Special Gifts

  • Contributions to the Sigma Alpha Mu Foundation are accepted in memory of Sigma Alpha Mu fratres, family and friends, and also to honor living members. Acknowledgements are sent and contributions of $25 or more are published on the Foundation's website and in the Octagonian.  Donations are used to support the Foundation's mission.

     

    If you wish to establish a permanent endowment in memory of or in honor of an individual or group of individuals please contact Foundation Director Aaron Girson at aarong@sam-fdn.org.

     

    Special contributions may be mailed the Sigma Alpha Mu Foundation, 8701 Founders Road, Indianapolis, IN, 46268; or click below to make a secure gift online.

     

     

 
  • Honor and Memorial Contributions
    May 2019 to November 2019

     

    IN MEMORY OF:

     

    Harold Brandman
    To the Harold Brandman Scholarship
    By Edward M. Brandman (Rutgers, ’87)


    Jerry Budgar (Cornell, ’65)
    To the Jerry Budgar Memorial Scholarship
    By Donald B. Altman (Cornell, ’68)


    Joseph Cohen (The Ohio State University, ’34)
    By Victor Cohen (The Ohio State University, ‘62)


    Andrew C. Dickson (Washington U., ’83)
    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund
    By Stephen M. Alpart (Washington U., ’82)
    By his sister, Elana Grissom
    By his sister, Elana Grissom
    By David P. Kleppel (Washington U., ’82)


    Howard Flaster (SUNY-Buffalo, ’60)
    By Marvin Glockner (SUNY-Buffalo, ’60)


    John Florence
    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund
    By Elana Grissom


    Gary I. Gotlieb (Univ. of Texas, ’86)
    To the Gary Gotlieb Memorial Scholarship

    By Gary L. Solka (Univ. of Texas, ’86)

     

    Lawrence Katchen (Cornell, ‘43), Sanford M. Reiss (Cornell, ’42), and Alvin Silverman (Cornell, ’42)

    By Stanley F. Reiter (Cornell, ’42)


    Dr. Noel Kleppel (New York Univ., ’49)
    By Benjamin D. Bearman (Minnesota, ’97)

    By Daniel A. Grossberg (Miami, ’84)


    Jerry Miller (Miami OH, ’76)
    By Alan Levy (Miami OH, ’72)


    Dr. Jay Nogi (Univ. of Rochester, ’65)
    By Sandra Nogi


    Michael Powder (Univ. of Toledo, ’61)
    By Lee Dollins (Univ. of Toledo, ’61)
    By Philip Weisberg (Univ. of Toledo, ‘61)


    Alan Rosenthal (SUNY-Buffalo, ‘55)
    By Michael Schultz (SUNY-Buffalo, ’56)


    William P. Schwartz (Oklahoma, ’44), SAM Executive Director Emeritus
    By Leon Hirsh (Oklahoma, ’51)
    By Howard Lerman (Univ. of North Texas, ’67)

    Paul Tarlowski ((University of Louisville, ’69)

     

    William P. Schwartz (Oklahoma, ’44), SAM Executive Director Emeritus
    To the Bill Schwartz Memorial Fund
    By Bernard M. Roberts (Oklahoma, ’50)


    Sigma Pi Pledge Class of 1945 (UCLA)
    By Nathan Wolfstein (UCLA, ’45)


    Dr. Robert A. Sills (University of Illinois-Urbana, ‘38)
    By Dr. Fredrick Silverman (Southern Methodist University, ‘65)


    Bernard M. Silverman (University of Illinois-Urbana, ‘33)
    By Dr. Fredrick Silverman (Southern Methodist University, ‘65)


    Claude E. White (Rutgers, ‘68)
    By Jay Rice (Rutgers, ‘ 71)

     

    Jerry Budgar (Cornell, ’65)
    To the Jerry Budgar Memorial Scholarship Fund
    By Donald B. Altman (Cornell, ’68)

     

    William P. Schwartz (Oklahoma, ’44), SAM Executive Director Emeritus To the Bill Schwartz Memorial Fund

    By Bernard M. Roberts (Oklahoma, ’50)

     

    IN HONOR OF:

     

    The 96th Birthday of Foundation Director, Sidney H. Guller (Washington U., ’43)
    By his brother, Maurice Guller, (Missouri, ’54)
    By his great nephew, Alan Michael Shen (Florida, ’16)
    By his great nephew, Noah Aaron Hartman (Alabama, ’16)
    By his great nephew, Jacob Samuel Hartman (Alabama, ’18)

