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.