Impact Spotlight

Impact Stories

Alumni and friends support Stevens for many reasons. Some gifts come from grateful alumni who make provisions for Stevens in their estate plans. Others come from eager new alumni who make their first gift soon after graduating, and begin to make philanthropy an annual habit. Still more gifts come from generous corporate and foundation partners who believe Stevens is a sound investment. Whatever the reason, and no matter the amount, every gift has a story and an impact.

Scholl Launchpad Awards Support Student Innovation at Stevens

Through the Thomas H. Scholl Launchpad Awards, former Stevens trustee Thomas H. Scholl champions innovative student projects in education, healthcare, fashion and more.

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A group of thirteen students who participate in Launchpad pose for a photo together

ACES: Access and Opportunity in STEM

Thanks to the generosity of supporters, Stevens ACES (Accessing Careers in Engineering and Science) continues to expand and enrich opportunities for STEM education and career development for talented high school students from underserved communities.

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Students gather to play a game outside

New Gifts Support Faculty, Elevate Stevens’ Academic Enterprise

Two impactful gifts for faculty support are propelling the university’s strategic vision, fostering faculty growth and fueling influential research at Stevens.

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Students gather in a classroom with professor

Sharing A Brotherly Tribute: Forslund Lounge

Don Forslund ’60 M.S. ’62 made a gift to name the Forslund Lounge in the University Center Complex to honor the time that he and his late twin brother Robert P. Forslund ’60 M.S. ’62 spent at Stevens.

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Students gather in the Forslund Lounge in the University Center Complex

Honoring the Semcer Legacy: Student Commons

The Semcer family came together to name the student commons in the University Center Complex in honor of Trustee Emeritus Frank J. Semcer, Sr. ’65 and Mary Jane Semcer for their decades of work and support for Stevens.

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Over 20 members of the Semcer family gather for a photo

Excelling in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The generosity of the Ansary family and the Gallois family supports two premier student competitions at Stevens – the Ansary Entrepreneurship Competition and the Gallois Autonomous Robot Competition.

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Students celebrate on stage at Innovation Expo

Building Upon Stevens’ Name Recognition

Steven I. Bandel ’74 credits his success to Stevens. Now, he’s giving back by supporting university priorities, namely the University Center Complex.

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Steven I. Bandel ’74 and Minnie stand outside of their named space within the University Center Complex

Stevens Field Hockey Team Takes on the World

In 2023, the Stevens field hockey team raised their game – as players, teammates and accomplished students with bold aspirations – in preseason play against some of Europe’s most accomplished clubs.

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Stevens field hockey team takes a boat tour in Europe during their 2023 trip

Manuel Perez ’68 Memorial Scholarship Fuels Students’ Dreams

The Manuel Perez ’68 Memorial Scholarship is transforming a uniquely American life story into a Stevens legacy.

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Manuel Perez ’68