     

    Jerry Budgar (Cornell ’65)
    To the Jerry Budgar Memorial Scholarship Fund
    By his brother, Lawrence Budgar


    Isaac Kohn Claar (Beta Iota, ’19)
    By his grandfather, Robert A. Kohn (Louisville, 58)


    Andrew J. Desantis (College of Staten Island, ’96)
    To the Andrew Desantis Memorial Scholarship Fund
    By Collen DeFranco


    Stephen M. Alpart (Washington U., ’82)
    To the Andy Dickson Memorial Scholarship Fund
    By Charles D. Hammerman (Washington ’82)


    Eta Class of 1959
    By H. Lewis Rapaport (Syracuse, ’56)


    Phillip Glauben (University of North Texas, ’73)
    By Dave Westol


    Andrew J. Huston, ΣAM Executive Director (Minnesota, ’01)
    By Dave Westol
    By Nancy Dietmeyer


    Dr. Howard Levy (University of Illinois-Urbana, ’60)
    By Murray Favus (University of Illinois, ’60)


    Leland Manders, ΣAM Properties President (Miami U., ’72)
    By Alan Levy (Miami U., ’72)


    William P. Schwartz, ΣAM Executive Director Emeritus (Oklahoma, ’44)
    By Paul Tarlowski (University of Louisville, ’69)


    Sigma Theta Chapter
    By David Fiszel (Texas, ’91)

     

     

  • Honor and Memorial Contributions
    October 2018 to May 2019

     

    IN MEMORY OF:

     

    Ben Anderson
    By Richard Jay Thal (North Carolina State, ’65)
    By Lewis N. Schloss (North Carolina State, ’65)
    By Charles Wapner (North Carolina State, ’67)

     

    Noel Baker & Bernard Hoffman (Columbia, ’20)

    By Joel R. Baron (Brooklyn, ’57)

     

    Larry Berman (San Jose State, ’65)

    By David N. Loew (San Jose State, ’68)

     

    Leonard Berman (NC State, ’63)

    By Charles Wapner (North Carolina State, ’67)
    By Victor W. Feit (North Carolina State, ’66)

     

    Jerry Budgar (Cornell, ’65)
    To the Jerry Budgar Memorial Scholarship Fund
    By Dennis G. Paese (Cornell, ’60)
    By Richard P. Mandel (Cornell, ’68)
    By John A. Commito (Cornell, ’68)
    By Thomas H. Mulligan (Cornell, ’70)
    By Matthew A. Sloan (Cornell, ’10)
    By Matthew H. Gruber (Cornell, ’10)
    By Jonathan M. Weinberg (Cornell, ’10)

     

    Jeffrey Evan Lewis Cohen (Toledo, ’62)
    By Neal A. Corday (Toledo, ’63)


    Andrew C. Dickson (Washington U – ’83)
    To the Andrew Dickson Scholarship Fund
    By his sister, Elana Grissom
    By Risa Dickson


    Edward E. Elson (Drexel, ’61)
    By Michael P. Marinoff (Drexel, ’60)

     

    Margaret Fagenson

    By her husband, Robert B. Fagenson (Syracuse, ’67)

     

    Michael Fields (North Carolina State, ’67)
    By Victor W. Feit (North Carolina State, ’66)
    By Charles Wapner (North Carolina State, ’67)


    John Florence
    To the Andrew Dickson Scholarship Fund
    By Elana Grissom

     

    Gary P. Gormin (Minnesota, ’62)
    By Andrew A. Dunsky, (Ohio State, ’82)

     

    Frank Feibelman (North Carolina State, ’67)
    By Charles Wapner (North Carolina State, ’67)


    Arthur J. Greenbaum (USC, ’48)
    By his wife, Edna F. Greenbaum

     

    Kenneth Ishida (UC-Berkeley, ’96)
    To the Sigma Sigma Educational Fund

    By Derrick D. Chi (UC-Berkeley, ’96)

     

    Scott Jason Jellen
    By Robert A. Jellen (USC, ’64)

     

    Frances L. Kantor
    By Stanley B. Kantor (Michigan State, ’66)

     

    Jeff Katz

    By Fred L. Forman (Case Western Reserve, ’62)

