Donors Behind the Tags

Judy Nitsch ’75:

Judy is well known in the WPI community for giving back in so many ways—as a mentor to many students and as a trustee whose leadership has helps shape the physical environment of the university. She has been recognized by the WPI Alumni Association not only for her career accomplishments but also for her service to WPI, and she is one of only a handful of alumni who have received all four career and service awards from the association. The Nitsch/Magliozzi Green Roof at East Hall and the Judy Nitsch ’75 and Tony Magliozzi Entrance at the Sports and Recreation Center recognize Judy and her late husband’s generous philanthropy. Read more…  

Bob Beckett ’57:

“After visiting so many colleges and universities, I just longed to have the opportunity to go, and it was given to me by WPI….I made up my mind that I was going to help this school. I didn’t know where my career was going, but I knew WPI was going to share in it.” Ever since, Bob has been giving back to WPI. Among their philanthropy, and his wife, Patricia, support students through a scholarship. Read more…  

David Schwaber ’65:

“There was a very strong feeling of cooperation at WPI. As students, you worked as a group. Faculty were there to help you. This experience has made me want to give back—to help an institution that really helped me.” David and his wife, Alena, named the Schwaber Dance Studios in the Sports and Recreation Center and established the Alena and David M. Schwaber ’65 Professorship in Environmental Engineering. Read more…  

Nick Teceno ’13:

“Ultimately, we want to leave our mark on WPI because, while the school will change over the years, the senior gift is always going to be there. When we come back to WPI with our families, we want to be able to say, ‘This is the legacy my class left.’ And that will be a great feeling!” Nick was a member of the Class of 2013 Senior Gift Committee, which led the fundraising for the class gift of the Fighting Goat Statue. With 348 senior donors we reached 45% of the senior class and raised almost $26,000. Read more…

 
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