Invest in people who will find the next big idea, run ethical and sustainable businesses and promote diversity to deliver better returns and decision making.
The future of business administration
Business leaders keep our economy humming. Our students focus on ethical decision making, sustainability and diversity in thought — characteristics of outstanding leaders and improved business outcomes.
The next big idea
What’s the next big idea? Our entrepreneurship students will brainstorm, hone business plans and market ventures that that solve everyday problems, connect people and make life better.
From developing new business ideas to selling to managing finances, our students develop the skills to succeed. But beyond learning how to make and manage money, our college focuses on ethical decision making, sustainability and diversity in thought and experience.
Investment from donors gives our students travel opportunities to see business in action and the resources they need to become leaders shaping the future of industry.
You can make a difference by investing in:
- Facilities and technology necessary to provide students the tools and opportunities to advance their education
- Faculty scholars who train the next generation of business leaders and model effective practices
- Scholarship support to keep these vital fields accessible to people from all backgrounds
- Student learning, field experiences, support programs and career advising that make our grads the best they can be
In the past 10 years, the National Strategic Selling Institute (NSSI) has grown to be a vital program. Beginning as a one-class program, the NSSI now offers a full major and certificate — and is considered among the top sales programs in the nation.
Choose how to support the College of Business Administration
Our faculty teach and mentor future leaders and conduct innovative research. Your gift enables us to recruit and retain the most outstanding faculty for our students.
This fund supports professional development for faculty in the College of Business.
Scholarships empower our students to gain career and life-expanding opportunities outside the classroom, such as student government or participating in design competitions.
This fund financially supports students enrolled in the College of Business.
This fund encourages philanthropic giving among young alumni and provides financial assistance to students enrolled in the College of Business.
This fund supports diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging efforts in the College of Business Administration.
This initiative supports programming and scholarships that help advance the next generation of female business leaders.
Strategic funds provide our college and departments the flexibility to respond to emerging needs and opportunities.
This fund enhances programs in the College of Business.
The National Strategic Selling Institute (NSSI) creates opportunities for both students and companies through academics, extracurricular activities and outreach. The NSSI is ranked among the top sales programs in the nation.
Career coaches assist students in selecting the right career path based on skills, interests and desires, while creating highly satisfied employers by developing students with the right skills to excel in the workplace. They also provide one-on-one support, help students make connections and locate internships that prepare students for a great career.
The Center for Entrepreneurship works to enhance the talent pipeline in order to help build economic and social prosperity through innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset.
Keeping our facilities up to date and fitted with current technology empowers us to recruit outstanding faculty and students and prepare our students for successful careers.
This fund maintains the College of Business building, including technology and equipment enhancements.
Strategic funds provide the college and departments flexibility to respond to emerging needs and opportunities.
Gifts to departmental funds support emerging priorities in specific academic departments. Funds are used to support student success, faculty development, curriculum enhancement or other priorities as determined by the head of each department.