     

    Dennis A. Khaner (Miami OH, ’65)

    By Thomas E. Friedman (Miami OH, ’65)

     

    Jeffrey Scott Levy (Texas, ’84)

    To the Jeff Levy Sigma Theta Scholarship

    By his sister, Jessica Meyer

     

    Seymour Lichter (Univ. of Michigan, ’45)
    By his wife, Betty Lichter

     

    Jay D. Lifshen (Miami OH, ’70)
    By Neil J. Blickman (Miami OH, ’70)


    Herbert I. London (Columbia, ’57)
    By Stephen V. Berzok (Columbia, ’57)

     

    Marlo Lufman

    By Orrin S. Shifrin (Illinois-Urbana, ’86)

     

    Corazon Joven Mora
    By Jeffrey J. Mora (Alfred, ’89)


    Sanford Mevorah (Columbia, ’54)
    and Dr. Herbert London (Columbia, ’57)
    By Stephen V. Berzok (Columbia, ’57)

     

    Melvin P. Meyers (Oklahoma, ’57)
    By Edward H. Rosenwasser, Jr. (Texas-Austin, ’83)
    By William S. Moses (Oklahoma, ’59)
    By his wife Tanya Meyers, and family
    By Martin I. Greenberg (Oklahoma, ’59)

     

    Jerry Miller (Miami OH, ’76)
    To the Mom Keene Mu Psi Fund
    By Maria Mandel

     

    Jerry Miller (Miami OH, ’76)
    By Dennis G. Paese (Cornell, ’70)
    By Marc E. Perlstein (North Texas, ’71)
    By Harlan Louis (Miami OH, ’86)
    By Alan B. Levy (Miami OH, ’72)
    By Richard H. Williamson (North Carolina State, ’60)
    By Bruce J. Tasch (Miami OH, ’74)
    By Kevin A. Chaitoff (Miami OH, ’77)
    By Austin King Stumpp (Miami OH, ’74)
    By Daniel A. Grossberg (Miami OH, ’84)

     

    Allen S. Moss (Illinois Inst. Of Tech., ’45)

    By Tobey C. Moss

     

    Dr. Leslie Paley father of SR Andrew Paley (Ohio State, ’87)
    By Marc E. Perlstein (North Texas, ’71)


    Bob S. Platt (San Jose State, ’66)
    By John H. Moyer (San Jose State, ’70)

     

    Harold Polland (Texas at Austin, ’50)

    By James C. Nordhaus (Texas at Austin, ’65)

     

    Ron Rapchik (Long Island CW Post, ’66)
    By Robert Traum (Long Island CW Post, ’64)

     

    Marc S. Regberg (Ohio St., ’73)

    By Neil S. Regberg (Cincinnati, ’70)

     

    Semon Schneider (UCLA, ’46)

    By his wife, Lillian Schneider

     

    William P. Schwartz (Oklahoma, ’44), SAM Executive Director Emeritus To the Bill Schwartz Memorial Fund

    By Bernard M. Roberts (Oklahoma, ’50)
    By Gale L. Wilkerson
    By Michael Louik (Pittsburgh, ’61)
    By Sanford M. Goldstein (Baruch, ’65)
    By David M. Schwartz (Tulane, ’87)
    By Robert Traum (Long Island CW Post, ’64)
    By his brother, S. Robert Schwartz (Oklahoma, ’53)
    By Mark S. Connolly (Rochester, ’76)
    By Arnold R. Blitzer (Cincinnati, ’53)

     

    Jerry Schweitzer
    By Freddy Weinberg (North Carolina State, ’66)
    By Victor W. Feit (North Carolina State, ’66)
    By Charles Wapner (North Carolina State, ’67)

     

    Harry Siegler
    By Mark Steven Siegler (Bucknell, ’64)

     

    Mark Silvers (North Carolina State, ’66)
    By Charles Wapner (North Carolina State, ’67)
    By Freddy Weinberg (North Carolina State, ’66)
    By Victor W. Feit (North Carolina State, ’66)


    Michael L. Sitrin (North Texas, ’75)
    By MAG Thomas G. May (North Texas, ’75)


    Richard Travis (UT-Austin, ’42)
    By Alan L. Travis (Cincinnati, ’49)

     

    Barry A. Wax (Tulane, ’66)
    By Jonathan D. Wax (Tulane, ’90)

