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Past Events


$100,000
Overall Challenge Gift
In honor of SLU Giving Day, esteemed alumnus Rudi Roeslein (IT ’71) has graciously agreed to give $100,000 to Saint Louis University once we reach 500 donors today. “I am so privileged and honored to help these young adults, who are the future leaders of our country,” Roeslein said.
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Advanced Health Data Institute (AHEAD)
The Advanced Health Data (AHEAD) Research Institute at Saint Louis University is a comprehensive center for data-driven innovation and research aimed at improving the health of individuals and populations
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Billiken Bounty Student Food Pantry
The mission of the Billiken Bounty Student Food Pantry is to provide a sustainable on-campus resource to help alleviate food insecurity among SLU students. Funds raised today will help purchase much-needed items for the pantry.
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Billikens for All
Your gift to the Billiken's for All fund will allow groups such as Labre, Campus Kitchen and APO (just to name a few!) to extend their reach and provide additional community support throughout the pandemic and thereafter.
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Catholic Studies Center
The Catholic Studies Center offers a wide array of activities and events to enhance the intellectual and spiritual formation of current & prospective students while also engaging key partners in the local Church, the St. Louis community, and the national network of SLU alumni. Funds raised today will cover creating a catering support area on the ground floor of Boileau Hall to facilitate the serving of food on Campion Monday Nights, as well as other events at the Catholic Studies Center. Renovations include two stainless steel work tables, open and closed shelving units, and a stainless steel rolling cart.
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DCHS Cura Scholarship
Your support of this worthy scholarship allows us to provide the assistance needed to DCHS students during a time in their lives when they need their Billiken family the most.
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Department of American Studies
Gifts today would provide tuition scholarships for summer internships to students with demonstrated need. $4500 would fund 10 students to complete 3-credit internships—yet this relatively small investment would have an outsized impact in our students’ lives and advance our mission-based goal to promote equity and justice.
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Development
The purpose of this fund is to host a series of ongoing events to support and recognize under-represented minority students at the School of Medicine.
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Excellence & Equity in Education Scholarship
The Excellence & Equity in Education Scholarship (3E) supports promising future educators facing financial challenges so that they may attend the Saint Louis University School of Education.
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Health Resource Center
The SLU Health Resource Center (HRC) provides basic medical services such as work or school physicals, acute care visits and laboratory testing at no cost to uninsured or underinsured patients in North St. Louis.
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Humanities Department
The study of the Humanities is a key component of a liberal arts education. Your support will help build the endowment to secure Humanities education at SLU now and in perpetuity. Funds can cover scholarship support for undergraduates, fellowship support for graduate students, visiting scholars and faculty to pursue their research questions, and other needs of the humanities faculty, such as faculty travel for research.
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Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services
Saint Louis University's Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services provides an in-depth diagnostic evaluation for school-age clients that may qualify for a medical diagnosis of autism. These services will reduce the waiting list for autism diagnoses services in the area and provide support for families through the evaluation process.
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John Berry Meachum Endowed Scholarship
The John Berry Meachum Endowed Scholarship provides access for economically disadvantaged students who need financial support to continue their medical studies at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
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Jonathan C. Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Dr. Jonathan Smith, a fierce advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Saint Louis University, this endowed scholarship supports SLU students who graduated from St. Louis area schools who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. A preference will be given for underrepresented populations and demonstrated financial need.
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Masters of Health Administration - John J. Flanagan, S.J. Scholarship Fund
Supporting the John J. Flanagan, S.J. Scholarship fund will allow students with a service mindset to further their education to become the next ambassadors of health care organizations and pay forward the lessons passed down by Fr. Flanagan.
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$3,800
McCulla Bridge Fund Challenge
The Summer Science Research Program for High School Students provides an immersive research experience for high school students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. In this program, students work with faculty mentors on summer research projects and take part in career readiness activities. Today, once 10 gifts are made to the McCulla Bridge fund, an additional $1,200 will be unlocked by generous faculty member Ryan McCulla. Once 20 gifts have been made, an additional $3,800 will be unlocked from generous alumnus Kyle Howerton. (AS '08).
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Norman White "For The Children" Fund
This fund, named after the late professor of criminology, Dr. Norm White, helps to fund various programs aimed at slowing the school-to-prison pipeline. The most notable of those programs are SLU's Overground Railroad to Literacy Project and Shut It Down: Closing the School to Prison Pipeline.
