Carnegie Mellon University

Inspiring Donor Stories

Thanks to supporters like you, we are able to make so much possible at CMU, and we are deeply grateful for your continued and dedicated commitment to our entire community.


900x600_dushaw_gp-22-024.jpgHearts of Tartan

More than 70 years after they fell in love at CMU, Bob and Marty DuShaw’s support for undergraduate scholarships shows their hearts will always be in the work.

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ronaldfrank_digital-resize_900x600.pngEngineering a Legacy

Ron Frank wants to ensure everyone has the opportunity to pursue a life-changing CMU education now and for generations to come.

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ua-20-223_audreyfitzgerald_900x600.pngA Meaningful Impact

Over the past 30 years, Audrey Fitzgerald has always quite literally answered the call to support the next chapter of the Carnegie Mellon University story.

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gibbles-900x600.jpgA Worthwhile Investment

A lifetime of savvy financial decisions has positioned Claude and Verna Gibble to share their hard-earned savings with the next generation of CMU students

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Tartan Traditions Newsletter

Our Tartan Traditions newsletter brings educational and enjoyable content directly to your mailbox and inbox. Make sure you don’t miss a single issue filled with inspiring stories about donors just like you by ensuring your contact information is up-to-date with CMU!

Fall 2021 Tartan Traditions:

  • Bob and Marty DuShaw’s support for undergraduate scholarships shows their hearts will always be in the work.

  • You can advance Carnegie Mellon University’s world-leading innovation — all while giving more than you dreamed possible! Gifting appreciated stock can be one of the most financially advantageous and tax-savvy ways to make an impact.

Spring 2021 Tartan Traditions:

  • Professor Emerita Barbara Freed built CMU’s Modern Language Department, and she’s giving back to ensure its impact continues for future Tartans.

  • From reviewing your retirement accounts to evaluating donor advised fund options, there are many ways to maximize your giving impact to your favorite organizations and causes.

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