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We are committed to the growth and prosperity of the university and its programs, scholarships, facilities, academic quality, research capacity and outreach.

Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement nurtures relationships with alumni, friends and the campus community to encourage support for Augusta University students, programs and the university environment. We engage our many stakeholders, secure private support through a donor-centered approach, steward and manage gifts, foster community outreach and tell our story broadly to strengthen the university.

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Profiles in Philanthropy

Who You Help

Elaine Clark Smith

Love for Literacy

Elaine Clark Smith turns passion into
endowment for AU literacy center

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ECMO Baby Feet

Passion for Children 


Why You Help

Vision Doctor

 Vision for Education


Philanthropy & Alumni News


Four kids stand on a porch with their arms around each other and smile for a photo.

Hull alum creates scholarship to support AU business students as a legacy to his children

David Cantrell, a 2006 graduate of the MBA program through Augusta University's Hull College of Business, chose to honor his children by establishing the Isaac, Andrew, Ethan and Caroline Cantrell Scholarship Endowment in their names.

a man stands in front of a photo of his late wife, Dr. Paulette P. Harris, for whom the literacy center is now named

Augusta University’s literacy center renamed for founder and lifelong advocate Dr. Paulette P. Harris

A recent gift from Harris' widower Steve Ruby enabled the center to be renamed in memory of founder Paulette Harris, a lifelong advocate for literacy.

Outdoor concert

Purchase your tickets now for the annual barbecue fundraiser Oct. 6

Alumni barbecue proceeds support student scholarships.

water cascades down from a three-tiered fountain on AU campus with blue AU flags on flagpoles and trees cover the background

Garmon named AVP, CFO for Foundations at Augusta University

Micki Garmon has been named assistant vice president and chief financial officer for Foundations in Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement.