Major gifts

Huppert Scholarship

Janice M. Huppert (ACCT ’77), of Christiansburg, and her husband Steve H. Huppert (M.S./EDVT ’77), have committed $75,000 to establish the Janice M. and Steve H. Huppert Scholarship in Accounting and Information Systems. The Hupperts wanted to give back to their alma mater and to support students enrolled in the department.

Lane Excellence Fund

Kevin L. Lane (MACCT ’00/ACCT ’95), of Bethesda, Md., and his wife Lisa D. Lane (MACCT ’00), have pledged $25,000 to create the Kevin and Lisa Lane Excellence Fund in Accounting and Information Systems to create expanded opportunities for students in the department.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Fellowship

PricewaterhouseCoopers have donated $272,500 to establish the PricewaterhouseCoopers Junior Faculty Fellowship. This professorship will help the college support quality faculty.

Lugar Family Fund for Excellence

Stephen D. Lugar (MGT ’79), of Annandale, and his wife Rhonda L. Lugar (ACCT ’79), have made a gift of $25,000 to create the Lugar Family Fund for Excellence. Proceeds from the fund will benefit Pamplin students.

Street Dean’s Fund For Excellence

Nicholas D. Street (BUS ’53), of Bristol, and his wife Fay Hibbitts Street (FIN ’77), have given $50,000 toward the establishment of the Nicholas D. and Fay Hibbitts Street Dean’s Fund for Excellence. The couple set up this fund to provide expanded opportunities to future students.

Bice Dean’s Fund for Excellence

Paul W. Bice (FIN ’82), of Ashburn, and his wife Shari M. Bice (MKTG ’83) have donated $25,000 to establish the Paul and Shari Bice Dean’s Fund for Excellence. The couple wanted to give back to their alma mater.

Cullen Fund for Excellence in Finance

Nicholas T. Cullen (FIN ’91), of Westfield, N.J., and his wife Melynda A. Cullen (MKTG ’93), have pledged $25,000 to create the Nicholas and Melynda Cullen Fund for Excellence in Finance. They established the fund to support finance students in Pamplin.

Casper Gift to Pamplin

Bradley Casper (FIN ’82), of Paradise Valley, Ariz., and his wife Kay M. Casper (ANSC ’82) have given the college more than $30,000 in cash, recognizing the importance of cash gifts in helping the college fund various initiatives.


Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business Magazine Spring 2011

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