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People Honored by the Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund

Donors are listed in (parentheses). Thank you to all of our generous donors! Click here if you would like to donate to the Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund or Austin Sawicki Memorial Scholarship Fund.

$1000+ Honorees*

Helen Bogdan, mother of former NIU employee & alumna Nora Clark (Nora & Harry Clark).

Louise Hicks Walker Doan, mother of NIU professor emerita Carole Minor (Carole Minor).

Sharon Howard, first director of NIU's Women's Recource Center (Margie Cook, Anna Beth Payne, Michelle Bringas, Anne Kaplan, Kathy Hotelling, Sylvia Fuentes, Deborah Haliczer, Rebekah Kohli, Amy Levin, Lise Schlosser, Lois and Robert Self, Mary Sheldon, anonymous).

Barbara Saposs Levin, mother of NIU professor & former Women's Studies Director Amy Levin (Amy Levin).

A. Marie Jeannot Schriber, mother of NIU professor emerita Mary Sue Schriber (Mary Sue Schriber, Frank & Mary Van Buer, Amy Levin, Liz & Reid Waldeland).

Ruby Scoggins, mother of NIU professor emerita Lois Self (Lois & Robert Self).

Lois Self, professor emerita and former director of NIU Dept. of Communication, and former director of NIU Women's Studies (Robert Self, Lise Schlosser & Rebekah Kohli).

Roberta Tolar Skipwith Self, mother of NIU professor emeritus Robert Self (Robert & Lois Self).

*When the contributions honoring a particular individual total $1,000 or more, a brief biography of that woman will appear in public materials describing the scholarships (including the Center for the Study of Women, Gender & Sexuality web site.) Click here to donate.

Other Honorees (A-L)

Mary Aloi (Amy Levin).

Sandra Altman (Jill Dunlap).

Bonnie Anderson, NIU employee (Lise Schlosser).

Nafiye Aygen (N. Gulsat Aygen).

Cathie Balaskovitz (Mary S. Schriber).

Maxine Basch (Amy Levin).

Fannye Baum, grandmother-in-law of NIU professor Valerie Garver (Valerie Garver and Robert Feldacker).

Elaine Beck, mother-in-law of NIU employee Jolene Skinner (Jolene Skinner and Ronald Beck).

Cynthia Bernoudy, mother of NIU employee Monique Bernoudy (Monique Bernoudy).

Danica Billingsly (Bonnie Anderson).

Katherine Blunk (Lisa Kay & Scott Blunk).

Tara Figari Brady (Mary S. Schriber).

Sarah Brusky, graduate of NIU (Mary S. Schriber).

Zoe Shropulos Chatas (Rebekah Kohli & Lise Schlosser).

Janet Chown, mother of NIU professor Jeff Chown (Orayb A. Najjar, Lois and Robert Self).

Eileen Cockrell (Colette Morrow).

Helga Conley, mother of NIU student Caroline Conley (Caroline Conley).

Pauline Crane, mother of NIU student Eric Crane and mother-in-law of NIU professor Amy Levin (Amy Levin and Eric Crane, Lucy Townsend, Carole Minor, Barbara Burrell, Siew Sim Chin, Jenny Hoobler, Doris Macdonald, Robert Self, Lois Self, Carolyn L. Law, Diana L. Swanson, Mishel Filisha, Lynn Kamenitsa).

Shirley Scoggins Crouse, sister of NIU professor Lois Scoggins Self (Lois and Robert Self).

Kathleen Culbert-Aguilar, Aunt of Justin St. Andre and his partner, NIU professor John Butler (Amy Levin).

Sandra Dawson (Lise Schlosser)

Eunice Elizabeth Hoyt Dayton(1919-2003), NIU graduate, and grandmother, mentor and best friend of NIU employee and alum Rebekah L. Kohli (Rebekah L. and Benjamin Kohli).

Loralee Delbrouck (Doris Macdonald).

Deborah DeRosa, NIU professor (Lise Schlosser).

Rosa DeRosa, mother of NIU professor Deborah DeRosa (Deborah DeRosa, Amy Levin).

Marcia Dick, NIU empolyee (Carol Hammerle).

Mary G. Dolan, mother of NIU professor Sharon Coyer (Sharon Coyer).

Laurel Dubowski (Bonnie Anderson).

Beverly Mae Evensen (Diane & Lise Schlosser).

Margaret Everett (Krystal Everett)

Connie Evpelding (Bonnie Anderson)

Barbara Feldacker, mother-in-law of NIU professor Valerie Garver (Valerie Garver and Robert Feldacker).

Mildred Feldacker, grandmother-in-law of NIU professor Valerie Garver (Valerie Garver and Robert Feldacker).

Jean Ferris (Kerry O. Ferris).

Ruth Anne Figari & Daughters(Mary S. Schriber).

Icilda C. Flournory, retired NIU faculty member (Denise L. Rode).

Barbara Fredrickson (Kenneth Fredrickson, Lise Schlosser).

Evon Fredrickson (Lise Schlosser).

Consuelo Garcia (Bonnie Anderson).

Karen King Garver, mother of NIU professor Valerie Garver (Valerie Garver).

Debra Gehant (Bonnie Anderson).

Bea Gochenour (Bonnie Anderson).

Claire Goldblum (David Goldblum & Lesley Rigg).

Lisa Good (Lise Schlosser)

Linda Greer (Bonnie Anderson).

Dorothy Bailey Hardy, mother of former NIU professor Heather Hardy (Heather Hardy).

Michele Herlein, graduate of NIU (Mary S. Schriber).

Barbara Hill, mentor of NIU staff member and student LiseSchlosser (Lise Schlosser).

Beatrix Hoffman (Dana Yarak)

Betty K. Hotelling, mother of NIU staff member Kathy Hotelling (Kathy Hotelling).

