Why They Give

Donor Stories



Rossie Henley Lindsey '63 and Cleaton Lindsey
Rossie Henley Lindsey ’63 and Cleaton Lindsey

Our gift annuity has kept us connected with UNCG and has afforded us the opportunity to meet the students who have benefited from it.


Ruth and Harry Edgren
Ruth and Harry Edgren

We chose to make our donation to the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program in the form of a Gift Annuity. While the income from this fund will enable students…


Gayle Hicks Fripp and Terry Fripp
Gayle Hicks Fripp ’63 and Terry Fripp

I realized all through my working career how much I owed to the university because of the knowledge and skills they had given.


Alice Joyner Irby ’54

When I was a student, Warren Ashby became my friend, not just my professor. That’s what you want in a learning community.