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Kalani Sitake

BYU

Scholarship Helps Bryn Nelson “Learn the Healer’s Art”

Bryn Nelson always wanted to be a nurse. When her father died in a tragic accident her career goal took on a whole new dimension.

Kalani Sitake

BYU

Kalani Sitake Inspires Knight Society

“You don’t realize how much power is in this room,” Sitake told the donors. “The sacrifices you make in time, in money, no matter how small, have the power to change lives.”

Casey Slemboski

BYU-Idaho

A Little Donation Goes a Long Way

Casey liked the personal feel of Rexburg but how could she afford to stay?

Children at school in the Philippines

Humanitarian Video (4:58)

Salvaging Education in the Slums of the Philippines

Education programs in the Philippines are helping children rise out of the dumps. Thousands of children in the Philippines spend their childhood sifting through mountains of garbage seeking income selling recyclables.

Two Philippine children

Humanitarian Video (3:38)

Getting Orphans Into the Right Van

Orphanage organizations are working to stop human trafficking. They find and protect children, provide health care, and open doors to a better life.

BYU

Becoming a Scientist Through Mentored Learning

Jordan Finnell started college skeptical of science but being mentored expanded his perspective and led him to degrees in neuroscience, biochemistry, and molecular biophysics.

Marco Crosland

BYU

King of the Beautifully Landscaped Hill - Again

Marco Crosland took the top spot this year - and last year - at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition. He is a landscape management student and a grateful beneficiary of your support.

Rebecca Devonas

BYU

Passionate Student Singlehandedly Revives and Revamps a Lost Tradition

Student's scholarship allows her to also focus on her passion for the arts, and bring back an event for thousands to enjoy.

Eritai Kateibwi

BYU-Hawaii Video (2:54)

Young Champion of the Earth

Eritai, a BYU–Hawaii alum from Kiribati, is using hydroponics to alleviate malnutrition and disease in his home country, and the United Nations recognized him for his effort with the Young Champion of the Earth award.

LDSBC

LDSBC Video (3:01)

Education with a Higher Purpose

LDSBC is a community of students who succeed at a high level, empowered by the Spirit and expanded opportunities.

Ruby Berntsen

LDSBC Video (1:28)

Ruby’s Pivot

A scholarship at LDSBC enabled Ruby Berntsen to gain the education needed to enact the changes she hopes to see in herself.

Cuahtil Lozada

LDSBC Video (1:37)

Cuahtil’s New Start

An LDSBC returned missionary scholarship helped Cuauhtil Lozada start a new life and recognize his true potential.

Anne Thomas

BYU

What Do Research, Service and a Cello Have to Do with Cambridge University?

"Mentored research, service, and some skill with a cello have helped Anne Thomas receive the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Her mentored learning experience as a BYU student has propelled Anne to pursue a PhD in plant sciences at Cambridge this fall."

Simon McHenry

BYU-Idaho

Where My Life Could’ve Been Versus Where It Is Now

"Fortitude, faith and financial resources make education and new life possible."

BYU students in Alaska

BYU

A BYU Fish Story

"You can only learn so much in the classroom, but here, we’re actually getting our hands dirty, says Professor Mark Belk."

BYU Broadcasting

BYU

BYU Broadcasting Jumpstarts Mentored Students in their Careers

Students are not only learning, but excelling in a mentored learning job environment. Employment at BYU Broadcasting adds experiential learning to what students are learning in class.

Kielee Wiser

BYU

Encouraging Activity on the Front Lines

BYU student Kielee Wiser conducted research mentored by Professor Neil Peterson on the motivation provided by fitness trackers, including the Apple Watch.

Langston Family

BYU

Balancing and Stretching

Rachael Langston is studying to be a nurse as a mother of three who returned to school to finish her degree. She is grateful for the financial aid she has received through the BYU Alumni Association.

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BYU Video (4:20)

Inspiring Engineering

BYU Engineering students design human-powered drill that provides clean water to those in need. These students felt inspired in their efforts and learned life-long lessons in the process.

Earl and Anita Woolley

BYU

True Blue Couple Supports Mentoring

Earl and Anita Woolley support BYU students in mentored research through a planned gift called Charitable Gift Annunity (CGA).

Ephram Smith

BYU-Hawaii Video (2:37)

The Lord is Building Me Up

Ethiopian orphan Ephrem Smith finds love and a sense of belonging at BYU–Hawaii, being surrounded by people with similar hopes, values, passions, and dreams.

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BYU

Unfolding Potential: BYU and Origami

Who would have ever thought that origami could save lives or help technology to reach outer space, but that's exactly what BYU students studying engineering are doing.

LDS Presiding Bishopric

BYU

BYU: Fortified by Faith

As the Presiding Bishopric, we have seen kindness and charity throughout the world. We are grateful to participate with you in the Lord’s work. You support many good causes, and we thank you for your kind donations to Brigham Young University.

World Map

FamilySearch Video (5:06)

Church Preserves Precious Records of African Nation

Paper records dating back to the early 1800s are disintegrating at an alarming rate due to poor storage conditions, heat and humidity and frequent handling.

From Humble Beginnings

Missionary Video (4:29)

From Humble Beginnings

See many of the sacred sites of the Restoration through the eyes of children.

Rescuers in boats help victims of hurricane Harvey

Humanitarian

Church Encourages People to Serve Hurricane Harvey Victims

In response to an outpouring from people who want to know how to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a letter.

Allyson Derocher

BYU

That A-ha Moment

At BYU, Allyson studied how students have mathematical epiphanies; now, she’s making them happen.

Mitchel Hatfield

BYU

Seeing the Impact

One question and two classes is all it took to change one student's major before he had a mentored student learning opportunity at BYU to try and solve the mystery of Australia’s Veevers Crater.

Megan Parr

BYU

Research Help Reduce Falls, Lifts Nursing Student

Recent graduate Megan Parrr works as a nurse in the emergency room at Utah Valley Hospital. She had opportunities to conduct research as a nursing student. “Being involved in research really enhanced the broad spectrum of my education and helped me realize the importance of an evidence-based practice and how it helps create safety,” she says.

Amy Briggs

BYU

Finding and Feeding a Passion

Amy Briggs finds her passion in mechanical engineering after bouncing around several majors at BYU-Idaho and then BYU. Her mentored learning opportunity then helped her towards her final career choice.

Sarah Dantas

LDSBC

Sarah Finds Support in Her Challenges

Sarah’s move from her home country of Brazil to LDS Business College posed several challenges, but she witnessed miracles through the help of family, donors, and her faith in God.

Erin Kasada

BYU

Amazing Undergrad Studies How Your Brain Affects Your Marriage

Despite a schedule that includes balancing an aggressive course load in neuroscience, a double minor in psychology and theatre arts studies, managing a research lab and teaching a fine arts class at a boarding school for teenage boys with developmental disabilities, BYU neuroscience student Erin Kaseda still manages to conduct cutting-edge research that wins international awards.

Jessika Lucero

BYU-Hawaii

Reconnecting with Her Roots

Jessika Lucero is a Hawaiian-Filipino American student from West Virginia who is excited to attend BYU–Hawaii and reconnect with her cultural heritage. Read Jessika’s story and learn about the university’s new domestic work-study scholarship that makes it possible for her, and others like her, to attend BYU–Hawaii.

Prosthetic

BYU

BYU Students Create Low-Cost Socket for Amputees in Africa

BYU engineering students have teamed with the nonprofit Engage Now Africa (ENA) to create a socket for above-knee amputees that fits neatly into prosthetics made available by the International Red Cross.

Kasandra Matus

LDSBC

Kasandra’s Faith for Better Days Ahead

Kasandra Matus aspired to attend an institution where she could grow both intellectually and spiritually. Her journey toward making that dream come true involved support from both her family and donors.

Sydney Boyer

BYU

Education Student Researching the Role of Technology in Classrooms

Electronics mean that teachers have to compete for students’ attention like never before. Sydney Boyer, an elementary education student, observed teachers integrating technology into their lessons. She saw firsthand the struggles that teachers face in navigating this new world.

Naomi Dorsey

BYU

Politics, Women, and Cell Phones: Student Research in Tanzania

Learn about student research to improve the socioeconomic status of women in developing countries.

Crystal

LDSBC

Scholarship Helps Single-mother Find Confidence in School and Future

Education can improve people's outlook on life and give them confidence to excel in ways not previously believed possible. Such is the case for Crystal at LDS Business College.

Brandon sarah emily lds

LDSBC

Monster in the Library Gets Award

The LDS Business College Library has received an award for their collaborative work in creating an online tutorial for information literacy.

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LDSBC

LDS Business College Announces New President

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced today, January 31, 2017, that Dr. Bruce C. Kusch will become the 13th president of LDS Business College. The announcement was made at the college’s weekly devotional in the Conference Center on Temple Square.

Soumya

BYU-Hawaii

A Second Chance at BYU-Hawaii

The I-WORK program gives international students who can’t afford college a chance to attend BYU–Hawaii. For Soumya, a convert from India, I-WORK also gave him a second chance at a career and an eternal family.

Spencer Board

LDSBC

Returned Missionary Converted to LDSBC

Fresh off his mission to Carlsbad, California, Spencer Board signed up to attend a popular four-year university. But something didn’t feel right. While surfing options online, he learned about LDS Business College and decided this was where he would attend. Once he started school, he found out it cost a lot more than expected to live on his own, and wondered how he was going to make it work financially.

Suelaki Ulugia

BYU-Hawaii

Breaking a Pattern, Creating a Legacy

Suelaki wants to help make it a little easier for others to follow his path of getting an education. “My parents and my siblings didn’t have the opportunity to go to college,” he says. With the help of others through the university’s work-study financial aid program (I-WORK) he is about to graduate and looking forward to increasing awareness in Samoa about the value of education.

Francine

LDSBC

Scholarship Lifts Burden for Mother and Daughter

Moving from Costa Rica to Salt Lake City to attend LDS Business College wasn't easy but was totally worth it for Francine. As a single mother she worried about how to pay for schooling and support her daughter. Little did she know that people were contributing to a scholarship program that would help make it a little easier for her.

Elizabeth Ramsay

BYU-Hawaii

Heaven-Sent Angels

BYU–Hawaii student Elizabeth Ramsay is from the tiny village of Holonga in the Kingdom of Tonga. However, these humble circumstances have not kept Elizabeth from dreaming big, aiming high, and looking beyond herself to bless others, both temporally and spiritually.

Michelle Call

BYU Video (2:37)

Cultivating a Giving Heart

Michelle Call was inspired to give by other donors who gave even when they didn’t have much to give. As an undergraduate food science student at BYU, she heard a story about Jon Huntsman, Sr., who, donated money to those in need long before he became wealthy. Call realized then that giving is not about how much money you have; it’s about cultivating a giving heart.

Jamie Clegg

BYU

BYU Students Stand Tall at the UN

Two BYU students win an international essay competition and address the United Nations in Arabic.

Jenny pattison

BYU

A Personal Quest

Jenny Pattison’s story came full circle from what started with her dad getting cancer, to her fellowship at the BYU Simmons Center for Cancer Research. She has found a way to turn her tragedy into something that could someday bless other families like hers.

Cosmo Cougar

BYU

GivingCougsDay was a Success!

Unbelievable. In our first Giving Cougsday ever, nearly 1,000 BYU cougs donated $138,912—more than quadruple the goal of $30,000! Every dollar will help to make a tremendous difference for BYU students through scholarships, mentorships, internships, and much more.

Rheumatic rescue student

BYU

The Heart of Mentoring

A team of healthcare professionals and BYU students traveled to Samoa to help children and families understand a deadly illness: rheumatic heart disease. Amid beautiful people and a tropical paradise, the students learned and taught lessons that forever changed their lives.

Wes Mashburn

BYU

Cougars, Is Giving in Your Plans?

As fundraising professionals on the LDS Philanthropies Gift Planning Services team, Wes Mashburn and his team help people set up donations to BYU that involve more than writing a check or giving online. “We help people accomplish what they want to do with their resources," says Mashburn.

Anne Quackenbush

BYU

A Legacy of Joy

Remember how hard it was to pay for college? Your gift to BYU can help a student make up the difference when their savings fall short.

Linda and brian voigt

BYU

Paying It Forward

Brian and Linda both felt blessed to have received scholarships when they attended BYU 27 years ago. “After experiencing BYU and knowing how much we gained in all areas of our lives from being here, we choose to give to BYU,” Linda says. “We feel very strongly about the power of education.”

Wethepeople

BYU

What "We The People" Meant

Union, justice, tranquility, defence [sic], welfare, and liberty are words in the preamble of the Constitution of the United States. Their meanings may seem clear to you today, but do you know how they were used in 1787 when the document was written? And does a change in meaning really matter?

David Matthews

BYU

Addiction Behind the Scenes

Opioid overdose kills more people every month in the state of Utah than car crashes or homicides. David Matthews, a neuroscience student, has made it his life goal to help people overcome addiction.

Jean Philippe

LDSBC

Jean-Philippe Désius Follows Promptings and Moves Forward with Faith

“Their act of generosity has strengthened my testimony of what the pure love of Christ really is."

Khombe Moses

BYU

Caring for the Poor and Needy

A scholarship has made it possible for Moses Khombe to attend BYU so he can return to Malawi and bless the lives of others. He says, "My BYU training has helped me understand how to treat and help each and every person.”

Donovan Gregory

BYU

A Borrowed Book, a Changed Life

Donovan Gregory is now back at BYU studying in the College of Humanities and working toward a minor in Biblical Hebrew. None of this would have been possible if it weren’t for his BYU needs-based scholarship.

Kaylie Carbine

BYU

Treadmill takes Mentored Student to Grad School

Kaylie Carbine is grateful for the professors with whom she worked and for the mentored learning she received as an undergraduate student. “The mentoring I have received has helped me launch innovative research ideas and design projects and carry them through publication ...."

Francisco Gonzalez

LDSBC

Francisco Reaches His Goals Because Someone Decided to Follow in the Savior’s Footsteps

“Where I come from, having an education makes you have more opportunities to succeed in life and having more opportunities to find a job.”

Jessica Harris

BYU

Risk Rewarded with Job

For Jessica Harris, a Marriott School of Management student, it’s hard to imagine a better introduction to the business world than her internship with Goldman Sachs at the global financial giant’s Salt Lake City offices this past summer.

Lesa

LDSBC

Single Mother Gains Marketable Skills and Rebuilds Faith

Drive, determination, and faith, along with help from many others, help this 50 year single mom return to school to provide for her family.

Scott James

BYU

Collaboratively Changing the World

"In one of our projects we partnered with a world-renowned nonprofit that has developed a program called Poverty Stoplight. It provides a tool to identify what will help people get themselves out of poverty." - Scott James, College of Fine Arts and Communications student

Amanda Bishop

BYU-Idaho

More Than a Degree

When you help a student attend BYU-Idaho, you’re giving them more than a degree. Find out how your donation makes a difference.

Superpower

BYU

Superpower Superheroes

From an underground lab on campus, a team of students and faculty mentors, including undergraduate Stephen Erickson, discovered how to harvest more energy from the sun

Selina Mayne

BYU-Idaho

An Unforeseen Blessing

Life isn’t always fair—not even for the nicest, hardest-working college students. But when you give to BYU-Idaho, you can help make up the difference.

