Student Stories

Students across Case Western Reserve are pushing boundaries in STEM, social justice, the arts and more—thanks to our donor community. Learn how your support makes a direct impact on campus by reading their stories.

Naja Quatman

Crafting community

Beyond preparing her for a career in materials engineering, financial support allows Naja Quatman to combine her love of engineering with her passion for art.

Abbey Murcek stands in front of Adelbert Hall wearing glasses and a blue sweater

Science, service and scholarship

Financial support allows Abbey Murcek (Class of 2025) to fully immerse herself in student life at CWRU.

Lily Kwiatkowski

Creating opportunity

Donor support opens pathways to Case Western Reserve for medical student Lily Kwiatkowski (CWR '23) and LaNyah Terry (Class of 2026).

Chibunnam Gerald Onyedika stands in the Case Quad in fall, wearing a collared shirt and gray sweater with a backpack on one shoulder

A 'quest for an education'

Class of 2027 students Gerald Onyedika and Ye Phyo receive a special scholarship for immigrant families.

Students pose together after presenting to Nestle research and development

Brewing innovation

CWRU partnership with Nestlé provides Sneha Suresh (Class of 2026) and PhD candidate Brittany Roopnarine with hands-on research experience.

Johana Guci

From coast to coast

Scholarship support allows Johana Guci (Class of 2024) to pursue her passion for medicine and research.

Students work on robotics in think[box]

Machine learning

Larry and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box] enables Myles Smith (CWR '23) and others to create a life-changing device for a local wheelchair user.

Ed and Kathy Apy

'More than worth it'

Charlie Apy's (Class of 2025) parents get involved from the start.