Alumni - Donor Stories


Manchester is blessed ...

... to have the generous support of many friends, corporations, foundations, and alumni. Take a moment to read why some people just like YOU are excited to invest in this wonderful place and its people.

Tim Almack

Tim Almack '76

"I was the first person in my family to finish college. Manchester's demanding classes and the personal attention and encouragement I received from professors prepared me for a successful career in public accounting."


Mike and Karen Thompson Lamb

Mike '82 and Karen Thompson Lamb '84

Manchester University is very important to us. It was a special time in our lives and we want it to be a special time in others' lives, too."

Dr. Stephen Knaus

Dr. Stephen Knaus '00

"My years at Manchester allowed me to pursue a career in medicine and, more importantly, to grow as a human being and establish lifelong friendships. I give so others can have their own experience at Manchester."

Will and Kelli Barkey Patch

Will '08 and Kelli Barkey '09 Patch

"Our parents were great role models for us, modeling the importance of giving back. We've been fortunate and had a lot of opportunities and we are able to give back with a gift each month. We want other students to have the same opportunities, or even more, than we did."