Cherng Program in Honors

“We are delighted to contribute to inspiring better lives by supporting one of the nation’s best honors colleges, as well as providing resources to educate and train our future leaders.”

– University of Missouri alumni, Peggy and Andrew Cherng

Andrew & Peggy Cherng

In the spring of 2017, through the philanthropic Panda Cares Foundation, the Cherngs made a multi-million dollar gift to support scholarships, programs, and academic opportunities for high-achieving Honors students.

Peggy and Andrew’s remarkable story and their approach to philanthropic giving, as well as their rise through the corporate world, are vital to understanding more about what motivates each of them. Both have also made significant contributions to the support and inclusion of all Asian Americans.

The Cherng Program in Honors consists of the following programs:

To date, the generosity of the Cherngs has directly supported the education of 560 students and their programs have impacted more than 5,000 students.