Support the Future of FCBE and Our Students

Welcome! Thank you for considering an investment in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics. We are honored! With your engagement and gifts, we can enrich our college and support our community. Alumni and friends are the difference between a good and great university. 

As an alumnus/na or friend of the college, you can partner with us to provide an impact in numerous ways:

blue arrowAnnual Giving:

Making an annual gift will help in a variety of ways including improving course and program support, classroom renovations, travel costs for student conferences and competitions, technology improvements, faculty support and much more.


blue arrowScholarship Support:

Scholarships may be need-based, merit-based or a combination of both, and they may be designated to any academic area. A scholarship may be established as an award with a minimum annual investment of $2,000 or endowed at any level above $30,000. We will work with you on naming the fund and designing the award criteria. 


blue arrowInvest in a Tax-deductible Gift:

You may direct your gift to any area of FCBE such as endowed scholarships, graduate assistantships, faculty support, building renovations, real-world application, internships and leadership opportunities for our students.


blue arrowServe on an Advisory Board:

As an advisory board member, you will be the first to know important updates from FCBE. Your experience is invaluable! We hope our advisory board members will serve as an intermediary for the various schools within the College to further connect the business community. These connections help our students in a variety of ways.


blue arrowProvide Internships for our Students and Hire our Graduates:

Are you, like others, looking for local talent to fill internships and open positions at your organization? The Complete Professional Program through the Avron Fogelman Professional Development Center can help you select the ideal intern for your company. Our program teaches the professional skills necessary for students to be prepares for the workplace.


blue arrowEngage in the Classroom:

Students love guest speakers! Visit one of our classes and share your career path and business knowledge. Sharing your expertise with students is the most direct way to impact students' career development. The time with students will be both beneficial to the student and inspiring to you!


blue arrowMentor Students:

Through classroom participation or one-on-one mentoring, our students seek and require your network, influence and experience in order to be the best candidate when applying for jobs post-graduation. Sign up to be a MILE mentor or an Executive in Residence. Both programs allow you the opportunity to provide that 1:1 guidance with our students. 


blue arrowSupport the Cordell Jackson Music Ventures Fund:

Following the indomitable entrepreneurial spirit of Ms. Jackson, the purpose of the Cordell Jackson Music Ventures Fund is to provide limited financial support to student entrepreneurs that are developing or launching new music-oriented business ventures. Funding is intended to help student entrepreneurs overcome distinct financial hurdles in the pursuit and evolution of promising music business venture concepts. Awards range from $1K to $5K depending on need and potential to succeed. To support this fund, click here.


blue arrowOther Ways to Give:

  • Planned Giving
  • Employee Matching Opportunities
  • Faculty & Staff Giving
  • Transfer of Stock
  • Student Giving
  • Memorial & Honorariums


blue arrowFor more information or to make a gift, contact:

Michele Sides

Sr. Director of Development

michele.sides@memphis.edu  | 731.435.9665

Laura Hall

Director of Development

laura.m.hall@memphis.edu | 731.609.5395

For general inquiries, please contact gifts@memphis.edu