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Donor Stories

The reasons for supporting the School of Management are as unique as the individuals who make them. Some give in gratitude for the tools that enabled them to forge a successful career. Others give to invest in the future of their profession or of the region, to reinforce their legacy or for any of a number of personal motivations.

Following are just some of the stories about alumni and friends who have supported the School of Management and whose generosity continues to inform, incent and influence each of the school’s inhabitants on a daily basis.

Terese E. Kelly, MLS '73, BA '68
At a time when most young women were studying to become teachers, librarians, secretaries and nurses, Terry Kelly dreamed of a career in business.
Hsinchuen Chen, MBA '85
Hsinchun Chen, MBA ’85, has a lofty professional goal: to make the world a better place through the development of high-impact information systems and artificial intelligence programs.
Christine Sadlouskos, BA/BS '92, MBA '93, and Theodore “Ted” Sadlouskos
Fondly referred to as “one of my stars” by Accounting and Law professor Alex Amapadu, Christine Sadlouskos’ climb up the corporate ladder ultimately led her and husband Ted to fund the Christine and Theodore Sadlouskos Team Breakout Room in honor of her long-time mentor.
Mark J. Diamond, PhD ’87, MA ’80, and Stuart A. Diamond, BS ‘82
This is the story of two Long Island brothers who attended the University at Buffalo.
J. Grant Hauber, BS '48
J. Grant Hauber used his UB education, financed by the GI Bill, to build a 45-year career at a local financial services firm, retiring as a vice president.
Michael J. Murray, MBA '85, BS '75
Catherine G. and Michael J. Murray, MBA ’85, BS ’75 South Buffalo native Michael Murray had no desire to leave his hometown when it came time to choose a college 35 years ago. Attending the University at Buffalo was a “natural choice” for the 18-year-old, who went on to earn an undergraduate accounting degree and an MBA from the UB School of Management. In those days, the business school was located on the South Campus and the Norton Union was the campus social hub. Murray, who recalled there