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 Director of Scholarships & Donor Relations Maria Mandel.


    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
    Fall/Winter 2016




    In Memory of Charles M. Slotnick (Syracuse Univ. ’46)

    By Laurence J. Slotnick (Syracuse Univ. ’77)


    In Memory of Phillip Dunsker (Cornell Univ. ’52)

    By Seymour B. Musiker (Cornell Univ. ’52)


    In Memory of David S. Douglas (Penn. State Univ. ’61)

    By Larry G. Anmuth (Penn. State Univ. ’59)


    In Memory Jeffrey S. Levy (Univ. Texas at Austin ’81)

    To the Jeff Levy Sigma Theta Scholarship Fund

    By his Sister Jessica Meyer


    In Memory Jan Zimmerman

    By her husband, Manly A. Zimmerman (Univ. of Manitoba ’49)


    In Memory of Warren D.  Klawans (Univ. of MD at College Park ’54)

    By his Wife, Anita Klawans


    In Memory Harriett Korngut

    By her husband, Fred W. Korngut (Southern Meth. Univ. ’47)


    In Memory of Regina and Oskar Gruner

    By Henry Gruner (Univ. Pittsburgh ’65)


    In Memory of Semon Schneider (UCLA ’46)

    By his wife, Lillian Schneider


    In Memory of Stanley H. Rose (Syracuse ’49) and

    In Memory of Walter Rose (Syracuse ’17)

    To the Walter Rose Family Scholarship Fund

    By Marion Reichner


    In Memory of Gary Gotlieb(Texas ’86)

    To the Gary Gotlieb Memorial Scholarship

    By David J. Levy (Texas ’86)

    By Jeffrey S. Bell (Texas ’87

    By Jeffrey Lainer (Texas ’86)

    By Stuart B. Wallock (Texas ’88)

    By Roger A. Baumann (Texas ’86)

    By Robert G. Guller (Texas ’86)

    By Daniel S. Spier (Texas ’86)

    By William K. Feinstein (Texas ’86)

    By Keith E. Fern (Texas ’86)

    By Gary L. Solka (Texas ’86)

    By Kevin W. Margolis (Texas ’86)

    By Andrew J. Sweet (Texas ’86)

    By Eric B. Udell (Texas ’86)

    By Steven M. Rutman (Texas ’86)

    By Gary M. Jacobson (Texas ’86)

    By Marty A. Shellist (Texas ’86)

    By Steven D. Levine (Texas ’86)

    By Jeffrey T. Kaye (Texas’86)

    By Steven A. Rosenblum (Texas ’86)


    In Memory of Andy Dickson (Wash. Univ. ’83)

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By Stephen M. Alpart (Wash. Univ ’83)

    By Charles D. Hammerman (Wash. Univ. ’82)


    In Memory of James (Jimmy) Richard Alexander, (Southern Meth.Univ ’41)

    15th Recipient of SAM’s Distinguished Service Award, and Past Foundation Director,

    By Lee Manders (Miami Univ. ’72)

    By David S. Rice (Univ. Wis.-Madison ’83)

    By Michael S. Kissner (Univ. N. Texas ’67)

    By Dennis G. Paese (Cornell ’70)


    In Memory of Harold Brandman

    To the Harold Brandman Scholarship Fund

    By Edward M. Brandman (Rutgers State Univ. ’87)


    In Memory of Al Landes

    By William Landes (Univ. MD-College Park ’66)


    In Memory of Alvin Roth (Univ. Cincinnati ’37)

    By Donald R. Misrach (Univ. Cincinnati ’65)


    In Memory of Dr. Steven R. Koval (Univ. of Rochester ’66)

    By Lawrence W. Lipman (Univ. of Rochester ’66)


    In Memory of Carol R. Samuels

    By Allen R. Samuels (Univ of MD – College Park ’48)


    Denzil Naar

    By David Anderson (Texas A&M ’04)


    Andrew DeSantis (College of Staten Island ’96)

    To the Andrew DeSantis Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By John Braccia

    By John Gilday


    Dr. Gary Toback, father of Texas A&M/Gamma Kappa advisor, David Toback

    By Maria Mandel (Kappa Delta)

    By Supreme Prior David Sergi (Texas A&M '82)


    David Rogoff

    By Stuart Rogoff (Wayne State '80)





    In Honor of the 30th Anniversary of Gamma Rho Chapter

    To the Gamma Rho Ira Rubenstein Fund

    By Steven D. Weinberg (UC San Diego ’86)

    By Gary T. Laird (UC San Diego ’86)

    By Ira S. Rubenstein (UC San Diego ’86)

    By Walther De Petris(UC San Diego ’86)

    By Ian H. Taras(UC San Diego ’86)

    By Mitchell C. Shultz (UC San Diego ’86)

    By Scott T. Ford (UC San Diego ’86)

    By Stefan D. Loren (UC San Diego ’86)


