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THE CASE FOR INVESTMENT

Students in the College of Business benefit from the generosity of donors who want to help them succeed. Following are a just a few ways you can make a difference. To discuss these and other opportunities to support business students, contact Shane Bennett, director of development, 618/303-6616.

Increased Scholarships

  • Fund a one-time scholarship covering part or all of the cost of one undergraduate or graduate student’s education in business at SIU. $6,250-$150,000 for five years
  • Endow an undergraduate scholarship providing full-tuition support for one student or partial funding for several. Starting at $200,000

Expanded Opportunities

  • Make it possible for one student to have an internship that will help launch a career. Starting at $5,000.
  • Support the success of students from diverse backgrounds – and enhance the diversity of the profession – through an endowment for college’s diversity and inclusion office. Starting at $750,000
  • Endow the Business Placement Center, connecting SIU students with corporations and organizations looking for outstanding employees. $1 million

Enhanced Facilities and Resources

  • Endow a professorship to attract and support outstanding faculty and ensure that students learn from thought-leaders in their fields. $1 million