Will You Answer the Call?

31% of 1,250 Donor goal
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T-Bird Strong (Annual Fund) - Student Emergency Fund
68% 68 Donorscampaign ended$20,013 Donated
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
15% 67 Donorscampaign ended$12,554 Donated
Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Sciences
41% 31 Donorscampaign ended$26,854 Donated
Beverly Taylor Sorenson College of Education and Human Development
26% 59 Donorscampaign ended$6,048 Donated
College of Engineering and Computational Sciences
34% 19 Donorscampaign ended$1,189 Donated
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These past few years have presented us with unforeseen challenges. As we have navigated issues associated with Covid-19, flooding, housing insecurity, and now the financial pressures associated with inflation, we have renewed the spirit of our founders and have answered the call to go “back up the mountain!” T-Bird Nation has responded with acts of service, spreading the message of the needs of our students, and generous contributions. But our work still isn't done! Working together we can continue to strengthen our University’s hallmarks of personalized learning and student success while maintaining our status as a premier university in the Intermountain West. 

As you can see in our video, gifts supporting scholarship funds, dean funds, and chair funds are life-changing to our students. Financial support can make a huge difference in students' ability to attend SUU and focus on and enhance their studies. Our diverse student body includes many students who are the first in their families to attend college. Supporting our students is not an expenditure -- it is an investment that goes on to affect our communities and the generations that follow. 

In honor of our 125th anniversary, we are asking our T-Bird Nation to embody the spirit of our founders. EVERY man, woman, and child in the small Cedar City community of 1,500 played a part in answering the call to build Old Main, and we are now asking YOU to answer the call. Imagine what we can do as T-Bird Nation has now swelled to over 60,000! 

As a loyal T-Bird we are asking you to answer the call to go "back up the mountain" with an end of the year contribution to an area of SUU that you feel passionate about supporting. Whether it is supporting your college, or an area you feel needs the most support, every contribution counts! We are asking all of T-Bird Nation to help us reach our goal of 1,250 gifts to commemorate our 125th anniversary. A contribution of ANY size will bring us one step closer to reaching our goal. Please join your fellow T-Birds in answering the call to go "back up the mountain!"


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Who will get back up the mountain first?Each of our colleges has a mountain to climb. Who will answer the call to go "back up the mountain"?
Area of SupportDonorsRaised ($)
Student Success Scholarship14$6,733
MPA Directors Experiential Learning Scholarship3$1,800
Department of History, Sociology and Anthropology Chair's Fund7$302
MellRee P. Andersen Dance Scholarship3$325
Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Sciences31$26,854
Psychology Chair's Fund6$298
School of Business Scholarship 1897 Club58$38,964
T-Bird Strong Student Emergency Fund54$13,155
Communication Department Chair's Fund13$941
Teacher Education Scholarship54$5,754
Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business Dean's Fund18$2,170
HSS Deans Fund for Excellence22$5,773
Interdisiplinary Studies Chair's Fund for Excellence2$145
Ty Redd Endowed Scholarship4$675
Early Childhood Development Scholarship5$294
SUU Aviation Scholarship6$550
Biology Scholarship8$2,619
Political Science and Criminal Justice Chair's Fund5$375
College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Experiential Learning12$614
College of Health Sciences Dean’s Innovation Fund14$2,102
Kinesiology & Outdoor Recreation Scholarship8$1,740
College of Science Majors Scholarship15$2,830
Agriculture Scholarship2$625
English Department Chair's Fund2$225
Department of Geosciences Gift Fund3$20,130
SUU Nursing Scholarship12$717
SUU Rocket Club0$0
Nutrition Department General Scholarship2$60
CPVA Development31$4,462
Thunderworks Innovation Center1$25
Patricia Keehley MPA Endowed Scholarship1$5
Language and Philosophy Chair's Fund6$2,690
Physical Science Department Scholarship2$600
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