Stories of Impact

Get to know our donors, and read stories of the meaningful impact their philanthropic support has in the lives of our students and faculty.

Robert M. and Thelma G. Flory Doctoral Study Award

The recipient of the 2020-21 Flory Award will be announced soon – stay tuned!

Learn more about Robert and Thelma Flory and their reasons for giving!


Kenneth G. Stoudt Faculty Excellence Award

Mary E. Fetter ’97, MSN, RN – a proud PA College alumna, Assistant Professor of undergraduate nursing, and current student in PA College’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice program – received the 2020-21 Kenneth G. Stoudt Faculty Excellence Award. This annual award recognizes PA College faculty who demonstrate leadership, excellence and creativity.

A student who nominated Fetter for the award wrote this about our honoree: “Mary Fetter is an outstanding instructor…She [accommodates] all styles of learning, whether it be visual, auditory, or tactile. Her prep work for lecture are amazing study guides for exams and she provides us with so many ways to learn.  She is a staple to this institution and I hope for years to come she is one of those instructors all alumni know by name.”  Congratulations, Mary!

Learn more about Kenneth G. Stoudt and his reasons for giving!



Scholarship Appreciation Reception

An opportunity for donors and students to meet, share stories and thanks, and celebrate the impact of scholarship support at PA College.

View the photo album from our 2019 reception, featuring guest donor speaker, Sue Pichini ’78 and guest student speaker, Jazlyn Torres ’20 (three-year BSN program).



Honoring Scholarship Fund Donors


Clara Young Hoffman Memorial Scholarship

25th Anniversary

John O. Shirk Memorial Nursing Scholarship

10th Anniversary

Our heartfelt thanks to the Hoffman and Shirk families for their continuing support of these funds and the future nurses of Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.