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The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to improve life in the Commonwealth and particularly in the greater Louisville urban area, creating knowledge through its research, sharing knowledge through its teaching, and guiding all its students to realize their potential.

 

A metropolitan college is a microcosm of the city it serves, and our city is not only experiencing the impacts of a global pandemic, but it is also the epicenter of the battle for racial justice that is being waged across America. With the wrongful death of Breonna Taylor and the ongoing protests, it has become abundantly clear to many for whom it hadn’t been previously, that the system is rigged against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, specifically Black communities.

 

This year, we are “Raising Some L” for social justice. The Oxford English Dictionary defines social justice broadly as “justice at the level of a society or state as regards to the possession of wealth, commodities, opportunities, and privileges” (Social justice, 2016). The College of Arts & Sciences has long been home to many programs and initiatives that make social justice their focus. So let’s “Raise Some L” and move the needle toward a better society for all.

 

Here are some of our social justice-focused programs that you might consider supporting with a gift: 

  • Social Change Minor Degree Program
  • Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
  • African American Theatre Program
  • Malcolm X Debate Program
  • CONECT Peer Mentoring Program
  • Pan-African Studies, Department of
  • Martin Luther King Scholars Fund

 

Additionally, we know that an excellent education in the liberal arts and sciences is the best preparation for life and work in a world of increasing diversity and ever-accelerating change. Our graduates are the best equipped to for today’s world because they are informed and critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, confident communicators, and understand the importance of civic engagement.

 

Please consider supporting any A&S department, program, or initiative during UofL's Day of Giving.

 

  • Immediate Impact for A&S 
  • A&S Department & Programs
  • A&S Scholarships

 


