Stevens Donor Stories

Welcome to the Stevens donor stories page! Here you’ll find profiles of alumni and friends who have generously supported the university’s mission of educating talented students and pursuing research that benefits society. You’ll meet scholarship donors who give because they remember the help they received, or others who support faculty excellence and our vibrant campus, plus learn about their careers, lives and secrets to success.


Joe Mitro

“Many of us have gotten a boost up. Now it is time for us to give back.”

Joe Mitro ’73

Read about Joe Mitro’s life since he graduated with the Class of 1973.

 Joe Mitro '73

Tom Blum

“I like the fact that my family’s financial support goes a long way at Stevens.”

Tom Blum

Read about the Blum family’s 110-year connection to Stevens

 Tom Blum

Shah Family

“We continue to have high expectations. A strong work ethic is a clear expectation. That hasn't changed from my parents to the way I raise my kids."

Saumil Shah ’91 MTM ’00 MBA ’08

Read about the Shahs at Stevens

 Shah Family

Daume Brothers

"Dad instilled in us what Stevens was, what it represented, and what Stevens meant to him.”

Don Daume '67

Read the tales of Harold “Whitey” Daume ’36

Daume Brothers

Jerry Granato ’75

“The most successful people are those who continue to evolve, continue to learn and have a number of balls up in the air at once.”

Read about Jerry’s path from Stevens to medical school


Jerry Granato ’75

David Wadiak ’73

“You pick and choose the place that you want to give of yourself. We chose Stevens"

Read about David’s life and career


Maureen and David Wadiak ’73

Richard Noble ’68

“I feel that once you benefit from society you really should give back.”

Read about Richard’s dedication to service


Richard Noble ’68


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