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Occupational Therapy Re-entry Program
The Occupational Therapy Transition and Integration Services facilitate the development of healthy habits, roles and routines in daily activities to promote increased opportunities for personal, educational and vocational engagement using an evidence-informed interprofessional model.
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Parks Senior Design
Parks seniors have the opportunity to participate in a Senior design project. These projects can range from an automatic lawn care robot to small satellite-deploying rockets. Giving to this fund will assist in the student's procurement of supplies and potential competitions as well.
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Pediatric Dentistry Fund
The Pediatric Dental Clinic provides services to children in Missouri who otherwise lack access to dental care.
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Public Health - Dr. Terry Leet Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Terry Leet Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to honor the legacy of Dr. Leet, whose research spanned many areas but primarily focused on maternal and children’s health issues. Supporting this scholarship fund will have a direct impact on improving the health of our community.
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$10,000
Reis Biological Station
Reis Biological Station is operated by the Saint Louis University Department of Biology to promote education and research focused on ecology, evolution and the environment. This station offers hands-on learning and real field-work practice for SLU students. Funds raised today will go towards continuing this amazing opportunity for biology students. Today, once 20 gifts have been made to the Reis Biological Station, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked from generous alumnus Nilay Patel (AS '08).
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School for Professional Studies Annual Fund
The School for Professional Studies Annual Fund supports the most pressing needs in the School for Professional studies and allows the dean to allocate financial resources to the areas they deem most important.
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School of Medicine Challenge
Today, all gifts to SLU School of Medicine will be matched by generous alumnus Dr. William Fogarty (MED '60), up to $2,500!
$2,500 MATCHED
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School of Social Work Scholarship
The School of Social Work Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships to students in the School of Social Work. This allows our students to focus more on their studies to graduate with less debt and be prepared to serve in their communities.
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SLU Annual Fund
Annual funds support the most pressing needs across campus and will allow our deans to allocate financial resources to the areas they deem most important, whether that be scholarships, new technology, faculty development or student resources.
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$2,000
SLU Field Hockey Challenge
Today, once 20 gifts have been made to the SLU Field Hockey Team, an additional $2,000 will be unlocked from generous donor Pete Pendergast.
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SLU Law Challenge
Today, all gifts to Saint Louis University School of Law will be matched by generous alumnus Andrew Zeng (LAW '99), up to $5,000!
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SLU Prison Education Program
SLU Prison Program is asking for funding towards the Bridge Scholarship. This scholarship fund benefits full-time or part-time undergraduate students who have completed an Associates of Arts degree through the Prison Education Program and are now pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any area of study. The goal of $2,500 would cover tuition, fees and books for one course towards a bachelor’s degree.
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STEM@SLU
The STEM@SLU fund will support the building blocks needed to provide the best in STEM education, including state-of-the-art STEM facilities, research, scholarships, faculty support, and student services and outreach.
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Student and Resident Mental Health and Awareness Fund
With the increase in our medical students and residents vulnerable to suffering depression and burnout, the School of Medicine created a fund to support initiatives focused on mental health and awareness. This fund will be used to renovate a new relaxation space, more accessibility to therapy services, mental health screenings, mental health first aid training, and other wellness programs during the academic year, to name a few. This fund will be utilized at the discretion of the Dean to ensure timely programming to assist our current students' and residents' needs.
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Student Mental Health Support
The newly established Health Promotion and Education Fund will help ensure that funding is available to continue increasing mental health resources for our students. The top priority is mental health first aid training for students, faculty and staff on campus to better address the needs of all SLU students. Your gift today will help this goal become a reality.
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The Geospacial Institute at SLU
he Geospatial Institute brings together faculty and students from various disciplines to support and accelerate research, training and innovation in geospatial science and technology. The Geospatial Institute provides students with hands-on opportunities in a variety of research areas and provides training opportunities to address the enormous demand for new geospatial researchers and analysts in the St. Louis area.
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The Micah Program
The Micah Program seeks to fulfill SLU's mission by focusing on pillars of academics, service, leadership and interfaith community. Gifts today will help the Micah Program engage in service projects that will meet the immediate needs of our current service sites that go beyond our traditional tutoring services.
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Theater & Dance Program
The Theatre & Dance Program in the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Saint Louis University asks for your support in purchasing a new set of LED lights for our University Theatre.
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Vincent Immel Endowed Scholarship
Named after the notable late SLU LAW faculty member, Vincent Immel, this scholarship provides support for current law students at all levels.
