Support Coles College of Business

Preparing the Next Generation of Business Leaders

Every day—in classrooms and faculty offices, through internships and study abroad, and by coaching and mentoring—Coles College of Business prepares the next generation of business leaders:

  • Polished professionals
  • Practical researchers
  • Engaged problem-solvers

Join Us. You Can Shape the Future of Business:

  • Sponsor a signature event
  • Support capital improvements to Coles College facilities
  • Provide opportunities for faculty development
  • Support student scholarships with immediate or planned gifts to Coles College
  • Share your experiences with a class
  • Host a Coles College intern in your organization
  • Encourage one of your mentees to pursue a degree through Coles College

For Partnerships, contact the Office of the Dean at 470-578-6425.


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Ways to Give

Join us in preparing students to be career-ready and reach their highest potential with a gift that suits your needs and goals. Be sure to designate the Coles College of Business when giving to assure that your gift will reach the program, department or initiative of your choice.

Gifts in Action

Harry and Athena Vardis

Donor to help international students feel at home at KSU

Harry Vardis knows first hand the value of receiving a college scholarship as an international student, so he is providing that same opportunity to students at Kennesaw State University.

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Rick and Julie Bennett

Donors follow family example of helping others

Inspired by the lessons from their own fathers to work hard and help others, Rick and Julie Bennett have established an endowment to provide scholarships for many Kennesaw State University students in the years to come.

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Sophie and Sid Mookerji

New fund supports student entrepreneur innovation

Student entrepreneurs soon will have more opportunities to innovate and grow their businesses with financial support from technology entrepreneurs Sid and Sophie Mookerji.

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Sophie and Sid Mookerji

Doug and Robin Shore Leaving Legacy At Kennesaw State

For years, Doug and Robin Shore have been making contributions to Kennesaw State University. Now, their names indelibly will be linked to the Michael J. Coles College of Business. In recognition of a major financial contribution from the Shores, KSU officially will dedicate the Robin and Doug Shore Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at a ceremony.

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Make a Meaningful Difference

Contact Laura Southern, Associate Director, Development, at 470-578-7947 to make an impact.