Building an everlasting bond

After millions of dollars in support spanning decades, Ron (BE'62, DCL'13) and Jane (BEd'62) Graham’s hearts have never strayed far from the University of Saskatchewan (USask). The...

Donor-funded teaching boat enhances USask biology student training

Seven students joined the first official voyage of the boat in September to learn practical skills in the field of limnology—the study of inland waters

Alumni Ron and Jane Graham’s $5.9-million gift assists vaccine research, Huskie Athletics, engineering and education students at USask

The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) most generous alumni, Ron (BE'62, DCL'13) and Jane (BEd'62) Graham, are supporting Huskie Athletics, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Org...

VIDO gift has far-reaching impacts

Saskatoon couple gives $1 million to VIDO to enhance ground-breaking vaccine research efforts

HRF donation supports vaccine research

To help protect Saskatchewan residents from emerging disease threats, Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) has invested $150,000 to help establish Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Rese...

USask students thrive in career transition with support from RBC Future Launch

RBC commits $1 million to expand the RBC Learn to Work, Work to Learn program

Saskatchewan Blue Cross invests $150K to help establish USask’s VIDO as Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is one step closer to establishing its Centre for Pandemic Research, thanks to a $1...

USask student receives inaugural Gabriel Dumont Graduate Scholarship in Métis Studies

A high-achieving University of Saskatchewan (USask) student has been awarded the inaugural Gabriel Dumont Graduate Scholarship in Métis Studies, valued at $20,000.

USask students need YOU to navigate crises with strength

Through all the ups and downs of coping with a pandemic, and the many challenges University of Saskatchewan (USask) students were faced with as we quickly transitioned to online le...

Your support means so much to USask students

When you donate to the Nasser Family Emergency Student Trust, you are immediately helping students get back up from financial distresses, mental health crises and experiencing tech...

Ducks Unlimited Canada endowed chair at USask the first of its kind in the country

A rising star in conservation science has been hired as the Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation at the University of Saskatchewan (USas...

Randi Marcel Nelson Memorial Bursary will support USask music students

A new bursary for students in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Department of Music will honour the memory of a beloved teacher and musician.

USask unites to help students in crisis, in a year like no other

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a year ago, alumni, staff and faculty have donated more than $689,000 for University of Saskatchewan (USask) students who needed emergency ...

Indigenous Student Achievement Pathways supported through $100,000 NIB Trust Fund contribution

Established in 2012, ISAP welcomes First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students to the College of Arts and Science through academically grounded programming that builds confidence, kno...

His memory lives on: Legacy of Huskie athlete supports students with mental illness

Matthew Baraniuk, a former University of Saskatchewan (USask) student and Huskie athlete passed away in 2020 at the age of 20 from his struggles with mental illness. His legacy liv...

NSERC, FCL commit $2.5M to renew USask research chair focused on eco-friendly gas station cleanup

An innovative collaboration among Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), the federal funding agency NSERC, and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is improving how contaminated ...

Scholarship support helps a student-parent succeed

A single parent and mature student, Marcia Little credits her scholarship for providing her the flexibility to take care of her family while succeeding academically.

Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence program introduced at USask’s University Library

The first position of its kind at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and unique in the province, the Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence program at the University Library is sl...

Making a donation before year’s end?

To be eligible for a 2020 tax receipt, the University of Saskatchewan must receive your donation on or before December 31, 2020.

Donors inspire aspiring business and law leader

Through hard work and support from her donor-funded scholarship, Jina Bae is on track to pursuing her childhood dream.

Merry QUIZ-mas from USask! Your chance to play and WIN—for students

Donate before December 31, 2020 to support student scholarships and bursaries, and get the chance to win one of our newest University of Saskatchewan (USask) hoodies when you take ...

Pioneer for black medical students wants to make the world a better place

Thanks to donor support, Oluwakayode (Kayode) Adesina is next-in-line to becoming a healthcare hero, and has also been part of the inaugural executive council of the Black Medical ...

USask alumnus creates travel fund for students

For Dr. That T. Ngo (BSc’69, SC’70, PhD’74), studying abroad was a life-changing experience. It’s an opportunity he wants more students to have.

University of Saskatchewan honours four individuals on National Philanthropy Day

On National Philanthropy Day, November 15, charities and community organizations celebrate philanthropy and the many ways it impact our world for the better.

