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A Letter from Our VP

Welcome to Institutional Advancement


LeeGreetings Bulldog Family and Friends,

I want to extend a warm welcome and express my heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering commitment to our beloved institution, South Carolina State University. Your dedication and support are the driving forces behind our mission of growth, transformation, and innovation, and I am deeply thankful for your continued involvement.

The Division of Institutional Advancement at SC State University plays a vital role in building and nurturing relationships that align with the university's mission, vision, and philanthropic goals. We are committed to strengthening these connections in support of our students, academic programs, and institutional priorities.

Our strategies focus on encouraging alumni, civic leaders, foundation partners, and corporations to invest philanthropically in SC State's future. Your generosity fuels scholarships for deserving students, enhances the quality of education and research, and promotes innovation that benefits our community and beyond.

We understand that the resilience and greatness of SC State are the direct result of contributions made by supporters like you. Your dedication is the driving force behind our continued success, and for that, we are profoundly grateful.

Now, I invite you to take the next step in our journey together. Your continued support is vital as we strive to make a lasting impact on the lives of our students and the communities we serve. Please consider making a donation today to support our mission of excellence in education.

Thank you for being an essential part of the SC State University community. Together, we will create a brighter and more promising tomorrow for our students and our beloved institution.

With Bulldog Tenacity,
Dr. John Michael Lee, Jr., CFRE
Vice President of Institutional Advancement