Giving News

Giving to UM-Dearborn supports students, programs, and the campus as a whole. When you make a gift, it doesn't end with the signing of a check or a credit card transaction, but goes on to create endless possibilities for our campus. Your gifts fund scholarships for grateful students, establish new buildings, and support groundbreaking research. We are excited to share these inspiring stories here. 

Current News

I am standing on the shoulders of many people who took an interest in helping me succeed--Bob Picchi ('81 B.G.S.)
Assam Alzookery (‘18 B.S.) hired a UM-Dearborn student intern for his small business, Intvo, with funding from the Michigan Economic Development Program.
Private foundations including the Kresge Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Ford Community Corps and Ralph Wilson Legacy Funds support a wide range of programs at UM-Dearborn
The Ford C3 grant program is designed to inspire college students to take action in community-building projects focused on addressing pressing local needs.
Funding from the DENSO North America Foundation will be used to support the Formula SAE Combustion team, Formula SAE Electric team and the Intelligent Systems Club focusing on powertrain and driver interface priorities
James and May Bell Loeb Scholarship recipient Gevino Kassab expresses gratitude for the support that has shaped his UM-Dearborn experience thus far, and looks forward to accomplishing his career goals
CECS faculty share their excitement about the ELB
CASL seniors Chelsea Badura and Griffin Bray honored at the group’s Holly Berry Brunch
In honor of the season of giving thanks, we are sharing some notes from UM-Dearborn students expressing gratitude for the donor support that has empowered their university education and experiences.
Awards were presented at the 28th Annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner, held by Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter.
CASL alumnus Tim Abeska ('79 B.A.) credits UM-Dearborn for laying the groundwork for his professional success. He shows his gratitude by contributing to CASL and helping current students achieve their goals.
Patton Scholar Dylon DaSilva reflects on his zeal for building cars and how he was able to pursue his passion with the help of others
A longtime favorite of students in the electrical and computer engineering department, Professor Emeritus Malayappan Shridhar is now sponsoring one of the ELB’s new student spaces.
$1M+ gift provides new, enhanced gathering place for the campus and community to celebrate the arts
Celebrate alumna, “modern-day founder” of the holiday Huda Kattan ('07 B.B.A.)
Mark Ritz ('75 M.S.E.) and Lee Gorman share their experiences with giving and inspiration for their philanthropy
Celebrating Donors recognizes alumni and friends for their generosity and commitment to UM-Dearborn
Donors to the new Engineering Lab Building envision a space that transforms students' learning experience
Lena Rammouni gives thanks to the donors who brought her one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a physician
Ulbrich, who started May 15, brings nearly 20 years of higher education development experience to the role.
CECS Alumni Affiliate creates student space in the new ELB
Alumni gift supports Ottawa Political Internship Program
$27K in scholarships issued from CEHHS Annual Fund
Alexander "Alan" Turfe, (’88, B.S.A.) created scholarship to honor former vice chancellor Edward J. Bagale
Philanthropic work is often misunderstood. Raising money for important causes is not about closing a business deal, but about connecting donors with their passions.


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