Read the latest stories of impact that planned gifts have made across the colleges, departments and centers at MUSC.
We sat in an exam room at Hollings Cancer Center, no one sure what to say. I was only 19, diagnosed with ovarian cancer during the summer between my freshman and sophomore years of college.
Cami, Rob and Rodny. They share the same genes, the same birthday month and now, the same legacy.
Born into a family in rural Richland County, Dr. Ike Davis was surrounded by hard workers. "My mother and father loved school, and although they had some education, schools were not available to them," said Dr. Davis.
Jade is a small-town girl from Union, South Carolina, and Jacob is from Manhattan. Seemingly very different, they have something in common: they both received scholarships toward their education.
Dr. Anne Osborne Kilpatrick believes that the work we do during our time here on earth helps to create a beautiful piece of art. Although we may not be able to see the finished product immediately, we will be able to look back on the lives that we touched and see the beauty that has been born over time.
It's difficult to pick a place to begin when describing Dr. Franklin G. Mason. He's practiced dentistry for more than 64 years.
When asked where he was raised, Dr. Cavert McCorkle hesitates, looking for a short answer. As the son of a career Army officer, Dr. McCorkle spent his childhood living in Tokyo, Paris, New Jersey, North Carolina and in Washington, D.C. on two separate occasions before completing high school.
Vincent Peng understands the meaning of heart and determination, two things he carried with him, along with the $15.00 in his pocket when he first came to America from Taiwan in 1960. He knew no one in the United States, but knew he was destined to succeed.
As a new graduate of the College of Charleston volunteering at the MUSC Children's Hospital, Cristina Reyes Smith met a little girl in a shoulder cast who had no interest in the cheerful volunteer but only wanted to see her OT.
His skill in patient care became legendary the day a 1-year-old girl in clinic screamed and screamed, unyielding to anyone's efforts to soothe her.
We made a gift to MUSC not despite our loss, but because of it. Our daughter, Helen, passed away in November of 2015. In our grief, my husband, David, and I were comforted by the knowledge that everything that could have been done for Helen was done at MUSC.
Sumter residents Lynn and Connie Wallace recently chose to invest in the future of dental education in South Carolina by making a gift in the form of a deferred charitable gift annuity to the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine building fund.
Natalie and Joe’s paths unknowingly crossed five years ago. It wasn't until Natalie was hired at MUSC that Joe discovered how his late wife, Jill, inspired Natalie during the fight of her life.
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