Distinguished donors honored

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Foundation honored distinguished donors at a reception held Tuesday night at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette.

The annual event recognizes donors who make gifts of $10,000 or more to the university. The foundation also will recognize 26 endowed gifts of $50,000 or more with plaques hung in the Hall of Honor in Martin Hall on campus.

The endowments have a combined value of more than $4.1 million.

Those endowments added to the Hall of Honor include:

  • Frank and Jessie Mosing Endowed Engineering Student Career Development Center;
  • American Institute of Architects South Louisiana Endowed Scholarship;
  • Ken and Dave and Jill Ardoin Endowed 1st Generation Business Scholarship;
  • Maurice and Rosalie Bienvenu Memorial Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Education;
  • Maurice and Rosalie Bienvenu Memorial Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Engineering;
  • Ira and Judith Dearing Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Business;
  • Delhomme LeBlanc and Associates LLC Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Accounting;
  • J.E. Fike Memorial Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Accounting;
  • Cabot Corp. Endowed Chemical Engineering Scholarship;
  • Charles J. D. Gerrets III Memorial Endowed Business Administration Scholarship;
  • Chevron Endowed Petroleum Engineering Scholarship;
  • Lester J. Dunlap Louisiana Department of Insurance Scholarship;
  • Merlin Oil and Gas Endowed Scholarship in Professional Land and Resource Management;
  • Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana 1st Generation Scholarship in Market and Sales;
  • Beryl Shipley Mended Hearts Endowed Scholarship;
  • Alex and Loretta Durand Theriot Jr. Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Business;
  • Yentzen Family Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Business;
  • Honeywell Endowed Scholarship;
  • Philip and Cheryl Burguieres Fund;
  • Roger D. and Evelyn Linder Endowed Geology Fund;
  • Bill Paine Lafayette Geological Society Faculty Development Fund;
  • Petroleum Engineering Endowed Fleur-de-Lis Fund;
  • Paul Callais Memorial Endowed Professorship in Economics and Finance II;
  • Marc and Alcide Judice of Judice Inn Endowed Professorship in Business;
  • Mr. and Mrs. E.P. “Pat” Nalley Endowed Professorship in Business Administration; and
  • Connie Roque Steward Endowed Professorship in Business Administration.

For information about giving opportunities, contact the foundation at (337) 482-0700 or visit www.ullafayettefoundation.org.