$ 424,597 raised 3,770 gifts
Save the Date for One Ball State Day 2020!

 

One Ball State Day was a tremendous success! In just 24 hours, thousands of Cardinals came together to support Ball State University. We are thrilled to share that more than 3,800 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends gave back! These gifts will have a lasting impact on our University community. Thank you, Cardinal Nation!

 

If you didn't get a chance to make a gift and would still like to support Ball State University, please visit https://connect.bsu.edu/18/give and give to the area closest to your heart. 

 

 

Rank State Donors
1 IN 2547
2 IL 235
3 OH 128
$2,000
Early Bird Challenge
Congratulations to Associate Professor, Elizabeth Agnew, for winning $2,000 to donate to Religious Studies!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
1,918th Gift
The 1,918th gift will unlock $20,000 for student scholarships!
1,918 / 1,918 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Ball State Unit or Org with the Most Gifts
The Ball State unit/org with the most gifts on April 9 will receive an additional $6,000 for their department/org 2nd place = $3,000 3rd place = $1,500
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $6,000 Theatre & Dance 747
2 $3,000 Athletics 623
3 $1,500 Ball State's Greatest Needs 168
4 Greek Life 119
5 Student Scholarships 88
6 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 88
7 College of Communication, Information, and Media 87
8 Pride of Mid-America Marching Band 85
9 College of Fine Arts 85
10 Miller College of Business 83
11 College of Architecture & Planning 74
12 Communication Studies 68
13 Teachers College 67
14 Student Life 64
15 Telecommunications 62
16 Journalism 60
17 University Police Department 55
18 Architecture 47
19 Honors College 47
20 Student Affairs 47
21 School of Kinesiology 45
22 Alumni Association 45
23 School of Music 45
24 English 42
25 Army ROTC 42
26 Political Science 39
27 Social Work 36
28 Chemistry 35
29 Philosophy & Religious Studies 33
30 College of Sciences & Humanities 32
31 Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling 31
32 Miller Business Honors Program 30
33 Accounting 28
34 Urban Planning 28
35 College of Health 27
36 Counseling Center 25
37 Disability Services 25
38 School of Nursing 24
39 Cardinal Kitchen 24
40 Elementary Education 22
41 University Libraries 21
42 Criminal Justice & Criminology 21
43 Ball State Student Media 21
44 Emens Auditorium 18
45 Burris Laboratory School 18
46 David Owsley Museum of Art 17
47 Women of the Ball Family Fund 17
48 Rinard Orchid Greenhouse 17
49 Rinker Center for International Programs 16
50 Mathematical Sciences 14
51 Construction Management 14
52 Biology 14
53 Sociology 14
54 History 13
55 Black Student Association 13
56 Management 13
57 Spectrum 13
58 Charles W. Brown Planetarium/Physics & Astronomy 12
59 University Singers 12
60 Geography 12
61 Speech Pathology & Audiology 12
62 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 11
63 Psychological Science 11
64 Modern Languages & Classics 11
65 Special Education 11
66 Landscape Architecture 11
67 Sports Link 11
68 Schools Within the Context of Community 11
69 Entrepreneurship Center 10
70 Career Center 10
71 Natural Resources & Environmental Management 9
72 Computer Science 9
73 Black Alumni Constituent Society 8
74 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 8
75 Indiana Academy 8
76 Educational Leadership 8
77 MBA | Master of Business Administration 7
78 Finance & Insurance 7
79 Anthropology 7
80 Department of Marketing | CADMA 5
81 School of Art 5
82 Student Voluntary Services 5
83 Nutrition & Health Science 4
84 NESTT Learning Labs 4
85 Women's & Gender Studies 4
86 Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. 4
87 Parents Fund 3
88 Graduate School 2
89 Economics 2
90 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center 2
91 ISOM 2
92 Geological Sciences 1
93 Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
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College Participation Leaderboard
Which college will have the most gifts during One Ball State Day? Make a gift to your college to help keep them at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank College Gifts
1 College of Communication, Information, and Media 87
2 College of Fine Arts 85
3 Miller College of Business 83
4 College of Architecture & Planning 74
5 Teachers College 67
6 Honors College 47
7 College of Sciences & Humanities 32
8 College of Health 27
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Academic Dept Participation Leaderboard
Which academic department will have most gifts on One Ball State Day? Make a gift to your department to help keep them at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Departments Gifts
1 Theatre & Dance 747
2 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 88
3 Communication Studies 68
4 Telecommunications 62
5 Journalism 60
6 Architecture 47
7 School of Kinesiology 45
8 School of Music 45
9 English 42
10 Army ROTC 42
11 Political Science 39
12 Social Work 36
13 Chemistry 35
14 Philosophy & Religious Studies 33
15 Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling 31
16 Accounting 28
17 Urban Planning 28
18 School of Nursing 24
19 Elementary Education 22
20 Criminal Justice & Criminology 21
21 Mathematical Sciences 14
