Beyond the Classroom Endowment

$523,941
69%
Raised toward our $750,000 Goal
961 Donors
216
days left
Project ends on December 31, at 11:59 PM EST
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Support Learning Beyond the Classroom

Students pursue experiential learning opportunities in a variety of ways. First-year students participate in a program designed to engage with faculty in research during the early stages of their undergraduate college careers. Upper-class students participate in individual research projects, internships, study away programs, and study abroad. These experiences provide students with the opportunity to study in rigorous academic programs while simultaneously immersing themselves in a different learning environment or culture.

We are pleased to have reached our 2022 goal of $500,000, which means we are halfway there. Our long-term goal is to create a $1 million endowed fund to support these activities for our students. A $1 million endowment will enable the College of Arts and Sciences to provide approximately $40,000 every year to support high-impact student learning experiences that take our students beyond the classroom.

Your gift will provide support to students in the following activities:

“The creation of this endowment is already impacting our ability to support student learning experiences beyond the traditional classroom. We have made tremendous progress in a very short period of time, but the work is not yet complete. We’ll continue this journey together, until every student has access to this critical support for years to come.”

          –Dr. Keith Mellinger, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

For more information or to learn more about other giving options please contact Dean Keith Mellinger: kmelling@umw.edu or Jeremy Vaughn: jvaughn@umw.edu

Thank you for supporting our students beyond the classroom.


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