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Make a Gift. Change the World.

Our students, faculty and alumni make a difference every day in research centers, labs, classrooms, extra-curriculars, internships and domestic and international engineering careers. We call them Milwaukee Engineers. Milwaukee Engineers bring fresh water to developing countries. For stroke patients, they restore the ability to touch. They cure diseases once thought incurable and are reducing our global carbon footprint. Milwaukee Engineers are making workplaces safer and reducing health care costs for employers.  Milwaukee Engineers are fueling the economy with new jobs and innovative business start-ups, talented employees and breakthrough ideas.

Limited only by the infinite imagination of our faculty and students, possibilities for a better life are endless. For you, changing the world is easy with a gift to UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science. Support Milwaukee Engineers and make what was once unimaginable reality.

Your gift enriches our world by:

  • Encouraging Students – Scholarships, co-ops and internships, study abroad programs, diversity initiatives, and undergraduate research.
  • Supporting Faculty – Endowed funds for department chairs, faculty fellowships or career development professorships.
  • Sparking Innovation – For state-of-the-art equipment for new research and education laboratories, modernizing existing labs, and entrepreneur programs such as the Student Startup Challenge to enhance the student experience.
  • Creating Your Legacy – Support UWM and future generations through your estate plan. You can achieve charitable goals that may not be obtainable in your lifetime.

Annual gifts of $1,000 or more qualify donors for membership in the Chancellor’s Society. Society members are recognized at the annual Chancellor’s Society Reception.

The Alice G. Chapman Society honors donors who have included UWM in their estate plans through bequests, gifts of retirement assets, life insurance, charitable gift annuities, or charitable trusts. Members are recognized at an annual appreciation event with campus leaders. Learn more about planned giving.

Pledge your gift online now! Select Engineering & Applied Science when asked to “Find a Gift Opportunity.”

Contact Information

Rhonda Plotkin

Director of Development

College of Engineering & Applied Science

Phone: 414-229-5603

rplotkin@uwm.edu