Stories of Philanthropy, Alumni and Community

Learn more about students who have been the recipients of our giving programs, and also read about our donors – some of whom are former students – and why they’re grateful for the education and support offered at Sierra College.

Meet Savannah Turner (left) to learn how scholarships made a difference in her life.

Sierra College Foundation offers a full-range of giving options help support our students, programs and services at Sierra College.

  • Impact Stories: Students and Staff

    Learn more about the students who have been recipients of our giving programs, our alumni, and what inspires our donors to financially support Sierra College.

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  • Impact Story: Jason Davidson

    Jason Davidson is Captain of the Nevada County Consolidated Fire Department, and a Sierra College 2006 alum who benefitted from a Sierra College education.

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  • Impact Story: Richard R. Nelson

    Rick recognized the incredible value of the scholarships he received to attend Sierra College, and has since supported more than 100 scholarships benefitting deserving and financially disadvantaged students.

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  • Impact Story: Jason Loscalzo

    Jason Loscalzo, proud alumnus of Sierra College, is now Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Chicago Bears.

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  • Impact Story: Andi*

    Sierra Promise along with the Student Assistance Fund Endowment (SAFE) helped Andi succeed in life and in school.

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  • Impact Story: Maria Brannan

    Meet Maria Brannan, a proud veteran and Sierra College alum. She works in Sierra College’s Veteran Success Center to assist other veterans who are furthering their education at Sierra College.

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  • Impact Story: Jake Malerbi

    Meet Jake Malerbi, a hardworking Sierra College student who is part of the Guardian Scholars program.

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  • Impact Story: Savanna Turner and Natalie Rowland

    Watch Savanna Turner and Natalie Rowland’s stories to learn how scholarships have helped them succeed at Sierra College.

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