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photo from article Andy and Connie Jones give $350,000 for pediatric ECMO machine

Andy and Connie Jones give $350,000 for pediatric ECMO machine

July 26, 2022

Auto dealership owner advocates for Children's Hospital of Georgia.

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photo from article Widow honors late husband through philanthropy

Widow honors late husband through philanthropy

June 07, 2022

Philanthropy means different things to different people. The process and reasons for giving can be deeply personal and individualized. For Susan Pritchett, it’s about keeping the memory of her late husband alive. Susan recently committed a gift to the Department of Ophthalmology  for the Peter M. Pritchett MD Fund to provide equipment and training for […]

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photo from article Mason Trust gifts AU Health more than $272,000 to purchase kidney perfusion pump

Mason Trust gifts AU Health more than $272,000 to purchase kidney perfusion pump

May 23, 2022

The Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust has given $272,732 to AU Health’s Carlos and Marguerite Mason Solid Organ Transplant Center to purchase a perfusion pump, which will help improve recovery for patients who have received a kidney transplant. “The objective of this pump is to improve the kidney function after transplant and decrease the need […]

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photo from article Kevin and Brittany Kisner Foundation presents $1 million check to Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Kevin and Brittany Kisner Foundation presents $1 million check to Children’s Hospital of Georgia

May 02, 2022

The Kevin and Brittany Kisner Foundation presented a $1 million check to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia today to help expand pediatric development, behavioral health and wellness services at Augusta’s only children’s hospital. The $1 million gift is the first installment of the $5.3 million pledge made in November 2021 by PGA golfer Kevin Kisner […]

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photo from article Augusta Gives event brings in nearly $1.5 million for Augusta University

Augusta Gives event brings in nearly $1.5 million for Augusta University

April 29, 2022

A one-day fundraiser for Augusta University draws support from the community.

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photo from article Alumna and board member turns passion for literacy into endowment for Augusta University Literacy Center

Alumna and board member turns passion for literacy into endowment for Augusta University Literacy Center

April 12, 2022

Augusta University alum Elaine Clark Smith hopes to empower the local community through literacy.

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photo from article Orthopedic surgeon gives to MCG3+ because primary care is ‘first line of defense’ for patients in rural communities

Orthopedic surgeon gives to MCG3+ because primary care is ‘first line of defense’ for patients in rural communities

March 23, 2022

Dr. Thomas Bradbury, Jr. and his wife Julie recently donated a $50,000 gift to the Medical College of Georgia to establish the Julie & Thomas “Tom” L. Bradbury, Jr., M.D. Endowment for the MCG 3+ Program & Rural Health Initiative. The MCG 3+ Program compresses medical school to three years for students who commit to […]

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photo from article Sense of community and connection prompt young teacher to pledge estate gift to College of Education

Sense of community and connection prompt young teacher to pledge estate gift to College of Education

March 14, 2022

Leigh Willmann may not have set foot on the Augusta University campus while earning her Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in Advanced Educational Studies, yet her experience with online learning during the pandemic “connected” her to the university – so much so that Willmann, a relatively young woman and December 2020 AU graduate, pledged a generous […]

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photo from article Retired heart doctor creates cardiology education fund at Medical College of Georgia

Retired heart doctor creates cardiology education fund at Medical College of Georgia

February 24, 2022

Dr. Gordon Chason Miller, a 1962 Medical College of Georgia alumnus and retired cardiologist, has a heart for medical education at MCG.

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photo from article Chick-fil-A gives $100,000 to fund minority recruitment efforts at Augusta University

Chick-fil-A gives $100,000 to fund minority recruitment efforts at Augusta University

February 22, 2022

The donation will go toward recruiting Black male teachers and underrepresented physicians.

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photo from article Hearst Foundations awards Augusta University $100,000 to support MCG 3+

Hearst Foundations awards Augusta University $100,000 to support MCG 3+

February 17, 2022

The Hearst Foundations recently awarded Augusta University $100,000 to support the Medical College of Georgia. This gift will go toward scholarships for students in the MCG 3+ program, which is designed to offer accelerated medical training to those who commit to practice primary care in rural or underserved Georgia after completing school. Despite its recent […]

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photo from article Longtime faculty create scholarship endowments for Athletics and Department of Art and Design

Longtime faculty create scholarship endowments for Athletics and Department of Art and Design

February 16, 2022

Janice and Ray Whiting show their love for family and Augusta University by creating named endowments to support baseball/softball and art scholarships.

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photo from article University employee commits legacy gift to Children’s Hospital

University employee commits legacy gift to Children’s Hospital

February 04, 2022

Professional fundraisers are uniquely positioned to experience firsthand the true spirit of philanthropy. They can see it in the faces of donors – particularly in that moment when passions align with a need, allowing a donor’s values to be expressed through a specific gift designation. It is this spirit of philanthropy that motivates Augusta University’s […]

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photo from article Provost and wife will match gifts to create first endowed scholarship for occupational therapy students

Provost and wife will match gifts to create first endowed scholarship for occupational therapy students

January 26, 2022

A passion for occupational therapy leads to Augusta University's first OT scholarship.

