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College of Applied Sciences and Arts campaign goal is $3,250,000 and we have currently raised $833,467 (26 percent).

THE CASE FOR INVESTMENT

Students in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts benefit from the generosity of donors who want to help them succeed. Following are just a few ways you can make a difference. To discuss these and other opportunities to support students in applied sciences and arts, contact Sara Bond, director of development, 618/453-4934.

Increased Scholarships

  • Fund a one-time scholarship covering part or all of the cost of one undergraduate or graduate student’s education in applied sciences and arts 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
  • Fund a student team’s participation in a regional or national competition; or industry visit. Starting at $5,000
  • Support a fund to help defray student costs for licensing or certification exams. Starting at $1,000

Enhanced Facilities and Resources

  • Support technology upgrades to teaching labs and studios, providing access to state-of-the-art equipment and tools. Starting at $5,000 to address immediate needs or $250,000 to endow a technology fund
  • Upgrade and replace program equipment to ensure that students continue to learn with the latest tools. Starting at $15,000
  • Support building a crematorium for the mortuary science program. Starting at $250,000
  • Help upgrade and renew the aviation fleet. Starting at $10,000
  • Support the Data Analytics Research and Education Center, providing student experience analyzing data across disciplines for informed decision-making. $750,000