Karanda

LDSBC

LDSBC Helps Karanda Keep Her Dreams Alive

“I didn’t want to let my parents or my community down by going to a small college. But once I looked into it, I realized this school had much more to offer than I had ever realized."

James Egan

BYU

The Sobering Work of Righting Wrongful Convictions

BYU Law School student James Egan recently finished his yearlong fellowship at the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center (RMIC), an organization that works to prevent and correct wrongful convictions.

Stephanie Brown

LDSBC

Single Mother of Four Decided to Put Her Trust in the Lord

A recipient of a single-parent scholarship, Stephanie says, "Knowing that strangers care enough about me to invest in my future—in my success—gives me the drive and the confidence to do my best. I want to prove through my hard work, study habits, and grades that I am worth the investment that others have made in me and my family.”

Rebecca Plimpton

BYU

Research Roadblock Helps Unlock Mysteries

Rebecca Plimpton says that being mentored has increased the relevancy of her education. “Hands-on training from faculty shaped my career desires and gave me the confidence and skills I needed to succeed as a grad student,” she says.

Kathy Grajales

LDSBC

When You Save One Parent, You Save an Entire Family

Kathy considers LDS Business College the best-kept secret in Church education. Learn how she has greatly benefited from her educational experience after returning to school 20 years later.

Anthony Bennett

BYU

Overachiever Undergrad Publishes Fourth Article

Thanks to BYU’s mentoring program, it’s become almost commonplace for undergraduates to be published in peer-reviewed journals. But for College of Engineering and Technology senior Anthony Bennett, becoming an author once just wasn’t enough.

Sean

LDSBC

Single Father Finds Forgiveness While Pursuing Future Career

Sean Hatch’s life seemed all in order: he was married and had three beautiful children. But then all that changed.

Jacob Hatch

BYU

Outsmarting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

MRSA is bad news; it’s a nasty bacterial infection and it can cause serious disease and death. Senior molecular biology major Jacob Hatch knows MRSA as the infection that took his dad’s leg. Now Hatch is exacting revenge on the bacteria.

Nacha

LDSBC

Scholarship Helps LDSBC Student Know He’s Not Alone

At times while growing up in Haiti, Nacha Dimanche felt like it was a mistake to have big dreams. But his scholarship to LDS Business College has helped him realize he’s not alone.

Colton Western

BYU-Idaho

An Opportunity to Make a Change in the World

When Colton Western found himself in a boring seminary class, he took his spiritual growth into his own hands.

Sister Alvine

Missionary Video (2:42)

Moving the Work Forward

Because of generous donations to the General Missionary Fund, nearly 24,000 need-based missionaries have received training in one of the 14 international missionary training centers (MTCs). An equal number were trained in the Provo MTC, where missionaries come from 155 countries and learn in 55 languages.

World Map

FamilySearch

Racing Against Time

Only 13 percent of the world’s top genealogical records are digitized and preserved, leaving the rest at risk of destruction or loss. At current rates it will take 124 years to capture the top-tier records. Governments are asking FamilySearch for help in preserving their records at three times the rate FamilySearch and its crews can capture.

Joy Christensen

LDSBC

Scholarships Create a “Butterfly Effect” for LDSBC Student

Joy Christensen, a recent convert, discovered her purpose and the hand of the Lord in her life through scholarships to LDS Business College.

Brent Adams

BYU

Learning That Makes a Difference

Brent Adams, director of the BYU Center for Animation told members of the Jesse and Amanda Knight Society that BYU students are making a difference in the media industry. “[BYU students’] goodness and high moral standards defy stereotypes and ultimately contribute to their success,” he said.

World religion news article

Humanitarian

Donors Provide Funding for Emergency Aid in 56 Countries in 2015

When we say that “the Church” is donating billions of dollars to humanitarian aid, we are really saying that donors – members and friends of the church – are donating billions of dollars. Thanks to all of you who continue to support this great work of blessing people’s lives at home and around the world.

Italy Earthquake

Humanitarian

Church Invites Assistance to Italy Earthquake Victims

All Mormon missionaries in Italy and all LDS Church members there are alive and well after a powerful earthquake killed at least 120 people in central Italy early Wednesday morning.

All i needed video

Philanthropies Video (1:45)

Self-Reliance Means Turning to God

To bless the lives of others requires us to achieve a level of self-reliance. Sometimes, however, the very act of sacrificing and serving others can strengthen our capacity to provide for ourselves and others.

Neighbors Handshake

Philanthropies

Study: Faith is the Strongest Predictor of Altruism

“The most important thing people of faith can do, regardless of others’ perceptions, is to live their religion, ever seeking to relieve their neighbors’ burdens, motivated by a commitment to a God who “calls for sacrificial love, not benign whateverism." - Kenda Creasy Dean

Donovan Quint

BYU

Read—and Watch—All About It!

Weaving a rich narrative of an ancient Peruvian culture that survives atop man-made islands formed of reeds, BYU communications student Donovan Baltich was recently named a top finalist in a national journalism competition.

Kari Perry

LDSBC

I’ve Found New Hope

Kerry Perry recognizes the Lord’s hand in her life as she prays for and receives tender mercies.

Stephane Akoki

LDSBC

Nothing is Impossible

Stephane Akoki shares how faith, desire, and generous donors helped him realize his mother’s dream.

Engineering groundbreaking

BYU

Engineering a Better World: New Building on the Rise

With students, faculty, and supporters gathered, President Kevin J Worthen marked the start of construction for a new engineering building at Brigham Young University. He spoke of how campus’s newest structure would help create a better future for students, families, and communities

Crystal Montgomery

BYU

More than Education

Crystal Montgomery dreamed of being an English teacher but never thought she could afford to go to college. “I was overjoyed when I read the email informing me that I had been awarded a BYU scholarship,” she remembers. Read more of Crystal’s story and a thank-you letter she wrote to those who made her BYU education a dream come true.

Michelle Meyer

LDSBC

Scholarships Motivated Michelle to Study Harder

Michelle felt out of her element as she started at LDS Business College. As she got more involved she was helping others while also working hard to be successful in her classes. She felt blessed to receive scholarships along the way, which also motivated her to work harder.

Amber Suzanne

LDSBC

From Helplessness to Hopefulness

Discover how generous donors helped Suzanne and Amber realize their potential.

Naima

Humanitarian Video (4:09)

Be the Someone

Naima spent her entire childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. Now she has a Master’s in Social Work and is making a difference in the lives of families, helping and lifting others as she was helped and lifted.

Kone

BYU-Hawaii Video (4:13)

From Child Laborer to Child Liberator

Sery, an I-WORK student from the Ivory Coast, was abandoned and forced into child labor at a young age. He found his way to BYU-Hawaii, and his experience there inspired and empowered him to return to his country and help children who are suffering the same circumstances that he endured.

Lyndsay Staley

BYU

Of Needles and Haystacks

Imagine looking for a handful of mixed-up genes out of a pool of 3.2 billion - all with the goal of curing a rare genetic disease. Thanks to a donor-funded mentorship, that’s precisely what Lyndsay Staley did as an undergraduate at BYU.

Alice Mackay

BYU-Idaho

Rubbish at Math

How does Pathway change lives? It goes beyond books and grades. It provides hopes for a better future.

Amanda gier

BYU

Of Muscles and Mentoring

Why do your muscles get sore after the first or second workout but not after the fourth or fifth? A group of BYU exercise science students set out to answer that question. Mentored by Professor Robert Hyldahl, student Amanda Gier suggested they look at the role of T-cells.

Dan Ito

BYU

Student from Japan Lives Lifelong Dream at BYU

A new scholarship honors the Ito brothers, whose cheerful perseverance has inspired many.

Kazu

BYU-Hawaii Video (1:33)

Weak Things Become Strong

Kazu, a BYU-Hawaii student from Japan, struggled to learn English as a high school student. His desire to attend BYU–Hawaii motivated him to study hard, and he finished in the top of his class. Now he is enjoying opportunities he didn’t imagine were possible.

Sister Antunes

Missionary Video (3:31)

Sister Antunes - Serving with Joy

A mission call to the United States was the last thing Sister Antunes expected. Now she’s sharing her infectious testimony in Park City, Utah. Donations to the general missionary fund make it possible for Sister Antunes and thousands of other missionaries around the world to serve the Lord in the mission field.

Sister Batista

Missionary Video (3:46)

Sister Batista – Finding Strength in the Lord

An injury in a traffic accident slowed Sister Batista down, but couldn’t stop her from sharing her irrepressible testimony. Donations to the general missionary fund make it possible for Sister Batista and thousands of other missionaries around the world to serve the Lord in the mission field.

Elder Ramirez

Missionary Video (4:06)

Elder Ramirez - Serving in Idaho

At age 24, Fernando Ramirez put his goal to become a pilot on hold for two years to serve a full-time mission for the Church. Donations to the general missionary fund, make it possible for Elder Ramirez and thousands of other missionaries around the world to serve the Lord.

In a good place

BYU-Idaho

In a Good Place

When you donate to BYU-Idaho’s scholarship funds, you make the blessings of a Church education available to more students - like Martina Thomas.

Tanner Inauguration

BYU-Hawaii Video (12:12)

I See a School

At his inauguration, President John S. Tanner spoke powerfully on the inspired mission and purpose of BYU-Hawaii.

Suzy Sullivan

LDSBC

Your Scholarship Donation Helps Students Like Me

“My classes at LDSBC give me hands-on learning. LDSBC has also helped me to learn how to turn my fears of the future into faith by working diligently and trusting the Lord. As I have done this, my worries have gone away. Receiving the LeGrand Richards Service Scholarship for recently returned missionaries at LDS Business College was beyond my wildest dreams.”

Siniteke Fotu

BYU-Hawaii Video (1:27)

Setting an Example

Meet Siniteke Fotu, an I-WORK student from Tonga. As the oldest of 11 children, Teke has been the example for her younger siblings by finishing high school, serving a full-time mission, and attending college. Her father is a humble farmer, but she is able to attend BYU-Hawaii thanks to support from generous donors. After graduating she plans to return home and work in government.”

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BYU

Marriott Center Annex to Rise

“Our men’s and women’s basketball teams have been very successful, and this new facility will certainly enhance both programs,” says Tom Holmoe, BYU’s athletic director. “We would like to express our appreciation to the BYU administration, the board of trustees, and the many donors who have made this project a reality - particularly Ruth and Rex Maughan who made a generous lead gift.”

