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Red Jacket Challenge
New Young Alumni Challenge Issued by President Mearns. Jo Ann Gora will donate her famous red leather jacket if Young Alumni give $500 or more from now until Midnight. For gifts from Young alum to count, please mark 'Young Alumni' under the' Ball State Affiliation' field on the donation form.
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$3,000
6,323 Gifts Unlocks $3,000 for the Multicultural Center
Upon receiving 6,323 gifts, $3,000 will be unlocked for the new Multicultural Center!
6,323 / 6,323 Gifts
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$3,000
Unlock $3,000 for Student Emergency Aid
Upon receiving 6,323 gifts (beating last year's total number of gifts), $3,000 will be unlocked for Student Emergency Aid!
6,323 / 6,323 Gifts
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New Challenge - 2 Areas Will Win $1,000
From 7-8pm, two of the non-academic/non-athletic areas with the most donors will each receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Areas Donors
1 $1,000 Ball State Student Media 16
2 $1,000 Spectrum 12
3 Dance Marathon 7
4 Fraternity and Sorority Life 6
5 Multicultural Center 6
6 Cardinal Kitchen 4
7 The Ball State Fund 3
8 Student Scholarships 3
9 Research 3
10 Black Student Association 3
11 Career Center 2
12 Rinker Center for International Programs 2
13 Student Emergency Aid Fund 2
14 Housing & Residence Life 2
15 Rinard Orchid Greenhouse 1
16 Indiana Public Radio 1
17 Inclusive Excellence 1
18 COVID Vaccine Clinic 1
19 Take Flight 1
20 Office of Student Life 1
21 Late Nite 1
22 University Libraries 1
23 Emens Auditorium 1
24 Discovery Women's Group 0
25 Guardian Scholars 0
26 Online Student Support Fund 0
27 University Program Board 0
28 Community Engagement 0
29 Student Voluntary Services 0
30 Charles W. Brown Planetarium 0
31 Counseling Center 0
32 David Owsley Museum of Art 0
33 Disability Services 0
34 Parents Fund 0
35 University Police Department 0
36 Learning Center 0
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5 Hours, 5 Areas, $1,000 Each
The 5 areas that raise the most money from 7pm-Midnight will each receive $1,000!
Rank Prize Department Raised
1 $1,000 Athletics $30,956.02
2 $1,000 Theatre & Dance $17,061.74
3 $1,000 Indiana Academy $9,981.41
4 $1,000 College of Architecture & Planning $4,541.68
5 $1,000 Center for Information & Communication Sciences $4,046.26
6 Alumni Scholarships $3,547.31
7 Miller College of Business $3,070.00
8 Journalism $3,051.89
9 School of Music $2,893.57
10 Black Alumni Constituent Society $1,738.49
11 The Ball State Fund $1,691.05
12 Accounting $1,661.05
13 Fraternity and Sorority Life $1,598.84
14 College of Communication, Information, and Media $1,560.57
15 Ball State Student Media $1,540.73
16 Rinard Orchid Greenhouse $1,470.21
17 Student Scholarships $1,420.42
18 Miller Business Honors Program $1,280.42
19 Communication Studies $1,161.68
20 Cardinal Kitchen $1,051.42
21 Bowen Center for Public Affairs $1,005.00
22 Sports Link $921.68
23 Burris Laboratory School $856.05
24 School of Kinesiology $842.73
25 Philosophy and Religious Studies $785.63
26 Honors College $751.40
27 Spectrum $750.84
28 Telecommunications $710.42
29 Elementary Education $701.05
30 English $671.47
31 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies $665.84
32 Alumni Programs $640.42
33 Educational Psychology $610.21
34 Research $605.00
35 Inclusive Excellence $590.63
36 History $590.21
37 Student Emergency Aid Fund $575.42
38 Special Education $572.10
39 Entrepreneurship Center $530.00
40 David Owsley Museum of Art $445.42
41 Modern Languages & Classics $435.42
42 Educational Leadership $415.00
43 Geography $410.63
44 Counseling Psych, Social Psych and Counseling $360.00
45 Teachers College $320.21
46 Multicultural Center $310.84
47 School of Nursing $310.84
48 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies $300.00
49 Take Flight $290.84
50 Applied Business Studies $290.00
51 Disability Services $270.63
52 Political Science $270.42
53 Discovery Women's Group $270.21
54 Black Student Association $265.42
55 Alumni Student Engagement $265.42
56 Nutrition & Health Science $265.21
57 Economics $265.00
58 School of Art $250.42
59 Applied Anthropology Laboratories $240.41
60 Indiana Public Radio $205.00
61 Rinker Center for International Programs $195.21
62 Anthropology $185.21
63 Marketing Department $170.21
64 Computer Science $160.21
65 Sociology $135.21
66 Chemistry $130.84
67 College of Health $130.21
68 Learning Center $130.21
69 Guardian Scholars $125.00
70 Mathematical Sciences $125.00
71 Schools Within the Context of Community $120.21
72 Career Center $120.00
73 Emens Auditorium $110.00
74 University Libraries $105.21
75 Housing & Residence Life $100.84
76 Speech Pathology & Audiology $100.00
77 Criminal Justice and Criminology $100.00
78 MBA | Masters of Business Administration $100.00
79 Dance Marathon $95.21
80 Office of Student Life $90.84
81 Women's and Gender Studies $80.21
82 Online Student Support Fund $80.00
83 Biology $75.21
84 Psychological Science $75.00
85 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources $70.21
86 Student Voluntary Services $50.42
87 Immersive Learning $50.00
88 Management $50.00
89 Ball State Army ROTC $50.00
90 Parents Fund $45.42
91 COVID Vaccine Clinic $45.21
92 Finance & Insurance $40.42
93 University Police Department $40.21
94 Late Nite $30.21
95 Educational Studies $25.00
96 Oz Nelson Logistics & Supply Chain Management Ctr $25.00
97 Social Work $20.21
98 Counseling Center $20.21
99 Community Engagement $20.00
100 Physics & Astronomy $20.00
101 Charles W. Brown Planetarium $20.00
102 College of Sciences & Humanities $0.00
103 College of Fine Arts $0.00
104 University Program Board $0.00
105 ISOM Department $0.00
106 Graduate School $0.00
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Student Org Evening Leaderboard
NEW Challenge! The Student Org that has the most donors from 9-11pm will receive $1,500 for their organization!
