Stories of Giving
From immigrant to psychology major, from circus performer to neuropsychologist, Enrique López researches the impact of HIV on the human brain.
Michelle and John Henry have seen their daughter Madeleine thrive at Oxy, which is preparing her for leadership and helping her find her passion. That along with the potential of the College as an integrated leader in Los Angeles inspires them to get involved.
The gift that allowed Stacey Carr ’04 to attend Oxy is what motivates her to continue to give back to Oxy students to this day.
I couldn’t have gone to Oxy without financial assistance, and in my career in private higher ed I have seen how expensive it has become and how essential financial aid is.
That’s what was so cool about Occidental—you could follow your hearts and try to change the world. And we were supported in that.
I've spent my professional life primarily in a combination of private practice and teaching; not a day has passed that has not been rewarded in some way by my Occidental education.
Allen Fukada’s four years at Oxy became a cornerstone of his personal and professional life.
Nick Lee ’10 was a familiar voice to thousands in the Oxy community during his time as a Telefund caller.
Knowing that I was able to go to Oxy and have the experience that I did because of others who made that possible has really stuck with me. That compelled me to give back to the College.