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Donor Stories

Our donors, alumni, and friends make up the strong foundation of support that has enabled the University of Charleston to create opportunities for our students for the last 125 years. Read about why our donors are inspired to support UC. If you would like to share your story, please contact Stephanie Martin, Director of Donor Relations, by e-mail at or by phone at 304-357-4734.

Bob Sholes 

Bob Sholes, '60

"I played 4 years of varsity basketball - '56 to '60 - while receiving a full athletic scholarship."  

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 Don Casse 

Don Casse, '66

"It is important to support the institution that gave me not only a good education, but the opportunity to learn the life skills that are needed to be successful."

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 Vince Lewis 

Vince Lewis, '74

"The University of Charleston (Morris Harvey College) provided me with the foundation as a person and a musician that has served me well over the years." 

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 Herk Sims 

Herk Sims, Former UC Trustee

"There are many wonderful organizations, causes, institutions, working on making our world a better place."  

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 David Kurtz 

David Kurtz, '80

"The University of Charleston is a very special place to me."  

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David & Anna Morris, '62 & '63

"The University of Charleston (Morris Harvey College) holds a special place in our hearts, and we are very appreciative of President Welch, the trustees, and other supporters for elevating the University to its present status."  

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Randy & Marsha Frame, UC Women's Tennis Supporters

"We have come to know Mary Carol Liberatore very well and therefore quite a bit about your Women's Tennis Team. We wanted to support her and Women's Tennis at UC." 


Kay Lamb, UC Builders Member

"Several years ago, my friend, Pat Frazier, asked if I'd be interested in joining the UC Builders organization, and explained the program."  

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