Christian college students interact in Blue Hill Coffee, a student-run enterprise at SWU.

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Week of Giving 2020 is Week of Caring at Southern Wesleyan University! #SWUcares


Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

SWU provides a Christian college environment for fine arts engagement opportunities.

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

Friends of the Arts

The mission of the Friends of the Arts is to ensure that the arts continue to flourish at Southern Wesleyan University. Gifts from our members support education programs, community outreach, and special events through the Division of Fine Arts and the Fine Arts Committee. All gifts to the Friends of the Arts are tax deductible.

As we celebrate the 11th anniversary of our Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center, you are invited to start or renew your membership in the Friends of the Arts. Your gift demonstrates your appreciation for the important role the arts play in our lives and ensures a bright future for SWU’s Fine Arts program. If you would like information on supporting or sponsoring our upcoming spring musical, Newsies, visit our Student Productions Page.

As a member of the Friends of the Arts, you receive the following benefits:

  • Participation in an ongoing legacy at SWU
  • An annual calendar listing all of SWU’s Fine Arts events
  • Special seating at select Fine Arts events

Membership Levels

  • Single Membership - $25
  • Family Membership - $50
  • Contributing Membership - $100
  • Patron of SWU Fine Arts - $250
  • Benefactor of SWU Fine Arts - $500
  • Grand Benefactor of SWU Fine Arts - $1,000

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Join or Renew Today

Give online today to the Friends of the Arts by filling out the form below and selecting "Friends of the Arts." If you have questions, please contact Tony Payne at 864-644-2014 or .