Why We Give

Alumna Wants Others to Experience Wesleyan Like Her Family Did

LaVonne Cockerell ’75 and her four siblings all graduated with Texas Wesleyan degrees. Now she is using her estate plan to help give others the opportunity to experience a Wesleyan education. Read More

Helping Texas Wesleyan Keep Up With Changing Technology

Your estate gift helps TXWES plan for what’s to come. Gerry Nichols, former manager of media and classroom support, has planned a gift to “help the Mass Communications Department stay up to date with rapid technology changes, which will only accelerate in the future.” Read More

Andrews Estate Gift to Support TXWES Business Students

Celebrated businessman and leader Paul E. Andrews Jr. was a generous supporter of Texas Wesleyan during his lifetime. See how he used his estate plan to extend his impact into the future. Read More

Paying It Forward

The lives of Evan and Janie Faris (who met, married and had their daughter while at Texas Wesleyan) would not have been the same if not for the generosity of alumni before them. To help other students long after they are both gone, the couple has included a gift in their estate plan. Read More

Honoring a Champion of Women’s Education

There were times when Kay Colley and her friend Terry struggled to make ends meet while they were getting their degrees. Kay sees that focus and determination in Texas Wesleyan students as well. That’s why Kay found it important to try to address that struggle through her estate and pay tribute to her friend. Read More

A Life of Legacy: Cora Maud Norton Oneal

As one of Texas Wesleyan’s most loyal friends, Cora Maud Norton Oneal made her passion for the university apparent in her numerous gifts, forming a truly remarkable legacy. Read More

Thriving in a Culture That Changes Lives

Education is more than a practice for the Locke family—it’s a value they hope to pass through generations. That’s one of the reasons Tom and Cindy Locke made an estate gift to Texas Wesleyan. Read More

Building Bridges for Future Generations at Texas Wesleyan University

Charles (Chuck) Willett ’66 formed the foundation for a lifetime of service during his time as a student at Texas Wesleyan. Now he’s helping ensure future generations have that same opportunity. Read More

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