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
    December 2017 to April 2018

     

    IN MEMORY OF:

     

    Calvin Kapp

    By Evan Z. Kapp (Washington Univ. ’73)

     

    Lawrence D. Schaffer (The Ohio State Univ. ’48)

    By Marvin D. Snyder (The Ohio State Univ. ’51)

     

    James R. Alexander (Southern Methodist Univ. ’51)

    By Fred W. Korngut (Southern Methodist Univ. ’47)

     

    Benjamin A. Savage (Syracuse Univ. ‘1916)

    By Mark S. Connolly (Univ. of Rochester ’76)

     

    Howard Natal (Ohio State, ’88)

    To the Howard Natal Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By his Family and Friends

    By Lee Manders (Miami OH, ’72)

     

    Allan E. Offman (Ohio State, ’58)

    By his wife, Lesley B. Offman

     

    Rheta Cote, Lynne Brecker, Diane Ward and Carol Copsey

    By Daniel T. Berkley (Wayne State, ’66)

     

    Larry I. Kurlander (Miami OH, ’71)

    By Alan B. Levy (Miami OH, ’72)

     

    Janice Zimmerman, his wife

    By Manly A. Zimmerman (Manitoba, ’49)

     

    Max Lirtzman (Illinois–Urbana, ’43)

    By Mitchell D. Lirtzman (Illinois-Urbana, ’70)

     

    Allen M. Rosenthal (Buffalo, ’55)

    By Michael B. Schultz (Buffalo, ’56)

     

    Harry H. Milkowitz (Syracuse, ‘1916)

    By his son, Michael S. Miles (Syracuse, ’58)

     

    Gary E. Zinman (Penn. State, ’55)

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

     

    Lee Wolkowitz

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

     

    Philip A. Stuart, II (KY Wesleyan, ’58)

    By Michael L. Sperling (KY Wesleyan, ’69)

     

    Alvin L. Chester (Illinois-Urbana, ’44)

    By his wife, Rita L. Chester

     

    Stuart I. Greenberg (Toledo, ’66)

    By Thomas R. Weeks (Toledo, ’66)

     

    Wheeler Liles (Stephen F. Austin State, 2005)

    To the Epsilon Alpha Educational Fund

    By Clayton M. Sullivan (Stephen F. Austin State, 2009)

     

    Dr. Sanford M. Reiss (Cornell, ’42)

    By Marcia & Stanley F. Reiter (Cornell,’42)

     

    Larry Katchen (Cornell, ’43)

    By Marcia & Stanley F. Reiter (Cornel,. ’42)

     

    Dr. Leo L. Cogen (UCLA, ’39)

    By Harvey E. Cogen (UCLA, ’65)

     

    Kenneth N. Ishida (UC-Berkeley, ’96)

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

     

    Bob S. Platt (San Jose State, ’66)

    By John H. Moyer (San Jose State, ‘70)

     

    Donald A. Sheridan (UCLA, ’56)

    By Gershon H. Fisher (UCLA, ’56)

     

    Alan M. Eisner (Columbia, ’57)

    By Stephen V. Berzok (Columbia, ’57)

     

    Philip A. Stuart, II (Kentucky Wesleyan, ’98)

    By John P. Glover (Kentucky Wesleyan, ’99)

     

    Joseph S. Saxon, Jr., (Washington, ’57)

    By Neal J. Shulman (Washington, ’57)

     

    Benjamin A. Savage (Syracuse, ‘1916)

    To the Ben Savage Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By Mark S. Connolly (Rochester, ’76)

     

    James D. Lockshin (Ohio State, ’43)

    To the Anna Gans Scholarship Fund

    By his wife, Shirley Lockshin

     

    Andrew C. Dickson (Washington, ’63)

    To the Andrew Dickson Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By his Mother, Madeline Florence

    By Steven T. Salstrom (Washington, ’83)

    By his Sister, Risa Dickson

    By Stephen M. Emer (Washington, ’83)

     