Jim sandy cook

BYU

Jim and Sandy Cook: Blessed to Give

For Jim and Sandy Cook, giving to Brigham Young University has meant receiving innumerable blessings. “We can’t get ahead of the Lord,” says Jim. “Whatever we give, it feels like He gives us more in return. It is unbelievable. For us, giving is not about getting credit for the gift; it’s about the good that happens in other people’s lives.”

Humanities

BYU

College of Humanities Celebrates 50 Years

If you attended BYU within the past 50 years you almost certainly enrolled in some humanities class. Through that class, and in many other ways since then, you are a participant in the broader human conversation. The College of Humanities is a nexus of giving, a place where we learn and grow through varied conversations. Thank you for your generosity in all its forms - for all you contribute to the ongoing human conversation.

Engineering Rendering

BYU

BYU's New Engineering Building: Ready, Set, Go!

When this building is complete, we believe it will positively benefit students, faculty, and ultimately the world,” said President Worthen. “Thanks to you and other generous alumni and friends, we’re now in a position to move forward."

Nadia Wheelchair

Humanitarian Video (2:40)

The Moment I Was Shot I Knew I Would Never Walk Again

Millions of Syrian refugees have been impacted by the Syrian civil war that broke out in 2011. Watch and listen to Nadia’s story; A 12 year old Syrian refugee child who, while fleeing Syria, was shot in the back and paralyzed.

Ldsbc Building

LDSBC Video (1:01)

You Won't Believe What's Happening at LDS Business College

A top U.S. recruiting firm recently partnered with three of America’s best schools to provide better candidates for their Fortune 500 clients—like American Express, Wells Fargo, and AT&T. The three schools they selected? Cornell, Harvard, and LDS Business College. Why is everyone paying so much attention to the BC? Watch the video to find out.

Ira Rollover

Philanthropies

Charitable IRA Rollover Permanently Extended

You may now take advantage of the opportunity to make a Charitable IRA Rollover (also known as a Qualified Charitable Distribution) - a nontaxable distribution made directly by the administrator of an IRA to a qualified public charity.

Donors bless lives

Philanthropies Video (3:21)

Donors Bless Lives

President Thomas S. Monson teaches: “No one has learned the meaning of living until he has surrendered his ego to the service of his fellow man. Service to others is akin to duty, the fulfillment of which brings true joy.”

For such a time as this

Philanthropies Video (2:35)

For Such a Time as This

Just as Esther showed her faith by standing up for the Jews, we show our faith by following the example Jesus Christ set by loving and lifting one another. (Esther 1-4)

Berlin refugee children

Humanitarian Video (3:07)

Coming Together to Provide Aid to Refugees in Europe

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is continuing its long-standing partnership with international humanitarian organizations to tend to the dire needs of refugees entering Europe. Support is underway to provide food, shelter, clothing and medical supplies and other life-sustaining necessities.

Refugees

Humanitarian

Church Members Encouraged to Assist Refugees

The First Presidency, the Church’s highest governing body, stated, “It is with great concern and compassion that we observe the plight of the millions of people around the world who have fled their homes seeking relief from civil conflict and other hardships."

Danielle Shkapich

BYU

Code Blue

It’s one thing to face a life-or-death situation in the classroom with a dummy; it’s something else to be in there in a hospital room with a real patient.

Colin Haueter

BYU-Idaho

College or Mission? Colin Knew He Couldn’t Afford Both

Colin had been saving for college for some time. However, when Colin’s bishop asked him to serve a mission, he knew he could afford one or the other – not both.

Chad lewis knight society

BYU

Chad Lewis: Help Others with the Climb

Speaking to the group of Knight Society members (those who have included BYU in their estate planning), Chad Lewis compared an experience he had climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to their own contributions to BYU students.

Rj Gualberto

BYU-Hawaii Video (2:22)

Opening Doors of Opportunity

RJ, a BYU-Hawaii I-WORK student from the Philippines, went from imitating artwork from Church magazines to studying art in Paris and New York thanks to scholarships and internships.

Missionaries thank you

Missionary Video (1:34)

Making Missions Possible: Expressions of Gratitude

Last year, nearly 24,000 missionaries were trained at the 14 international MTCs, which provide training to native speakers in 18 languages and second language training in nine languages. An equal number were trained in the Provo, Utah MTC, where missionaries come from 155 countries and learn 55 languages. Here are a few of their expressions of gratitude.

Kimikaika

BYU

Blessed or Lucky

With a little help from generous donors like you, MPA student Ikaika Kim is discovering his calling.

Maternal newborn care

Humanitarian Video (3:13)

Saving Babies from Becoming Another Statistic

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland shares how LDS Charities and its neonatal resuscitation training program is helping midwives, nurses, and doctors keep newborns from becoming just another statistic.

Marina andrade video

Missionary Video (2:51)

Making Missions Possible

Sister Marina Andrade needed help from donations to the General Missionary Fund. She also needed an answer to prayer when forced to leave her mission early and return home to Brazil in a wheelchair.

Battsey

BYU-Hawaii Video (2:22)

Finding a Way and Forging a Path for Others to Follow

Battsey, a BYU-Hawaii student from Mongolia who is studying accounting, took English courses online before coming to campus. She is now an online mentor for students back home and an I-WORK student.”

