Posted November 12, 2015 by Eve Esch 

Save the Date: Education and Research Fund's Inaugural Day of Giving

The Education and Research Fund's Day of Giving, Dec. 4, 2015On Dec. 4, the Education and Research Fund will ask our community to virtually come together and celebrate our inaugural Day of Giving.

Funds raised will support research and programs in our field, as well as provide scholarships for continuing education and professional development opportunities. The Education and Research Fund supports the development of knowledge in the college union and student activities profession as well as advancement of building community on college campuses. Through the generous contributions of ACUI members, friends, and corporate partners, the Education and Research Fund has:

Donors and previous scholarship recipients are encouraged to share their stories on Twitter of what the Education and Research Fund means to them by using hashtags #ACUILegacy and #ACUIDayofGiving. You can also join our Facebook event so you can be reminded of the big day!

We challenge each region to earn the honor of being named the region with the highest participation. A prize will be awarded to the winning region at the annual conference!

You can support The Education and Research Fund in other ways as well through:

  • The Annual Fund campaign
  • Events at the annual conference such as the Silent Auction and FUNd Run
  • Direct campaigns for specific funding initiatives

It’s easy to donate—just visit

Any questions can be directed to Eve Esch (, Tena Bennett (, or any Education and Research Fund team member.


Eve Esch

Eve Esch is the Director of Student Centers at University of Houston.

Eve leads the facility, events, and leisure activity programs within the three student centers at the University of Houston. A proud volunteer for ACUI, she is a past member of the Education and Research Fund Team and will serve on the Conference Program Team for the 2018 annual conference in Anaheim.


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