Each of the university's colleges and schools has needs that exceed funding provided by the state. Alumni support can range from unrestricted school- or college-based programs to specific departmental projects. These funds focus on scholarships, academic programs, technology upgrades, and support for student organizations.
College of Business Administration
Gifts to the UWL CBA will support:
• Student development: study abroad opportunities
• Student development: national association meeting and competition attendance
• Faculty and staff professional development, data bases, and software
Support the CBA with a gift (link to giving page)
College of Liberal Studies
Gifts to the College of Liberal Studies will support:
- Affordability - to support non-tuition related costs such as books and living expenses for students
- Hands-on learning - in support of those experiences that allow students to practice what they learn in the classroom through activities such as unpaid internships and study abroad
- Scholarships in the Arts - in support of competing for high-talent students in programs like Art, Music and Theatre
- Community Partnerships - in support of students, staff, and faculty seeking seed funding to support collaborations between business, non-profits, and the College of Liberal Studies
- Faculty Excellence - funds to support faculty in innovating for their work with students (collaborative research with students)
Support CLS students with a gift. (link to giving page)
College of Science and Health
Gifts to the College of Science will support:
- Fellowships and grants to support undergraduate and graduate student research, especially for FYRE, the First Year Research Exposure.
- Support for faculty and staff professional development
- Need-based scholarships
- Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series (e.g., Nobel Laureates).
Support CSH students with a gift. (link to giving page)
School of Education
Gifts to the School of Education will support:
- Advancing the mission of the School of Education (SoE) in supporting students, advancing programs, and impact/outreach activities that directly benefit the schools and communities served and that communicate SoE’s mission.
- International/Urban Education: To provide opportunities that allow SoE faculty and students to grow globally by working with ethnically, culturally, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse learners.
- School Of Education Annual Scholarship Fund: To support SoE students in the School throughout their college career through funding full or partial tuition costs or other academic needs.
- Grow Our Own Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program: To partner with local school districts to increase the number of qualified and culturally diverse educators in our communities’ PK-12 classrooms by providing SoE students of color the opportunity to earn an education degree tuition free.
Support future educators in the UWL School of Education with a gift. (link to giving page)