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Gifts of any size make a big impact across the college

A female student works on a rocket in a lab

Whether you give $5 or $5,000 gifts of any size make a big impact on our students:

  • $5 purchases 4-piece landing gear for a drone.
  • $10 provides the biomedical engineering and mechanics’ cell engineering lab with two pairs of safety goggles for use in culturing cells.
  • $30 provides a student with a safety helmet and vest for construction and land development site visits
  • $50 covers the cost of two 9-foot parachutes for rocketry teams like the Orbital Launch Vehicle Team or inVenTs Rocketry.
  • $100 covers the purchase of personal protective equipment required for a biological systems engineering student to perform protein separation in the lab, or sends a current mining student on a one-day field trip to a mine or quarry.
  • $250 funds conference registration for an engineering student, creating opportunities to learn, present undergraduate research, network, and expand professional growth.
  • $500 provides 50 hours of research experience in a faculty laboratory, or enables the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity to hire three upperclass students to serve as peer mentors to teams of eight freshmen each.
  • $5,000 fully funds one student’s scholarship for engineering education’s Rising Sophomore Abroad Program, an award-winning program that promotes extended international experiences and allows students to make initial contact with a company or university in another country to further their internship opportunities and career prospects.