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photo from article Press On provides  $250,000 to help start pediatric BMT program

Press On provides $250,000 to help start pediatric BMT program

January 20, 2022

To kick off 2022, founders and board members from the nonprofit organization, Press On Fund, presented a check for $250,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in January. This gift will help establish a pediatric bone marrow transplant unit at Georgia’s second largest children’s hospital. Transplants are now standard for many children’s cancers, such as […]

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photo from article Business alumnus creates two scholarship opportunities for Hull College students

Business alumnus creates two scholarship opportunities for Hull College students

January 20, 2022

Erwin C. Reid, a longtime executive with Chick-fil-A and a 1983 graduate of the James M. Hull College of Business at Augusta University, recently made a significant gift to establish two named Hull College endowments: the Erwin C. Reid Internship Scholarship Endowment and Erwin C. Reid Study Abroad/Away Scholarship Endowment. Based on his own college […]

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photo from article MCG Alzheimer’s research gets $750,000 boost from young philanthropist

MCG Alzheimer’s research gets $750,000 boost from young philanthropist

January 20, 2022

Dr. Xingjun Fan is conducting promising research into the cause of Alzheimer's disease.

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photo from article Kevin and Brittany Kisner Foundation commits $5.3 million to Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Kevin and Brittany Kisner Foundation commits $5.3 million to Children’s Hospital of Georgia

November 15, 2021

PGA golfer Kevin Kisner and wife invest in new pediatric behavioral health and wellness center.

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photo from article Nursing alumni celebrate 50-year reunion by creating scholarship

Nursing alumni celebrate 50-year reunion by creating scholarship

October 20, 2021

Nurse from Class of 1971 says she is putting her money where her heart is.

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photo from article Riverside Refreshments creates scholarship for men’s golf

Riverside Refreshments creates scholarship for men’s golf

September 29, 2021

Augusta beverage distributor pours out support for Jaguar Athletics.

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photo from article All in for Miller gives $25,000 for childhood cancer

All in for Miller gives $25,000 for childhood cancer

September 27, 2021

The founders and board members from the nonprofit organization, All In for Miller , presented a check to the Georgia Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. The All In for Miller Fund, created to provide support to pediatric cancer patients and their families, particularly pediatric immunotherapy patients, was established […]

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photo from article College of Nursing dean funds nursing scholarship

College of Nursing dean funds nursing scholarship

August 05, 2021

Inspired by the generosity of donors who made her scholarships possible, College of Nursing Dean Dr. Tanya Sudia wanted to give back in her own way.

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photo from article Bank of America awards $250,000 grant to Augusta University

Bank of America awards $250,000 grant to Augusta University

July 23, 2021

The plaza immediately outside the new Science and Mathematics building will be named for Bank of America.

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photo from article Kiwanis Club makes $100,000 commitment to Augusta University

Kiwanis Club makes $100,000 commitment to Augusta University

June 22, 2021

Kiwanis $100,000 pledge given in celebration of club's 100 years of service in Augusta.

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photo from article Community leaders commit $300,000 to COVID-19 neurological study

Community leaders commit $300,000 to COVID-19 neurological study

June 03, 2021

Several community leaders have committed $300,000 to help continue to fund a Medical College of Georgia study examining the long-term neurological impact of COVID-19.

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photo from article MCG Alumnus supports MCG 3+ program

MCG Alumnus supports MCG 3+ program

May 26, 2021

Dr. George Sessions, (MD ’55) and his wife, Martha, donated one of the first gifts to the MCG 3+ program and have committed an estate gift of $250,000. In addition, he has served as a mentor and guide to one of MCG’s newest graduates, Dr. Katrina Hazim. To continue reading click here.

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photo from article Community supporter donates $1 million to Augusta University’s Augusta Gives campaign

Community supporter donates $1 million to Augusta University’s Augusta Gives campaign

April 21, 2021

Emily Baumann's donation to Augusta Gives will benefit Georgia's pediatric behavioral health care.

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photo from article Peach State Health Plan announces partnership with Medical College of Georgia to address rural physician shortage

Peach State Health Plan announces partnership with Medical College of Georgia to address rural physician shortage

March 04, 2021

Peach State Health Plan and Medial College of Georgia at Augusta University have announced a partnership to address the state's critical rural physician shortage. PSHP will present a $5.2 million grant to fund the MCG 3+ accelerated medical school curriculum.

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photo from article Lady A, newest member of the Grand Ole Opry, establishes scholarship at AU

Lady A, newest member of the Grand Ole Opry, establishes scholarship at AU

February 09, 2021

Lady A has been invited to join the Grand Ole Opry. The group, which has Augusta ties, also established a scholarship at Augusta University through their Lady Aid Fund.

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photo from article Augusta University Health receives $2 million to expand COVID-19 vaccine effort

Augusta University Health receives $2 million to expand COVID-19 vaccine effort

February 03, 2021

Augusta National and the Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area will provide matching $1 million contributions, resulting in a joint donation of $2 million to further support AU Health’s vaccination efforts.

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photo from article $1 million gift from pool industry pioneer establishes MCG’s newest endowed chair

$1 million gift from pool industry pioneer establishes MCG’s newest endowed chair

February 03, 2021

The gift from the estate of the late Leon Bloom, founder of BioLab, Inc., creates the Leon and Dorothy Bloom Chair in Medical Research at the Medical College of Georgia.

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