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Donor Stories

Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:


Lisa Donahue

The Donahues quickly set up a Charitable Gift Annuity with Fenway School of Psychology that provides them with a secure, fixed lifetime income—and more than half of each income payment is tax-free.

Richard Gardner

In addition to being one of the world's leading financial advisors, FSP alumnus, Richard Gardner is deeply committed to advancing the world's understanding of redwood forest ecology.

Bettie Williams

Almost fifty years after Bettie Williams left Fenway School of Psychology, the Fortuna native made a gift of property that helped fund the FSP Admissions Center which now bears her name.

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In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

Student Achievement

Students bring a rich array of talents and interests, leading to many forms of student achievement at MCU. What will you achieve? A distinctive Capstone presentation, surely. What else? Let MCU support your exploration and growth. Discover your interests. Develop your talents. And let your achievements shine.