Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.
Don MacQuarrie '69 - A Track Record of Giving
Like many Nichols alumni, Don MacQuarrie's fondest memories of his collegiate experience are centered on athletics. MacQuarrie came back to campus on September 19, 2015...
Alice Belden '85 MBA '92
Alice Belden '85 MBA '92 was an atypical Nichols College undergrad (a woman, attending evening classes, part- time) in the late '70s and early '80s; but Nichols' unique...
Henri M. David, Jr.,'64 DBA (Hon.) '09
"I had arrived at a point in my life where I felt I had been fortunate to have had a successful career." Henri M. David, Jr. '64 DBA (Hon.) '09 and Conrad Society chair, uses those words...
David Bedard '86 & Ellen Bedard '87, A Bison Love Story
"I wanted a small business school, so Nichols was definitely in the running," Ellen says, then admits, "But I had my heart set on going to Bryant..."
Howard and Lynn were both age 55 when they purchased some vacant land a few miles outside of town. They thought real estate would be a good investment that could be sold later for a profit.
Capital Gains Tax Bypassed
Peter and Gail were nearing retirement. Over the years, with the help of their financial advisor, they made solid investments in securities and built a sizable portfolio.
Property Turns Into Income
Miranda lived in the family home where she and her spouse had raised their three children. After her spouse passed away, Miranda found it increasingly difficult to care for her property.
Part Gift and Part Sale
Susan and Kevin bought a vacant lot along Lake Michigan many years ago. They had planned to build a second home so that their family could spend their summers along the lake.
What Will You Do with Your Unspent Retirement Savings?
Michael and Kelly were retired engineers with two adult children. They owned a home, some stocks, and IRAs.
A Bequest to Save Taxes
Thomas was a widower who had a great love for our organization. As an individual who had directly benefited from our work, Thomas wanted to thank us with a gift from his estate.
Testamentary Charitable Remainder Unitrust: Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!
We have all heard the saying "You can't have your cake and eat it too." This phrase describes a situation where we want two good things at the same time when that isn't possible.