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Any gift to MSU Denver can be designated to pay tribute to or memorialize an important person in your life. These designations might acknowledge a teacher, mentor, family member, friend, colleague or loved one. Making a tribute or memorial gift to MSU Denver is a great way to ensure that a person’s influence and legacy is honored.

To make a gift in memory of someone close to you, select memorial or tribute on the online giving form and please be sure to include who the gift is in memory of in the comments section. To establish a memorial fund in someone's name, please contact University Advancement at or 303-615-0065 to discuss setting up a fund.

   Tyler Despres Memorial Scholarship

Tyler Despres was a senior majoring in Behavioral Science with a goal of becoming a teacher. He was also the co-founder of the popular Denver bands Science Partner and  Gin Doctors. His family requests that all gifts made in Tyler's memory will support student scholarships in education. Click here to make a gift to Tyler's fund.

   Dr. Eric Ball Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Ball embodied excellence in teaching--impacting, inspiring and guiding students with tremendous success. The Department of Chemistry and Dr. Ball’s family wish for his vision and passion for education to endure through the establishment of an endowed scholarship. Please click here to donate to Dr. Ball's scholarship.

   Pamela McIntyre-Marcum Memorial

The Pamela McIntyre?Marcum Memorial Scholarship is a tribute to the life of former MSU Denver professor, Pamela McIntyre?Marcum, that supports female students who have confronted issues of violence in their lives. Click here to contribute to Pamela's memorial scholarship.

   Forrest Golec Memorial Scholarship

The Forrest Golec Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Forrest Golec to provide scholarships in support of students with a declared major in Psychology. The Denver native was a graduate of George Washington High School and a student at MSU Denver. Please click here to donate to Forrest Golec's scholarship.

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