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A new endowed chair at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will be funded through the support of friends of the college and a $2 million gift from Dr. Harlan Stone and his late wife, Jean. Stone is a retired surgeon who practiced at Good Samaritan Hospital, which is now Banner – UMC Phoenix.
The scholarship provides students full tuition, fees and on-campus housing for four years, as well as funding for other opportunities such as research projects or study abroad. This is the first time the program has teamed with a school in Arizona.
This year's Homecoming festivities include a virtual bonfire and lighting of "A" Mountain, along with virtual tours, college breakfasts, celebrations of Arizona traditions, special guest appearances and more.
A Fuel Wonder event on Friday will conclude Giving Day. The program will showcase ways in which gifts are helping students meet their potential and share it with the world.
Expanding their family tradition at the University of Arizona, Brian ('85) and Clara Franke have committed $1.5 million to support an endowed chair in the Department of Finance in the university's Eller College of Management.
Incoming first-year student Samantha Guerrero is beginning her studies without the worry of taking on debt. The Sandra, Pamela, and Polly Aley Scholarship will cover tuition, fees, and room and board for up to six years as long as she maintains eligibility criteria. A planned gift from Sandra Aley created the scholarship.