Giving to IU South Bend
The vision of Indiana University South Bend is to be recognized as a premier regional, comprehensive master’s institution that is committed to exceptional teaching and scholarship, strong curricula and programs, and that values inquiry, creativity, and innovation at all levels.
Donors like you who give to IU South Bend are helping to achieve that vision. Your gift to a scholarship fund, research project, lecture series, or construction efforts can help us grow, educate, and inspire future generations of business leaders, health care professionals, teachers, scholars, and artists. Please give today.
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IU South Bend General Giving
Your gift to the IU South Bend Chancellor’s Fund provides discretionary funding for critical needs that advance the mission and vision of the campus. Gifts to the General Scholarship Fund keep deserving students enrolled and on track. All gifts to IU South Bend help the university to fulfill its promise of a brighter, stronger, and sustainable future for all who enroll and graduate.
IU South Bend School of Education
Your gift to the School of Education helps us to engage the greater community to develop lifelong learners who embody the traits necessary to become exemplary educators, counselors, and leaders in increasingly diverse contexts.
Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences
The vision for the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences is that each school within the college will be recognized as a leader in the provision of care/services and as the source of continuing education in health care. The college would be viewed not only as the sole public provider of education in the geographic area, but each will be recognized for excellence. The South Bend region faces worker shortages in all health care disciplines.
Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics
The Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics undergraduate and master’s programs prepare students for successful careers in business. The quality of the Leighton School’s programs are demonstrated through graduates’ regular performance in the top 10 percent among universities across the nation on standardized exams that measure business knowledge, it's ranking as 68th best part-time MBA program in the nation and 15th best in the Midwest by Bloomberg Businessweek, its ranking by The Princeton Review as an "Outstanding Business School" for eight consecutive years, and its accreditation by AACSB International, an achievement only five percent of business schools worldwide have attained.
Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
Your gift to the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts will help the school advance its mission to develop engaged citizens with exceptional abilities in the arts. Charitable gifts help support things like student scholarships, and hundreds of thrilling exhibits, performances, lectures and discussions each year provided to the community at free or reduced cost. Philanthropy provides much-needed funding for musical instruments, visual art and multimedia equipment, and modern facilities for the creation and presentation of great art and other needs of the program. Your support of the Raclin School not only changes students’ lives, it enhances the quality of life in our community.
Franklin D. Schurz Library
Your gift ensures that the Franklin D. Schurz Library and Wiekamp Educational Resource Commons continue to provide outstanding collections, excellent services, inviting spaces, student scholarships/awards and learning opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community.
IU South Bend Titans
The momentum in Titan athletics, through the scholar-athlete model, is building! As our athletic program continues to grow, we wish to provide our student-athletes the resources to help them strive for excellence in the competitive arena. Your gift will provide invaluable support to our Titan teams.
IU South Bend College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Your gift to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will support programs that provide students with the writing, critical thinking, and information literacy skills that are critical to success in today’s job market. These programs are taught by faculty who have won over 150 Teaching Awards since 2000, and over 70% of the students they teach live and work in the region after they graduate. Endowed scholarships enable these students to broaden their horizons by conducting innovative research or studying abroad. By participating in community-oriented programs like the Civil Rights Heritage Center, the Center for Sustainability, and the American Democracy Project, they become active citizens with a lasting investment in the health of the region. Your gift, then—whether to the college, to one of its centers, or to one of its many merit-based scholarships—will not only enrich our students’ educational experience but also help to ensure a bright future for Michiana. Click here to find out more about the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
Van-Chupp Leadership Scholarship
Justin Chupp was born in Elkhart, Indiana, and graduated from Northwood High School in Nappanee, Indiana. Justin served as the IU South Bend student body president in 2014 and graduated with a Bachelor's of General Studies with a concentration in Political Science. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” - Ronald Reagan;
Hannah Van was born in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Angola High School in Angola, Indiana. Hannah served as the IU South Bend student body president in 2015 and graduated with a Bachelor's of Business with a concentration in Accounting. “The signature of the truly great versus the merely successful is not the absence of difficulty, but the ability to come back from setbacks, even cataclysmic catastrophes, stronger than before...” -Jim Collins;
The Gifts to this fund support scholarship for undergraduate students who are members of the Student Government Association at IU South Bend.