Naming Opportunities

The College is presently seeking friends and benefactors who possess an interest in funding any selected category of need below, in whole or substantially in-part. Opportunities to associate the name of the donor and/or family, or of a departed loved one are available. The College is eager to work with friends and benefactors to explore a variety of naming opportunities.

The Divine Word College Board Room

This room is the site of meetings of the Board of Trustee, Community Relations Council and many other significant groups hosted by the College. The room is richly appointed with American Indian Art and a remarkable sculpture of Christ crucified.

A gift of $200,000 is required for designation. A bronze plaque commemorating the gift will be permanently displayed at the entrance to the Board Room.

The Divine Word College Dining Room

This space functions as the central gathering place at the College for our students, priests and Brothers, faculty, staff, and friends of the College. This area also serves as a center of activity for many events during the year including festive celebrations such as Mission Sunday, the Lunar New Year, special banquets including the Matthew 25 and Donaghey Outstanding Service Award, and graduation.

A gift of $200,000 is required for designation. A bronze plaque commemorating the gift will be permanently displayed in the Student Dining Room.

Classrooms and Seminar Rooms

There are 14 attractive classrooms and three seminar rooms in the academic area of the College. These rooms present multiple naming opportunities for friends and benefactors. A plaque designating the classroom/seminar room will be placed just outside the doorway to each room.

A gift of $25,000 for classrooms and $15,000 for seminar rooms is required for designation. A bronze plaque commemorating the gifts will be permanently displayed at the entrance to each classroom and seminar room.

Lecture Hall

This recently remodeled, air-conditioned space serves well for regular faculty meetings and classes, as well as guest lecturers. It is designed for multi-media presentations with auditorium-style seating.

A gift of $50,000 is required for designation. A bronze plaque commemorating the gift will appear just outside one of the room’s two entry ways.

The Computer Laboratory

Students use this space heavily for their various computer needs. It also serves as the principal site for computer instruction.

A gift of $50,000 is required for designation. A bronze plaque commemorating the gift will appear just outside one of the room’s two entry ways.

The DWC Faculty Office Center

This space houses offices for seven faculty members. Completed during the summer of 2003, this space is a significant step toward the improvement of faculty work space.

A gift of $50,000 is required for designation. A bronze plaque commemorating the gift will be permanently displayed outside one of the room’s two entryways.

The Divine Word College Courtyard

Forming a beautiful outdoor focal point, the courtyard features birch trees planted in the 1960s, other flowering trees and shrubbery, and annuals. This space is a favorite location for outdoor gatherings, such as the graduation reception.

A gift of $150,000 is required for designation, of which a portion would be utilized to add additional decorative trees, plants, and flowers. A bronze plaque commemorating the gift will be permanently displayed in the courtyard.