A community of change-makers at Northern Arizona University
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) includes diverse academic programs living under our umbrella, each threaded together by a shared mission. This unique configuration of programs supports innovative, boundary crossing research and provides distinctive experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
We collaborate in inquiry and practice to in order to promote justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, sustainability, and human and community well-being as we build a shared sense of belonging. With student success as our central focus, our work produces critical insights about human societies, behavior, and communication that inform innovative approaches to solve and increase awareness about significant regional and global challenges.
SBS aspires to be a community of change-makers while supporting the strengths of students, staff, and faculty and collaborating with communities through innovative teaching, scholarships, creative work, public engagement, and practice to further justice, diversity, inclusion, equity, sustainability, and human and community well-being.
NAU Giving Day is a great day to support the next generation of innovators! Looking for a way to make an impact? Here are some great options:
- SBS Deans Innovation Fund - This flexible fund helps SBS take advantage of unexpected opportunities throughout the academic year. This fund supports activities and events for students and faculty as well as the diverse needs of the college.
- Friends of SBS Faculty Fund - Exceptional faculty are at the center of SBS’s education mission. When you donate to this fund you will assist SBS faculty with travel costs, research expenses, and other support.
- SBS Summer Seminar Series Fund - Did you know that SBS offers a free six-week summertime lecture series that is open to the public? With support from donors, SBS is able to highlight faculty from around campus who engage in timely research and relevant discussions.