Shepherd University President Mary J.C. Hendrix announced a gift of $400,000 at the spring meeting of the Shepherd University Foundation Board of Directors on Thursday. The gift from Hendrix, a Shepherd alumna, and her husband, Charles Craft, will create the Shepherd Success Fund to provide vital seed support for Shepherd’s future by funding initiatives critical for training the next generation.Read more
In 2015, Women Investing in Shepherd (WISH) awarded its inaugural grant to a regional nonprofit, Panhandle Home Health. This grant of $26,250, along with additional private donations, has allowed 10 nurses to complete the intensive, week-long National Wound Care & Ostomy Certification Course & Exam as part of Panhandle Home Health’s Wound Care Initiative.Read more
Attorney William Richard McCune Jr. presented a check for more than $200,000 to the T. Guy Reynolds, Jr. Scholarship Endowment at Shepherd University from the estate of T. Guy Reynolds Jr.Read more
Three Shepherd University students were recognized Thursday for being the first to receive scholarships through the BrickStreet Scholars Program, made possible by a $500,000 endowment from BrickStreet Mutual Insurance.
BrickStreet is a West Virginia-based insurance company created after the privatization of the state’s workers’ compensation program. The company assists West Virginia workers and employers by improving the medical and compensation benefits for workers who are injured on the job while reducing costs for employers.
WISH, a women’s giving circle sponsored by the Shepherd University Foundation, awarded its two inaugural grants totaling $52,500 collectively to community nonprofit Panhandle Home Health Inc.’s Advanced Wound Care Initiative and to Shepherd University’s learning project Seeding Your Future Initiative on Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown.Read more
The 14th annual Scarborough Society Gala was held Aug. 14 at the Bavarian Inn to support Shepherd University’s Scarborough Library. Nearly 300 invited guests attended the black-tie event.Read more