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Accelerating Access Scholarship Fund
Gifts to the Accelerating Access Scholarship Fund will help us meet the needs of our students during difficult times and provide aid to students immediately.
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Advancing Clinical Excellence Fund
The Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing is committed to supporting the best practices for teaching nursing students and preparing them for clinical rotations.
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Billiken Teacher Corps
The Billiken Teacher Corps (BTC) of Saint Louis University is a unique service-learning opportunity for faith-driven college graduates to have a transformative impact in under-resourced Catholic schools in St. Louis, Mo. and Springfield, Ill.
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Campus Kitchen
Campus Kitchen participants have opportunities to investigate and promote various food justice and hunger advocacy initiatives, as well as form meaningful personal relationships with those they serve. Funds raised today will go toward building a new urban farm, growing the Beyond the Meal program and baking supplies.
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Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship
The Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship provides a basis of support for all of our nationally ranked program's activities, from academic initiatives to student pitch competitions.
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DCHS Summer Scholars Health Care Exploration Camp
The DCHS Summer Healthcare Exploration Camp allows rising high school sophomores and juniors to experience the various degree programs within the college. The summer camp gives these high school students the opportunity to learn more about the vast career options available with a degree from one of these programs.
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Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Research that enhances our understanding of the movement of pollutants through the environment is critical for promoting environmental justice through the protection of humans and ecosystems. By investigating microplastic contamination and sourcing around cities, this research will contribute to environmental protection in urban areas.
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Dr. Celerstine Johnson Briggs Book Fund
The Dr. Celerstine Johnson Briggs Book Fund is open to full-time undergraduate students with any major and who are enrolled in good standing in one of the Trio Programs.
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Hangar Renovation
The hangar needs major renovations to classrooms, training facilities and offices to attract and retain students. In addition, the upgraded hangar will enable the college to garner a more reasonable lease agreement, which will help sustain the program’s growth.
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Honorable Michael B. Calvin Memorial Fellowship
The Honorable Michael B. Calvin Memorial Fellowship provides fellowships for law students working locally in a low-paying or non-paying public interest job.
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Institute for Healing Justice and Equity
This institute, founded by a multidisciplinary group of SLU faculty, has the potential to transform SLU into the epicenter of equitable community building and knowledge curation related to healing from social injustice, trauma and oppression.
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Jesuit Center
Saint Louis University and the Society of Jesus are seeking to construct a new Jesuit Center on the University’s north campus in 2021, aiming to better integrate Jesuits into the campus community and University life. The new center will replace Jesuit Hall with a modern and more appropriate home. It is envisioned as an apostolic center, a community where frequent guests are welcome and where the Jesuits themselves may readily pray together, dine together and encourage and support one another.
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John T. Boese Memorial Scholarship Fund
Named after esteemed alumnus and member of Saint Louis University School of Law's Order of the Fleur de Lis Hall of Fame, the purpose of this fund is to support a student at SLU LAW with preference given to a student pursuing a concentration in Health Law.
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Law School Clinic Fund
Gifts to this fund today will support our ongoing efforts to provide practical and experiential learning opportunities through the SLU LAW clinics. These include the Civil Advocacy Clinic, the Criminal Defense Clinic, the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic and the Human Rights at Home Litigation Clinic. Today, all gifts to Law School Clinic Fund will be matched by generous alumna Christine Zinter (LAW '15), up to $500!
$500 MATCHED
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$1,200
McCulla Bridge Fund
The Summer Science Research Program for High School Students provides an immersive research experience for high school students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. In this program, students work with faculty mentors on summer research projects and take part in career readiness activities. Today, once 10 gifts are made to the McCulla Bridge fund, an additional $1,200 will be unlocked by generous faculty member Ryan McCulla. Once 20 gifts have been made, an additional $3,800 will be unlocked from generous alumnus Kyle Howerton. (AS '08).
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New Kiln for Ceramics Courses
In ceramics courses offered by Studio Art Program of the Fine and Performing Arts department at Saint Louis University, students are actively engaged in making art, discovering, developing skills and ideas in a classroom community. We plan to use funds raised by generous donors to repair or go towards the cost of replacing the 15 year old kiln.
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Nursing Scholarship Campaign Fund
The Nursing Scholarship Campaign Fund was established to provide scholarships to students in the School of Nursing. This allows the nursing students to focus more on their studies and graduate with less debt.
