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June 2016 Check Presentation

Wednesday, July 27 2016

His devotion and passion for serving his community are unparalleled. His hard work and outspoken advocacy for justice makes an indelible impression on every life he touches. He is relentlessly driven toward his most treasured…

Setting the Scenario for Soaring Students: CR Junkins Receives George Jenkins Endowed Teaching Chair Award for 2015

Wednesday, March 16 2016

This is the first in a series of two Endowed Teaching Chair 2015 Stories. With an infectious enthusiasm and warmth, Professor CR Junkins helps his students shine, leading them on a joyous adventure of learning…

Creating Stories of Student Success: Lynsay McCaulley Receives George Jenkins Endowed Teaching Chair Award for 2014

Monday, March 7 2016

This is the fourth in a series of four Endowed Teaching Chair 2014 stories. An exciting journey waiting to unfold. A burning flame of potential ready to be ignited. This is what Lynsay McCaulley envisions…

February 2016 Check Presentation

Friday, March 4 2016

A passion for the betterment of our community. A dedication to fulfilling dreams through the power of a higher education. A continuous generosity that truly touches lives and makes a profound difference. Add them all…

November 2015 Check Presentation

Wednesday, January 27 2016

Eventually in every life’s journey, we are faced with the overwhelming presence of our most intimidating obstacles. These mountains tower over us, looming in our path, threatening to shatter our hopes and dreams. Standing face-to-face…

October 2015 Check Presentation

Monday, December 7 2015

Hope. It’s a word that opens up universes in our hearts and vast landscapes in our lives. It has the power to lift us up from despair to determination, from the tiny, suffocating confines of…

September 2015 Check Presentation

Monday, December 7 2015

When a ray of sunshine enters a room, it brightens and warms everyone inside, and illuminates everything to make it clearer and more understandable. It nurtures every flower and plant in the room, helping it…

A Fantastic Fiesta at Wine for Wisdom – Spain and Portugal!

Thursday, September 24 2015

Surrounded by the beautiful sights, exciting sounds and delicious flavors of Spain and Portugal, an enthusiastic crowd of 400 guests was transported on September 17 to the latest destination on the Wine for Wisdom World…

June 2015 Check Presentation

Thursday, July 23 2015

Among the most powerful, passionate ways we create an infinite human connection is by recognizing those who have impacted our lives in a profound way, then passing that blessing on to other human beings. It…

A Mathematical Magician: Richard Decker Receives Banking Endowed Teaching Chair award

Monday, June 29 2015

This is the third in a series of four Endowed Teaching Chair 2014 stories. Transforming apprehension into appreciation, chaos into clarity, and ennui into enthusiasm, Richard Decker performs magic in his classroom every day. Lifting the…