VWU Global Campus Commencement Ceremony 2022

Wesleyan Society Honor Roll of Donors

The Wesleyan Society Honor Roll of Donors recognizes gifts of $500 or more to The Excellence Fund. The Excellence Fund provides our growing number of students with high-impact, independent learning experiences like undergraduate research, internships and study-away opportunities. These programs enhance our curriculum and develop transferable skills that will benefit our students for years to come.

Gifts made July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022


  • Aberdeen Barn Steakhouse
  • Hawes Adams ’73
  • Janet L. Adams ’90
  • Amazon Smile
  • AMG National Trust Bank
  • APEX Entertainment
  • J. Timothy Bailey ’83
  • Joseph and Amelia ’77 Ball
  • Clara P. Basnight ’72
  • Jane P. Batten H’06
  • Tom and Susan T. ’72/H’21 Beverly
  • Jennifer Bible
  • George Y. Birdsong H’16/Birdsong Peanuts
  • Block Roofing Corporation
  • Bojangles
  • Gary D. ’79/H’16 and Deborah Bonnewell
  • Thomas C. Broyles
  • Melissa C. Bugno ’02
  • Melissa L. Burroughs ’86
  • John S. ’95 and Adrianna ’94 Burton
  • Linda W. Byrd ’71
  • Garret and Valerie Callahan
  • Heather Campbell ’04 and Emily Daiger-Campbell ’09
  • Cape Henry Collegiate/Dr. Christopher Garran
  • Robert T. and Marilyn T. Casey
  • Caterpillar Foundation
  • Champs Sports Bar & Grill
  • Cecil and Julie Chatman
  • Chicho’s Pizza
  • Alice A. Clarke
  • John P. Clarke
  • Clean Eatz
  • Patricia Colthurst ’96
  • Kelly Cordova, MBA ’21
  • Cox Communications
  • Davenport & Company of Virginia, Inc.
  • Leslie C. Davis ’78
  • Robert H.* and Nancy T. DeFord
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • R & C Dickerson Family Fund
  • Eugene and Margaret DiLorenzo
  • James and Katheryn Driscoll
  • J. Rodney Duckworth ’94
  • Andrea Dukes ’92
  • Loran and Joyce Easter
  • Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge
  • O.L. “Butch” and Carol Everett
  • Jesse ’72 and Mary Fanshaw
  • Linda Ferguson
  • Fire & Life Safety America, Inc.
  • First Atlantic Restoration
  • W. Taylor ’04 and Emily Franklin
  • Gregory ’97 and Shannon ’98 Freedland
  • Michael and Kristen Gaffney
  • S. Patrick Garrow ’71
  • J. Samuel Glasscock
  • Susan H’22 and David H’17 Goode
  • Glynn ’82 and Sheryl Goodrich
  • Sharon S. Goodwyn
  • Granger Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Jane M. Gresham
  • Isabelle L. Hallam
  • Kaddy Hamilton ’85/W.C. Carpenter, LLC
  • Kimberley and Theodore Hammer
  • Hampton Roads Community Foundation
  • Joe ’94 and Lori ’94 Harris
  • Lynette P. Harris ’78
  • Robert and Camilla Harrod
  • Virginia Hitch
  • Hourigan Construction
  • Lawrence and Mary Lou Hultgren
  • Michele K. Hylton
  • Kelly T. Jackson ’84
  • Jason’s Deli
  • Daniel and Kristen Kasprow
  • David L. Kaufman H’19
  • Sarah G. Kellam ’92/Kellam Mechanical, Inc.
  • Howard and Suzanne Kern
  • Karla M. Kincannon ’76/H’18 and
  • James Noseworthy H’20
  • Andrew and Julie H. ’82 Kissell
  • R.D. Lambert & Son
  • Greg and Lorraine Landerkin
  • Landmark Foundation
  • Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation
  • John E. and Carol D. Lingo
  • D. Barry and Phillipa ’78 Lipscomb
  • Little Caesars
  • Douglas Vance Lowry ’16
  • John F. H’22 and Harriet Malbon
  • Vincent J. and Suzanne Mastracco
  • Dufferin and Gina McConnell
  • Robert W. McFarland
  • Keith and Leanna McGhee
  • Wayne and Mavis ’11 McKenley
  • Oriana M. McKinnon
  • Scott D. and Annie Miller
  • Milton and Ron Kramer Family
  • Philanthropic Fund
  • Keith and Meredith Moore
  • Pollie W. Morison ’89
  • NetTek, LLC
  • Marie I. Nicolo ’96
  • Eric ’94 and Laura Nyman
  • Carter and Tracy Oates
  • Cathy Oates
  • Dee Oliver ’82/Kelly’s Tavern
  • Deb Otis
  • Joseph and Lori Palau
  • Panera Bread Company
  • The Honorable Deborah M. Paxson ’75 and
  • Michael Brewer
  • Pepsi-Cola Bottling, Co.
  • James W. Perkins Memorial Trust
  • Pincus Paul Charitable Trust
  • Pop’s Diner Co.
  • PRA Group
  • Kimberly and John Pritchard
  • Jon and Tracie Pruden
  • L.H. and Jane Puckett
  • Michael R. Rawls ’91
  • Robin D. Ray
  • Rodos, Inc.
  • Stephen ’06 and Jaclyn ’04 Ruelle
  • Louis F. and Prudence Ryan
  • Mary A. Ryberg
  • Lorrie Saunders ’79
  • Beth Scharlop & Roger E. Schultz Gift Fund
  • Maynard H. and Kathryn Schaus
  • Jason ’05 and Janet ’04 Seward
  • Thomas R. Sharpley ’74
  • Alan H. Shaw
  • Conrad M. Shumadine
  • James H. and Elizabeth Shumadine
  • Craig and Vicki Signorelli
  • Bradley and Amy Smith
  • William J. Spain ’79*
  • Andrew and Karla Spicer
  • Lee ’85 and Lara ’88 Stevenson
  • Bill and Christine Stuart
  • Charles H. Sullivan ’80
  • Jayne E. Sullivan
  • David M. Sutherland ’73
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • Thomas W. Taylor ’00
  • Team PJ United
  • Joseph R. Thomas
  • Tidewater Jewish Foundation, Inc.
  • Top Guard, Inc.
  • Ken and Larissa Trinder
  • Chris and Danica Turner
  • William Tuthill and Heather Greenfield
  • United Methodist Foundation of Western Pennsylvania
  • Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Virginia Beach United Methodist Church
  • Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges
  • Virginia Ship Repair Association
  • VuBay Foundation
  • Walmart
  • Anthony and Toshia Walters
  • Dabney * and Carolyn Walters
  • Craig Wansink and Nancy Chapman
  • Mike and Shelly Warden
  • D. Henry H’07 and Eleanor Watts
  • Weast Contracting, Inc.
  • WebFx
  • Michael J. White ’81
  • Wayne F. Wilbanks
  • Douglas ’86 and Cynthia ’86 Wilson
  • Martha Jo Wilson
  • Scott Wilson
  • YMCA of South Hampton Roads
  • Martin ’71 and Jane ’70 Yocum
  • Dell Young ’74 and Larry Horvath
  • 7-Eleven

*deceased