“I’m so grateful for the
support of donors – many of
whom were probably in the
same boat as me once – who
are giving me this opportunity
to achieve something that
means so much to me.”
Lindsey Pappalardo ’17
A debt that can never be repaid...
The impact of a college scholarship is enduring, reaching beyond four years to shape individual lives and the futures of entire families.
For many, the realization of what a
scholarship has meant in their lives leads
to a sense of responsibility to the future.
A significant percentage of Miami’s most
dedicated alumni donors were once in
financial need themselves.
They have lived the power of the Miami
Experience through the generosity of
others and wish to share it with future
generations through endowed funds.
The following stories represent the
countless men and women who credit their
lives’ success to a transformative college
These are stories of debts that can never
be repaid and important reminders that
an investment in a student’s education is
boundless in its ability to touch the future.
2015-2016 Investment Report
The Puzzitiellos support Miami Football student-athletes with financial need, in appreciation of the football scholarship Richard received 50 years ago.
Mark moved to Washington to pursue a life of public service. These students are learning about public service through an internship with the city of Cincinnati.
As an education student, Judy Matsko took many courses in McGuffey Hall, home to the College of Education, Healthy, and Society.
The Lynn and Tim Pistell Scholarship supports students majoring in botany, a program that helps maintain and protect one of Miami’s iconic features – Bishop Woods.