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Specific Request for Aerospace Center: 'Name It for Ronald McNair'
Momentum Times Two: Anita Zucker, CEO and Chair of InterTech Group Inc., recently provided a $5 million gift to the McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research.
Zucker's gift, which followed a $5 million gift from philanthropist Darla Moore that established the McNair Center, has endowed the center's chair while creating the Zucker Institute for Aerospace Innovation.
Medical Benefits: Pearce Bestows $1 Million Gift on USC School of Medicine Greenville
Long-time Carolina supporter James T. Pearce, Sr., '42, once again became a philanthropic force for his alma mater April 16.
His $1 million gift for medical student scholarships benefiting the USC School of Medicine Greenville was followed by an additional $500,000 for the Carolina Scholar program.
Meet Our Campaign Leadership: Q&A With Campaign Committee Member Madina W. Cauthen
Madina W. Cauthen, '88, leads a family business enterprise that forms a bridge between the Upstate and China.
The daughter of Chinese immigrants from Hong Kong, Cauthen has used a strong work ethic that, combined with her degree from the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management (HRSM), has resulted in substantial business expansion for Pacific Gateway Capital Group LLC.
Take the Mound to Scholarship: Newman Creates Endowment for Pitchers
Everette Newman, '61, '65, of Anderson, S.C., at one time a "gangly" Carolina pitcher who could bring the heat, is the first donor to create a position-specific scholarship for Carolina baseball.
Newman's endowed scholarship, for pitchers, is a fitting way for the successful commercial real estate investor—a former prospect in the Detroit Tigers farm system—to give back to the baseball program he loves.
Serving Haiti's Most Underserved: Church and Cohorts Create Foundation
Traveling the globe to provide care and spiritual relief comes naturally for Wes Church, 02, who puts the power of his actions behind faith-based community service.
Church and five other men have created the Haiti Hope Foundation, which supports a children's home for boys following that country's devastating earthquake in 2010.