play trombone in the marching band? Or realize a long-cherished
dream to attend medical school? Or start a successful career
are among the many accomplishments shared by UB’s 154,000 alumni
worldwide. Each individual achievement, each dream, success
story and warm memory is part of UB’s living tradition. And
they’re all made possible, in part, by annual giving.
generation of students and alumni brings its dreams to UB. Many
of those dreams are realized here, and many more are transformed
into exciting new possibilities. This is the true mission of
the university—to give students, faculty, alumni and friends
of UB a place to make their dreams come true.
annual giving, you can be an indispensable part of making those
dreams real. Today more than 25,000 alumni and friends of the
university give annually to UB. And while that number is gratifying,
there are many more opportunities for people like you to live
your dreams once again through an unrestricted annual gift.
can your annual gift fulfill many dreams—yours and those you
help? When your gift helps provide merit scholarships to deserving
undergraduates, you could be making possible a brilliant medical
career. That in turn can help raise admission standards, allowing
UB to compete for the best and brightest students. It can enhance
UB’s reputation, adding value to your own UB degree. And it
can help the university take its place among the country’s leading
institutions of higher learning.
your gift funds an athletic scholarship, you could be helping
UB keep a promising young person in Buffalo, or attract scholar-athletes
from around the country. You could help launch an Olympic career,
or simply inspire a lifetime of wonderful memories of friendships
an annual gift, the possibilities truly are endless. No one
can see the future, but we all know it will bring exciting opportunities
and new challenges. Unrestricted annual gifts provide UB with
much-needed resources to seize each new opportunity and meet
of all, annual giving provides an opportunity to give at any
level. Even a modest annual gift will pay huge dividends over
time, affecting everything from the quality of instruction to
the quality of campus life. Now is your chance to listen to
the voices in each story, to share the memories and dreams.
Then share the possibilities with your gift.