Scholarships

Mauser Harmony with Nature Foundation
Annual Scholarship

Beginning in 2000, the Foundation has awarded an annual scholarship to a junior, senior, or graduate student in the Wayne State University, School of Business, Detroit, Michigan. This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser, Professor of  Marketing Emeritus and Former Chair, School of Business Administration, Wayne State University. It recognizes full-time business students who are personally, professionally and/or academically involved in environmentally sustainable activities.

Year Recipient
2014

Anna MacDonald

2013

Steven Kudla

2012

Liang Downey

2012

Lisa A. Pollard

2011

Daniel Kurzawski

2010

Amanda C. Carnagie

2009

Amanda C. Carnagie

2008

Joseph C. Pietron

Year Recipient
2007

Joseph C. Pietron

2005

Bella Moreyn

2004

Nadia M. Vlachos

2003

Katharine A. Maziarz

2003

Marc Bayram

2002

Rachel E. Maness

2001

Geoffrey J. Diamond

2000

J. Alexander Smith

Prof. Ferdinand Mauser Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the memory of scholar, author and internationalist, Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser. He devoted more than two decades to teaching and writing at the School of Business Administration, Wayne State University. This Scholarship is managed and awarded by the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management.

 

Year Recipient
2014

Sarah Goodlaxson

2013

Jessica Baird

2012

Alexis Anderson

2011

Tanja Michael

2010

Chioke McRae

Partners & Affiliations

We have collaborated with the following organizations to provide education, scholarships, financial support and training focusing on environmental sustainability.

Seminars

SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (SEMCOG)

“Sustainable Stormwater Management”
November 2005, 2004 and October 2003

Attendees included city planners, architects, engineers, and community leaders.  The focus was learning how sustainable stormwater practices can meet their stormwater regulations, protect water resources, and be attractive amenities to a site and community.

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

“MARKETING PRODUCTS IN HARMONY WITH NATURE”
October, 2000

This seminar focused on learning how business and personal decisions can have a positive affect on preserving the integrity of our environment. Speakers included guests from Patagonia, Inc., Toyota Technical Center USA, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission,
McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, LLC.

“JAPAN-U.S.-CANADA: FOCUS ON MARKETING”
November, 1999

The goal was to bring educators, business people, students, and expert speakers together in an educational forum to discuss business opportunities between Japan, United States and Canada. This seminar considered the marketplace from the cultural and economic perspectives of Japan, The United States, and Canada, and focused on business opportunities between these three countries. Presenters from University of Michigan, Consulate General of Canada at Detroit, Michigan Japan External Trade Organization, Michigan Economic Development Corp. 

Donations

Wayne State University   Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management

Asian Art Objects, Custom-built mahogany bookcase, Ninety six vintage business books dating back to the 1700’s, Sixteenth Century wood cut print (Hanseatic League), Primrose Annuals (Purdy Library)

Member   Anthony Wayne Society-The Heritage Society 

Tom and Judit Welacky   Tom, a Field Crops Biologist, developed and managed Prof. Mauser’s land and apple orchard in Canada. Prof. Mauser and the Welacky family were lifelong friends. The Foundation donated two acres of Prof. Mauser's land to Tom, a member of the Canadian Chestnut Council, and his wife Judit, to grow American Chestnut trees.

Detroit Training Center   Landscape training scholarships in environmental sustainability 

Spencer Museum of Art   Six Buddhist Sculptures and 4 Ceramic art objects

Japan American Society   Meadowbrook Annual holiday celebration and auction, Two Monte Nagler photographs

Michigan Wildlife Conservancy   Educational programs, “Living with Cougars In Michigan” brochure, construction of Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser Nature Trail, Sponsored guest lecturers at the Fall Festival: Chad Kister, award winning environmental journalist and Wayne L. Jackson, Native American elder, who spoke about endangered species     

Earth Circle Association   Marin County, CA Native American sweat lodge ceremonies

Hull Elementary School   Livonia, MI, Fourth grade student recycling project

Habitat for Humanity   Mount Clemens, MI Building Improvements to ReStore

Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Center   Detroit, MI, Department of Medical Genetics

The Foundation funded genetic research equipment and lab projects which were headed by Charles E. Jackson, MD, a colleague of Prof. Mauser. One of the projects looked for possible links between environmental toxins in the work place and cancer.

Member   The Corporate Partners President’s Circle

Oakland Land Conservancy   Rochester, MI, Contribution for land purchase

AuSable Big Water Preservation Association   Grayling, MI, River clean-up project

Eco-Encore   Sustainable recycling

The Greening of Detroit   Camp Greening, one of the most successful environmental camps in Detroit teaches about water cycles, animal habitats, plants and their functions 

USGBC-LEED   Workshop sponsorships

Michigan Interfaith Power & Light Conference   Sponsorships

U.S. Green Building Council   Scholarships to green educational programs, annual membership, resource materials

Greening the Heartland Conference   Detroit, MI  Program contributions 

Detroit Free Press   Michigan Green Leaders Awards Breakfast and Expo

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM)   Monroe, MI, Green Advantage Certification Training Program

Midwest Green Building Conference   Detroit, MI  Sponsorships   

The UM/ULI Real Estate Forum   Ann Arbor, MI, Annual Real Estate Forums and initiative sponsorship