27 January 2017

Curry Foundation Board Holds Winter Meeting

The Curry School Foundation board of directors meets today for its winter meeting. A major topic of discussion will be fundraising strategies to help the Curry School expand its impact during the University's upcoming bicentennial capital campaign.
05 January 2017

A Win-Win Strategy for Supporting Curry

Curry alumnus uses estate planning tool that provides income while also receiving tax treatment as a charitable donation.
14 December 2016

Champions of the Rising Stars

Innovative education research by Curry School early career professors is getting a boost, thanks to two astute donors brought together by the Curry Foundation.

Richard R. “Dick” Abidin is a well-known professor emeritusof the Curry School, who founded our Clinical Psychology program in the 1960s and achieved prominence as a scholar and leader in his field. Peter K. Scaturro, a father of a second year student at U.Va., is a retired financial executive—a former bank CEO and partner at Goldman Sachs.
 
08 December 2016

Annual Fund Experiences Unprecedented Growth!

The Curry School of Education Foundation announced that its Annual Fund experienced unprecedented growth in both dollars and donors in fiscal year 2016, making it the largest fundraising year for the Annual Fund in the past five years. 

Supporting a Special Educator

Both of Kristen Ashworth’s parents are teachers, but not until after she had earned two bachelor’s degrees in business did she even consider a career in education. That’s when circumstances led her back home to southern Virginia, and she took a high school teaching job in special education on a provisional license.