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Rick Majerus

Born to Alyce and Raymond Majerus on Feb. 17, 1948, in Sheboygan, Wis., Rick Majerus began coaching while he was a student at Marquette University.

He graduated from Marquette University with a history degree in 1970. He spent the next 15 years as an assistant and head basketball coach at Marquette. He was among the first members of his family to attend college. He also earned a master’s degree in education from Marquette in 1979.

Majerus died on Dec. 1, 2012, and hundreds attended his funeral at the Church of the Gesu on Marquette University’s campus.

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Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students
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Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students

This is the second major gift Cudahy has given to Marquette.

Rick Majerus Family Foundation gives $1 million to Marquette to create endowed scholarship in his honor
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Rick Majerus Family Foundation gives $1 million to Marquette to create endowed scholarship in his honor

"Rick believed in developing all facets of his players' lives, and education was at the top of that list."