Giving Opportunities

Your annual gift, no matter what size, makes a difference.

A gift to the School of Business allows the school to:
  • Continually attract experienced faculty and highly driven students
  • Award student scholarships
  • Expand student clubs and programs
  • Enhance career services
  • Support faculty research
  • Enhance the quality and reputation of our university, which improves our ranking and therefore, the value of our alumni's degrees
  • Develop more high-performing, responsible business professionals for the workforce

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Every gift makes a difference.

For information about giving to the School of Business or to make a gift, contact:

Brooke Hauser
Development Manager
School of Business

(619) 260-8855

You have many giving options. Your gift may be directing to any of the following funds, at your request:

School of Business Strategic Initiatives Fund

This fund enables the dean to support student and alumni programs, career services, faculty development and facility improvements that benefit the School of Business.

School of Business Student Scholarship Fund

This fund provides both merit and need based scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students within the School of Business.

School of Business Student Internship Fund

This fund provides high-quality business learning opportunities to our undergraduate the School of Business and MBA students by offering grants to help fund students who are participating in a summer internship.

MBA Career Services Fund

This fund supports career services for MBA students by mitigating costs associated with valuable professional development and networking opportunities. With financial support, students will be able to accept meaningful internships, participate in case  competitions, attend national career fairs and pursue other career related opportunities.

Entrepreneurship SBA

This fund supports entrepreneurial programs such as our annual V2 (Venture Vetting) Pitch Competition, providing students real-world experience in pitching their ideas to angel investors. Gifts to this fund also support the student-led entrepreneurship club.

Accountancy Programs Development Fund

This fund provides much needed support to the Accountancy Programs and its faculty to help them in their efforts to acquire the resources needed to remain “best in class.” It helps to provide merit-based scholarships to exceptional students who wish to attain a career in the field of accountancy.

James M. Burns Endowed Professorship

To commemorate his long and valuable service to the School of Business, the school has established the James M. Burns Endowed Professorship to allow his vision to live on and help the school continue its trajectory of achieving national and international prominence.

Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate

This fund helps give students the opportunity to participate in industry professional meetings, informational sessions, job interviews/internships with industry executives and off-campus visits to local real estate companies and community generated projects.

Center for Peace and Commerce

Your gift contributes to student projects, faculty research and community symposia in the field of developing enterprises to create economic, social and environmental value.

Institute for Finance Education and Research

This fund serves as the bridge between academia and industry in the field of finance. The Institute sponsors research, teaching and the application of financial knowledge in the global corporation and investment communities. The Institute's mission is to connect students, alumni, faculty and the finance community to transform fundamental knowledge into applicable practices that benefit today's global economy.

Undergraduate Leadership Development Program Endowment

The Undergraduate Leadership Development Program Endowment provides personalized leadership training to our undergraduate students. Gifts to this fund will ensure that we can continue to offer programs that shape the business leaders of the future.

Master of Science in Executive Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Help us to continue to offer financial need based scholarships to MSEL students who have demonstrated a record of leadership and service.

John Ronchetto Endowed Scholarship

Help us continue to offer this memorial scholarship to exceptional students studying at the School of Business.

Supply Chain Management Institute

Assist this institute in continuing to help organizations achieve world-class supply chain performance. Help them become the preferred source for individuals and organizations who are seeking to develop executive-level competencies through a high quality education in Supply Chain Management.

Master of Science in Global Leadership (MSGL)

Your gift helps fund activities for MSGL students, including overseas conferences and other leadership development programs, that will offer students options for experiencing and/or exercising leadership in a multi-cultural environment.

Ahlers Center for International Business

Your support funds student scholarships for study abroad and student participation in local international business networking activities, professional meetings and other co-curricular activities which enhance global business leadership development.

Ready to give? Have a question? Contact:

Brooke Hauser
Development Manager
School of Business

(619) 260-8855