Press Releases

Expansion of Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Welcomed by Community
Lowell Milken Center
September 16, 2014
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes moves ahead with plans to construct a new 6,000 square foot exhibit hall.

LMI-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs
June 25, 2014
The Lowell Milken Family Foundation and the Richard and Ellen Sandler Family Foundation announce the creation of the Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize

2014 Lowell Milken TAP Founder's Award Announced
March 08, 2014
Carter High School in Knox County Schools, Tennessee, received the 2014 Lowell Milken TAP Founder's Award at this year's National TAP Conference.

In The News

SE Kansas museum plans expansion after donation
September 17, 2014
KOAM News (ABC Affiliate)
Pittsburgh, KS

Man behind the Center visits Fort Scott
June 28, 2013
Fort Scott Tribune
Fort Scott, KS


Securing Democracy Through Education: An Essay By Lowell Milken
Education Reform, TAP System for teacher and student advancement
October 15, 2014
From generation to generation, talented teachers transmit democracy through the power of quality education.

Lowell Milken featured in Milken Institute Currency of Ideas
April 30, 2013
When it comes to education reform, what do the U.S., China, Israel and India have in common? During the panel “The International Quest for Effective Education Reform” at the Milken Institute Global Conference, education leaders agreed that regardless of geographic area, culture or economic status, human capital—effective teachers and determined students—are the driving forces behind educational, and subsequently economic, success.

Lowell Milken Family Foundation Provides $100,000 in School and District Recognitions at 13th National TAP Conference
TAP System, 13th Annual National TAP Conference, Lowell Milken Family Foundation
March 09, 2013
Through the generous support of the Lowell Milken Family Foundation, $100,000 in award recognitions were proivded to schools and school districts across the country during at the 13th National TAP Conference in Washington, D.C. The awards were presented before over 1,200 educators and policy leaders attending the Conference.