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Office of Inclusion and Diversity Education Programming Fund
The Office of Inclusion and Diversity Education Programming Fund supports the office's many diversity, equity and inclusion activities, programs, workshops and trainings. As part of our Jesuit tradition, Saint Louis University School of Law remains faithful to the value of promoting justice and the dignity of all human beings.
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$1,000
Parks Summer Academy
Our camps seek to engage high school students with the engineering and aviation disciplines and to get them excited about the various career opportunities that await them. Your contributions will provide scholarships directly to students who may not otherwise be able to afford the program, as well as ensure that it will be an impactful experience for all who attend. Today, once 10 gifts have been made to the Parks Summer Academy, an additional $1,000 will be unlocked from generous alumnus Frank Magiera. (PK ‘62).
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Pioneers of Inclusion Scholarship
The Pioneers of Inclusion Endowed Scholarship recognizes the strength and courage of the men and women who became the first black students at the University in 1944. It honors their legacy by supporting high-achieving, first-generation college students from historically underrepresented populations in U.S. higher education.
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Public Interest Law Group (PILG) Fund
The support from this fellowship fund provides law students with summer stipends, allowing them to provide much-needed legal services at nonprofits and government entities locally, nationally or internationally — services these organizations need now more than ever.
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$20,000
Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business Challenge
Today, all gifts to the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business go towards the school challenge. For every 50 donors that make a gift, a $10,000 challenge gift will be unlocked from Amy Fehlig Kendall (CSB ‘91 & ’98) and Greg Kendall, up to $40,000!
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School for Professional Studies Scholarship
The SPS Scholarship Fund is a need- and merit-based scholarship that provides more students with access to the School for Professional Studies — one of the most innovative programs of its kind in the country.
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School of Social Work Annual Fund
The School of Social Work Annual Fund supports the day-to-day operations of the school to ensure our faculty, staff, and students are supported in ways that allow for excellence in the classroom.
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Service Leadership Program
The Service Leadership Program in the Chaifetz School of Business is rooted in SLU's Jesuit values and commitment to community engagement. Through the Service Leadership Program, students grow into leaders who think ethically and innovatively to solve problems. Funds raised from SLU Giving Day will allow us to expand our program and engage even more of our St. Louis community.
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SLU Center for Additive Manufacturing (SLU-CAM)
Established in 2019 through a competitive grant from the Saint Louis University Research Institute, SLU-CAM is a resource for 3D printing, computer aided design and related activities, available to faculty, students and the community at large.
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SLU Honors Program
Your gift supports honors students' original research projects, study abroad opportunities in the form of need-based grants, and conference travel for professional development and research presentations.
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SLU Libraries
By supporting various library funds each year, our generous benefactors enable the University to continuously enhance and enrich its internationally recognized collections, providing a vital academic resource for students and a valued cultural resource for the region. The support of Library Associates members is crucial to the libraries’ continued excellence.
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SLU Softball Challenge
Today, all gifts to SLU Softball will be matched by generous donor Brent Kaniecki, up to $500!
$500 MATCHED
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Stephen C. Peiper and Zi-Xuan Wang Institute for Vaccine Science and Policy
Gifts made to this project will support the Stephen C. Peiper and Zi-Xuan Wang Institute for Vaccine Science and Policy at Saint Louis University in conducting research for development of vaccines to protect against global health problems, including pandemic influenza, RSV, tuberculosis, flavivirus and COVID-19.
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Student Emergency Relief Fund
Gifts to the Student Emergency Relief fund support students experiencing unexpected financial need.
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Students Helping Students Scholarship Fund
This fund provides immediate one-time assistance to Billikens who find themselves in temporary need of additional funds to stay enrolled in classes and make progress toward graduation. When you give to the Students Helping Students Scholarship, you are helping Billikens achieve their goals.
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The Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation
The IDBI leverages its members’ deep expertise in medicine, biology, engineering, computational and applied chemistry to discover, develop and translate new medical therapies to address unmet patient needs as part of the University’s mission to serve humanity.
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The WATER Institute
WATER Institute faculty investigators conduct interdisciplinary research that addresses critical resource challenges both locally and around the world. They work to develop clean water access, protect aquatic ecosystems and improve water infrastructure to secure water supplies and address key societal needs.
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Transformative Workforce Academy
Transformative Workforce Academy (TWA) is a Saint Louis University program that seeks to address the barriers justice-involved job-seekers encounter in finding and retaining employment, as well as provide information, resources and support for companies interested in second-chance employment.
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