A global threat like COVID-19 touches everyone. It also presents an opportunity to come together as a community. #GivingTuesdayNow is a new day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, bringing people from around the world together to tap into the power of human connection and provide care and comfort for their communities.
It's National Volunteer Appreciation Week, so we're taking this opportunity to say one huge "Thank you!" to the hundreds of dedicated alumni who volunteer their time, their unique skills and knowledge, and their Blue Demon spirit to help advance the mission of DePaul University. Alumni volunteers are dedicated to bringing the alumni family together and... Continue Reading →
"There’s a Maya Angelou quote I remind myself of often: 'People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.'"
Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, DePaul University has taken critical steps to reduce the density of people on campus, including conducting classes for spring quarter (and, for College of Law students, the remainder of spring semester) remotely. You can play a crucial role in helping address the immediate needs of DePaul students who... Continue Reading →
Harry Tong’s (JD ’72) story was one highlighted by steadfast perseverance, a strong belief in the power of education and a commitment to service. Born in Guangzhou, China, Harry’s family immigrated to the United States when he was a young boy, settling in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood. Coming from an economically disadvantaged community and dropping out... Continue Reading →
DePaul University's Blue Demon Challenge was Thursday, Jan. 23, and this year, we made history. In just 24 hours, the DePaul community collectively raised $2,006,201, soaring past our original goal of $1,000,000. We're so proud of our generous community, who stepped up to the challenge to support the people, places and causes at DePaul that matter most.... Continue Reading →
10. It's more festive than the CTA Holiday train. There's nothing like waiting for your train in December and realizing as it pulls into the station that it's the CTA Holiday train. And unless you're a real scrooge, you immediately feel a burst of holiday spirit! Making a gift to DePaul in December can give... Continue Reading →
As the former Assistant Vice President of DePaul University’s Career Center, Gillian Steele built many lasting relationships across the university, though perhaps not in the places you might expect. An experienced and passionate mentor herself, Gillian’s varied career—she’s worked as an occupational therapist, an ESL teacher, an intercultural consultant, a career management consultant and an... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/Dmhx_6uxMB0 On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the DePaul community celebrated Thank a Donor Day. Hundreds of students took time out of their busy schedules to stop, write a quick note of thanks, and think about how their everyday DePaul experiences are made better by the generous alumni and friends who make the choice to support our... Continue Reading →