Nepal

Humanitarian

Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal

The humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is determining how it can best help to relieve the suffering.

Vanuatu Disaster

Humanitarian

Missionaries to Fly Aid to Vanuatu Disaster Region

The Vanuatu Port Vila Mission President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Larry Brewer, made contact with missionary leaders on the island of Tanna. The missionary leaders confirmed that all 11 missionaries on Tanna are accounted for and safe.

Raife Campbell

BYU-Hawaii Video (3:07)

Discover Your Potential and Become an Instrument in the Lord’s Hands

Raife Cambell's mission launched him into new patterns of life and learning, and launched a desire for additional education. This led him to BYU Hawaii, where he built upon the tools he had gained serving the Lord. He also met his wife. He credits donors with blessing his life. Discover how you can become a blessing in the lives of students like Raife.

Jasmina

Missionary Video (2:54)

Making Missions Possible: Jasmina’s Story

Sister Back feels very honored and fortunate to serve her mission on Temple Square. One of 222 sisters there, she feels she is walking on sacred grounds every day. From Finland, Sister Back gained a desire to serve a mission when she saw the gospel change the life of a friend.

Fehi and his wife

BYU-Hawaii

A Father's Example, A Son's Dream

While growing up in a hard-working family on a small island in Tonga, Fehi saw his father working constantly as a fisherman to support his family. Fehi wanted an education, but getting one seemed to be out of reach. Learn how donations from friends like you helped this grateful young man come to BYU-Hawaii.

Australia Missionary

Missionary Video (02:17)

Making Missions Possible: The Australian

A prompting received by a sister missionary at General Conference leads to a referral. She spent weeks trying to contact the referral with no success. Imagine her when she meets a stranger from Australia, whom is the very person she has been trying to contact.

Sebastian

BYU-Hawaii

With Your Help, He Found His Way

Sebastian Alewa joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Papua New Guinea 14 years ago. He started a new journey that day - one that led him to BYU-Hawaii and will take him back home, educated and ready to bless his country. Read more about Sebastian and how BYU-Hawaii’s I-WORK program helped him prepare for his future.

Marina Andrade

Missionary Video (2:51)

Making Missions Possible: Marina's Story

THIRD IN A SERIES: Sister Marina Andrade needed help from donations to the General Missionary Fund. She also needed an answer to prayer when forced to return home to Brazil in a wheelchair.

Nicole alvine

Missionary Video (2:42)

Making Missions Possible: Nicole's Story

SECOND IN A SERIES: Every year, the General Missionary Fund assists more than 22,000 missionaries from 120 countries with a portion of their mission expenses. Nicole Alvine from Cameroon was educated in France and then decided to serve a mission.

Jacqueline dizon

Missionary Video (2:39)

Making Missions Possible: Jacqueline's Story

Each year, the General Missionary Fund assists more than 22,000 missionaries from 120 countries with a portion of their mission expenses. Jacqueline Dizon from the Philippines is one of those missionaries.

Raife

BYU-Hawaii Video (3:06)

At BYU-Hawaii, Raife Honed the Traits He Needs to Reach His Potential

Raife, a BYU–Hawaii student from Australia, strives to stretch himself and achieve his potential through opportunities to develop communication, relationship-building, and leadership skills.

BYU

Student Discovery May Lead to Lower Doses of Chemotherapy

BYU chemists found a protein switch that activates resistance. The discovery opens the door for medications that will make tumors more sensitive to chemotherapy.

A place to dream

BYU Video (3:01)

A Place to Dream

The new engineering building at Brigham Young University is not just a building. It’s a promise to every child with a dream of doing something to make the world better, that there will be a place to help those dreams come true.

Engineering Resuscitation

BYU Video (3:01)

Student Innovation is Providing Life-Sustaining Oxygen for Newborns

How You - Plus a New 1:1 Match - Equals Student Innovation at BYU

Jone

BYU-Hawaii Video (2:31)

One of Nine: Faith and Examples Lead Fijian to Laie

Jone, a BYU–Hawaii student from Fiji, speaks of how the Lord took care of his family after his father passed away. He has learned peace building and made friends from around the world at BYU–Hawaii.

Lehi santana studying

BYU-Idaho

Strumming a New Chord

Third in a three-part series: Pathway in Monterrey gave Lehi Santana a new perspective and a new dream to conquer.

Bolivia Award

Humanitarian

LDS Church's Humanitarian Efforts Honored in Bolivia

La Paz’s Departmental Legislative Assembly recently honored the Church for its ongoing tradition of charitable service both in the city and across the entire Andean nation. The award lauded the Church and its members “as an institution and living example of valued humanitarian aid.”

Bianca class discussion

BYU-Idaho

Pathway Spirit a Plus for Bianka Martinez

Second in a three-part series: The personalized attention and focused curriculum of Pathway helped Bianka Martinez feel valued and land a better job.

Kari durrant teaser

BYU

Living an Exhausting, Exhilarating Life

Kari Durrant thrives on improving the quality of life for others.

Pathway Screen

BYU-Idaho

Pathway Brings New Hope, New Skills

First in a three-part series: On a Thursday night last April, the meeting house gym in Monterrey, Mexico was lined with tables and chairs for 67 very important guests: students hoping to register for their first Pathway semester.

