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Duane Collins and Joyce Collins

Duane Collins with his wife, Joyce (20K JPG)

ME alumnus Duane Collins and his wife, Joyce, believe that education is the foundation of a bright future. It was this belief that led them to make a $1 million gift this summer to the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Building project.

Their gift, part of Create the Future: The Wisconsin Campaign, was also a way of saying "thank you" for the engineering education that was made available to Duane.

"When I was in school, others came forward to support the university so that it would be there for me when I needed it. We need to make sure that similar opportunities are there for present and future engineering students.

"Education is the first step on the path. Future generations should share in that opportunity. Mrs. Collins and I both feel that way."

Collins is chairman of the board for Parker Hannifin, having also served as its president and chief operating officer. His career at Parker Hannifin began in 1961. See the Distinguished Service Award article for more on Collins being named a recipient of the college's 2003 Distinguished Service Award.


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