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Get involved with the College of Liberal Arts today. You can make an impact by:
  • giving your time, talent, treasure, or testimony
  • connecting with the college
  • becoming a member
  • attending an event




Be part of the liberal arts conversation by joining the Great Conversations program, or help move human rights forward as a volunteer for the ACT Human Rights Film Festival.


Share your expertise and experience with the next generation of Rams. Explore current opportunities to engage through the Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership or the CSU Alumni Media Festival.


Your philanthropic support has a substantial impact on our students, faculty, programs, and facilities.

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Celebrating Excellence in Teaching: Economics professor honors talented faculty through new gift

The Keller Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching honors economics faculty who energize their students, ignite the flame of inquiry and discovery, foster a love of learning by incorporating innovative learning techniques into the classroom and encourage students to think creatively and critically.

Economics professor aims to strengthen struggling communities and support future generations of researchers

Stephan Weiler’s career has been devoted to developing strategies to spark economic vitality in struggling rural and urban areas through the communities’ own innovative and entrepreneurial capacities.

Devoted to Public Service and Education: CSU alumnus has outstanding law career

The Honorable Dennis Graham (B.A. Philosophy ’68) has established an esteemed professional legacy focused on integrity and service that has impacted CSU students, alumni, and law professionals alike.

Teamwork and Trust: Music alumnus becomes member of elite SWAT team

How can a music performance degree prepare you for an exciting career as a SWAT officer? Just ask Danny Canete (B.A. Music, ’04), who took lessons learned through his degree in music performance to make a meaningful impact on his community and far beyond.

Giving a Voice: Alumnus finds success through the profound power of telling stories

As a print journalist, author, screenwriter, and now as a faculty member in the Department of Journalism and Media Communications, David Freed made a meaningful impact on the field of journalism and the lives of many.

Great Conversations: CSU faculty explore rigor and imagination, value of liberal arts

The panelists for the Great Conversations Kickoff represent three distinct disciplines of the Liberal Arts. Madeline Harvey is an assistant professor of dance; Sammy Zahran is an assistant professor of economics, and Dan Beachy-Quick is a professor of English. Each presenter opened with a statement that revealed their individual perspectives about what makes the liberal arts valuable.


Great Conversations

Become a member of Great Conversations and receive access to all Great Conversations events including the Summer Soiree, receive 1870 Club Membership, and join a community of engaged learners.

Want to test it out? Attend the season kickoff event. Open to the public, this community discussion features a panel of liberal arts faculty and alumni.

Great Conversations members mingle before an event



Donor Brunch

This signature event gives us the opportunity to applaud the incredible impact our donors make. At the event our donors meet their scholarship recipients, talk with faculty whom they are supporting, and have the chance to learn about and celebrate their collective impact.

College of Liberal Arts faculty, staff, and retirees celebrate with an event at Wolverine Farm

CLA Faculty, Staff, Retiree Donor Celebration

The College's strengths and continued successes are a result of the commitment our dedicated faculty and staff have made to our students, programs, and fellow colleagues. This event celebrates faculty and staff donors, and honors liberal arts retirees who have dedicated many years of loyal service to CSU.


Visualize is the annual benefit to support the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art. Proceeds support exhibitions and programs, as well as helps to broaden museum outreach programming.



Give directly through our online portal


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Make your check out to “CSU Foundation” with the fund name in the memo line


Talk to the development team