    Morton and Jojene Sabath

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    By Judson H. Sabath (USC, ’78)

     

    Scott Jason Jellen

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    By Robert A. Jellen (USC, ’64)

     

    John Florence

    To the Andrew Dickson Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By Elana Grissom

     

    Ronald W. Rapchik (Long Island-CW Post, ’66)

    To the Ronald W. Rapchik Memorial Scholarship

    By Howard Rapp (Long Island-CW Post, ’67)

     

    David Ulin (UT-Austin, '80)

    By Mark S. Fishkind (UT-Austin, '80)

     

    Robert D. Glick (Pennsylvania, '54)

    By Bill Glassman (Illinois-Urbana, '68)

     

     

    IN HONOR OF:

     

    Beta Iota ‘93

    By Robert J. Master (Wisconsin-Madison, ’89)

     

    Executive Director Emeritus, William P. Schwartz (Oklahoma, ’44)

    By Donald E. Milsten (Cornell, ’57)

    By Michael Louik (Pittsburgh, ’61)

     

    Foundation Director, Jerry Miller (Miami OH, ’76)

    By Eric M. Zeldin (Miami OH, ’74)

     

    The Wise Boys of Mu Theta

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    By Jerry M. Wise (UCLA, ‘84)

     

    The Tampa Bay ΣAM Alumni Association

    By Jonathan D. Wax (Tulan, ’90)

     

    Beta Iota ‘93

    To the Robert J. Master Charitable Fund

    By Robert J. Master (Wisconsin-Madison, ’89)

     

    The Birthday of Foundation Director Sidney H. Guller (Washington, ’43)

    By Robert A. Rosenthal (Missouri, ’50)

     

    Joseph and Justin Levin (UCLA, 2016 and 2017)

    By Wayne I. Levin (UCLA, ’86)

     

    The engagement of David B. Weiser (Texas A&M, 2005)

    By Donald R. Blum (Southern Methodist, ’69)

     

    Lauren and Matthew Brittsan

    By Leslie S. Leighton (Virginia, ’71)

     

    Bert Brusso

    By Charles N. Brusso (Illinois-Urbana, ’54)

     

    Octagon Vice Supreme Prior Jerry L. Conrey (Cal. State-Fullerton, ’84)

    By Mitchell R. Geller (Cal. State-Fullerton, ’84)

     

    The Birth of Hattie Huston to Amber & Executive Director Andrew J. Huston

    (Minnesota, ‘01)

    By Foundation Director David S. Rice (Wisconsin, ’83)

     

    Mu Theta winning the Founders’ Cup

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    By Scott A. Stone (USC, ’74)

     

    The Birthday of his Mother, Madeline Florence

    To the Andrew Dickson Memorial Scholarship Fund

    By his Sister, Elana Grissom

     

    William Danzig (Baruch, '65) 

    By Sanford M. Goldstein (Baruch, '65)

     

    Irwin Schachter (Baruch, '65)

    By Sanford M. Goldstein (Baruch, '65)

  • Honor and Memorial Contributions
    April to November 2017

     

    IN MEMORY OF:

     

    Andrew J. DeSantis (College of Staten Island '96)

    To the DeSantis Memorial Fund

    By Frank J. Bianco (College of Staten Island '96)

     

    Andy Dickson (Wash. Univ. '83)

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By his wife, Gyda Dickson

     

    Harold Charney (Univ. of Oklahoma ’50)

    By his wife, Yolanda Charney

     

    Frankie Weiss, his wife of 65 years

    By Martin L. Weiss (Syracuse Univ. ’46)

     

    Leonard H. Smith (Univ. of Southern California ’48)

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    By Dr. Robert A. Smith (Univ. of Southern California ’70)

     

    Irwin H. Blum (University of Texas at Austin ’70)

    To the Rosalie & James Alexander Scholarship Fund

    By Allen Feltman (University of Texas at Austin ’72)

     

    Ronald S. Block (St. Mary’s Univ. ’65)

    By Samuel R. Kalvort (St. Mary’s Univ. ’65)

