The University of Saint Joseph is grateful for the many alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who support our students and the University. Generous donors provide a wide array of resources for students from scholarships to student activities, technological advancements, and more.
Our giving societies recognize USJ’s most dedicated and generous supporters. Read more below about each society. Questions? Please contact Maggie Pinney at [email protected] or 860.231.5397.
The Founders Circle recognizes those generous donors who contribute a minimum annual gift of $1,000 or a recurring gift starting at $84 per month. These members are our leaders, helping advance our mission and support our students!
Saint Catherine’s Society
Established in 2000, Saint Catherine’s Society is named in honor of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, patron saint of young women scholars. The society recognizes donors of named scholarships and the unique role these donors play in ensuring academic excellence throughout the University.
Learn more about scholarships at USJ.
The Golden Dome Society
Established in 1990 to honor those who have included the University of Saint Joseph in their estate plans. The name comes from the iconic gold dome on top of McDonough Hall, which has been the landmark of the University since its founding. Bequests and other planned gifts strengthen the University’s financial future.
Learn more about making a Planned Gift.
Blue and Gold Club
The Blue and Gold Club supports USJ Athletics. Any donation to the athletics department or a specific team grants you admission into the Blue and Gold Club. Gifts of $3,000 or more include benefits such as USJ Athletic apparel, a sponsor listing, and invitations to game-day receptions.
Cornerstone Giving Society
You can become a member of the Cornerstone Giving Society by signing up for a recurring donation of $32, in honor of USJ’s founding in 1932. These recurring gifts provide a reliable source of income for the University and build financial stability.
To set up a recurring gift of $32, please click here.
Teulings’ Lane Monthly Giving
Setting up a recurring donation is an easy and impactful way to donate. You choose the amount you would like to donate, the duration, and the fund you wish to support. Teulings’ Lane is the name of the driveway leading up to the Connor Chapel of Our Lady, named in 1956 after Father Cornelius Teulings, Saint Joseph College’s first Chaplain. To set up a recurring gift, please click here.
Katie DaSilva Burke ’15, M’17
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