Naming Opportunities

Naming opportunities are offered to honor the generous support of individuals and organizations that have contributed in a significant way to the advancement of the Southern Connecticut State University.

These opportunities provide enduring recognition that creates a lasting legacy. Numerous possibilities in very diverse interest and giving levels are available at Southern for donors interested in having their name associated with the university. To find out more about commemorating your special gift, please contact the Advancement Office at (203) 392-5598. The financial requirements for naming opportunities differ university-wide. The following offers an overview of select opportunities:

Student Support

   Named Scholarships
   Named Graduate Fellowships
   Named Graduate Research Fellowships
   Presidential Scholars

Faculty Support

   Named Endowed Chair
   Named Endowed Professorship
   Named Endowed Junior Professorship
   Named Endowed Distinguished Visiting Professorship
   Named Endowed Faculty Scholar

Program Support

   Named Centers
   Named Institutes
   Named Programs


   Named Student-Athlete Scholarships
   Named Team Endowment
   Named Program Endowment

Engleman Hall

   Student Lounge/Main Entrance
   Lecture Halls
   Adaptive Technology Lab
   Psychology Lab Area
   SSS Writing Center
   Campus Tutorial Center
   Graduate Center
   Department Libraries
   Specialized Classrooms
   Seminar/Meeting Rooms
   Faculty Offices

Michael J. Adanti Student Center

   Plaza Level
       Larger Outdoor Terrace
       Outdoor Terrace
       Main Lobby
       Information Desk
       Dining Area
       TV Lounge
       Billiards/Video/Game Room
   Second Level
       Computer Lab
       Group Room
       Fitness Room
       Spinning Room
       Aerobics Room
       Student Organizations Suite
       Specialized Student Activity Rooms
       Radio Station
   Third Level
       Student Lounge (with fireplace)
       Group Room (near Student Lounge)
       Group Rooms
       Programs Council Offices
       Ballroom Reception Area

Buley Library

   Circulation Desk
   Periodical Rooms
   Group Study Rooms

James W. Moore Fieldhouse

   Basketball Court
   Academic Support Center
   Training Room
   Locker Rooms
   Indoor Track
   Pride Room
   Weight Room

Jess Dow Field

   Baseball Field
   Softball Field
   Outdoor Track
   President's Suite
   Press Box
   Concession Stand

West Campus Complex

School of Business

   First Floor
       Trading Room
       Seminar Rooms
       Student Meeting Room
   Second Floor
       Conference Room

New Science Building

Southern's ongoing expansion of its science programs will be greatly enhanced with the planned construction of a 98,332-square-foot, four-level academic and laboratory science building. Situated adjacent to Jennings Hall, the current home for the sciences, the new building will enhance the ongoing expansion of Southern’s science programs and the university’s capacity to educate more students in the STEM disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Science Building


The new science building will provide a number of naming opportunities:


   Rock Garden
   Science Garden
   Rainwater Collection System
Lower Level
   Center for Nanotechnology
   Lower Level Theatre
   Lower Level Wall Murals
First Floor
   Physics Wing and Associated Laboratories
   First Floor Village Walkway
   Two Aquaria
   Nanotube Light Fixture
Second Floor
   Earth Science Wing
       and Associated Laboratories
   Astronomy Control Room
   Environmental Science Laboratories
Third Floor
   Chemistry Wing
       and Associated Laboratories
   Molecular Biology Wing
       and Associated Laboratories


   Kinetic Displays
   Two 50-Seat Classrooms
   Student Study Areas
   Conference Rooms
   Touch Tank