Giving Societies

Whether you are making a gift for the first time or are continuing a long-standing family tradition of giving to Arkansas Tech, thank you. 

The giving levels listed below have been established to recognize and thank our many loyal alumni, friends, parents, faculty and staff whose extraordinary commitment preserves and enhances Tech’s excellence in academics, research and public service. Learn more by clicking on one of our giving societies below.

  •  Century Forward Circle

    The Century Forward Circle was established following the centennial celebration at Arkansas Tech in 2009. Alumni and friends of the university who give $10,000 to the Century Forward Endowment are included in the Century Forward Circle. Funds contributed to the endowment will help meet the priority needs of the university and continue our campus beautification program.

    Centennial Plaza, located just west of Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field, is the home to a set of benches and markers that are dedicated as a permanent monument to the generosity and loyalty of the Century Forward Circle donors listed here.

  •  Hull Society

    Members of the J.W. Hull Society are outstanding members of the Arkansas Tech Community who have made lifetime gifts totaling in $25,000 or more. These gifts can be designated to any area of campus.

    Lifetime Gift Recognition Levels

    Visionary $1 million or more
    Pillar $500,000-$999,999
    Founder $250,000-$499,999
    Benefactor $100,000-$249,999
    Sustainer $50,000-$99,999
    Patron $25,000-$49,999
  •  President's Society

    Membership in the President’s Society comes with an annual gift of $1000 or more. Without a doubt, every member of the President’s Society is one of Tech’s pacesetting donors. You may designate your gift to University’s Greatest Need, for a specific project, or for athletics.

    Annual Gift Recognition Levels

    President's Council $10,000+
    Dean's Council $5,000-$9,999
    Director $2,500-$4,999
    Member $1,000-$2,499
  •  Gold Society

    As a young Tech alum, you have the chance to make a difference in the lives of students who will follow you at Arkansas Tech. Members of the GOLD Society aren’t just giving back to the university that has given them so much – they’re giving forward to help the next generation of Tech students.

    Undergraduate Annual Gift Recognition (Starting Fall 2016)

    Freshman $5+
    Sophomore $10+
    Junior $15+
    Senior $20.17+ (Grad Year)

    Young Alumni Annual Gift Recognition

    1-3 years post grad $100+
    4-6 years post grad $250+
    7-9 years post grad $500+
  •  1909 Loyalty Society

    Members of the 1909 Loyalty Society believe in Arkansas Tech University, its students, its purpose and its future, and they show that by making Tech a priority in their charitable giving – each and every year. With consecutive gifts ranging from three to 40 years, Loyalty Society members are among Tech’s most loyal donors. Their gifts impact all areas of campus. Join the Loyalty Society by making an annual gift during a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) for three or more consecutive years. It is all about celebrating loyalty, so gifts of any size count.

  •  Heritage Society

    This distinguished Heritage Society honors all planned giving donors for their support of our mission. We would be gratified and honored to include you in our Heritage Society if you have:

    • Provided for Arkansas Tech in your will or trust.
    • Designated us as the beneficiary of a qualified retirement plan, savings bond, bank account, or life insurance policy.
    • Created a planned gift that returns fixed or flexible income to you or others.


If your company matches your contribution to Arkansas Tech University, the matching funds will be combined with your personal gift to determine your giving level. 

Gifts can be unrestricted or designated for the department, program or scholarship of your choice. Membership is based on fiscal year giving (July 1 through June 30.)