22 Construction Management 14
23 Biology 14
24 Sociology 14
25 History 13
26 Management 13
27 Geography 12
28 Psychological Science 11
29 Modern Languages & Classics 11
30 Special Education 11
31 Landscape Architecture 11
32 Natural Resources & Environmental Management 9
33 Computer Science 9
34 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 8
35 Educational Leadership 8
36 Finance & Insurance 7
37 Anthropology 7
38 Department of Marketing | CADMA 5
39 School of Art 5
40 Nutrition & Health Science 4
41 Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. 4
42 Economics 2
43 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center 2
44 ISOM 2
45 Geological Sciences 1
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College of Fine Arts Match
One Ball State Day is special to me: both as a proud alumnus and, soon, with the honor of serving as your next dean. Here is my commitment to One Ball State Day: I will match any gift to the College of Fine Arts--between 3pm-5pm today--up to $1918. Chirp! Chirp! Seth Beckman
$1,067 MATCHED
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Baseball Match
Mike Shebek, class of ’88 will match dollar for dollar gifts made to Men’s Baseball up to $5,000!
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Accounting Match
Alumni Lou & Jenny Hensley will match gifts to the Accounting Department up to $2,500.
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
Unlock $1,000 for Athletics
Athletic Director Beth Goetz will make a $1,000 gift to the Cardinal Varsity Club upon 100 gifts being made to Athletics.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
2
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Actuarial Science Match
Alumni Lou & Jenny Hensley will match gifts to the Actuarial Science Department up to $2,500.
$313 MATCHED
Ended
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English Department Match
Department of English chair, Pat Collier, will match any $50 gift to the departmental fund made by English Dept colleagues up to a total of $400 on One Ball State Day.
$400 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Student Life Match
Director of Student Life, Jim Hague, will match gifts to non-Greek student organizations up to $500 with the matching dollars going to Student Life Programs, which benefits all Ball State student orgs.
$113 MATCHED
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Leaderboard
Alumni Chapter Participation Leaderboard
Which alumni chapter is leading the way with gifts on One Ball State Day?
Rank Chapter Gifts
1 Greater Indianapolis Alumni Chapter Scholarship 8
2 Michiana Alumni Chapter Scholarship 4
3 Northeastern Indiana Alumni Chapter Scholarship 1
4 Chicago Alumni Chapter Scholarship 1
5 Cass/Howard County Alumni Scholarship 0
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Mike Fleck Golf Match
Dama Fleck and Coach Mike Fleck will match gifts to Men's Golf up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Amount Raised Leaderboard
Which area will raise the most on One Ball State Day? Make a gift to your favorite area of the University to help keep them flying high at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Campus unit/fund Raised
1 Athletics $66,023.77
2 Theatre & Dance $19,328.27
3 Ball State's Greatest Needs $16,322.32
4 Charles W. Brown Planetarium/Physics & Astronomy $11,680.00
5 Teachers College $10,963.32
6 Student Scholarships $9,287.39
7 Miller College of Business $8,297.52
8 School of Nursing $6,845.90
9 Center for Information & Communication Sciences $6,449.34
10 Architecture $5,721.72
11 Telecommunications $5,445.16
12 Accounting $5,351.18
13 College of Architecture & Planning $5,000.16
14 Communication Studies $4,181.06
15 Journalism $4,177.82
16 Pride of Mid-America Marching Band $4,150.56
17 Mathematical Sciences $4,122.54
18 Greek Life $3,756.04
19 College of Communication, Information, and Media $3,651.18
20 Chemistry $3,180.54
21 David Owsley Museum of Art $3,121.72
22 College of Health $3,025.53
23 School of Kinesiology $3,007.08
24 College of Fine Arts $2,916.20
25 Entrepreneurship Center $2,835.00
26 Social Work $2,736.80
27 Honors College $2,565.62
28 Bowen Center for Public Affairs $2,426.72
29 College of Sciences & Humanities $2,404.26
30 Student Life $2,368.62
31 English $2,306.80
32 Army ROTC $2,140.16
33 Urban Planning $2,108.44
34 Miller Business Honors Program $2,102.54
35 Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling $2,063.08
36 Student Affairs $1,995.44
37 Emens Auditorium $1,851.91
38 Cardinal Kitchen $1,830.08
39 Elementary Education $1,758.36
40 Construction Management $1,745.00
41 University Police Department $1,699.90
42 Alumni Association $1,679.35
43 History $1,625.54
44 Women of the Ball Family Fund $1,620.90
45 School of Music $1,585.08
46 University Singers $1,558.54
47 Political Science $1,330.90
48 Counseling Center $1,056.72
49 University Libraries $999.80
50 Black Student Association $990.00
51 Rinard Orchid Greenhouse $981.56
52 Biology $958.72
53 Management $907.54
54 Black Alumni Constituent Society $857.58
55 Criminal Justice & Criminology $836.72
56 Geography $833.36
57 Sociology $830.90
58 Disability Services $809.98
59 Rinker Center for International Programs $800.90
60 Philosophy & Religious Studies $710.90
61 Psychological Science $682.54
62 Modern Languages & Classics $667.54
