Making an impact, thanks to you.

Leadership Gift Promotes Wellness

Bobbi and Stephen Polk ’78 are giving a leadership gift to the Whisler Center for Student Wellness.

Why Give?

Some gifts honor the past. Some offer new opportunities. Others are simply a way to say thanks. But all gifts help Denison move toward its future. Here, Denison donors share the reasons why they give back to the College.

Why We Give: Gary and Suzanne Baker

A gift from two faculty members honors their departments, their careers, and their students.

Geologic History Intersects the Modern Era

A geology student with a talent for narrative journalism uncovers the recent past through WWII letters between a professor and his wife.

Why I Give: Scott Schurz ’57

Scott Schurz is giving back to Denison. Here’s why—and why he thinks you should, too. (By the way, the answers to those questions are worth a million dollars.)

Storytelling With Empathy and Fortitude

Fitale Wari ’18 turned her love of learning and writing into a career. A published author, she works for W. W. Norton, Inc.

Building Connections Through Art

Denison students take ownership of their education and each piece adds new dimension and insight into their future.

Materials Girl

Madeline Van Winkle ’18 has always had a love for science – you might say it’s in her DNA.

$7.5 Million Gift in Support of Library and More

Denison University announces the college’s William Howard Doane Library will undergo a $5.7 million renovation as part of a gift totaling $7.5 million from Sue Douthit O’Donnell, a member of the Denison Class of 1967, and her husband, Bob.

Her NYC Internship Yielded New Connections

Summer internships open doors and possibilities for Denison University students.

Empowering Students toward Scientific Advancement

Student research flourishes at Denison, with guidance and mentorship from
faculty who are at the top of their fields—and care deeply about their students.

Living His Career Dream, Thanks to Denison

Denison’s groundbreaking career exploration model yields results – our students are launching into successful professional lives of meaning and purpose.

A Proactive Approach to Student Wellness

Denison’s innovative approach encompasses the mind and the body, as well as other
factors that impact wellness, like time management and resilience.

Student’s Holocaust Studies Deepened by Travel Experience

Global learning deepens and broadens students’ education – study abroad is a value-added proposition that pays rich dividends in our students’ lives.

Threading Together a Safety Net

The Annual Fund gives Denison the flexibility and resources to address unexpected needs and take advantage of opportunities.

Forging Her Own Path in the Arts

There has never been a better time than now to learn through the arts at Denison, where talented students and faculty collaborate across disciplines and create new possibilities.