Jim Morrow '57, MBA '64, and Faith Morrow '58 want their scholarship to help a woman earn her MBA. "Especially as a woman, I feel so proud of saying that I went to Cornell. That reputation is one of the best things you take away," says Faith Morrow, whose degree is in home economics. Her husband adds, "Johnson needs to recruit more females, and since Faith was so appreciative of her Cornell degree, we thought this was how we'd help out."
Morrow says, "We owe our success to the Johnson School." He earned his first Cornell degree from the agriculture school, but a couple of summers on dairy farms in upstate New York convinced him he was not cut out to be a farmer. After serving a rotation in the Air Force, he came back to earn his MBA. "I majored in accounting and finance, and that was a great education."
Originally intending to pursue a career as a stock analyst, he got into the transportation industry—first with railroads, then with airlines, and ultimately with the Nissin Group, a subsidiary of Nissin Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, which provides air- and ocean-freight forwarding, customs brokerage and warehousing, logistics, and supply-chain management for global transportation markets. Morrow has now transitioned from employee to independent contractor, leading sales efforts. But make no mistake: "We have not retired. We have not kicked back," proclaims Morrow.
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