Meet Our Donors

Jim Mentesti

Grateful Alum Gives Back to Benefit Future Students
“Quincy University has been interwoven in my life for decades, and I want to make sure that people get to have those same experiences for generations to come,” reflects Jim Mentesti ’66, on why he continues to support his alma mater. Read More

Marilyn Walsh Bunn

A Generous Spirit
Marilyn Walsh Bunn '54 was known for her kindness, generosity and her devout faith. These character traits were woven throughout her life and evident in her interactions with people, the choices she made and the legacy she left. Read More

Peggy Magliari

Creating a Lasting Connection to Quincy University
It was in the classroom that Dr. Richard "Mags" Magliari found his true calling: teaching. In the early '70s, he applied for a position at Quincy College to teach in the Business Department. Read More

Randy and Laura Cannady

Giving Back to QU
Financial aid played a big part in Randy and Laura Cannady's college experiences, as both came from large families. By including the University in their estate plan, they're paying forward the help they were given. Read More

Martha and Len Biallas

Couple's Gift Shows Gratitude for QU Experience
Len and Martha '71 Biallas' dedication and commitment to Quincy University first started in the classroom—Len as a professor and Martha as a student. In gratitude for the professors at QU who helped them to nourish and grow a world view and a faith commitment consistent with the Franciscan tradition, they continue to support endowed scholarship funds for five former professors and have remembered QU in their estate plan. Read More

Dr. Peggy Redshaw and Dr. Jerry Lincecum

Finding a Vocation in a QU Classroom
When Dr. Peggy Redshaw came to what was then Quincy College as a freshman in 1966, she had no idea she would spend the next four decades in a college classroom. "The idea of me becoming a college professor was unthinkable when I entered QC," Peggy says. Read More

Dr. Rebecca Leonard

Investing in Women in Medicine
With financial assistance and perseverance, Dr. Rebecca Leonard pursued her dream of becoming a physician. Today, she is helping young women who share this dream. Read More

Dr. Maurine Magliocco

The Right Gift at the Right Time
In 2015 Dr. Maurine Magliocco took the advice of her financial advisor and made a tax-free gift from her IRA to the university. Read More

George and Mary Nell Meyer

A Gift of a Quincy Education
George and Mary Nell Meyer combined their annual support of Quincy University with an estate gift so that future QU students will benefit from scholarship opportunities for generations to come. Read More

Barbara and Jim Long

A Solid Foundation
It’s been 50 years since Barbara (Fischer ’68) Long first set foot on the Quincy College campus. As an incoming freshman, Fischer viewed Quincy College as nothing more than a temporary step in her college career—a transitory, one-year intermission between Quincy Notre Dame High School and another university to which she planned to transfer as a sophomore. Read More

Mike and Cinda McClain

Proud Supporters
Mike and Cinda ’71 (Awerkamp) McClain have established three endowed scholarship funds at Quincy University: The Lucinda Awerkamp McClain & Michael F. McClain Scholarship Fund, the Tom & Bette Awerkamp Scholarship Fund and the Mac & Marge McClain Scholarship Fund (the latter two named in honor of Cinda’s parents and Mike’s parents, respectively). Read More

Gift of Thanksgiving
When Joe Claes was a senior in high school, he did not know what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. With his parent’s encouragement, Joe toured the Quincy College campus, met some of the students, and the decision was made that Quincy was where he belonged. Read More