Giving

An investment in the College of Business is an investment in the future.

In the College of Business, we are proud of our rich history on the campus of Central Michigan University.  With a network of more than 30,000 business alumni living around the world, we look forward with much enthusiasm and great aspirations for our students and our future.  We invite you to partner with us as we prepare and inspire tomorrow’s business leaders.

Your generous support ensures that CBA students will continue to receive the quality education that best prepares them for meaningful careers within the business community. Please know that your investment is greatly appreciated and directly benefits the program or area that you designate as well as the College of Business as a whole.   

There are many ways that you can support including:

  • Provide student scholarships
  • Establish or contribute to an endowment in the College
  • Support academic programs and departments
  • Foster faculty research
  • Enhance educational opportunities for current and future students
  • Strengthen the value of business related programs and degrees – including your own
  • Name a space within historic Grawn Hall
  • Sponsor business-related competitions and programs


In addition to financial investment in the College of Business, there are many opportunities in which you can become and stay involvement with the CBA and its students.  These include:

  • Being a mentor
  • Guest speaking at a class or business-related student organization
  • Sharing your good news, updates and photos of your “C” in action in the Exchange publication
  • Bringing your business project to a class – experiential learning is invaluable to our students.

To learn more about any of these exciting opportunities to transform the college, please call Sandy Sommer, director of development, at 989-774-1732 or email her at somme1sk@cmich.edu.

You may also Click here to make a gift online and to learn more about supporting the College of Business Administration and how your gift is having an impact of the lives of students throughout the University. 

Thank you and Fire up, Chips!​

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