Support the Institute

The Rutland Institute for Ethics is appreciative for the various types of support it receives, and encourages those with a passion for ethics education and ethical leadership to consider giving the gift of time, talent, and/or treasure.

Time: We depend on our constituents to assist with the myriad of programs we run throughout the year. Our board meets twice a year and attend several other functions in support of the institute. Alumni are called upon to judge high school talent in our annual Ethics Case Competition, as well as speak in classes about the importance of ethics as it pertains to their discipline.

Talent: We depend on our constituents to help us identify present needs in the workplace to better prepare Clemson graduates for ethical decision-making in employment. Our advisory board members help our students to become better students through periodic interactions, mentoring, and curriculum input.

Treasure: The institute depends on the support of individuals and organizations that are like-minded in their passion for integrity. Contributions fall under the umbrella of the Clemson Fund and, as such, are tax deductible.

Alumni Involvement

Alumni are involved in several ways through the Rutland Institute for Ethics: High School Ethics Case Competition – High schools within a three-county radius are invited to participate in an ethics case competition. The competition invites alumni to serve as judges either in the first round of activities (AM) or in the final round (PM) of activities. ii. Annual Ethics Day Speakers – Alumni are invited on campus to speak to students about ethics as it pertains to their respective disciplines. Invitations are subject to the request of faculty members.

Corporate Involvement

A new area of development for the institute is the development of corporate involvement. Corporations interested in advancing ethics education and ethical leadership should contact the director of the institute for more information and/or consider sponsorship opportunities under “Financial Support”.

Financial Support

The Rutland Institute for Ethics depends on the support of individuals and organizations that are like-minded in their passion for integrity. Contributions fall under the umbrella of the Clemson Fund and, as such, are tax deductible.

Financial Support Sponsorship

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