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Why Give?

The reasons people give are as numerous and diverse as the donors themselves, but every gift – whether large or small, helps secure the promise of Ohio University and the College of Business. Whether it's one inspired moment or a series of experiences culminating in the desire to give back to the College, one thing is certain: your generosity is a measure of our success.

Recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the best business schools in the nation, Ohio’s College of Business offers a distinctive learning environment that emphasizes the skills, knowledge and application of experiences necessary for success in an evolving, complex global economy.

With your support, we will be able to attract the brightest aspiring business leaders, engage our students in leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities, and encourage faculty excellence. We believe that you should be able to support what matters most to you, so you can designate your gift to any area you desire. We have several exciting current initiatives that will benefit from your generosity:

  • Doubling your gift by donating to the College of Business Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Enhancing undergraduate student scholarships;
  • Naming innovative centers including the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Sports Administration to create endowed funds and provide stable, dependable sources of income to support student programming;
  • Creating an endowed directorship and recruiting nationally recognized practitioners to lead our Centers;
  • Expanding teaching and research awards for faculty to spark innovation in teaching, research and scholarship;
  • Supporting student-centered initiatives including an Honors Program