As I fast forward to today, I see that RIT gave me...
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  • Warren Goldman
    Warren Goldman
    "Over 39 years as a RIT faculty member, I've developed a strong belief in the benefits to young deaf and hard-of-hearing students that stem from an...
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  • Jack Fritz '68
    Jack Fritz '68
    "RIT and my co-op experience provided a wonderful and nurturing environment for my professional as well as personal growth. After 40 years of international...
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  • Holly A. Fitzpatrick '80
    Holly A. Fitzpatrick '80
    "My RIT education gave me the tools to build the foundation of my professional career plus lifetime friendships and memories. Naming RIT...
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  • Dale Bondanza '92
    Dale Bondanza '92
    "I believe those of us that were blessed with more education than one man should have, owe a debt...
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  • Jeff Harris '75 and Joyce Pratt
    Jeff Harris '75 and Joyce Pratt
    Jeff Harris '75 and Joyce Pratt chose a unique gift to commemorate the 90 birthday of his mother. To honor her lifetime commitment to education...
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  • William Prentice II '99
    William Prentice II '99
    "As I reflect, I realize the earning of that degree was as much my parents' accomplishment as mine. It is for these reasons, and to honor the silent...
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