Impact stories

Stephen P. Hepler’s legacy: pioneering computer science and perpetual support
Wayne State receives $1M gift to create Nancy Philippart and Thomas McGrail Center for Global Engineering Education
Wayne State celebrates 150 years and end of Pivotal Moments campaign
Alumnus donates $5M to College of Engineering scholarships, new testing laboratory
Journalism alumnus and wife commission bust of Madame Curie for WSU Polish room
Michigan-based law firm gives students practical experience
$1 million scholarship established by Wayne State and Corvias
Scholarships help student study science and culture in Japan
Student Call Center hits $1 million mark for first time
Social work alumna models "service first" values with endowed scholarship
Ilitch Business alumnus and family donate $500,000 to catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship
Surprise gift to LaGatella Scholarship supports LGBT community
Freedman family multiplies opportunity at School of Social Work
Frederick Hessler ’70 supports Ilitch School’s Student Success Center
Staff member honors alumni parents with named scholarship
Generations of empowered women transforming lives
Scholarships help finance major look toward the future
Alumna inspires future physicians through endowed scholarship
A veteran in serving others
Gretchen Valade increases commitment to Wayne State jazz program to $9.5 million
Scholarship created for social work students overcoming life challenges
Alumna dedicates time and resources to Detroit through medical student education
Kresge Foundation invests in student success at Wayne State University
Philanthropist Mort Harris invests in future leaders of medicine at Wayne State University
Getting down to business