Support A Specific Area Initiative

Become a Believer in Central State University by donating online. Please review each listed team to help make the decision of what program(s) you would like to support. By joining a team, each donor will also be equipped with tools to share the team initiative with others through social media, e-mail and text. For additional information on each team's current initiatives, please click on the team you are interested in supporting.
 

Current Teams & Initiatives

 

Agricultural Education & Food Science Join Our Team Contribute
The primary role of this program is to prepare diverse agricultural educators, address the need for a global agriculture perspective and meet the demand for qualified and credentialed agricultural educators for expanding high school agriscience programs in existing and underserved areas. Students who complete the requirements of the degree pathway will obtain a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education with a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture, and earn a Secondary Ohio Teaching License in Agriscience for grades 7-12.

 

Alumni Relations - Give Your Year & Classes in Reunion | Join Our Team | Contribute
The Office of Alumni Relations oversees the Give Your Year and Classes in Reunion campaigns To become a contributor, be sure to view the Alumni Relations team page.

Athletics | Join Our Team | Contribute
We expect to excel in the classroom, community, and competition while simultaneously representing Central State University in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference and on a national stage. With your assistance, our department can continue to facilitate the efforts of our student-athletes, coaches and support staff to ensure they have the necessary resources to achieve success in competition and the classroom. Our current initiatives are to continue to increase scholarships, improve athletic facilities and provide improved academic resources for our student-athletes.

Auxiliary Corps | Join Our Team | Contribute
The Central State University Auxiliary Corps consists of the cheerleaders/stuntmen, dancers, color guard/flags, banner girls, and mascot. Throughout the years, the program has claimed numerous competitions which include the 2003 HBCU National Cheerleading & Dance Championship Titles. In 2017, the CSU cheerleaders took home the SIAC Cheer Competition title in Birmingham, Alabama. The CSU auxiliary corps places emphasis on stimulating school spirit while representing the entire student body with cheers and choreographed performances throughout the season. Each squad focuses on setting high standards of character and behavior for the student body in competition and in the classroom. The CSU Auxiliary Corps are currently placing emphasis on generating funds for new uniforms and resources necessary to appear in additional competitions throughout the country. With your help, the CSU Auxiliary Corps can continue to reach new heights. 

Board of Trustees | Join Our Team | Contribute
Central State University is governed by Board of Trustees. Each trustee donates considerable time and resources to help the university grow and prosper.

The Board of Trustees is comprised of extraordinary philanthropic leaders sharing a commitment to advance the university's mission and sustain its reputation for excellence. Consistent with the philanthropic mission of Central State University, all directors support the greatest needs of the university.

As the university’s fiduciary, the board is responsible for CSU’s long term health, overseeing and aligning its strategic direction, educational policy, finances and operations with the mission of the university.

CSU-Dayton | Join Our Team | Contribute
We are the “The Gem of the West”.  Since 1887, Central State has been committed to providing education that changes lives.  As an 1890 Land-Grant Institution, Central is continuing this legacy of changing lives. Formerly known as CSU West, we are carrying on the legacy of excellence, convenience and care established in the early 1970s.

Chorus | Join Our Team | Contribute
The highly acclaimed Central State University Chorus, under the direction of Professor Jeremy Winston, has a repertoire encompassing all periods and styles, including spirituals of African Americans, gospel, and jazz. With additional support, the CSU Chorus will be able to maintain their level of excellence while being able to provide necessary resources to its members.

College of Business | Join Our Team | Contribute
The College of Business offers 19 degree concentration in the disciplines of Accounting, Economics, and Business Administration. The College of Business prepares students for careers in business, government, private nonprofit organizations, and for graduate school. It takes great care to ensure that graduates are well-rounded individuals through its “Triad for Success” which emphasizes academics, experiential learning, and professional development. The College of Business has a very dedicated and active Business Advisory Council whose members represent major businesses and industries. The Business Advisory Council is committed to the success of the College and provides support through financial donations, seasoned business advice, and challenging internship opportunities.

