Invest in Marketing and the Eller College
The importance of private support for the Eller Marketing Department has never been greater. Gifts from alumni and other friends assist our students and faculty and enhance our unique learning environment. It is private philanthropy that keeps the Eller Marketing Department among the very best public university business schools in the nation.
Your generous contribution helps us attract and retain the very best teachers and scholars while ensuring admission and exceptional education to the most talented students, regardless of financial need. Your support also provides the much-needed flexibility to offer compelling experiential activities beyond the classroom, which challenge our students to successfully prepare for their professional careers.
It is your gift that provides the margin of excellence in all we do. For that, we sincerely thank you.
Opportunities to Invest in the Marketing Department
Invest in Student Excellence
The Marketing Department, through its course offerings, experiential learning opportunities provided by the various clubs (AdCats, AMA, AAF, EPSC) and through competitions and student related conferences (AdFAIR, Thinking Forward) exposes students to real-world issues, challenges and opportunities, so as to best prepare them for their professional futures. These activities also help bring students face-to-face with business leaders and industry executives and facilitate learning and building their professional networks.
In 2015-16 academic year alone, the Marketing Department spent close to $60,000 to support these activities. We need your assistance to continue to provide such quality experiences to our students. Your contributions will be used for the following:
- To offset student expenses (hotel stays, transportation, meals, supplies, etc.) incurred during industry fieldtrips and participation in national and international competitions and conferences
- To provide stipends and scholarships to the most deserving students
Invest in Teaching and Research
The Marketing Department at Eller has long been known for excellence in research and teaching in Marketing. Our faculty research has shed fundamental insights into business problems and has transformed and will continue to transform tomorrows business practices. They bring to the classroom their knowledge and experience, which motivates and inspires students in their marketing and business careers. Your generosity will be used to:
- Sustain current programs
- Create a development fund for launching promising teaching and research initiatives
- Secure software, hardware, equipment, and technology enhancements for teaching and research activities
Marketing Department Impact Fund
The vision of the Marketing Department is to be among the most respected academic departments worldwide for though leadership in marketing and business. In pursuit of it's vision, the marketing department and it's faculty strives to generate influential contributions to marketing knowledge and communicate these to students, scholars, and society to generate curiosity in the next generation of responsible citizens and marketing professionals.
Your donations to the Impact Fund will help the department continue on it's trajectory of knowledge development and knowledge dissemination. Your contributions will be used to:
- Host industry, academic, and student-focused conferences
- Provide faculty fellowships and grants
- Upgrade department equipment, appliances, and for the overall beautification of the Marketing Department
You may donate online to the Marketing Department — simply click the links beside each giving opportunity to visit the UA Foundation page where you may make your secure donation. Thank you!