Rank Prize Student Orgs Donors
1 $1,500 Spectrum 53
2 Ball State Student Media 50
3 Cardinal Kitchen 11
4 Dance Marathon 4
5 Student Voluntary Services 3
6 Black Student Association 2
7 Late Nite 1
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Academic Department Leaderboard
The three academic departments with the most gifts by midnight will receive $8,000, $4,000 and $2,000 in challenge funds respectively.
Rank Prize Academic Department Gifts
1 $8,000 Theatre & Dance 1,500
2 $4,000 Communication Studies 463
3 $2,000 School of Music 315
4 Modern Languages & Classics 230
5 Miller Business Honors Program 217
6 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 213
7 Journalism 196
8 Special Education 151
9 Telecommunications 134
10 Educational Psychology 125
11 School of Kinesiology 118
12 English 81
13 Geography 77
14 Accounting 71
15 Elementary Education 71
16 Educational Leadership 65
17 Sports Link 63
18 School of Nursing 62
19 History 57
20 Mathematical Sciences 47
21 Chemistry 40
22 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 40
23 Political Science 38
24 Philosophy and Religious Studies 33
25 Nutrition & Health Science 32
26 Applied Anthropology Laboratories 32
27 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 27
28 Counseling Psych, Social Psych and Counseling 27
29 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources 26
30 Economics 25
31 Psychological Science 25
32 School of Art 25
33 Educational Studies 24
34 Entrepreneurship Center 22
35 Biology 19
36 Applied Business Studies 19
37 Criminal Justice and Criminology 19
38 Sociology 19
39 Anthropology 19
40 Speech Pathology & Audiology 17
41 Marketing Department 17
42 Computer Science 17
43 Women's and Gender Studies 17
44 Finance & Insurance 15
45 Social Work 11
46 Physics & Astronomy 10
47 MBA | Masters of Business Administration 10
48 Schools Within the Context of Community 10
49 Management 9
50 Ball State Army ROTC 8
51 ISOM Department 8
52 Oz Nelson Logistics & Supply Chain Management Ctr 7
53 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies 2
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College Leaderboard
The three colleges with the most gifts by midnight April 6 will receive $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000 respectively.
Rank Prize Colleges Gifts
1 $3,000 College of Fine Arts 1,899
2 $2,000 College of Communication, Information, and Media 1,292
3 $1,000 Teachers College 952
4 College of Sciences and Humanities 876
5 Miller College of Business 467
6 College of Health 298
7 College of Architecture & Planning 227
8 Honors College 92
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Cardinals Help Cardinals
History has proven that Cardinals help Cardinals. Share the official One Ball State Day videos on Facebook @BallStateFoundation. Two participants will get to donate $500 in challenge funds toward their favorite area.
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Paint the U.S. Cardinal Red
Gifts from all 50 states have been given! $20,000 was unlocked from the Alumni Council.
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The First 5 Academic Areas to Receive a Gift get $500
The first 5 Academic areas to receive a gift: Miller Business Honors Program Early Childhood, Youth, & Family Studies Communication Studies Theatre & Dance College of Health
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Noon Challenge
The department/unit/team that has the most donors by noon receives $5,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Department, Unit, or Team Donors
1 $5,000 Theatre & Dance 377
2 Athletics 329
3 The Ball State Fund 161
4 Student Scholarships 109
5 College of Architecture & Planning 102
6 Indiana Academy 86
7 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 76
8 School of Music 66
9 Miller Business Honors Program 66
10 Journalism 64
11 Black Alumni Constituent Society 55
12 Communication Studies 54
13 Special Education 45
14 School of Kinesiology 43
15 Alumni Scholarships 41
16 Educational Leadership 39
17 Honors College 35
18 University Libraries 35
19 English 35
20 Accounting 33
21 School of Nursing 32
22 Student Emergency Aid Fund 32
23 Telecommunications