Established to recognize the contributions to specific University programs and to raise additional funding for those programs, the SIUE Foundation’s associated organizations, also known as Friends groups, provide unique opportunities to support the University.
The Meridian Society, (618) 650‑2345 or firstname.lastname@example.org — The Meridian Society is a women’s philanthropic organization dedicated to supporting SIUE while learning more about financial and estate planning issues.
Friends of Art, (618) 650‑3071 or email@example.com — Probably best known for their Annual Art Auction, the Friends of Art work together to raise additional funds to support the faculty, staff and students in the Department of Art and Design.
Friends of Lovejoy Library, (618) 650‑2714 or firstname.lastname@example.org — Through their Annual Night in the Stacks Dinner, the Good Buy Book Shop and other activities, the Friends of Lovejoy Library work to purchase additional resources for the Library. These resources benefit faculty and students in all academic areas.
Friends of Music, (618) 650‑3900 or email@example.com — Well-known for the Jazz Supper Dance and their Spring Gala, the Friends of Music work to raise funds for student scholarships and to heighten the regional awareness of the Department of Music and its students.
Friends of Theater and Dance, (618) 650‑2773 or firstname.lastname@example.org — With its primary focus to raise money for student scholarships, the Friends of Theater and Dance also works to raise the community’s participation in theater and dance events on campus.
Friends of Cougar Basketball, (618) 650‑2841 or email@example.com — The oldest friends groups associated with Intercollegiate Athletics, the Friends of Men's Basketball works to support the Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team.