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Thanks to our donors, the College of Education continues to be a leader in research, teaching, and service for future educators, exercise and sports scientists, councilors and human development professionals, and organizational leaders. We want to recognize the donors who continue to support our initiatives, and we list the names of our donors here on our website as well as in our annual alumni publication. Depending on your level of support, your name will also appear in the honor roll section of the annual report.

Annual Dean's Club Honor Roll

The Dean's Club is the leadership giving society of the College of Education, recognizing alumni and friends who make a significant and sustaining impact on the College with annual support of $1,500 or more over the fiscal year (July 1, 2017- June 30, 2018).

Platinum $25,000 and above

  • Mr. David Cohen
  • Mr. Manuel Cohen
  • Ms. Kim Cohen Dye
  • Dr. Arthur M. Horne and Mrs. Gayle Horne
  • Mr. Michael E. Penland and Mrs. Rebecca D. Penland
  • Mrs. June W. Martin and Mr. Paul T. Martin
  • Dr. Elizabeth Brown Sloop
  • Mr. Jim Womack

Gold $10,000–$24,999

  • Mr. Robert H. Carson Jr. and Ms. Teresa M. Carson
  • Miss Alisa J. Nofsinger
  • Dr. Marie R. Mullan
  • Dr. Peter Smagorinsky

Silver $5,000–$9,999

  • Dr. Lynda Thomas Goodfellow and Mr. Raymond B. Goodfellow
  • Mr. Philip W. Hendrickson and Mrs. Carol Hendrickson
  • Dr. Lawrence R. Hepburn and Dr. Mary A. Hepburn
  • Dr. Alison R. Hynd and Dr. George W. Hynd
  • Dr. Francis A. Norman III and Mrs. Carla Wooten Norman
  • Mrs. Cheryl Davis Resnick and Mr. Jeff Resnick

Bronze $1500–$4,999

  • Mrs. Janice P. Agron
  • Dr. Donna E. Alvermann and Mr. John Alvermann
  • Dr. Scott P. Ardoin and Mrs. Kelly Ardoin
  • Ms. Eleanor F. Banister
  • Mr. George M. Brandon and Mrs. Martha S. Brandon
  • Mr. Frank W. Bryant and Dr. Karen Bryant
  • Dr. David E. Clark and Mrs. Kimber L. Clark
  • Dr. Sandra Pryor Clarkson
  • Ms. Margaret G. Cole and Dr. Ronald S. Cole
  • Dr. Thomas J. and Ms. Sara Cooney
  • Dr. Kathleen L. Davis
  • Dr. Janna Dresden and Dr. Ronald M. Cervero
  • Mr. Bertis E. Downs IV and Mrs. Katherine Downs
  • Dr. Merrianne Buice Dyer and Mr. Larry W. Dyer
  • Dr. Gerald R. Firth and Dr. Doris Y. Firth
  • Mr. Ronald L. Fritchley and Mrs. Martha L. Fritchley
  • Mrs. Carolee Wells Gailey
  • Dr. George M. Gazda and Mrs. Dolores Q. Gazda
  • Dr. Brian A. Glaser and Mrs. Judy Glaser
  • Dr. Evan M. Glazer
  • Dr. Denise Muth Glynn and Dr. Shawn M. Glynn
  • Mrs. Linda Hughes Hardie
  • Dr. Richard L. Hayes and Dr. Bree A. Hayes
  • Capt. Larry Hone and Mrs. Pat Hone
  • Dr. Cheri A. Hoy
  • Mr. James F. Kelley and Ms. Julie W. Kelley
  • Ms. Ann Kilgore
  • Ms. Ruth L. Langevin
  • Dr. Richard L. Lynch and Mrs. Genevieve A. Lynch
  • Mr. Steve Marcotte and Dr. Anne Marcotte
  • Mrs. Gay Smith Miller
  • Ms. Deborah N. Meyerhoff and Mr. Scott Meyerhoff
  • Mr. David J. Mullen Jr. and Mrs. Cynthia J. Mullen
  • Dr. Whitney L. Myers
  • Miss Gale B. Nemec
  • Dr. J. Steven Oliver
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Ossowski
  • Mr. Chad V. Powell and Mrs. Stephanie A. Powell
  • Dr. Patricia L. Reeves and Dr. Thomas C. Reeves
  • Dr. Douglas W. Reynolds and Mrs. Carol Reynolds
  • Dr. Johnny Sanders Jr. and Dr. Rubye L. Sanders
  • Mr. Ryan A. Scates and Ms. Kiel A. Scates
  • Dr. Donald O. Schneider
  • Mr. Grant W. Shih
  • Mrs. Pamela D. Smith and Mr. Bruce W. Smith
  • Mrs. Cara Snow and Mr. Ricky Snow
  • Dean Denise A. Spangler
  • Dr. John E. Steinbrink and Mrs. Lennie W. Steinbrink
  • Mrs. Claire S. Tardy
  • Dr. Antoinette Tiburzi
  • Mr. Ronald W. Tidmore and Mrs. Karen Adair Tidmore
  • Mr. Edward D. Tolley and Dr. Beth Dekle Tolley
  • Dr. Vasti Torres
  • Mrs. Betty Hooks Underwood
  • Dr. Cynthia O. Vail and Mr. Jonathan Vail
  • Dr. Lelia Vaughan
  • Ms. Martha L. Vaughan
  • Dr. Otto P. Wielan
  • Mrs. Inga Willner and Mr. Larry E. Willner
  • Dr. Patricia S. Wilson and Dr. John T. Wilson
  • Mrs. Jacqueline V. Wonder and Mr. Andrew Wonder
  • Dr. Mary M. Wood and Dr. Norman J. Wood
  • Mrs. Erla Gortatowsky Zuber

COE Corporations and Foundations

These corporations and foundations provided significant annual support for the College of Education over the last fiscal year.

$100k and above

  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation


  • National Academy of Education
  • The Bernard Osher Foundation
  • The Spencer Foundation

$10k- $49,999

  • The Eve Carson Foundation


  • Athens Sertoma Club
  • The Foundation for the Carolinas
  • PulteGroup, Inc.
  • Pure Action Inc.
  • The Savannah Community Foundation
  • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association