Partners & Programs

Carnegie Mellon University

The Rangos Hall and Cooperative Exchange with Greece.

A life emeritus trustee of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Mr. Rangos established the Rangos Hall at CMU’s University Center, where many major on-campus events are held throughout the year. Read more

Carnegie Science Center

One of North America’s Best IMAX Theaters.

It is a four-story, state-of-the-art IMAX dome theater that projects movies onto a 30-foot screen which wraps around viewers, giving them a sense of immersion into the action on the screen. Read more

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Giving Kids Another Chance at Life.

Established in 1990 with a $15 million federal grant and a $3 million gift from Mr. Rangos, the original 100,000-square-foot John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) has provided state-of-the-art facilities in the Pittsburgh suburb of Oakland for scientists and medical professionals to collaborate on finding cures for childhood disease and disability. Read more

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Capturing Children’s Interest

The Rangos Family Foundation has actively supported the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for many years. Read more

Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation

Patriotism and Promoting American Values

A child of the Great Depression and a veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Rangos is keenly ware of the qualities represented by the Medal of Honor, the United States’ highest military commendation for valor in combat. Read more

Medal of Honor Scholarship Fund

Pennsylvania State Rep. Tom Michlovic (1979-2002, retired) got together with a group of patriotic Americans in Pennsylvania’s Turtle Creek Valley over 25 years ago, and started the Medal of Honor Scholarship Fund to honor Michael Estocin of Turtle Creek, who fought and died in Vietnam, and Leonard Funk of Braddock Hills, who served his country during World War II. Read more

Duquesne University

John G. Rangos, Sr. is One of Three Pittsburgh Philanthropists Providing a $7.5 Million Gift to Duquesne University’s Medical School

While many in the region have welcomed and praised Duquesne’s bold venture into medical education with its announcement of a proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine, three Pittsburgh philanthropists are providing leadership to help make it happen.

John G. Rangos, Sr., John R. McGinley, Jr. and Rhodora Donahue, widow of the late John F. Donahue, have each made seven-figure pledges to Duquesne in support of the new medical school, Read more

The Rangos School of Health Sciences

The John G. Rangos Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University was founded in 1990. Its objective is to train and produce qualified healthcare professionals who respect the uniqueness of their patients/clients. Read more

Duquesne University Scholarship Fund

Mr. Rangos’ interest in Duquesne University pervades all levels of the Duquesne community. Read More–>

International Orthodox Christian Charities

The Orthodox Church in Action

Founded by Mr. Rangos more than two decades ago, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has become one of the world’s most effective humanitarian agencies. Read more

Johns Hopkins University


Rangos Life Sciences Building

Dedicated to fostering a healthier world and society, the Rangos Family Foundation has given millions to the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences (IBBS) at Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM). Read more

Rangos Award for Creativity in Cancer Discovery

While some metastatic cancers can be successfully treated, most of them remain incurable and continue to kill one out of four Americans. Read more

Rangos Professorship of Adult Medicine

Established thru a commitment by Mr. Rangos in 2001, the John G. Rangos Sr. Professorship of Adult Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Gastroenterology Division supports research initiatives in colon cancer research. Read more

Collaboration with the University of Patras

Johns Hopkins Medicine, America’s premier medical institution, and Greece’s top-ranking University of Patras have embarked on a groundbreaking collaboration to cooperate on medical research. Read more

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest nonprofit health agency dedicated to fighting against blood cancers. It funds lifesaving research all over the world, providing educational and support services. Read more

Rails to Trails

This land is your land

In an effort to preserve the natural environment and contribute to the well-being of others, John G. Rangos, Sr. and his three children donated a six-mile tract of land in Westmoreland County, PA to the regional Trail Corporation in 2002. Read more

Rangos Fund for Pathology Research at UPMC

Wonderful Gentleman who Plays a Crucial Role

George Michalopoulos, professor and chairman of UPMC’s Pathology Department and an NIH Merit Award recipient, said Mr. Rangos has played a crucial role in both Children’s Hospital and UPMC’s rise in the national rankings.Read more

St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

Boosting Orthodox Christian Academia

Mr. Rangos, who is himself of Russian Greek ancestry, is a benefactor of the library at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, New York. Read more