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Honors College
Support excellence in all disciplines

The NAU Honors College exemplifies inclusive excellence by challenging students from across Arizona and the region to be engaged citizens and stewards of our local and global community. From participating in the Grand Canyon Semester to designing their unique Honors Capstone projects, NAU Honors College students pursue an individualized education designed to make a difference. Learn more about the NAU Honors College!

 

Honors College Initiatives

  • Honors College Challenge
    Brian & Cheryl Connors will release their $12,500 gift to support the Honors Native American Summer Research Program once 50 gifts are made to this fund or any Honors College Fund. Make your gift now and see your gift go further in supporting Honors Jacks.


  • Honors College Match 
    Krista '98 and Josh '93 & '98 Allen will match any gift made to the Honors College up to $1500. Josh is a proud alum from the Honors College. Your gift will have twice the impact on Giving Day!


  • Investing in tomorrow's leaders - Honors Capstone match from Kyoko and Christopher Johnston
    Christopher and Kyoko Johnston will match any gifts made to the Honors Capstone up to $500. As Christopher says, "NAU’s Honors College’s leadership, faculty, staff, and students are among the most impressive I have observed in my academic career. I personally identify with their collective focus on their diverse and talented students’ values of excellence, inquiry, innovation, fellowship, and distinction, as well as training tomorrow’s leaders to shape the future on local and global issues that make a difference in people’s lives. The Honors Capstone Grants allow students to gain the knowledge and skills applicable to their academic, personal, and professional success."


  • Honors Dean Match
    Kevin Gustafson, Dean of the Honors College, will match all gifts up to $1,899 in honor of the year of the founding of the University. The Honors College is committed to providing rich academic programming as well as direct support to students. Double your impact on Honors excellence!
$7,050
Alumni Association Board We are Lumberjacks Challenge
Thank you Jacks for your support on Giving Day! 222 alumni made a gift and unlocked the Alumni Association Board Challenge. Your current Alumni Association Board and Past Presidents have made their gifts: Art Atonna; Kedren Dillard; Trina George; Alex Gutierrez; Heidi Hansen; Jana Harper; Melvin Hunter; Jimmy Jayne; Marquitta Lambert; Carmelle Malkovich; Joe Mead; Mary O'Driscoll; Kim Ott; Brandon Rivera; Nancy Serenbetz; Janet Sweigart; Maggie Thom; Wayne Watson; and Cathy Wylet. WE ARE LUMBERJACKS
222 / 222 Gifts
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2
Match
CAPCOT Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from CAPCOT staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
$12,500
Honors College Challenge
Brian & Cheryl Connors will release their $12,500 gift to support the Honors Native American Summer Research Program once 50 gifts are made to this fund or any Honors College Fund. Make your gift now and see your gift go further in supporting Honors Jacks!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Honors College Match
Krista '98 and Josh '93 & '98 Allen will match any gift made to the Honors College up to $1500. Josh is a proud alum from the Honors College. Your gift will have twice the impact on Giving Day!
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
$500
Human Resources Challenge
Do you work in Human Resources at NAU? If so, Vice President of Human Resources, Josh Mackey, challenges you. After 20 donors make a gift of any amount to any fund on campus, he will release his gift of $500 to support the Lumberjack Emergency Assistance Fund. And if 30 HR staff make a donation, he will release a second gift of $500 to support the Staff Book Scholarship. Make a gift now and help unlock Josh’s gifts!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
ITS Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from ITS staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
Leaderboard
President’s Staff Challenge
President José Luis Cruz Rivera is challenging faculty and staff to get involved on Giving Day. He will personally deliver donuts and coffee to the department that has the highest percentage of participation. Give now and help your department win this special treat! (Results will be tallied Friday 4/15 to account for payroll deductions.)
Your gift may help unlock a match or challenge, please select your department below:
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Student Affairs 61
2 COE 55
3 SBS 54
4 CEFNS 38
5 Advancement and Foundation 35
6 ITS 33
7 HR 30
8 CAPCOT 28
9 CHHS 27
10 Enrollment Management 27
11 CEIAS 23
12 University Marketing 21
13 UFBS (FIPA) 19
14 FCB 16
15 CAL 14
16 Athletics 8
17 ONAI/OISS 4
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2
Match
UFBS (FIPA) Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from UFBS (FIPA) staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
Leaderboard
Alumni Chapter Leaderboard
Are you a member of a NAU Alumni Chapter? Be sure to let us know during checkout so we can add your gift to the leaderboard tally. WE ARE LUMBERJACKS!
If you are a member of an NAU Alumni Chapter, please select your Chapter below:
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Flagstaff Chapter 61
2 Phoenix Chapter 24
3 Washington D.C. Chapter 6
4 Denver Chapter 5
5 Portland Chapter 5
6 Native American Chapter 5
7 San Diego Chapter 4
8 Boise Area (*not a chapter) 3
9 Yuma Chapter 2
10 Prescott Chapter 1
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2
Match
Enrollment Management Staff Match
Vice President of Enrollment Management, Anika Olsen, will match all Enrollment Management staff gifts up to $1,000 to any fund. Make a gift now and have twice the impact. We are Lumberjacks!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Honors College Dean Match
Kevin Gustafson, Dean of the Honors College, will match all gifts up to $1,899 in honor of the year of the founding of the University. The Honors College is committed to providing rich academic programming as well as direct support to students. Double your impact on Honors excellence!
$1,899 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
HR Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from HR staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Investing in tomorrow's leaders - Honors Capstone match from Kyoko and Christopher Johnston
Christopher and Kyoko Johnston will match any gifts made to the Honors Capstone up to $500. As Christopher says, "NAU’s Honors College’s leadership, faculty, staff, and students are among the most impressive I have observed in my academic career. I personally identify with their collective focus on their diverse and talented students’ values of excellence, inquiry, innovation, fellowship, and distinction, as well as training tomorrow’s leaders to shape the future on local and global issues that make a difference in people’s lives. The Honors Capstone Grants allow students to gain the knowledge and skills applicable to their academic, personal, and professional success."
$500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
NAU Foundation Board Challenge
Senior Vice President, Christy Farley, challenges the NAU Foundation Board! Once each member of the board makes a gift for NAU Giving Day, Christy will release her gift.
Completed
$50,000
The Harrison Batey Lumberjack Challenge
Hey Lumberjacks, make a gift to support the fund that matters most to you at NAU and watch your donation go further! Rebecca Harrison Batey, ’73, challenges you to show your Lumberjack spirit. As soon as the Giving Day thermometer hits $50,000, Rebecca will release her $50,000 gift to support the College of Education. Give now and show the world the impact Jacks can have together.
$50,000 / $50,000 Raised
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2
Match
University Marketing Staff Match
Do you work in University Marketing? If so, Chief Marketing Officer, Harlan Teller, will match your gift up to $500! Give now to the cause at NAU most important to you and Harlan will help you double your impact. We are Lumberjacks!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
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