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Honor Roll of Donors

Second line at a UNO graduation ceremonyJanuary through December 2012

On behalf of the students and faculty of the University of New Orleans, we would like to honor and acknowledge the following donors whose generous gifts are helping to advance UNO and ensure that New Orleans' preeminent public research university can continue to educate, ignite ingenuity and drive economic development in our region. A special thanks to all the Privateers (highlighted blue) who support their alma mater.

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Philosophy and History Departments split $4 million gift from UNO Alumnus
(Carl E. Muckley Award)

Carl E. MuckleyMarch 2013

The University of New Orleans celebrates on Friday nearly $4 million in planned gifts that will advance growth of the University's philosophy and history departments and fund a raft of scholarships, including two key scholarships named for UNO professors who inspired the benefactor.

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UNO Awards Screenwriting Scholarship established to honor local film professional (Joseph Patrick Uddo Foundation)

Patrick UddoJanuary 2013

The University of New Orleans awarded on Sunday, January 20 the first screenwriting scholarship honoring the memory of a New Orleans native and his love of films and filmmaking. The scholarship, which covers tuition and fees for a full academic year, was established in December, 2011  to honor the memory of a New Orleans native and his love of films and filmmaking.

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UNO Investiture Gala raises $200K for Veterans Scholarships

President FosDecember 2012

University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos announced that the University's investiture gala, held on Novovember 12, raised $200,000 for veterans scholarships. The money will help launch the new EdVets scholarship program, which will supplement the Post-9/11 GI Bill with enhancements that include summer study abroad. The $200,000 will fund  20 EdVets scholarship students in the 2013-14 academic year.

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Gift from Jazz Enthusiasts establishes Brass Scholarship at UNO
(Nathan and Priscilla Gordon)

Nathan and Priscilla GordonJuly 2012

A $25,000 gift from jazz enthusiasts Nathan and Priscilla Gordon will establish the Gordon Scholarship in Brass at the University of New Orleans. The scholarship will support new undergraduate students who are majoring in jazz at UNO and demonstrate talent in playing a brass instrument.

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