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Our Generous Donors Share Why They Support the Foundation for IUP

Allen Amos

Paying It Forward: Allen and Jane Amos

Generous IUP alum and wife pave the way for students in need by establishing scholarship. Read More

Helping Students in Need

Charles (Chuck) ’69 and Christine (Chris) Villella Winwood ’71 found their home—and each other—at IUP. Now Chuck is honoring the love of his life and helping ensure future students have the support they need. Read More

The 1968 Boardwalk Bowl Football Team

IUP’s 1968 Boardwalk Bowl Team Members Look to Impact Future Student-Athletes

The 1968 IUP football team lost in the final moments to the University of Delaware in the Boardwalk Bowl. They’ve emerged as true winners, however, as the first and only IUP sports team to establish a family of endowments to support future student-athletes. Read More

Gregory Spinelli

Strong Ties and Ensuring Student Success

With a long family history of IUP involvement, Dolores "Dotsy" Spinelli Gigliotti ’70 and her husband, Vincent, created a gift in their estate plan to honor the legacies of her brother, shown here, and father. Read More

Family Ties Provide Inspiration for Gift

Even though Donald Green is not an IUP graduate, he honors his family's legacy at the university by making a gift to benefit future students. Read More

Doug Roblin

Preparing Future Generations to Solve Tomorrow's Problems

Doug Roblin has been a longtime supporter of higher education and knows the important role a quality education plays in the future of our society. That's why he's making a gift to the Foundation for IUP. Read More

Larry Sobotka

Providing the Key to Success

Larry Sobotka '63 credits his education with providing him the key to success. To help ease the financial burden students face today, Larry decided to establish his legacy at IUP through two thoughtful gifts. Read More

Bill and Audrey Madia

The Spadafora Family: Creating a Lasting Tribute

Cecil and Ann Spadafora instilled a strong sense of responsibility to give back in their children. See how the legacy they started is continuing on through their family and IUP students. Read More

Bill and Audrey Madia

Couple's Support Enriches Math and Science Initiatives

Bill and Audrey Madia's legacy gift is allowing them to see the impact they are having on the lives of IUP students and the university as a whole. Read More

Bruce Schonour

Grateful Legacy

Bruce Schonour spent more than 30 years teaching. His legacy will endure in perpetuity with the creation of six new endowed scholarships for IUP students. Read More

Bill and Judy Scheeren

Taking Responsibility for the Future

Bill and Judy Scheeren recently made a sizable gift to IUP that will provide support for initiatives in the College of Education and Communications. Read More

James McCormick

Insight Influences Charitable Choice

Few people understand the value of higher education and the issues today's universities face better than James McCormick '59. Dr. McCormick's career has taken him from the classroom to serving as president of Bloomsburg University, then the first chancellor of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, then chancellor of the Minnesota State University System. Read More

Edward Sims

The Consummate Educator Presents Perfection

A teacher his entire career, Edward Sims understood the value of different perspectives. After his graduation from IUP in 1953, he became a music teacher in the public schools and taught all grade levels. Read More

Art and Charlene Woods

Having the Power to Change the World

Sometimes it's not easy to ask for help. When a student works up the courage to make that call, alumni Art and Charlene Woods want to ensure help is available. Read More

Ruth Podbielski

One Woman's Actions Created Opportunities for Thousands

In her career, Ruth Podbielski forced change that broke barriers and that created opportunities for generations of women athletes. Read More