Giving Opportunities

Dear Friends of Student Affairs,

Thank you for your interest in giving to Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs at Mississippi State University is committed to providing all students a solid education as well as comprehensive college experience - an experience that will develop them as individuals and prepare them for success in all their life challenges.


Our greatest export at Mississippi State is people, and the departments that comprise Student Affairs work with students to develop integrity, focus on health and wellness, and build leadership qualities. To continue to enhance this college experience. we need gifts from friends like you who want to make a difference in the lives of our students.

There are many ways that you can give to Student Affairs. To give to any of the following programs please contact:

Wes Gordon
Director of Development, MS State University Foundation

Promise Program

This program is designed to help entering freshman and community college transfer students from low-income Mississippi

Colvard Student Union

Students are the heart and soul of MSU and there is no better place to leave your legacy than the campus living room. With the renovation of the Union, numerous opportunities are available for those making gifts of $50,000 to $1,000,000. Commitments can be made over a span of five years. Each named room will include plaque commemorating the donor.

Appalachian Leadership Continuum

The Leadership Continuum is comprised of three programs designed to develop leadership skills in high school students and university students. Young Guns is a program for rising high school seniors. Day One is a program designed for freshmen that is highlighted by academic and service experiences. Appalachian Leadership Honors Programis a two-year program for sophomore and junior students who exhibit academic. leadership and exceptional character

Center for America's Veterans

The Center was established by President Robert H."Doc" Foglesong to provide higher education opportunities to veterans through programs and services unavailable from other institutions. The goal of the center is to recruit veterans and provide them with counseling guidance, academic advice, and