Gift of Stock Will Assist Med Students
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4-A Saturday, Feb. 7, 1970 THE SHREVEPORT TIMES The Phyllis W. Pellitz Education Fund at the Louisiana State University Medical School at Shreve-port was formally established yesterday. The fund was made possible with the donation of $10,000 in stock by Clinton W. Fuller of Shreveport (left), who discusses the project with Dr. William T. McElroy, assistant dean in charge of student affairs. (Times Photo by John A. Moore) Gift of Stock Will Assist Med Students Establishment of the Phyllis W. Pellitz Education Fund at Louisiana State U n i v e r s i t y School of Medicine at Shreveport was announced yesterday by Dr. Edgar Hull, dean of the school. The fund was made possible by donation of $10,000 in stock by Clinton W. Fuller of Shreveport. The fund will .finance a student loan program, said Dr. Hull. The gift was formally accepted yesterday by the LSU Board of Supervisors which met in Baton Rouge. "My mother was a frequent visitor to Shreveport and always maintained a deep interest in youth," said Fuller, "particular-ly the education of young folks. "The salvation of our whole society depends upon education," he said, "and I am pleased to be able to contribute what I can to aid any students in our new medical school who might have emergency financial needs." Dr. Hull said the Pellitz Fund is the first of its type to be established in the school, which accepted its initial class of 32 freshmen students for medical training in September, 1969. Proceeds of sale of the stock has been invested and the annual interest accrued will be made available for student loans, Dr. Hull pointed out. "Mr. Fuller's generous gift will help fill a vital need of our present and future students, and I know will lead other friends of education and LSU to consider similar bequests to broaden e d u c a t i o n a l opportunity of youth."
|Title||Gift of Stock Will Assist Med Students|
Moore, John A.
Fuller, Clinton W.
Pellitz, Phyllis W.
McElroy, William T., Jr.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (Shreveport, La.)
|Notes||Photo of Clinton W. Fuller and Dr. William T. McElroy|
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