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Support CAL - Your Way!

There are many ways you can contribute to the success of students and faculty in the UToledo College of Arts and Letters. Below are just a few ways to give. See highlights from CAL's Homecoming events.


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I'd like to make a gift. The most impactful ways to give are listed below.

High Impact Giving

The UToledo College of Arts and Letters (CAL) invites you to safeguard the future of the humanities, arts and social sciences by supporting the students majoring in these areas. They will one day lead these fields. You can make a difference by supporting that future today. Below are the funds we believe will have the greatest impact, but you can give any way you choose.

Thank you!

Dr. Melissa Gregory
College of Arts and Letters, Dean

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Friends of the College of Arts and Letters

Fund # 2400253

Supports priority needs of the College of Arts and Letters.

Palmer Global Fellows Fund (Global Scholars)

Fund # 2402669

The charitable purpose of this fund is to support study abroad opportunities for students within the College of Arts and Letters. These opportunities may include access to:

  • Obtain a passport
  • Study abroad advising through the College and University resources
  • A "Global Scholars" annual trip abroad for students selected for the Global Scholars Cohort
  • A Living Learning and/or learning community for students in the Global Scholars Cohort
  • International internships through local and regional companies
  • One to two-day study abroad group experience for each student not participating in the Global Scholars Cohort

College of Arts and Letters Student Success Fund

Fund # 2402520

We want our students to graduate on time, with minimal debt. Our Student Success Fund is specifically dedicated to helping undergraduate students who are in good academic standing but who have hit a financial barrier to complete their degree.

Support a Department or Scholarship 

These departmental/area funds are also available for you to choose from when you support this year's Day of Giving Campaign for the College of Arts and Letters.

  • Anthropology Future Fund (2402334)
  • Department of Art Progress Fund (2400426)
  • Department of Communication Progress Fund (2400425)
  • Economics Progress Fund (2400439)
  • English Department Fund (2400183)
  • Foreign Language Progress Fund (2400424)
  • Friends of Film Fund (2400831)
  • Geography and Planning Progress Fund (2400432)
  • History Progress Fund (2400435)
  • Music Department Progress Fund (2400434)
  • Philosophy 2000 Fund (2400480)
  • Political Science Endowed Fund (1300430)
  • Psychology Progress Fund (2400438)
  • Sociology Progress Fund (2148146)
  • The Patricia A. Murphy Disability Studies Scholarship and Research Fund (1302279)
  • Women's Studies Progress Fund (2400600)

More Funds
These funds represent only a few of the ways you can make an impact. Explore all College of Arts and Letters giving opportunities on the UToledo Foundation website to find the fund that speaks to you.

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Alumni Events

Blaze Pizza Party

Scholarship fundraiser

Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 from 2-9 p.m.
Blaze Pizza
3332 W. Central Avenue Toledo, OH 43606
Enjoy delicious, made-to-order pizza to support the College of Arts and Letters (CAL) Alumni Affiliate Scholarship Fund. On Oct. 6 (2-9 p.m.), order from Blaze Pizza and a portion of the sale will benefit scholarships for CAL students.

Valid for dine-in, carry-out, delivery and curbside. Present the flyer for in-person purchases. Use the coupon code 1183A when ordering online or through the Blaze Pizza App.

Visit the UToledo Alumni Association website to download the flyer and to RSVP your plan to participate.


CAL 2023 HOMECOMING Highlights


2023 UToledo Homecoming CAL NSM tailgate gathering
Tailgate - CAL/NSM

For Homecoming 2023, the UToledo colleges of Arts and Letters (CAL) and Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) enjoy a joint tailgate party before the Rocket football game.

2023 UToledo Homecoming Rocky Melissa Gregory (CAL Interim Dean), Patricia Levey (2023 CAL Outstanding Alumna), Rocksy
Homecoming Parade

Rocket mascots Rocky and Rocksy join CAL Interim Dean Melissa Gregory and 2023 CAL Outstanding Alumna Patricia Levey for a quick photo in the staging area before the Homecoming Parade.

UToledo Communication students in the television control room of the 2023 Homecoming game
Televising the Big Game

UToledo students in the Department of Communication run the control room during the televised Homecoming football game during which the Rockets beat Northern Illinois.


UToledo Department of Geography and Planning 60th Anniversary Open House gatheringThe Department of Geography and Planning (GEPL) Celebrated its 60th Anniversary Homecoming weekend with an Open House. More than 50 alumni turned out to enjoy a celebration of their days at their alma mater.

Click the link below to see a YouTube video of photos submitted by Geography and Planning alumni for the event. Are you in there?


See Video of GEPL Past Pics

UToledo Homecoming Website

Dr. Brittanie Kuhr, director of development for The University of Toledo College of Arts and Letters, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the University Libraries. Dr. Brittanie Kuhr, Director of Development

Office UH 3160 C
Phone 419.530.5418

Dr. Brittanie Kuhr is director of development for the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the University Libraries. With nearly ten years of higher education experience, Kuhr has served in various fundraising roles at other four-year institutions in the region. She currently serves as the chair of the strategic compliance committee, which supports the University’s Office of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships. Kuhr also has a passion for student success and has supported retention efforts by teaching study skills courses to undergraduate students and serving as a liaison for first-year students navigating the college experience.

Last Updated: 6/7/24