The Perdue family
Gift: $1,000,000
Recipient: Laurentian University

Designation: Norinne E. Perdue Collaborative Research and Development Centre
Link: The new research and development centre is part of the Cliff Fielding Research, Innovation and Engineering building. Norinne, who died of cancer in 2014, was born in Sudbury and was the granddaughter of Cliff Fielding. The Perdue family have a long history of supporting the University.