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Giving & Impact

Make a difference in the lives of students.

What’s your passion?

At the UND Alumni Association & Foundation, we can help you find a cause important to you. Wherever you give, you will ignite the future for UND students.  

students reading from bookScholarships

Nothing is more important than ensuring we provide an outstanding, affordable education that keeps UND within reach for every qualified student.

Dr. Susan Ellis FelegeFaculty & Research

One chair or professor can touch the lives of many through the courses they teach, the students they mentor or simply through their academic work.

placeholderColleges & Programs

Individual colleges, schools and centers make UND special. These are the greatest needs on campus at any given time to do so.

UND Volleyball team celebratingAthletics

Our programs enchance the UND experience for student-athletes preparing them for competition and life beyond athletics.

Stories of impact
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Terry Severson and Mike Lodoen
Friends for Faculty

Terry Severson, ’65, and Mike Lodoen, ’65, are supporting their alma mater’s faculty by endowing several faculty positions.

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Jim Sweeney, ’86
‘A Rewarding Experience’

UND alum leverages his leadership skills to show students the value of gaining experience outside of the classroom.

3 min read
Si Robin and Scholarship Recipient Ethan Mathews
No Missed Connections

Connected to UND by friends and fueled by his passion for aviation and students, aviator and inventor Seymour “Si” Robin donates millions to UND Aerospace, including an important match for a new Flight Operations Center.

7 min read
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Inside the House that Ralph Built

21 years after the Ralph Engelstad Arena opened its doors, the Engelstad Foundation continues to make a difference at UND and far beyond.

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Runway Showcase Participants
Student Start-Up Showcase: Project Runway

Thanks to a generous alum, students at the Center for Innovation are on their way to turning their ideas into reality.

7 min read
Kathie and Owen Anderson
Sharing a World of Knowledge

Owen Anderson, '71, '74, one of the world’s foremost experts in oil, gas and natural resources law, comes back to give back, teaching short courses at the UND School of Law.

3 min read
Meet our Members

Eternal Flame Society

You make UND great.

This exclusive society was established to recognize our most generous donors who make a lasting impact at the University of North Dakota.

Meet our Members