Ten ways to transform lives
Following are just a few of the many ways you can transform lives by contributing to the University of Oregon.
1) A SWEETER SOUND
Help students produce a sweeter sound in the halls of the soon-to-be-expanded music building. Purchase a new teaching, practice, or performance piano to replace one of the aging instruments in the
School of Music and Dance ($15,000
for an upright, $60,000 for a Steinway Model B grand). Contact DeNel Stoltz, (541) 346-5687; email@example.com.
2) ACCOUNT YOURSELF IN
Join the Accounting Circle and help the UO Lundquist College of Business attract the best and brightest accounting students and faculty. Your membership supports master of accounting and Ph.D. scholarships ($1,500 per year).
Contact Gary Cordova, (541) 346-3401; firstname.lastname@example.org.
3) RENT A RIG
Help UO students and faculty members integrate historical, artistic, literary, and philosophical perspectives into broader campus conversations. Sponsor a research interest group (RIG) in the Oregon Humanities Center to explore and discuss a topic such as “The Healing Arts” or “The History of the Book” ($1,000 to fund one group for a year). Contact Julia Heydon, (541) 346-1001; email@example.com.
4) HONOR JUNE KING MCFEE
Honor one of the founding faculty members of the UO Arts and Administration Program, June King McFee, while carrying on her legacy in support of future students. Create a permanent scholarship fund for students in the program ($25,000).
Contact Karen Johnson, (541) 346-3603; firstname.lastname@example.org.
5) PROMOTE LITERATURE
Help expose UO students and the public to new literary works of major Northwest authors. Contribute to an acquisition fund for Northwest Review, the UO’s esteemed journal of literature, the arts, and culture ($5,000 a year). Contact Heidi Shuler,
(541) 346-0044; email@example.com.
6) THESIS CUM LAUDE
Help Clark Honors College students make the most of their final thesis experience. Provide scholarships for thesis-related expenses so UO students can make use of unusual resources or new technologies in their projects ($25,000 endowment or $1,000 a year). Contact Shirley West,
(541) 346-2442; firstname.lastname@example.org.
7) DOCUMENT HISTORY
Enable journalism students to learn about Oregon history while gaining valuable experience in documentary filmmaking. Fund the Oregon Documentary Project, a hands-on learning experience for the electronic media specialty in the School of Journalism and Communication ($10,000–$50,000). Contact Tara McMahon, (541) 346-2358; email@example.com.
8) RECORD A MEMORY
Record the memory of a life-changing experience while promoting young singers. Fund a CD recording of the Oregon Bach Festival’s Youth Choral Academy ($50,000). Contact Jane Scheidecker, (541) 346-0805; firstname.lastname@example.org.
9) ART AND LITERATURE IN ONE BLOW
Add art and literature to UO Libraries collections with one gift. Fund purchase
of graphic novels such as the Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus by Art Spiegelman ($500–$1,000). Contact Lisa Manotti,
(541) 346-1823; email@example.com.
10) HANDS-ON ART
Teach visitors of all ages how and why art is made. Provide exhibit support for the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art’s Interactive Discovery Gallery ($5,000). Contact David Turner, (541) 346-0972; firstname.lastname@example.org.