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Honored Groups

2009 Annual Dinner Awardees

The 2009 theme, The Renaissance Continues, recognized the major donors of the Renaissance Campaign. From 2000 to 2009 the Renaissance Campaign raised close to $20 million to restore the historical 1929 campus.

Philip and Penny Knight
Joyce and William Furman
Clark Foundation
Meyer Memorial Trust
The Collins Foundation
Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund
E.L. Wiegand Foundation
Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
Ken and Joan Austin (A-dec, Inc.)
Don M. Wheeler (The Wheeler Foundation)
Samuel C. Wheeler (The Wheeler Foundation)
James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Howard M. Day (Willametta K. Day Foundation)
Mary H. Clark
Ann and Bill Swindells Charitable Trust
Sylvia Giustina '56
Heather Killough
Raymond Hickey
Stephen and Liz Zimmer
Mike and Tracey Clark
Gretchen and Tom Holce
Nani Warren
Sue Mayer Corrado '55
Harry A. Merlo Foundation
Mary Ann Divizia '65
William G. Gilmore Foundation
Richard C. and Carilyn Alexander

2008 Annual Dinner Awardees

The 2008 theme, A 25 Year Retrospective, focused on the growth and success of the university over the past 25 years. Retiring President Nancy Wilgenbusch honored five groups integral to Marylhurst's success in lieu of the traditional awards. Representatives of each group spoke to the progress and continued accomplishments of Marylhurst University, as well as Nancy's contributions over the past 24 years.

Honored Groups & Representatives

Faculty/Staff: Jeff Sweeney, Chair, Communications Studies Department

Students/Alumni: Margaret Riggs Allee, RN, JD '87 '89, President, Marylhurst University Alumni Association

Sisters of the Holy Names: Sister Joan Saalfeld '64

Donors: Ken & Joan Austin, Co-founders of A-dec, Inc.

Trustees: Ed Vranizan, Member, Marylhurst Board of Trustees (nearly 20 years), Retired Executive, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith


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