College of Education | Join Our Team | Contribute
The mission of the College of Education is to prepare educators who are effective in serving as active facilitators of learning for the diverse student population.  The College is actively committed to the preparation of educators who vicariously experience students in various learning situations and, as a result, are prepared to take appropriate action to enhance the teaching-learning environment. The preparation of educators has a distinguished history at Central State University.  Thus, over the years, graduates of the College of Education have made significant contributions to the profession as teachers and administrators.  The College remains committed to maintaining that rich history of service by preparing educators who understand the dynamics of educating students in a complex and diverse society.

College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences | Join Our Team | Contribute
The College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (CHAS) provides students with a strong liberal arts foundation for citizenship in a globalized community. CHAS is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, recognizing that humanities and humanities education enhance the cultural, economic and social aspects of the community.

College of Science & Engineering | Join Our Team | Contribute
The College of Science & Engineering (CSE) at Central State University (CSU) offers degree programs in 10 critical areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). CSE offers minors in many of these same programs as well as in interdisciplinary fields such as Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Computational Science and Nuclear Engineering. CSE is the critical hub for computer literacy, mathematics, and science requirements in the General Education component of all CSU programs.  Unique to Ohio, and the Nation, CSE offers an interdisciplinary degree programs in Water Resources Management.

Invincible Marching Marauders  | Join Our Team | Contribute
The world renown Invincible Marching Marauders of Central State University are an integral part of the athletic game day experience and a trademark of the University. IMM is regularly comprised of 150 students, which includes 100 win players, 18 percussionists, 2 drum majors and 52 auxiliary personnel. All who hear and see the excitement and pageantry reveres the professionalism exhibited by IMM. With your generosity, members of the Invincible Marching Marauders will be provided with new instrumentation and uniforms. 

Office of the President  | Join Our Team | Contribute
This is an exciting time for Central State University (CSU) as we launch this innovative technology that supports philanthropic gifts from CSU “Believers” across the globe! There is such synergy integrated into this initiative.  Through the implementation of this technology support for deserving students; academic programs; global initiatives; Land Grant research and extension activities; the athletic program; our renowned Invincible Marching Marauders and Grammy nominated CSU Chorus is enhanced. The theme, “Be A Believer” are words of encouragement to urge individuals to believe in the past, present and future endeavors of our great university. The University’s focus on academics and service continues and will ensure the uplift of this historical 1890 Land Grant institution by sustaining our historic reputation as an institution that promotes excellence and provides quality academic experiences for all students. With your contributions, we will build new opportunities for those we serve! 

Student Affairs & Enrollment Management | Join Our Team | Contribute
The well-being of our students continue to be our highest priority at Central State. It is our mission to help our students realize their goals and aspirations. Student Affairs and Enrollment Management seeks your help to assist us as we continue to improve our resources. With your help, Student Affairs & Enrollment Management plans to offer more student programming, additional staff development and increase scholarship opportunities.

 

Class of 1969 Join Our Team Contribute
The Class of 1969 will be presenting a donation to the University during our 2019 Homecoming celebration. The goal established by your class officers and the reunion committee for the 1969 class is to raise a MINIMUM of $69,000.00 for our alma mater. Please consider, as many have done, budgeting a monthly payment.Any amount you are able to donate will be appreciated but please make it a stretch commitment as CSU needs our maximum support.

 

Class of 1971 Join Our Team | Contribute
As we continue to raise funds for Central State University, all 1971 class members are being called upon to Become A Believer in CSU and contribute online on the University's new fundraising website CSUBelievers.com. Just as we needed Central State University in order to be successful, it needs us now. Any amount you are able to donate is appreciated. To give your gift online, simply click "Join Our Team" or "Contribute" on this page.

 

Class of 1978 Join Our Team | Contribute
As we look back from this 40th year perch, we have the opportunity to assist in securing the legacy of Central State University for future generations. Many of us are in a position to return our forebears a tangible response to their inspiration. In this our 40th year, let’s make the vision of giving $40,000 to the university a reality during our 40th reunion at Homecoming 2018. That’s just a $1,000 per year for our 40 years of success. It’s not a lot of money in the real scheme of things, but it is enough to help the university in its quest to make a difference.


 

 

 

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