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Meeting the Challenge
Recent Gifts

UB Development
Generation to Generation

The following is a selection of recent gifts made to the University at Buffalo

The estate of John F. Nugent, J.D. ’50, gave $195,380 to the Law School’s Generation to Generation campaign.

Kenneth J. Gollmann, B.S. ’65, pledged $100,000 to the School of Management for the Kenneth and Sally Gollmann Scholarship Fund.

Ixia gave a gift-in-kind valued at $84,470 to the Office of the Vice President for University Services. The gifts are three Ixia 1600 chassis with LM1000T-1 multilayer gigabit ethernet load modules and related software applications, given to Operational Support Services at UB.

Irene W. Ebert and family have made a gift to the Law School to establish the Frederick C. Ebert Scholarship.

The Cameron Baird Foundation has pledged $50,000 to WBFO 88.7 FM for its digitization project.

Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund gave $50,000 to the Graduate School of Education for a study of successful leadership in elementary and secondary schools in high-poverty neighborhoods.

Verizon pledged $50,000 to the University at Buffalo’s Center for Computational Research to support "Next Generation Scientists: Training for Students and Teachers."

Taher A. Razik, professor emeritus, Department of Educational Organization and Administration, and his wife, Myra S. Razik, have pledged $40,000 to the Graduate School of Education for the Taher Razik Student Lounge.

  "The Writer" (1985) by Arnold Mesches. The artist’s wife gave this painting—rendered in stark blues, blacks and white—to UB.
Jill Ciment gave a gift-in-kind of two paintings, valued at $39,800, to the College of Arts and Sciences. The works are by her husband, Arnold Mesches, and are used in the museum studies graduate seminar. The first, "The Writer" (1985), depicts a reclining figure in perspective, rendered in stark blues, blacks and white. The second, "Gameland I" (1982), is a battle scene in black, gray and white.

Erma R. Hallett Jaeckle, J.D. ’36, honorary campaign chair, gave $25,000 to the Law School for the Jaeckle Center for State and Government Law, bringing her total campaign giving to $162,000.

A group of anonymous friends gave $25,000 to the College of Arts and Sciences for the Institute for Jewish Thought.

Helena M. Hale, M.S. ’60, gave $8,400 to the School of Nursing for the Helena M. Hale Scholarship Fund.

Eugene L. Gaier, UB professor emeritus in the Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, gave $5,542 to the College of Arts and Sciences for a printmaking scholarship fund.

Donna M. Juenker, Ph.D. ’88, gave $5,000 to the School of Nursing.

Anita Ranney Thomas, B.S. ’38, gave $5,000 to the School of Management for the Anita Ranney Thomas Fund for Undergraduate Academic Support.

Mark E. Zmijewski, Ph.D. ’83 & M.B.A. ’81, gave $5,000 to the School of Management for the Accounting and Law Department’s Education Research and Fellowship Fund.

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