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Giving Opportunities


Explore, Innovate, Inspire

The goal of the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing is simply to offer the best education possible – using hands-on learning and state-of-the-art equipment – to empower our graduates to become tomorrow’s innovators and inventors.  We need your support to make sure our faculty and students have the resources they need to achieve this lofty, but attainable, goal.

Whether you wish to make an annual or endowed gift, provide scholarship support, or discuss your estate plans, your gift of any type or size will make a tangible difference to faculty and students throughout the College.  We invite you to consider investing in any of the following funding priorities.

Priority 1:  Student Success
  • Attract more students who are well-prepared in math and science
  • Attract more students from under-represented populations to the College of Engineering and Computing
  • Support well-qualified students who need financial assistance
  • Promote undergraduate research and senior capstone projects
  • Support student organizations and student leadership
Priority 2:  Excellence in Research
  • Promote undergraduate research projects and the College’s annual research symposium
  • Promote faculty research projects and support seed grants that prepare faculty to win external funding
  • Build, upgrade and maintain state-of-the-art teaching and research labs
Priority 3:  Academic Excellence
  • Attract highly qualified teacher-scholars to the College of Engineering and Computing
  • Recognize and retain our best teachers and researchers
  • Encourage faculty interaction with industry professionals in their field of expertise
  • Support faculty and student travel to conferences and professional meetings
Priority 4:  Fiscal Sustainability
  • Support outreach to middle- and high schools throughout the region to encourage students to pursue an education in STEM fields at Georgia Southern
  • Ensure long-term support for College of Engineering and Computing programs by strengthening and adding endowments

How you can help

    Endow a student scholarship tailored to your philanthropic goals

    Endow a named professorship, chair or distinguished scholar in your preferred discipline

    Endow a fund to support undergraduate or faculty research projects

    Support student organizations and their participation in national competitions

    Establish a fund to support faculty and student travel for professional development and presentations at national conferences and meetings

    Contribute to the Dean’s Leadership Fund for other programs that support the college mission

    Establish a co-op or internship program at your company

    Develop networking opportunities between your company and our student organizations and/or the Innovation Living Learning Community

For more information on specific giving opportunities, please contact Barbara Gooby, 912-478-7170, or e-mail to

Learn more about College of Engineering & Computing Funding Priorities >>

Last updated: 6/24/2021