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Donor Stories

The reasons for supporting the School of Management are as unique as the individuals who support us.

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 the region, to reinforce their legacy or for any 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 and influence each member of the school community every day.

At a time when most young women were studying to become teachers, librarians, secretaries and nurses, Terry Kelly dreamed of a career in business. But, being a practical 17-year-old from a no-nonsense family, she chose a traditional career of librarian.
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.
Fondly referred to as “one of my stars” by accounting professor Alex Ampadu, Christine and her husband, Ted, funded the Christine and Theodore Sadlouskos Breakout Room in honor of her longtime mentor.
This is the story of two Long Island brothers who attended the University at Buffalo.
The J. Grant and Marcia S. Hauber Student Center at the Alfiero Center stands as a lasting legacy and tribute to Hauber, who passed away in December 2009.
South Buffalo native Michael Murray had no desire to leave his hometown when it came time to choose a college 35 years ago. 
It all began more than 50 years ago with a game of catch in UB’s Lockwood Library.