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Past Donor Spotlights

Alum Karl Kirker establishes student support fund

A memory from 40 years ago is still going strong. Alum Karl Kirker (BSCE ’75), who received the Charles Church More Scholarship from UW CEE during his senior year in college, still remembers what it felt like to be the recipient of $400 that covered the cost of two quarters of tuition.

Student Support Fund Story

Al Potvin

Mastering money matching

Alumnus Al Potvin, MSCE ’66, Ph.D. ’68, is a civil engineer, not a magician. But he does have a trick up his sleeve. He exponentially multiplied five years’ worth of modest annual donations, which enabled him to establish an endowment to honor the person he credits with steering him toward his career path.

Alumnae Scholarship Story

Amy Haugerud, Anne Symonds, and Kristen Betty

CEE alumnae establish scholarship fund

They own their own companies, have been named "Engineer of the Year" by the American Council of Engineering Companies-Washington chapter, and now three CEE alumnae have one more thing in common: establishing a scholarship fund.

Alumnae Scholarship Story