See what people are sharing about Raise Some L 2020!
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Power Hour Challenge
We powered up! The area with the most unique donors from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern on October 21 received an additional $500 to their area.
Rank Prize Power Hour Challenge Donors
1 $500 RaiseRED Dance Marathon 56
2 School of Medicine 13
3 College of Arts & Sciences 10
4 School of Nursing 6
5 MLK Scholars Program 6
6 School of Public Health & Information Sciences 6
7 School of Music 4
8 James Graham Brown Cancer Center 4
9 Miracle Monocle 4
10 Student Success Center 4
11 UofL Alumni Councils 3
12 Kent School of Social Work 2
13 College of Business 2
14 UofL Libraries 1
15 School of Dentistry 1
16 College of Education & Human Development 1
17 Brandeis School of Law 1
18 Resilient Families Project 1
19 Speed School of Engineering 1
20 University Honors Program 1
21 COVID-19 Research 1
22 More Scholarships 1
23 Muhammad Ali Institute 1
24 Student Affairs 0
25 Athletics 0
26 Urban & Public Affairs Scholarships 0
27 Cultural Center 0
28 Survivors of Torture Recovery Center 0
29 Black Faculty/Staff Association 0
30 Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research 0
31 Denny Crum Scholarship 0
32 Diversity Initiatives 0
33 Graduate School 0
34 Gray Street Farmers Market 0
35 International Center 0
36 Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine 0
37 LGBT Center 0
38 McConnell Center 0
39 Rauch Planetarium 0
40 REACH - Resources for Academic Achievement 0
41 Speed School AMIST Lab COVID-19 Projects 0
42 Staff Assistance Fund 0
43 Study Abroad 0
44 Sustainability Initiatives 0
45 UofL Alumni Chapters 0
46 Women's Center 0
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Overall Leaderboard
The area of campus with the greatest number of donors will receive $2,500 in additional funding! Second place will receive $2,000, third will receive $1,500, fourth will receive $1,000, and fifth will receive $500. Make your gift. Increase your impact. Raise Some L.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $2,500 RaiseRED Dance Marathon 448
2 $2,000 School of Medicine 202
3 $1,500 College of Arts & Sciences 107
4 $1,000 MLK Scholars Program 101
5 $500 James Graham Brown Cancer Center 100
6 School of Music 77
7 College of Business 50
8 UofL Alumni Councils 48
9 Speed School of Engineering 45
10 School of Public Health & Information Sciences 37
11 College of Education & Human Development 37
12 Student Affairs 34
13 UofL Libraries 29
14 Miracle Monocle 29
15 School of Nursing 23
16 Resilient Families Project 23
17 Student Success Center 22
18 School of Dentistry 19
19 Kent School of Social Work 18
20 Brandeis School of Law 16
21 LGBT Center 14
22 McConnell Center 12
23 Black Faculty/Staff Association 11
24 Diversity Initiatives 8
25 Athletics 7
26 Sustainability Initiatives 7
27 UofL Alumni Chapters 7
28 University Honors Program 6
29 Graduate School 5
30 REACH - Resources for Academic Achievement 4
31 More Scholarships 4
32 Staff Assistance Fund 3
33 Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine 3
34 Women's Center 3
35 Cultural Center 2
36 Muhammad Ali Institute 2
37 COVID-19 Research 2
38 Study Abroad 2
39 International Center 2
40 Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research 1
41 Survivors of Torture Recovery Center 1
42 Rauch Planetarium 1
43 Denny Crum Scholarship 1
44 Speed School AMIST Lab COVID-19 Projects 1
45 Urban & Public Affairs Scholarships 0
46 Gray Street Farmers Market 0
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College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Challenge
The College of Arts & Sciences is committed to racial justice, equity, and the success of underrepresented students. Accordingly, Dr. David Owen, Dean of the College, has made our racial justice programs, initiatives, and student scholarships a top priority. He is committing a personal gift of $500 in support of these programs and initiatives if alumni, faculty, staff, and friends recruit at least 200 individual gifts to one of the College of Arts & Sciences’ funds on the Day of Giving.
200 / 200 Gifts
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1,798th Donor Challenge
In honor of UofL's founding year, the 1,798th donor during Raise Some L will receive an additional $500 to the area they supported!
1,798 / 1,798 Donors
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Early Access Challenge
Previous Raise Some L donors were invited to lock in their support early. Three gifts made during that time were randomly selected, and $250 will be given to each of these selected areas: Immediate Impact for the College of Business, the Black Faculty/Staff Association, and Fine Arts/Hite Art Institute.
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Early Bird Challenge
The early bird gets the worm, right? So did the area with the largest number of donors by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, who received an extra $500.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $500 RaiseRED Dance Marathon 114
2 School of Medicine 37
3 MLK Scholars Program 36
4 College of Arts & Sciences 22
5 UofL Alumni Councils 18
6 James Graham Brown Cancer Center 14
7 Miracle Monocle 11
8 College of Business 10
9 School of Music 9
10 Speed School of Engineering 6
11 College of Education & Human Development 6
12 Student Affairs 4
13 UofL Libraries 4
14 Resilient Families Project 4
15 School of Nursing 4
16 School of Public Health & Information Sciences 4
17 LGBT Center 3
18 UofL Alumni Chapters 3
19 McConnell Center 2
20 Diversity Initiatives 2
21 School of Dentistry 2
22 Black Faculty/Staff Association 2
23 Kent School of Social Work 2
24 Student Success Center 2
25 More Scholarships 2
26 Brandeis School of Law 1
27 University Honors Program 1
28 Sustainability Initiatives 1
29 Survivors of Torture Recovery Center 1
30 Staff Assistance Fund 1
31 International Center 1
32 REACH - Resources for Academic Achievement 1
33 Women's Center 1
34 Athletics 0
35 Cultural Center 0
36 Urban & Public Affairs Scholarships 0
37 COVID-19 Research 0
38 Muhammad Ali Institute 0
39 Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research 0
40 Denny Crum Scholarship 0
41 Graduate School 0
42 Gray Street Farmers Market 0
43 Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine 0
44 Rauch Planetarium 0
45 Speed School AMIST Lab COVID-19 Projects 0
46 Study Abroad 0
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