School of Public Health

The WVU School of Public Health improves the health of West Virginians through innovation and leadership in education, research and service.

Your gifts shape the lives of our students and improve health in West Virginia and beyond.

 

Why your support matters

 

We are committed to producing leaders who create immediate and lasting value, and, along with our outstanding faculty, build a strong reputation for our School.

Your help is vital.

WVU is receiving significantly less financial support from the State of West Virginia. However, we are determined to continue offering a high-quality education because our students deserve the best opportunity for success.

To achieve this, the flexibility provided by gifts to our areas of greatest need enable us to meet student needs. Your support ensures our future stability and helps us maintain our competitive edge.

 

How you can help

You can help meet this need by contributing to our priority funds.

 

Dean’s Fund for Excellence in Public Health

This fund helps with our pressing needs. Gifts support student travel to conferences to present their research, special programs and speakers for our students and alumni, career success and professional development for example.
 

Public Health Emerging Leader Scholarship Fund
This fund enables the most talented students to address the important work of solving the state’s critical public health challenges while lessening their financial burden.

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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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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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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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Amount Raised Leaderboard
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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School of Public Health Early Bird Challenge
An anonymous MPH graduate will match every dollar given between midnight and 9:00am on Day of Giving up to a total of $1,000 to the Emerging Leaders Scholarship Fund.
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School of Public Health Night Owl Challenge
An anonymous SPH donor will match every dollar given between 7:00pm-11:59pm on Day of Giving up to a total of $1,000 to the Emerging Leaders Scholarship Fund.
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OLLI Dollar for Dollar Match
Linda and Art Jacknowitz will match every dollar given up to a total of $1,000 to the OLLI greatest needs fund.
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