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Gifts in the News - 2015

PotashCorp Invests in SIU Agriculture Students
Representatives from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and PotashCorp were on campus Saturday for a presentation and announcement of a $300,000 donation to the College of Agricultural Science’s PotashCorp Pathway to Excellence Program.

Student to meet with nation’s Ag industry leaders
Emily Loehmer, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduate student, wants to make an impact in public health nutrition. She’ll have the chance to meet policy makers and experts in that area at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Outlook Forum next month as a participant in the Student Diversity Program, a section of the forum.

Gifts in the News - 2011

Illinois Soybean Association Will Help Build State-Of-The-Art Greenhouse
The Illinois Soybean Association [ISA], has contributed $250,000 toward a state-of-the-art undergraduate teaching and research greenhouse facility. The new facility will span 22,000 square-feet, and will replace a 50 year-old greenhouse currently located behind the Agriculture Building.

Gifts in the News - 2010

Kuehns' Estate Gift Benefits Agriculture Students And Research
A DuQuoin couple remembered for their devotion to SIUC will benefit students for years to come. Harold and Nora Kuehn left a significant estate gift to the SIUC Foundation. The gift includes the Kuehn farmland located in Dowel, IL.

PotashCorp Contributes Lead Gift For Greenhouse
PotashCorp, the world's largest fertilizer enterprise, has made a $250,000 contribution to the College of Agricultural Sciences as the lead gift for a fundraising initiative to replace a 50-year-old greenhouse that is the core learning laboratory for the Plant and Soil Science program.

Gifts in the News - 2009

Walter Wills' Gift Benefits Agriculture Students
Dr. Walter J. Wills, professor emeritus of agricultural economics, bequeathed over $1 million to the College of Agricultural Sciences. The gift will support various areas within the College and endow scholarships in such areas as animal science, plant and soil science, agriculture mechanization, and agribusiness economics.

Gifts in the News - 2007

Delaney Family Creates Scholarship Endowment
G. David Delaney, at 1983 SIUC graduate, established a $100,000 endowment in his father's honor to benefit students in the College of Agricultural Sciences. "My father was a great motivator. He had an easygoing manner, but his actions displayed wisdom and integrity," stated Delaney. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year.