     

    Stephen E. Brunner (Monmouth University ’69)

    By Stephen C. Dzubaty (Monnouth University ’71)

     

    Eric Kornet, Grandson of Dr. Leslie R. Greenberg (Univ of Toledo ’61)

    By Lee S. Dollins (Univ of Toledo ’61)

     

    Jack B. Hecht (Univ. of Oregon ’47)

    By Harry Glickman (Univ. of Oregon ’42)

     

    Jeanette and Gruin Tullman

    By Don A. Tullman (Rutgers State Univ. of NJ ’70)

     

    Nathan Oscar (Case Western Reserve Univ. ’45)

    By his wife, Lenore Oscar

     

    Louis Pichulik (Tulane Univ. ’65)

    By Michael F. Graham (Tulane Univ. ’65)

     

    Nicholas C. Lassman (Univ. of Miami ’92)

    By his father, Ira F. Lassman (Univ of Miami ’57)

     

    Philip W. Dunsker (Cornell Univ. ’52)

    By Robert L. Rubin (Cornel Univ. ’52)

     

    Marc S. Regberg (The Ohio State Univ. ’73)

    By Neil S. Regberg (Univ. of Cincinnati ’70)

     

    Irwin H. Blum (Univ. of Texas at Austin ’70)

    By Kenneth E. Goldberg (Univ. of Texas at Austin ’72)

     

    Joel D. Zieden (Syracuse Univ. ’63)

    By Alfred Kahn (Syracuse Univ. ’63)

     

    Gordon L. Bluestone (Univ. of Cincinnati ’59)

    By Arnold R. Blitzer (Univ. of Cincinnati ‘53)

     

    Sanford Allen Youkilis (Univ. of Cincinnati ’62)

    By David C. Weiner (Univ. of Cincinnati ‘62

     

    Joseph and Sadie Horowitz

    By Clifford Horowitz (Lenman College ’66)

     

    Joel D. Honigberg (Purdue Univ. ’44)

    To the Joel & Carol Honigberg Fund

    By Carol Honigberg

     

    Stuart J. Marylander (UC-Berkeley ’50)

    By Stuart B. Aronoff (UC-Berkeley ’51)

     

    Martin M. Schultz (UC-Berkeley ’49)

    By Stuart B. Aronoff (UC-Berkeley ’51)

     

    Bob S. Platt (San Jose State Univ ’66)

    By Richard J. Schoen (San Jose State Univ. ’64)

     

    Terry W. Schnell (Univ. Texas-Austin ’66)

    By Mark R. Wallock (Univ. Texas-Austin ’66)

     

    James J. Herman (Univ. Texas-Austin ’66)

    By Mark R. Wallock (Univ. Texas-Austin ’66)

     

    Franklin Gerson (Univ. of Cincinnati ’65)

    By Peter M. Eden (Univ. of Cincinnati ’67)

     

    Semon Schneider (UCLA ’46)

    By his wife Lillian Schneider

     

    Dr. Alan M. Bornstein (IU Bloomington ’52)

    By Edwin H. Bornstein (Washington Univ. ’60)

     

    Harold A. Pollman (Univ. of Texas-Austin ’50)

    By James C. Nordhaus (Univ. of Texas-Austin ’65)

     

    Elizabeth Ann Bolstein

    By Arthur Bolstein (Rutgers State Univ. of  NJ ‘56)

     

    Howard Birnbaum (Purdue Univ. ’55)

    By Dr. George Skadron (Purdue Univ. ’55)

     

    Janice Zimmerman, his wife

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

     

    Larry I. Kurlander (Univ. of Miami ’71)

    By Dr. Alan B. Levy (Univ. of Miami ’72)

     

    Margaret Fagenson, his wife

    By Robert Fagenson (Syracuse Univ. ’67)

     

    Nancey London

    By her son, Maj. David M. Anderson (Texas A&M ’04)

     

    Andrew Dickson (Wash. Univ. ’63)

