Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Why we need your support

 

Though our college has been around for a long time, we’re never content with the status quo. The College of Arts and Sciences dates back to 1895, but 25 years ago, we transformed. Nearly 100 years after our founding, the Eberly family stepped forward with their generosity, and we became the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences — the first time WVU honored a donor with a college name.

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary as the Eberly College, we remember that philanthropy and private investment are often the drivers of progress. And these investments come in all shapes and sizes. Your gift, no matter the size, demonstrates the power of transformation. This is the promise of growth and adaptability that makes Eberly College great.

As home to more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the Eberly College is the heart of WVU. Our students are transforming into leaders ready to make the world a better place. But we can’t help them do this without you.

The diversity of our programs mirrors the diversity of our students’ aspirations. Our goal is to help turn those dreams into realities. Student loans and financial burden should not keep a student from taking advantage of a life-changing experience.

Your gift today allows this College to continue — and grow — opportunities for our students.

 

How you can help

 

Greatest Needs
The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Greatest Needs Fund allows the College the flexibility to address our most pressing needs. Your gift supports everything from scholarships and academic innovation to the most promising initiatives for students and faculty.


Scholarships
The Arts and Sciences Scholarship Fund allows the College to direct support where it is needed most. Gifts provide tuition assistance to ease some of the financial burden our students face.

Academic Enrichment Centennial Endowment
Each year, our Academic Enrichment program makes it possible for students to take the lessons they’ve learned in the classroom and apply them in the real world.

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Pat and Alison Deem Dollar for Dollar Scholarship Match
Pat and Alison Deem will generously match donations made to general scholarship funds on the Day of Giving up to a total of $25,000. Help us meet this match by making a donation to the scholarship fund that means the most to you today!
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Greatest Needs Dollar for Dollar Match
Donations made to any “Greatest Needs” fund on the Day of Giving will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $25,000 by Frank and Jayna Alderman. Help us meet this match by making a donation to your favorite WVU school, college or department’s Greatest Needs Fund today!
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Greatest Needs Dollar for Dollar Match Second Half Surprise
Donations made to any “Greatest Needs” fund on the Day of Giving will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $25,000. Help us meet this match by making a donation to your favorite WVU school, college or department’s Greatest Needs Fund today!
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WVU Day of Giving "We're Live" Match
WVU Day of Giving is live! Help us kick off the 2018 WVU Day of Giving by making a gift to your favorite area of WVU. Gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $50,000.
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WVU Faculty and Staff Dollar for Dollar Match
Calling all WVU Faculty and Staff! Kick off the work day by donating on WVU Day of Giving. Gifts made by WVU faculty and staff will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $10,000.
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First Time Donors Dollar for Dollar Match
The next $10,000 in donations made by First Time Donors will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your first ever donation to WVU now and get your gift matched.
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WVU Day of Giving "Afternoon Power Push"
Gifts made during the “Afternoon Power Push” will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $50,000. Help us meet this match by making a gift to your favorite area of WVU!
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Recent Graduates Dollar for Dollar Match
The next $10,000 in donations made by Recent Graduates (2009-2018) will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your donation to WVU now and get your gift matched.
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Evening Push Dollar for Dollar
Let’s keep going! Help us meet another dollar-for-dollar match by making a gift to your favorite area of WVU. Gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $25,000.
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2-for-1 Special
We have one more match to offer tonight as our Day of Giving heads into its final stretch. Gifts made until 11:30 will be matched 2-for-1 up to a total of $50,000.
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We have one more match to offer tonight as our Day of Giving heads into its final stretch. Gifts made until 11:30 will be matched 2-for-1 up to a total of $50,000.
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Mountaineer Photo Challenge
If 2,000 WVU alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends share their favorite photos with the WVU Mountaineer (from any year!) on social media then Mike Escue and Alexis Pugh will generously donate an additional $20,000 to benefit WVU students. Help us meet this challenge by sharing your photo and use #WVUDayofGiving.
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Lunch Hour Challenge
Which Participating Group will receive the most donations during our Lunch Time Challenge? The group that receives the most donations during this challenge will receive an extra $2,500 for their Greatest Needs Fund.
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Happy Hour Participation Challenge
Which Participating Group will receive the most donations during our Happy Hour Challenge? The group that receives the most donations during this challenge will receive an extra $2,500 for their Greatest Needs Fund!
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Night Owl Challenge
Which Participating Group will receive the most donations during our Night Owl Challenge? The group that receives the most donations during this challenge will receive an extra $2,500 for their Greatest Needs Fund.
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Participation Leaderboard
Which Participating Group will receive the most donations during WVU Day of Giving? Make a gift to your favorite area of WVU to help keep your group at the top of the Leaderboard.
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Which Participating group will raise the most during WVU Day of Giving? Make a gift to your favorite area of WVU to help keep your group at the top of the Leaderboard!
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