Meeting the Challenge: Shaping the Next 100 Years
The Charger Challenge: The Campaign for the University of New Haven, embodies the University’s mission since its founding: innovation, creativity and social impact, and the promise to educate an enterprising generation of students eager to explore new ways of thinking, doing, and problem-solving.
Our foundation is strong because of the support of so many people who believe in the transformational educational experience we have long provided our students. Your investment will enrich the work taking place on campus and ensure even more students are able to participate in our world-class education.
When you accept The Charger Challenge, you get us closer to meeting – even exceeding – our ambitious $100 million goal.
Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation
The groundbreaking ceremony for the University of New Haven’s Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, a state-of-the-art facility that is being made possible by devoted University benefactors Sam ’85 EMBA and Lois Bergami.
University of New Haven: Celebrating 100 Years of Success
Your Success Starts Here
Take a peek at the University of New Haven's commercial that aired locally on MyTV9, nationally on Cox Sports Network, and online through the NCAA’s Digital Network during the Chargers' showdown against rival Southern Connecticut State University on September 15, 2018. The game was part of the NCAA Division II football showcase.Watch the Video
From the Campaign Co-Chairs
William L. Bucknall Jr., ’63, ’65, HON ’08
Chair, Board of Governors
“Quite simply, education transforms lives. It opens countless doors for our students and serves as an impetus for both personal and professional growth. When I was a student, it was possible to work your way through college and graduate with no debt. I believe every one of us who has been fortunate in life should help students who are dedicated to getting an education. The Charger Challenge represents all that is possible if we provide those in our campus community an opportunity to make a lasting impact on the world.”
Charles E. Pompea ’71, ’90 EMBA
Vice Chair, Board of Governors
“When I was a student, I didn’t have two nickels to rub together. When I began to make my way in the world, it became increasingly evident to me that I needed to look beyond myself and start giving back to the community. I greatly believe in the University of New Haven. I believe the University can compete with any college in the northeast because of the exceptional educational and social experiences we provide our students, and I am most proud of our emphasis on preparing our graduates for the ‘real world’ in whatever career path they may choose.”