    In Honor of Mu Omega Chapter (Univ. of Toledo)

    By Thomas R. Weeks (Univ. of Toledo ’66)


    Supreme Prior David Sergi (Texas A&M '82)

    By Corey Nagelberg (Texas A&M '10)


    In Honor of Marshall Gelfand (Syracuse Univ. ’45)

    By Hubert M. Schlosberg (Syracuse Univ. ’50)


    In Honor of Josh Steinberg (Univ. of Arizona ’08)

    To the Nu Scholarship Fund

    By Milton I. Stenar (State Univ. of NY at Buffalo ’52)


    In Honor Past Supreme Prior, Past Foundation President, and

    Guller Young Scholars Founder Sidney H. Guller (WashingtonUniv. ’43)

    By Joel D. Honigberg (Purdue Univ. ’44)


    In Honor of Chapter Advisor of the Year and Foundation Board Director,

    Jerry Miller (MiamiUniv. ’76)

    By Rand A. Shapiro, (Miami Univ. ’73)


    Past Supreme Prior, Foundation President, and Guller Young Scholars Program Founder Sidney H. Guller (Washington U. ’43)
    By Daniel Puentes (Florida International U. ’13)
    By Chelsie Boodoo
  • Honor and Memorial Contributions
    Spring/Summer 2016




    Ken Ishida (UC Berkeley ’96)

    To the Ken Ishida Scholarship Fund

    By Derrick Chi (UC Berkeley ’76)


    Rachel Reichner, Great Grand Daughter of Walter Rose (Syracuse ’17) and Daughter of Kenneth J. Reichner (Syracuse Univ. ’82)

    To the Walter Rose Scholarship Fund

    By Martin J. Rose (Syracuse Univ. ’64)


    Past Supreme Prior, Foundation President and Treasurer, Lawrence D. “Larry” Schaffer (Ohio State ’48)

    By Eugene R. Schnell (Rochester ’82)

    By Alan C. Thomas (Penn. ’78)


    Betty Siegler

    By Mark Siegler (Bucknell ’64)


    Lee Wolkowitz

    By Edward M. Wolkowitz (Cal State Northridge ’68)


    Alan Grushcow (Purdue University ’60)

    To the Alan Grushcow Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By his sister, Judy Grushcow


    Jonathan Schmidt (Stonybrook '06)

    To the Jonathan Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

    By his parents, Gary and Del Schmidt

    By his grandparents, Joseph & Melitta Schmidt

    By his great aunt, Trudy Farina


    Greg Fox, son of The Honorable Sam Fox (Washington Univ. '48) and his wife, Marilyn Fox

    By Sidney H. Guller (Washington Univ. '43)


    Charles A. Kreinik (West Virginia Univ. '04) 

    Nephew of Stuart C. Gilman (Beta Theta '67)

    By Sean Whelan (West Virginia Univ. '04)


    Samuel Penn (Univ. of Maryland ’54)

    By Hillard W. Cohen (Univ. of Maryland ’56)


    Patrick Hart Green, her beloved husband (Manitoba ’39)

    By Freda Green


    Ruth Levy Perlstein Strauss

    Mother of Marc Perlstein (Univ. of North Texas ’71)

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


    Phillip Cowan (Cornell ’63)

    By Richard Corman (Cornell ’62)


    Stanley H. Rose (Syracuse Univ. ’49)

    By Harry R. Greenwald (Syracuse Univ. ’48)

    By Arthur Michaels


    Alan Grushcow (Purdue Univ. ’60)

    To the Alan Grushcow Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By his sister, Laura Grushcow





    Lee Manders (Miami-OH ’72) for his service as Executive Director of SAM Fraternity

    By Jerry Miller (Miami-OH ’76)


    Madeline Florence, mother of Andy Dickson (Wash. U ’83)

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By her Daughter, Elana Grissom, Andy’s sister

    By her Daughter, Risa Dickson, Andy’s sister

    By Ellen Silverman


    Executive Director Emeritus William P. Schwartz (Oklahoma '50)

    By Marc E. Goldfeder  (Case Western Reserve '62)


    Jeremy Meyers and his initiation into Sigma Alpha Mu (Texas A&M ’15)

    By his father, Lewis Meyers (Nebraska ’85) 

    By his grandfather, Mel Meyers (Oklahoma ’57)


    The 100th Birthday of Trudy Weil

    To the Jonathan Schmidt Scholarship Fund

    By Trudy Farina

    By Connie Boorer

    By Inga Geiss


    Madeline Florence for Mother’s Day, Mother of Andy Dickson (Wash. U ’83)

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By her Daughter, Elana Grissom, Andy’s Sister


    John Florence for Father’s Day and His Birthday

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By Elana Grissom


    The 85th Birthday of Robert Lavine (UC-Berkeley '49) and the 60th Wedding Anniversary of Robert and Betty Lavine

    By Jerome Porter (UC-Berkeley '51)