When Donald Resnick, SBM ’59, was a freshman studying business administration
When he graduated, Donald began a 40-year career in real estate that
His wife, Nancy, attended Temple as a psychology major 10 years after
But Temple was never far from the couple’s minds. And in spring 2010, they stepped forward to significantly bolster the athletics program they have
Additionally, their gift will support the Student-Athlete Academic Advising and
Their gift to Pearson-McGonigle reflects the Resnicks’ personal passions. Not
President Ann Weaver Hart (second from right) and University Trustee Lewis Katz, CST ‘63
Donald’s ties to Temple Basketball go beyond his interest insports. After all, it was when he was a member of the national board of Coaches vs. Cancer—a collaboration between the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society that fundraises for cancer awareness, education and research—that he met Temple Men’s Basketball Head Coach Fran Dunphy, then with the University of Pennsylvania, approximately 15 years ago. Their leadership in the organization sparked a longtime friendship.
When Dunphy joined Temple in 2006, Donald hurried to campus to find out what the
The renovation is part of Temple 20/20, the framework that will guide the university’s growth over the next 10 years.
“In order for Temple to successfully compete and recruit players at the Division 1
Dunphy says, “The university and basketball family is very humbled by the support
Donald also serves as co-chair of the Pearson-McGonigle fundraising campaign with
“Temple has a rich basketball tradition comprising legendary coaches, players, fans
When the Resnicks talk about the university, they repeatedly return to the idea of
Donald adds that both he and Nancy deeply value their involvement in the Temple community. “We’ve had so much enjoyment over the past 25 years with the