Loras College Receives $50,000 Scholarship Donation from Monsignor Martin Laughlin
Loras College President Jim Collins announced Thursday that Loras recently received a $50,000 cash donation from Msgr. Martin Laughlin, toward the $75 million Inspiring Lives and Leadership Campaign.
The donation establishes the Rev. James J. Donohue, Rev. Andrew J. Creighton and Msgr. William B. Collins Scholarship.
The scholarship will be available to students who demonstrate significant financial need, with a preference given to those majoring in English, Philosophy or French.
Launched October 10th of last year, the $75 million Inspiring Lives and Leadership: The Loras Legacy campaign is the largest fundraising campaign in the 175-year history of the College.
As of August 1, 2014, the campaign has raised over $56 million.