63 Burris Laboratory School $651.72
64 Ball State Student Media $539.45
65 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies $533.36
66 Special Education $527.54
67 Landscape Architecture $497.65
68 Speech Pathology & Audiology $490.00
69 Sports Link $482.54
70 Indiana Academy $475.00
71 Natural Resources & Environmental Management $462.54
72 Educational Leadership $457.54
73 Spectrum $403.36
74 Schools Within the Context of Community $351.72
75 Computer Science $344.18
76 MBA | Master of Business Administration $327.54
77 Finance & Insurance $269.18
78 Career Center $258.36
79 Nutrition & Health Science $200.00
80 Graduate School $200.00
81 NESTT Learning Labs $188.36
82 Department of Marketing | CADMA $174.18
83 Anthropology $170.00
84 Women's & Gender Studies $138.36
85 Parents Fund $138.36
86 Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. $124.18
87 School of Art $120.00
88 Economics $119.18
89 Student Voluntary Services $103.36
90 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center $69.18
91 Geological Sciences $50.00
92 ISOM $38.36
93 Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority $19.18
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Jim Hatcher Journalism Match
Jim Hatcher, class of ‘65, will match gifts to the Lowell F. Crouse Journalism Award up to $2,000!
$816 MATCHED
Ended
Leaderboard
Athletics Sport Participation Leaderboard
Which sports team will have the most gifts on One Ball State Day? Make a gift to your favorite sport and show your Cardinal pride.
Rank Sport Gifts
1 Football 137
2 Women's Field Hockey 98
3 Baseball 63
4 Women's Gymnastics 48
5 Women's Softball 44
6 Men's Golf 33
7 Women's Swimming and Diving 18
8 Men's Volleyball 16
9 Women's Track and Cross Country 16
10 Women's Basketball 15
11 Men's Basketball 14
12 Women's Soccer 10
13 Men's Swimming and Diving 9
14 Women's Volleyball 9
15 Women's Golf 7
16 Men's Tennis 5
17 Women's Tennis 2
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$2,500
Greek Life Challenge
100 donors to the Greek Life Fund unlocks $2,500 from graduate Patrick Alderdice, class of ’92.
100 / 100 Gifts
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Marilyn Buck Matching Challenge
To mark Marilyn's upcoming retirement, she will be matching every dollar up to $10,000 to benefit our future physical education programs and students. The scholarship will benefit outstanding freshmen who are physical education and health teaching majors. The travel fund will help physical education and health teaching majors attend the SHAPE America National Convention.
$1,005 MATCHED
Ended
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Coach Joanna Saleem Match
Coach Joanna Saleem will match gifts to Women’s Gymnastics up to $1,000!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Field Hockey Match!
Coach Stephanie Bernthal will match gifts to Field Hockey up to $500!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
1,000 Gifts
1,000 gifts will unlock a gift of $1,000 from ’06 grad, Scott Wenclewicz.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
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Participating Groups
Ball State's Greatest Needs Student Scholarships Athletics College of Architecture & Planning College of Communication, Information, and Media College of Fine Arts College of Health College of Sciences & Humanities Honors College Miller College of Business Teachers College Accounting Alumni Association Anthropology Architecture Army ROTC Ball State Student Media Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Biology Black Alumni Constituent Society Black Student Association Bowen Center for Public Affairs Burris Laboratory School Cardinal Kitchen Career Center Center for Information & Communication Sciences Charles W. Brown Planetarium/Physics & Astronomy Chemistry Communication Studies Computer Science Construction Management Counseling Center Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling Criminal Justice & Criminology David Owsley Museum of Art Department of Marketing | CADMA Disability Services Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies Economics Educational Leadership Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. Elementary Education Emens Auditorium English Entrepreneurship Center Finance & Insurance Geography Geological Sciences Graduate School Greek Life History Indiana Academy ISOM Journalism Landscape Architecture Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center Management Mathematical Sciences MBA | Master of Business Administration Miller Business Honors Program Modern Languages & Classics Natural Resources & Environmental Management NESTT Learning Labs Nutrition & Health Science Parents Fund Philosophy & Religious Studies Political Science Pride of Mid-America Marching Band Psychological Science Rinard Orchid Greenhouse Rinker Center for International Programs School of Art School of Kinesiology School of Music School of Nursing Schools Within the Context of Community Social Work Sociology Special Education Spectrum Speech Pathology & Audiology Sports Link Student Affairs Student Life Student Voluntary Services Telecommunications Theatre & Dance University Libraries University Police Department University Singers Urban Planning Women of the Ball Family Fund Women's & Gender Studies