Giving | Communication Studies | SIU

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Thank you so much for visiting the Department of Communication Studies giving page. The generosity of our donors helps provide student scholarships, brings guest speakers to campus, supports student and faculty research and provides necessary funds so the department can fulfill its mission. We deeply appreciate the contributions of alumni and friends.

Your gift helps support important aspects of our mission. Your generosity helps prepare our students for careers in business, government, industry, the arts, management, education and other areas after graduation. With your gift we can help our students gain the excellent communication skills they need to be successful in their lives and careers.

To make a gift, please select the fund/funds you would like to support and click "Continue." You will be redirected to the Southern Illinois University Foundation's secure Online Giving site for your personal and credit card information.

$ : Our greatest need. To be used for carrying out the mission of the Communication Studies Department including support of student and faculty research, teaching, travel and other departmental activities.

$ : A yearly scholarship in the memory of late alumnus and professor, Dr. John Warren, that funds research and study for students in the Communication Studies major.

$ : To be used for professional development of Public Relations students.


SIU Carbondale and the SIU Foundation retain a small percent of all gifts to enhance philanthropic-related initiatives. For our charitable disclosure information, please visit