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The MIKE COTTRELL COLLEGE OF BUSINESS educates students to become ethical business professionals preparing them to serve as leaders in their communities and the global marketplace.  The College is home to the BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership, the Center for Cybersecurity Operations Education, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.   Your donation will support academic excellence, enhanced learning environments, and the development of talented professionals who will create value in a digital world. 

We invite you to support one of the priorities below or visit the GIVE page for a complete list of Business funds.


Strong Foundations Capital Campaign

Play your part in building strong graduates and strong communities with an investment in new state-of-the-art business and technology facilities and equipment on the Dahlonega campus.


Mike Cottrell College of Business Dean's Excellence Fund

Allow the College to seize opportunities to enrich the student and faculty experience.


Mike Cottrell College of Business Scholarship Fund

Support aspiring business leaders with merit and need based scholarships.


support the area that means the most to you

Whether your passion lies in Student Success, Computer Science, Marketing, Finance, or more, you may designate your gift to specific departments or centers. Choose now to make a difference.


"scholarships have played a critical role in turning my dreams and professional goals into a reality. i extend my sincere thanks to all of the donors who provide funds to the ung foundation. through your contributions, you have truly created a ripple effect of positivity and progress, which will surpass many of our lives."

- Cody McQuillen '18, Accounting

For additional information about funding opportunities for the Mike Cottrell College of Business, please contact Alberto Perez at 706.867.3211.