Fort Lauderdale, Fla. March 25, 2014.
Broward College District Board of
Trustees Chairman Sean C. Guerin announced that The Krause Family Foundation has
donated $1 million to support nursing and health sciences programs at Broward
College. Kathryn and Roy Krause are local philanthropists who support
educational and youth advocacy organizations.
and I both feel we’ve been very blessed with our careers and our family,” Mr.
Krause explained. “When I retired, we decided to start a family foundation … our
family is creating a gift to Broward College to honor Kathryn’s career as a
nurse practitioner. We are very excited about the College’s new Health Sciences
Simulation Center and all the great things that are happening in the nursing
Krause family’s gift will have an astounding impact on students, health
professionals and healthcare delivery in our community,” said Debbie Papa, Ph.D.,
dean of health sciences at Broward College. “Our nursing and health sciences programs are
the top in the state, so we must give our students a state-of-the-art learning
environment. With the right preparation,
tomorrow’s health professionals will be more confident going into the real world.
The Krause’s donation is so incredibly generous. It directly supports everything we are doing.
It is truly wonderful.”
gratitude for this gift, Broward College will name the entrance on the first
floor of the Health Sciences Simulation Center the “Kathryn Krause Lobby” and The
Krause Family Foundation will be recognized on the center’s donor appreciation
Krause family’s donation will support:
The Kathryn Krause Scholarship for
The Kathryn Krause Lecture Series
Krause Family Medical Simulation
The Kathryn Krause Book Award for HANDY
“We sincerely appreciate the support and generosity of the Krause family, and
we know this gift will be a tremendous asset to the nursing program, our
students and the community,” said Broward College President J. David Armstrong,
Jr. “Thanks to this gift, which is a tribute to Kathryn’s successful career,
Broward College will be able to provide scholarships to our students,
innovative tools needed to enhance their training, as well as educational and
engaging programs for the public.”
The mission of the Broward
College Foundation is to transform lives through education by providing community
awareness, advocacy and financial resources to Broward College.