    To the Andrew Dickson Memorial Scholarship

    By Stephen M. Alpart (Wash. Univ. ’62)

     

    Leon Washington

    By Scott M. Herstein (Univ. of Texas/Austin ’80)

    By Jacob E. Herstein (Univ. of Texas/Austin ‘2015)

     

    Donald J. Stein (Purdue Univ. ’50)

    By Lee K. Vorisek (Purdue Univ. ’51)

     

    Judy and Dick Dobrin

    By Edward G. Levine (The Ohio State Univ. ’59)

     

    Edwin A. Leventhal (Cornell Univ. ’52)

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

     

    Lawrence D. Schaffer (The Ohio State Univ. ’48)

    For the creation of the Lawrence D. Schaffer Scholarship Fund

    By the Family of Lawrence D. Schaffer

     

     

    IN HONOR OF:

     

    The Wise Boys of Mu Theta 

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    From Jeremy M. Wise (UCLA '84)

     

    The Birthday of Madeline Florence, mother of Andy Dickson (Wash. Univ. ’83)

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    From her daughter and Andy’s sister, Elana Grissom

     

    The Birthday of Gregory J. Viviott’s (Univ of Southern California ’77)

    To the Mu Theta Educational Fund

    By Steven C. Jarmus (Univ. of Southern California ’74)

     

    Madeline F. Florence for Mother’s Day

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By her daughter, Elana Grissom

     

    The Birthday of Kevin Margolis (University of Texas at Austin ’86)

    To the Gary Gotlleib Scholarship Fund

    By Jeffrey D. Diebner (University of Texas at Austin ’85)

    By Lauren Green

    By Amy Bialis

    By Debbie Tenebaum

    By Karla Jacoby

     

    In Honor of Father’s Day and the Birthday of John Florence

    To the Andy Dickson Scholarship Fund

    By Elana Grissom

     

    Michael T. Dick (Univ. of Oklahoma ’62)

    By Joseph B. Silverman (Univ. of Oklahoma ‘62

     

    The Recent Graduation of Daniel Lee Ivanhoe (Arizona State Univ. ’13)

    By Karen Bever

    By Annette Bouwer Flegenheimer

    By Christopher Fonda

     

    The Initiation of Aiden Ellant Reiter (Univ. of Pennsylvania ’17)

    By his Grandparents, Marcia and Stanley Reiter (Cornell Univ. ’42)

     

    Andrew M. Ahitow (Univ. of Iowa ’95) for his service to Sigma Alpha Mu

    By Aaron M. Girson (Western Michigan Univ. ’92)

     

    The Initiation of Jacob M.  Rizick (Univ. of Connecticut ’16)

    By his father, Robert D. Rizick (Rutgers State Univ. NJ ’81)

     

    My Family

    By Robert M. Turner (Miami University ’70)

     

    Executive Director Emeritus, William P. Schwartz (Univ. of Oklahoma ’50)

    By Steven M. Franklin (Univ. of Houston ’67)

     

    Jerry Miller (Miami University ’76)

    By Dr. Bruce J. Tasch (Miami University ’74)

     

    Howard B. Miller (Univ. of Maryland-College Park ’54)

    By Aaron M. Girson (Western Michigan Univ. ’92)

     

    Richard H. Williamson's (NC State Univ. ’60) service as Chairman of the SAM Endowment Fund

    By Aaron M. Girson (Western Michigan Univ. ’92)

     

    The Birthday of SAM Foundation Director Sidney H. Guller (Washington University ’43)

    By Foundation Assistant Treasurer David S. Rice (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago ’83)

    By his nephew, James N. Guller (Univ. of Penn. ’81)

     

    The Birth of Clive Dalton Mayer, Son of Justin Ross Mayer (Penn. State Univ. ‘2000)

    By Ronald B. Mayer (Penn. State. Univ. ’68)

     

    The Marriage of Alyssa Anderson to Jason Shore (Texas A&M ’09)

    By her brother Maj. David M. Anderson (Texas A&M ’04)