Being a Golden Bear is a lifetime commitment. As a graduate and loyal friend of West Virginia University Institute of Technology, you never really leave the university behind; you are forever an integral part of the university’s continued success.
The Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association (TGBAA) has provided thousands of dollars to support various campus programs and initiatives. The funds listed below are some of the programs and funds that TGBAA has supported in recent years. If you’d like to also contribute to any of the funds, click on the related fund and you’ll be taken to an online giving page so that you can support that fund.
All gifts make an impact. Did you know….
$35 enhances a campus activity for one student.
$50 provides supplies for a community service project.
$100 purchases business attire for a student’s job interview.
$250 can help cover the cost of books and supplies for one student for a semester.
$500 funds hands-on lab experiences for one student.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Homecoming and the
Distinguished Alumni Award Events and Recognition 2W698
Contributions to this fund will help us celebrate alumni and connect with students, employees, alumni and the community through alumni recognition events, Homecoming festivities and other outreach throughout the year.
Student Life programs (Campus Life Fund) 2W638
Gifts the Campus Life Fund provides valuable resources to Career Services events like the etiquette dinner and various career preparation seminars, the Fall and Spring Career Fair/Expos and the Graduate School Fair. It can also support various student activities like Light Up Tech, movie nights, etc. These funds also help with our campus wide service-learning initiatives and biannual large-scale service projects. Student Life also supports first generation programming and houses our TRIO programs for first generation and low-income students and students with disabilities.
Golden Bear Athletics General Fund 2W560
Support our amazing Golden Bears who excel not only in the classroom but in the community and on the court. You can earmark for a certain sport or support our 18 athletic teams in general with a donation to the Golden Bear Athletics General Fund.
Campus President’s Fund - 2U196
Give to the Campus President’s Fund and support students who have emergency needs and other areas of greatest need for campus. This fund also assists with May Commencement and our December graduate reception.
Cantrell Miller Memorial Scholarship 3Z1003
Many alumni got their first job (and many jobs throughout their career) thanks to Cantrell Miller, former career services director. And, after his passing, his family established a scholarship in his name. If Cantrell (or others at WVU Tech) helped you prepare for your career, you can continue that legacy and help future Golden Bears by donating to this fund.
TGBAA Endowed Scholarship 3Z895
Support the TGBAA Endowed Scholarship to help West Virginia resident students enrolled in any major at WVU Tech. Preference is given to family members of WVU Tech alumni, but it isn’t required.
TGBAA General Fund (2W580)
If you’d like to support the efforts of the Alumni Association, you can donate to the
If you’re eligible for the
Golden Bear Legacy Circle, donations to any of the funds below will be added
to your giving total in the quarterly evaluation of giving levels.