The Power of Persistence – and Faith

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This morning, in the aftermath of a national election that was both disappointing and encouraging, I am reminded of the power of persistence and faith. Twenty-two years ago, in 1996, I had just sold the company that I and my two co-founders spent twelve years building. Ours was a journey that required tremendous persistence, faith, […]

Charles White, 2013-14 Fred and Louise Tarver Scholar

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Charles White of West Bloomfield, Michigan is the 2013-2014 Fred and Louise Tarver Scholar. This fall, Charles will begin his junior year in the U-M College of Engineering, but first he will spend the summer on an internship at Intel Corporation in California. Charles is an outstanding student and a delightful young man. He’s going […]

Video: David Tarver Speech at U-M MLK Spirit Awards, January 20, 2014

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On January 20, 2014, David Tarver was privileged to speak to the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) North Campus Community at the annual Martin Luther King Spirit Awards event. His address walked the audience through the civil-rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s as seen through the eyes of “a kid from Flint, Michigan.” He […]

Where are the Fred and Louise Tarver Scholars?

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The most recent Fred and Louise Tarver Scholars, Charles White and Caleb Brazier, should have an exciting and eventful summer. Charles just finished his first year in the U-M College of Engineering, and I understand that he did very well. He landed a coveted internship with Intel Corporation in Folsom, California, and that is where […]