Dr. Irene Evans: Helping students in need succeed

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) recognized Dr. Irene (Puetz) Evans (MD’63) as the 2020 recipient of a Legacy Leader Award for National Philanthropy Day. The award was presen...

Campaign for Students: Today here, tomorrow the world

Last year, the Campaign for Students raised over $1.17M to support the University of Saskatchewan (USask) students in need, helping them excel in their educational pursuits. Your d...

Campaign for Students: Making a difference

Studying in the kitchen, solving equations by their bedside, and rehearsing presentations in the living room are only a few of the many scenarios students are experiencing this yea...

Remembering a USask supporter, successful financier and art aficionado

From small-town roots to the world of international banking, William Shurniak became a prominent successful business executive who was also passionate about art and never forgot hi...

Student support: A helping hand in time of need

For more than 100 years, the Kiwanis Club of Saskatoon has been a vital service group in the community, providing music scholarships and character awards to high school students an...

A connection as solid as a rock

Despite the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Saskatchewan’s Ore Gangue alumni group remains socially connected and deeply rooted in philanthropy.

USask receives $3.14M from Sask govt. to replace turf at Griffiths Stadium in Nutrien Park

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has received $3.14 million in funding from the Government of Saskatchewan for its artificial turf replacement project at Griffiths Stadium in...

Donor support helps law student connect with the community

Inspired by the lawyers who volunteered at the same non-profits as she did during her undergraduate English degree at the University of Calgary, Barbara Baker is now at the Univers...

An aspiring Indigenous teacher is carrying on her culture and language, thanks to donor support

Rayne Favel had a childhood dream of becoming a nurse. However, she soon realized that her calling is to carry on her Cree culture and language.

‘Good samaritans’ give $1 million to animal care fund

Leslie (Les) and Irene Dubé will have an enduring effect on the lives of many pets and people, thanks to their gift of $1 million to the Good Samaritan Fund at the Western College ...

Young game-changers fundraise for COVID-19

Jackson, 14, and Grayson Peddle, 9, turned their hobby of playing online video games into a fundraiser, raising $900 to COVID-19 research.

Campaign for Students tops million-dollar mark

Taylor Keller, a third-year accounting student from the Edwards School of Business, is one of the many University of Saskatchewan (USask) students who received support from alumni ...

Sask. post-secondary institutions receive $840K for Indigenous students impacted by COVID-19

The University of Saskatchewan (USask), the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (GDI), and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) have...

Demonstrating devotion to community

For Donald Johnson, DMD 1972, giving back is more than a responsibility—it's second nature.

Giving a lifeline of support

Thanks to donor support through scholarships and bursaries, Nursing student Kyla Richarson is ready to apply the skills she learned in the classroom and provide compassionate care.

USask political studies student lauded for volunteerism, leadership

Kirsten Samson has excelled academically throughout her undergraduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), but she’s also shone outside of the classroom.

Vulnerable students in crisis given lifeline

Thanks to the outpouring of support from USask alumni and campus community, over 200 students have received emergency financial help over the last month.

Empowering resilience through student awards

This week is national Mental Health Week (May 4-10, 2020), thanks to the work of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and the topic of mental health and wellness is on the foref...

Ahlstrom a champion on and off the court

Thanks to donor support, Megan Ahlstrom is a two-time U Sports national champion in her first and final years of Huskie basketball, and now on her way to become a physiotherapist.

USask alumna’s legacy gift creates scholarships for female chemistry students

When Dr. Wilma Ethel Elias (PhD) was born in Calgary on April 3, 1925—a few years before the Great Depression—it was not common for women to pursue post-secondary education and car...

COVID-19: How can I help?

In these challenging times, we are especially grateful to have dedicated alumni, staff and friends like you in our USask community

The sky’s the limit, thanks to donor support

Scholarship support is helping stellar students like Tyrel Kostyk reach their potential.

USask unites: COVID-19 brings alumni and friends together to support students in crisis

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of donors and a $100K matching donation by Dr. Kay and Dora Nasser, an incredible 216 students in crisis were granted emergency financial suppo...

COVID-19: How you can help our students

Now, more than ever, you can make a difference in a student’s life.