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Winthrop honors former professor, 10th largest donor
Winthrop University honored one of the school’s most prolific donors this week and celebrated her lifetime of donations that includes support for student scholarships.
The university held a reception Wednesday for friends and former co-workers of Elizabeth King, who taught biology at Winthrop for 25 years. The late King’s most recent gift to Winthrop is to the Dr. Elizabeth Norfleet King Endowed Graduate Scholarship in cellular biology.
The latest donation from King’s estate makes her Winthrop’s 10th largest donor in terms of lifetime cumulative giving, bringing her total to $853,000. Her generosity will benefit student and faculty biology research and development, officials say.
Previously, King established the R. Morrison and Miriam D. King Endowment for biology to honor her parents.
The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.)
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