175% of $250,000 goal
This campaign ended on March 27, 2023, but you can still make a gift to Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania by clicking here!
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SRU Giving Day 2023
1,398 Donors - $703,653 Donated

A college education is more than a degree – it’s an experience – and at SRU, students experience the difference of a Rock Solid education. Student success is central to our mission and begins with a strong foundation led by experience, inspired by passionate faculty members and encouraged by compassionate support services. With more than 150 undergraduate majors and minors, and more than 40 graduate programs, certificates and online degree completion programs, SRU offers students the opportunity to find their passion and achieve their dreams. This #SRUGivingDay, make a gift to your favorite academic department or program. – and invest in the next generation of Rock alumni.

When you choose to support an academic program, know that you are truly making a difference in students’ lives, as they work towards their goals and aspirations.

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Academic Leaderboard 📚
DesignationDonorsRaised ($)
James Strickland First-Year Writing Contest0$0
DPT Class of 20230$0
Office for Inclusive Excellence0$0
Institute for NonProfit Leadership1$30
Physics and Engineering Department7$1,091
College of Liberal Arts3$659
Belonging Fund15$596
Athletic Training Student Scholarships15$1,073
Thom and Christine Cobb Scholarship2$1,150
Bill Smith Stratford Program Scholarship1$250
Black Faculty and Staff Association1$50
Sound & Literary Art Book (SLAB)2$500
College of Business10$1,880
Rock Life4$148
Barbara J. Gaudio Taylor Scholarship33$10,418
Music Therapy for Social Justice Scholarship1$134
John Garber Memorial Outstanding Senior Safety Management Major Award52$13,800
College of Education13$1,164
Nancy A. Barta-Smith Awards for Academic Work in Literary, Film and Cultural Studies1$134
LGBTQI Scholarship3$95
Brenda Lee Freshman Scholarship0$0
Exercise Science Student Travel Fund5$375
Early Education International Experience Scholarship0$0
Early Childhood/Elementary Music Community Engagement Initiative0$0
Choral/Jazz Europe Trip1$50
Brenda Lee Upperclassman Scholarship0$0
Field Experience Scholarship - Biology5$586
Math/Stats Department3$130
Storm Harbor Equestrian Center2$150
Criminology and Criminal Justice0$0
Michelle McCollin (Dr.) Memorial Scholarship3$234
Golden Grad Club Scholarship0$0
Modern Languages and Cultures Scholarship1$400
Sport Management Department0$0
Myrtle Beach Alumni Scholarship2$1,000
John S. Bonando Leadership Scholarship2$550
Black Alumni Network Scholarship2$75
Physical & Health Education Dept.1$50
Homeland/Corporate Security2$334
College Engineering and Science7$1,586
Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship Support4$1,314
College of Health Professions4$850
Alumni Association Scholarship9$2,164
Macoskey Center Environmental Educator Fund5$1,334


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