Quincy University hosted its 31st annual Scholarship Luncheon on Monday, April 29 in Pepsi Arena. The event honored more than 200 donors and recipients of the University’s endowed and annual scholarship awards.

The luncheon included remarks by Phil Conover, QU president; Julie Bell, vice president for university advancement; Laura Gerdes Ehrhart, representing the scholarship benefactors; and Genesis Torrens ’19, representing the scholarship recipients.

Established in 1948, the QU Endowment provides for the long-term financial health of the University. Gifts to our 191 individual funds are invested to provide a growing, reliable source of income for scholarships and academic program enrichments. Endowed Scholarships, “Heritage Society” information and giving opportunities can be found on the QU website: www.quincy.edu/endowment.

Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Quincy University’s intercollegiate sports are members of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women. For more information, please contact the Quincy University Office of Community Relations by calling (217) 228-5275.