Donor’s Dedication to Art and Business Inspires Giving

From the time Harrison Jedel established his foundation in 2011, his main focus was to live a frugal life while investing aggressively so that his foundation would be large enough to make a difference, remembers Jedel Family Foundation President Don Hubbs. Upon his death in 2016, he seeded the Jedel Family Foundation with $27 million, an art collection and a 1994 Windstar. Continue reading “Donor’s Dedication to Art and Business Inspires Giving”

Pharmacy Scholarship Recognizes Character Inspired by its Namesake

Maqual Graham, Pharm.D., the associate dean for academic affairs and professor for the School of Pharmacy, recently endowed the Cynthia Infranca Kind and Caring Scholarship to honor her mother, who retired from her position as department assistant two years ago. Continue reading “Pharmacy Scholarship Recognizes Character Inspired by its Namesake”

Living and Working in Harmony

Margaret and Charles Athey both received scholarships to support their degrees in music education and went on to devote their careers to teaching thousands of students in choir and instrumental studies. They have recently donated $20,000 to endow a scholarship to the UMKC Conservatory in an effort to give back the opportunity that was so essential to their lives. Continue reading “Living and Working in Harmony”