     

    Paul I. Wilkow (Toledo, ’61)

    By Neil A. Corday, (Toledo, ’63)

     

    Paul M. Wolsk (Columbia, ’57)
    By Stephen V. Berzok (Columbia, ’57)

     

    Sanford A. Youkalis (Cincinnati, 62)

    By Steven H. Goodman, (Cincinnati, ’62)

     

    Joel Zieden (Syracuse, ’63)

    By Alfred Kahn (Syracuse, ’63)

     

    Gary Zinman (Texas at Austin, ’70)
    By Carl A. Saperstein (Penn
    . State, ’53)

    By Marc E. Goldfeder (Case Western Reserve, ’62)

     

    IN HONOR OF:

     

    All Sammy Volunteers
    By Kelby M. Dolan, SAM Dir./Alumni Relations

     

    Stephen M. Alpart (Washington, ’82)

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By Charles D. Hammerman (Washington, ’82)

     

    Lucy and Zoe Aronoff
    By Stuart B. Aronoff (UC-Berkeley, ’51)

     

    David Barthold, (Southern California, ’61)

    By Stuart D. Barthold (Southern California, ’56)

     

    Jerry Conrey (CSU-Fullerton, ’84)
    By Mitchell R. Geller (CSU-Fullerton, ’84)

     

    Giving Tuesday

    By David S. Rice (Wisconsin-Madison, ’83)

     

    Madeline Florence
    To the Andrew Dickson Scholarship Fund
    By her daughter Elana Grissom

     

    William H. Danzig (Baruch, ’65) and Lyle Dunst (Baruch, ’66)
    By Sanford M. Goldstein (Baruch, ’65)

     

    The 95th Birthday of Foundation Director, Sidney H. Guller (Wash., ’43)

    By Linda and Howard B. Miller (Maryland-College Park, ’54)

    By Ronald S. Katch (Illinois-Urbana, ’51)
    By David S. Rice (Wisconsin-Madison, ’83)
    By James N. Guller (Pennsylvania, ’81)
    By Joseph H. Nehmen (Washington, ’68)
    By Ronald Linder (Pennsylvania, ’52)

     

    Andrew J. Huston, SAM Exec. Dir. (Minnesota, ’01)
    By Bonnie Wunsch

     

    Joseph Lash (Michigan, ’88), Myles Lash (Michigan State, ’65) and Harvey Lash (Wayne State, ’59)
    By Steven M. Lash (Wayne State, ’62)

     

    Kenneth A. Meiselman (Houston, ’69)
    By Jay S. Ginsburg (Houston, ’67)

     

    Jerry Miller (Miami OH, ’76) & Mu Psi

    By Maria Mandel
    By Daniel H. Rothstein (Miami OH, ’62)
    By Kevin A. Chaitoff (Miami OH, ’77)
    By Nathan J. Arnole (Miami OH, ’59)
    By Eric M. Zeldin (Miami OH, ’74)
    By William Gracie
    By Lee Manders (Miami OH, ‘72)
    By Jeffrey J. Beder (Miami OH, ’76)
    By Bruce J. Tasch (Miami OH, ’74)

     

    Mu Omega (Toledo)
    By Thomas R. Weeks (Toledo, ’66)

     

    Jim Pater
    By William Gracie

     

    James W. Olson (Johnson & Wales, ’02)

    By Susan LaPerriere

     

    Jason Rosenfeld (Michigan State, ’90)
    By Glenn A. Saltsman (Michigan State, ’89)

     

    Allen M. Rosenthal (NY-Buffalo, ’55)

    By Michael B. Schultz (NY-Buffalo, ’56)

     

    Caleb Sackler (Alabama, ’17) and the Tau Chapter
    By David E. Sackler (Syracuse, ’84)

     

    Mark S. Schneiderman (Ohio State, ’79)
    By Bob A. Schneiderman (Washington, ’82)

     

    Steven E. Stern (Miami OH, ’62)
    By James W. Baros III (Oklahoma, ’69)

     

    Ella and Lindsay Wax
    By Stanley B. Kantor (Michigan State, ’66)


    Rho Class of ‘73
    By Mitchell D. Lirtzman, (Illinois-Urbana, ’70)

     

    The Wise Boys of Mu Theta
    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund
    By Jerry M. Wise (UCLA, ’84)