Anne Schriber Huffstetler, sister of NIU professor emeritus Mary S. Schriber (Mary S. Schriber).

Susan Jardine (Doris Macdonald).

Margaret Louise Fair Kamenitsa, mother of NIU professor Lynn Kamenitsa (Lynn Kamenitsa).

Lisa Figari Killon (Mary S. Schriber).

Mary Frances King (Valerie Garver & Robert Feldacker).

Esther Klotwog (Lisa Kay & Scott Blunk).

Yvonne Kohli, mother and mother-in-law of NIU graduates (Ben & Rebekah Kohli).

Olive Langsdorf (Mary Lou Eubanks).

Michelle Lenkaitis, graduate of NIU (Mary S. Schriber).

Amy Levin (Mary S. Schriber).

Karen Lewis (Kelly Happe).

Other Honorees (M-Z)

E. Nancy Hachenberg Macdonald, mother of NIU professor Doris Macdonald (Doris Macdonald).

Mary Kay Mace (Bonnie Anderson).

Muriel Mackett, retired NIU faculty member, former department chair and associate dean (Chris Sorensen).

Pam Mazurek, mother of NIU student Michelle Stocker (Michelle Stocker).

Jennifer Auston McMeel, NIU Women's Studies alum (Lise Schlosser).

Toni A.H. McNaron, mentor to NIU professor Diana Swanson (Diana Swanson).

Bonnie Miller-O'Dell (Lise Schlosser).

Geraldine Mae Dissinger Montgomery, mother to NIU employee Diane Schlosser, grandmother to NIU employee and student Lise Scholosser (Kenneth J. Fredrickson, Barbara Fredrickson, Amy Levin, Lise Schlosser).

Carol Minor (Amy Levin).

Carol K. Moremen, mother of NIU professor Robin Moremen (Robin Moremen).

Colette Morrow (Amy Levin).

Sara A. Mummert, friend to many (Amy Levin).

Virginia Ontiveros (Steve Sarver and Diane Parris, Abby Dean, Rebecca Ferrante, and Diane Johnson).

Joanne Paul (Mary S. Schriber).

Anne Petty-Johnson (Lise Schlosser).

Estelle H. Posadas, mother of NIU professor Barbara Posadas (Barbara M. Posadas).

Kimberly Reuille (Amy Levin).

Lesley Rigg (Amy Levin)

Emily Riggle (Bonnie Anderson).

Patricia St. John Rosche, wonderful mother of NIU employee and alum Rebekah Kohli, and mother-in-law of NIU alum Ben Kohli (Rebekah L. and Ben Kohli).

Kristina Rutherford (Mary S. Schriber).

Angela Scaperlanda-Bujan, graduate of NIU (Mary S. Schriber).

Maria Scaperlanda-Ruiz (Mary S. Schriber).

Michele Ulrich Scaperlanda (Mary S. Schriber).

Tonia Scaperlanda, graduate of NIU (Mary S. Schriber).

Diane Montgomery Schlosser, mother of NIU staff member and student Lise Schlosser (Lise Schlosser).

Myrtle Schlosser, grandmother of NIU staff member and student Lise Schlosser (Lise Schlosser).

Amanda Griffin Schriber (Mary S. Schriber).

Mary S. Schriber (Anthony Scaperlanda).

Sara Schriber (Mary S. Schriber).

Elise Reichenbach Self, sister-in-law of NIU professors Lois and Robert Self (Lois and Robert Self).

Jacqueline DeGroot Skinner, mother of NIU student (alum) and former employee Jolene Skinner (Jeanne M. Skinner, Jolene Skinner and Ronald Beck).

Rev. Linda Slabon (Toni Tollerud).

Wilma Stricklin (Judith Bischoff, Kathy Hotelling, Anne Kaplan, Amy Levin, Deb Petit, Lise Schlosser, Lois & Bob Self, Lynne Waldeland, Carol & Jerrold Zar).

Ethel Comer Stone (Carla Goar).

Miriam H. Swanson, mother of NIU professor Diana Swanson (Diana Swanson).

Ann Swinehart, mother of NIU professor Judy Ledgerwood (Judy Ledgerwood).

Patricia Thelin, mother-in-law of NIU professor Jonathan Berg (Jonathan and Trish Berg).

Jane Thompson (Mary S. Schriber).

Donna Tovello (Anna Tovello).

Jean Tyska, mother of NIU Women's Golf Coach Pam Tyska (Pam Tyska).

Jean Stewart Vallance, mother of NIU professor Elizabeth (Beau) Vallance (Elizabeth [Beau] Vallance).

Mary Beth Giesler Van Buer, mother-in-law of NIU professor Doris Macdonald (Doris Macdonald and Michael Van Buer).

Victoria Van Buer (Doris Macdonald).

Jan Vander Meer (Lise Schlosser).

Doris Waldeland (Jitka Hurych, Maureen McKeogh, Donna Metzler, Lois & Bob Self, Mary S. Schriber, Mallory M. Simpson, Mary Wiegel).

Liz Waldeland (Mary S. Schriber).

Carol Walther (Amy Levin, Lise Schlosser).

Judith Wennerdahl (Kerry Ferris and Greg Wennerdahl).

Lynn Whalen, mother of NIU student Lauren Whalen (Lauren Whalen).

Corrine Wickens (Amy Levin).

Jacqueline Wilson-Jordan, graduate of NIU (Mary S. Schriber).

Betty Wilcox (Virginia Wilcox-Gök).

Chris Wilke (Mary S. Schriber).

René Zar (Carol & Jerrold Zar).

Sarah B. Zar (Carol & Jerrold Zar).

Amanda Zimmer (Amy Levin).