Athens State University


Athens State University Alumni Association Donates $264,000

Athens State University Alumni Association Donates $264,000

The Athens State University Alumni Association has increased their efforts to give back to their alma mater and its students. Cumulative figures for donations to the University are greater than $85,000 and scholarships are just under $180,000 since 2010.

Over the last 5 years they have allocated $5,000 per year to the restoration efforts of the Beaty-Mason home, increased scholarships to over $50,000 annually, provided $2,000 in financial assistance for the student publication Athena’s Web, donated over $9,000 to the sound system and seating in McCandless Hall, purchased over $9,000 in furnishings for the Sandridge Student Center lower lobby and President’s Dining Room, and provided sponsorships to University affiliated clubs and organizations.

All donations are made possible through Alumni Association fundraising events, membership, donors, vanity tags and investments. For information contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 256-233-8185 or by email.