News: Giving Matters

Across campus and around the globe, your support of the Annual fund is making a difference. Giving Matters is a quarterly update that highlights just a few of the many things members of the BU community are able to achieve thanks to donor support.

BU SMGVolume 2, Issue 2: In the Service of Social Change

The Public & Nonprofit MBA (PNP) equips students with strong management skills to address society’s most urgent humanitarian, environmental, economic, and social challenges. For PNP students, those efforts start at home. Read some examples of how today’s students are working to address needs of their community, with your help.

read_and_writeVolume 2, Issue 1: A Hidden Gem at SED

The Donald D. Durrell Reading & Writing Clinic at the Boston University School of Education is a win-win-win-win situation. Thanks to the generosity of BU donors, the clinic is able to provide scholarships to some of its most needy students. To these students—and students like them—your giving matters.

gm_4Volume 1, Issue 4: A Commitment to Public Service

The Public Interest Project (PIP) was founded in 1984 by three BU School of Law classmates who wanted to do summer internships in public agencies, but couldn’t afford to forgo paid summer jobs. They designed PIP as a source of support for BU Law students like themselves who had a passion—if not the purse—for public service.

gm3_bannerVolume 1, Issue 3: Medicine Meets Fine Arts

For the past two years, the Arts Outreach Program has been exploring ways to put art to work at the campus. With the help of Annual Fund dollars, the initiative uses the arts to enhance patient care, improve clinical function, and boost staff morale—while encouraging CFA students to push the boundaries of their art.

seated_studyVolume 1, Issue 2: Access for Exceptional Students

Keeping a Boston University education affordable for all qualified students, no matter what their families’ economic circumstances, is an overriding priority for BU. Inclusiveness is one of the University’s oldest and proudest traditions, and a diverse student body is one of our great strengths.

DSC_0028 copyVolume 1, Issue 1: Seeing S.T.A.R.S.

Instead of getting summer jobs unrelated to their fields of study, ten students spent the summer gaining invaluable research experience through the College of Engineering’s Summer Term Alumni Research Scholars (STARS) program, a program supported by BU’s Annual Fund.