Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share. Read their stories below:
Mary Maxwell and Roy Lambert never expected to make a planned gift to Portland State. After retiring, Roy started attending classes through the university's Senior Adult Learning Center.
Even though I’m neither a PSU alum nor a paying student, I’ve developed a deep connection with PSU as a senior auditor.
An Interview with Frank Hilton and Alan Coogan: Why Supporting PSU with a Planned Gift is Important.
Frank and Alan have made PSU a beneficiary of their retirement accounts and are members of the Epler Society. Named for PSU founder Stephen E. Epler and his wife Ferne, the Epler Society honors donors who include the university in their estate plans.
In 1964, when Allen Ray Sandstrom graduated from PSU with a business degree, he was the first in his family to earn a college education.
Alumna and retired PSU librarian Evelyn Crowell supports three scholarships at Portland State.