Meredith taylor teaser

BYU

Her Scholarship was Truly a Matter of the Heart

Meredith Taylor feels doubly blessed.

Debbie miller

BYU

The “Springboard Scholarship”

BYU scholarship springboards single mother to security, success.

Chris Tracy

BYU

Turning Cancer Cell’s Best Friend into Worst Enemy

BYU doctoral student’s research gets world-class attention.

Celeste wouden

BYU

Longing to Bless

Caring for an ailing sister shaped Celeste Wouden’s desire to learn the healer’s art.

Felix Jimenez

BYU

Finally, the Miracles Mounted

From farming radishes to entering a doctorate program, Felix Jimenez scaled his Andes-like challenges with faith.

Thunot couple

BYU-Hawaii Video (3:17)

Finding the Loves of His Life in Laie

Nelson, a BYU–Hawaii I-WORK student from Tahiti who works at the Polynesian Cultural Center, says he found the two loves of his life in Laie: his passion for art and graphic design and his wife, Rahei.

Brittany strobelt

BYU

Leading the Charge to Better Understand the World’s Largest Population

Brittany Strobelt excels as the only English major in the Chinese Flagship program.

Stacey harkey

BYU

Influencing the Masses, One Outlandish Hairstyle at a Time

Little did Stacey Harkey fathom the force for good that BYU would have on his talents.

Annette fairbanks

BYU

Going to BYU Was an Impossible Dream, Until . . .

With her family struggling to support 12 adopted Russian siblings, Annette Fairbanks thought her window to attend BYU had closed.

Byu female athletes

BYU

BYU Athletes are in a Service League All their Own

The highest profile athletes are also the most eager to serve.

Andrea bradley

BYU-Idaho

Creative Future Burns Bright for Graduate

Former scholarship recipient Andrea Bradley took skills gained at BYU-Idaho south of the border to bless numerous lives.

Marjorie volkel organ

BYU

Queen of the King of Instruments

On a quest to improve music in the Church one organist at a time.

David Decker

BYU-Idaho

A Niggling Feeling that the Lord Expected More

Contrary to conventional wisdom, David Decker felt to embark on a new educational adventure.

Nash Beck

BYU

Leaders with a Vision, Who Knew How to Use It

Erika Nash and Brandon Beck centered their leadership on connecting students with chances to serve.

Tim brenna bushman

BYU-Idaho

Pathway Helps Construction Worker Build New Life

Higher education is available and affordable to those who feel that college has passed them by.

Ruth Brasher

BYU Video (4:39)

2014 BYU President’s Award Winner: Ruth Brasher

Former teacher at BYU honored at annual dinner.

Emma Johnson

BYU-Idaho

‘We’ve Gotten Through It - That’s What We Do’

When life changed suddenly, education became the obvious answer.

Margaret Pope

BYU Video (4:03)

2014 BYU President’s Award Winner: Margaret Pope

Long life of faith and philanthropy recognized at annual dinner.

Melissa Manwill

BYU Video (3:09)

Art Student at BYU Earns National Distinction

Thanks to her, children are more likely to be reading books.

Esplin

BYU-Idaho

Scholarships Help Couple Share the Spirit

Couple plans to use their educational skills to bless the lives of others… at home and in the classroom.

Wilde Family

BYU-Idaho Video (5:05)

Wilde about Pathway

What happens when the parents of five children both realize their education is insufficient? Can they drop everything and go back to school?

Taylors

BYU Video (3:01)

BYU's Engineering Dynamic Duo

First they made each other happy. Now they’re engineering ways to make others happy.

Exxon matching gift

BYU

BYU Receives Generous Gift from ExxonMobil Foundation

Donation will help prepare future employees who match the oil giant’s quality and integrity.

Jerad Todacheenie

BYU

Saved by a Moral Compass and Hands That Reached Across Two States

When life was spiraling out of control, Jerad Todacheenie was welcomed into a safer place.

Romania Computers

LDSBC

Phone Call Sets Wheels of Generosity in Motion, Sending Computers to Romania

When foster children in Romania needed computers, a graduate of LDS Business College turned to her alma mater, which then turned to another alum.

Mentored Learning

BYU

BYU’s Most Generous Donors Share Wealth of Knowledge

Best and brightest of BYU get up-close, firsthand instruction from successful graduates.

Zack’s Shack

Humanitarian Video (3:12)

Wheelchair Wonder Boy!

Zack’s Shack fundraising effort has now blessed 332 lives with mobility worldwide.

Buyan

BYU-Hawaii

Discovering “Genuine Gold” in Mongolia and the Miraculous Refining Process that Followed

Hundreds of miles away from her home in Ulaanbaatar, Buyanerdene Chimedregzen shouted aloud with joy when she received news of her acceptance to Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Her three long, grueling years of studying English through the university’s online program were paying off: her dream of studying at BYU-Hawaii had finally come true.

Mothers day ad

Philanthropies Video (1:59)

Mother, the Great Teacher

This Mother’s Day we add our tribute to the women who follow prophetic counsel to learn all they can. Who better to educate than mothers whose knowledge and understanding influences generations.

Baroque Ensemble

BYU

Texas Surgeon Goes Baroque with Gift to BYU School of Music

Ensemble is no cookie-cutter musical group