Member Benefits


  • Recognition in performance programs, advertisements, and website
  • Annual Donor Appreciation event
  • Opportunities to visit classes within the College of Fine Arts & Communication
  • Preferred seating at special events
  • Art gallery openings, Piersol Lecture Series, and educational seminars


Membership Levels

The base membership begins at $100. Prices and benefits are the same for both personal and business memberships.

  • Diamond —Starting at $10,000
    Includes 100 tickets per membership year.
  • Emerald —Starting at $5,000
    Includes 40 tickets per membership year.
  • Platinum —Starting at $1,000
    Includes 16 tickets per membership year.
  • Gold —Starting at $500
    Includes 12 tickets per membership year.
  • Silver —Starting at $250
    Includes 8 event tickets per membership year.
  • Bronze —Starting at $100
    Includes 4 tickets per membership year. 

*Membership Benefits of complimentary tickets are good for all College events—music, theatre, dance and art unless designated as a fund-raiser and do not apply to the University Arts Series.


What Your Membership Does

Friends of Fine Arts and Communication members’ financial contributions fund a variety of projects for the College.

  • The Dr. Lesley Jones, Dr. Ralph Harrel(2), Dr. Richard Cheatham, Maude Ogle, and the Bob and Sunny Sappington Awards are presented to six outstanding students in the College.  These $1,000 scholarships are recognition of academic achievement and service to the College.
  • The J. Ralph Harrel Award is presented to outstanding seniors in each of the College’s departments and schools. The award is named for the former dean of the College, who initiated the Friends organization.
  • Additional funds are used to support student travel and other opportunities that enhance students' educational experience.

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