- Folkens, who is still a serving Trustee for the university, wants to make sure the gift provides assistance to students engaging in programs with an international experience component.
- Folkens’ daughters, Anna Folkens and Elizabeth Folkens Dinndorf, Winthrop Class of 2007, motivated this most recent gift, as their international experiences were a distinctive part of their collegiate educations.
Winthrop University, "Trustee’s Gift to Winthrop Supports International Experiences for Students" (2011). Winthrop News 2011. 33.