Giving to SEHS
Giving to SEHS
Thank you SEHS donors!
Scholarship donors and recipients were recognized at the 2013 Leadership Celebration. Click here to view photos from the event.
Your Gift Makes a Difference
"I appreciate all the opportunities Oakland University has afforded me through the years. I especially treasure the students and colleagues who taught me so much and continue to bring me joy in my retirement. I support Oakland with gratitude and hope for its future." — Jane Bingham, Professor Emeritus, Reading and Language Arts
Generosity of donors has made possible over $60,000 in scholarships annually and new endowments to support undergraduate and graduate students in perpetuity.
Donors give for a variety of reasons, including:
- Benefitting students pursuing similar educational and career goals
- Furthering research by faculty and students
- Supporting conference attendance and presentations
- Enhancing programs at the SEHS
- Continuing services the SEHS provides to the OU and surrounding community, such as the:
Important Tax Information
Gifts to Oakland University are tax deductible on federal and state tax returns to the extent that is allowable.
The SEHS Development Team is located in the Dean’s Suite in 415 Pawley Hall. Visitors may park in lot 26, which is located between Pawley Hall and Varner Hall (see map) Parking is also available in lot 29, which is the parking deck on Pioneer Drive, southeast of Pawley Hall. Parking is free.
|David Tindall, Director of Development|
Dave works with alumni and donors to raise scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students, research support for faculty and student projects, and endowments to support the School’s Centers of Excellence such as OUCARES, Galileo Institute and Study Abroad Initiatives.
|Shelly Garretson, Development Assistant|
Shelly provides exemplary service to our donors and friends whether it is helping them make a gift or communicating important details, our supporters can know their interaction with Shelly will be a positive one. Shelly works on the annual SEHS Leadership Celebration and helped start now annual Film Premier for OUCARES. Contact Shelly if you have questions about the School, giving to the SEHS, or scheduling a meeting with Dave.
|Avni Thomas, Development Project Manager|
Avni coordinates the stewardship for the School, supports faculty and staff in grant writing, manages the SEHS Scholarship and Endowment Committee, and assists in the annual Leadership Celebration. Contact Avni for questions about SEHS scholarships, grant writing, or development.
The Resource Development Board is a dynamic body of key community individuals who have a genuine interest in education and human services and who work to garner resources for the School. The School of Education and Human Services Resource Development Board’s mission is to further the School’s growth, broaden its base of support, and raise its visibility.
Resource Development Board Members
Don Lee, Chair
Advisors and Emeriti Board Members
Scholarships for students in the School of Education and Human Services are made possible by the generosity of our many friends and supporters. Awards are available to students from multiple departments and for all students levels, from incoming freshmen to graduate students.