WHY I'm Leaving A Legacy: Patricia Grutzmacher, ’85
Patricia Grutzmacher, ’85, professor emerita of music education, remembers that as a student it was important for her to have time to study, reflect, philosophize and actually learn. Now, it’s important to Patricia to give back to help future students have those same opportunities. Watch the video below to hear Patricia explain how easy it was for her to give in support of Kent State music education students, in turn providing a legacy for the future of others.
Why I Give: Randall Keller, '08
What’s your motivation to give back? Randall Keller, ’08, feels Kent State is a vital part of Northeast Ohio, and has chosen to boost its regional impact through his estate plan. Randall’s gift will support students of Kent State University’s College of Business, and also the Kent State wrestling program. To discover more reasons why Randall gives to Kent State and hear him discuss how easy he found it to give through a bequest, watch this short video.
Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent, Ohio, on June 3. The event was free and open to the public.
For one Kent State University alumna, the mentoring she gives her scholarship recipients is as meaningful to her as the financial support she provides.
During the past fiscal year, many people looked carefully at Kent State University and said, “This is a place I believe in — this is a community worth my investment.” Our 2015 Generosity Report tells the story of their impact.