Marian University Program Gets Nice Donation

In the photo: Marian University staff and students receiving donation form U.S. Bank Foundation. (L-R) Melanie Fox (U.S. Bank Administrative Assistant), Christina Witthun (WFP student), Kerry Strupp (WFP director), Stacey Akey (vice president, Alumni, Career Services, and External Partnerships), Brennen Hacker (WFP student), Kim Schmitz (U.S. Bank, District Retail Manager).

FOND DU LAC, Wis. –U.S. Bank Foundation has awarded Marian University a $2,000 grant designated for the Working Families Program.


Marian University’s Working Families Program is one of the nation’s most comprehensive educational programs available to low income single parents. The Program offers single parent students with dependent children the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s degree and to break the cycle of poverty, thus empowering future generations. Since the Program began in 2002, more than 170 program participants have earned a bachelor’s degree! 


For more information and to learn about eligibility requirements of the Working Families Program please visit, call 920.923.8953, or email the program director, Kerry Strupp, at


Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state, and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.