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Past Events


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$25,000 Surprise Challenge
$750,000 will unlock $25,000 for Student Emergency Aid, Student Scholarships, Cardinal Kitchen, Cardinal Excellence Fund, and SOAR. Each area will receive $5,000 thanks to an anonymous donor.
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Morning Challenge
From 8 - 11 a.m., five donors will be selected at random and $1,000 will be given to the fund their gift went to.
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First Student, Employee, Alumni, & Parent Challenge
The first student, employee, parent, and alumni donor will each receive $250 given to the fund their gift went to.
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Leaderboard
Academic Department Leaderboard
The three academic departments with the most gifts by midnight April 6 receive $5,000, $3,000 and $1,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $5,000 Theatre & Dance 1,082
2 $3,000 Communication Studies 409
3 $1,000 School of Music 163
4 School of Journalism and Strategic Communication 160
5 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 127
6 Accounting 116
7 Department of Media 108
8 Elementary Education 84
9 Special Education 74
10 School of Nursing 71
11 Modern Languages & Classics 71
12 English 70
13 Educational Studies 67
14 Geography and Meteorology 62
15 Urban Planning 58
16 History 58
17 Educational Leadership 55
18 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 55
19 Speech Pathology & Audiology 54
20 School of Kinesiology 53
21 Social Work 46
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies 43
23 Educational Psychology 41
24 School of Art 38
25 Chemistry 35
26 Counseling Psych, Social Psych, and Counseling 32
27 Applied Anthropology Laboratories 31
28 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources 31
29 Political Science 30
30 Finance and Insurance 29
31 Entrepreneurship Center 29
32 Economics 28
33 Women's and Gender Studies 28
34 Computer Science 25
35 Anthropology 25
36 Biology 23
37 Applied Business Studies 23
38 Construction Management 22
39 Nutrition & Health Science 22
40 Sociology 21
41 Mathematical Sciences 20
42 Marketing Department 20
43 Psychological Science 20
44 Criminal Justice and Criminology 18
45 Ball State Army ROTC 17
46 Architecture Department 15
47 Interior Design 15
48 Landscape Architecture 14
49 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 12
50 ISOM Department 12
51 Management 12
52 MBA | Masters of Business Administration 11
53 Physics & Astronomy 4
54 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies 3
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Leaderboard
Evening Leaderboard
The 5 areas that raise the most money from 7-11:59pm each receive $1,000
Rank Prize Unit Raised
1 $1,000 Athletics $38,306.54
2 $1,000 Indiana Academy $14,305.00
3 $1,000 Theatre & Dance $11,450.22
4 $1,000 Alumni Programs $5,770.00
5 $1,000 Black Alumni Constituent Society $4,180.00
6 Accounting $3,360.42
7 Center for Information & Communication Sciences $2,575.56
8 Department of Media $2,540.00
9 Communication Studies $2,203.88
10 Honors College $2,090.22
11 Student Emergency Aid Fund $1,890.00
12 BFSA Student Scholarship $1,855.00
13 The Ball State Fund $1,583.00
14 Counseling Psych, Social Psych, and Counseling $1,545.00
15 School of Music $1,505.00
16 School of Journalism and Strategic Communication $1,380.00
17 Ball State Student Media $1,331.22
18 Urban Planning $1,330.00
19 Elementary Education $1,325.22
20 Social Work $1,274.00
21 English $1,257.00
22 Student Scholarships $1,232.00
23 Alumni Scholarships $1,227.00
24 Construction Management $1,225.00
25 Cardinal Kitchen $939.00
26 Educational Psychology $885.00
27 Computer Science $875.00
28 Modern Languages & Classics $860.00
29 Christian Student Foundation $790.00
30 Finance and Insurance $750.00
31 Biology $730.22
32 University Police Department $700.00
33 Guardian Scholars $700.00
34 Fraternity and Sorority Life $675.00
35 University Libraries $635.00
36 Educational Leadership $585.00
37 Architecture Department $525.00
38 Teacher-Scholar Program $520.00
39 Speech Pathology & Audiology $505.00
40 History $500.00
41 Nutrition & Health Science $500.00
42 School of Art $480.00
43 Entrepreneurship Center $445.22
44 Philosophy and Religious Studies $435.00
45 Special Education $430.00
46 School of Kinesiology $395.00
47 Geography and Meteorology $380.00
48 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources $370.00
49 Emens Auditorium $350.00
50 Ball State PBS $345.00
51 Criminal Justice and Criminology $305.00
52 Burris Laboratory School $300.00
53 Counseling Center $300.00
54 Landscape Architecture $300.00
55 School of Nursing $290.00
56 Bowen Center for Public Affairs $275.00
57 Housing & Residence Life $270.00
58 David Owsley Museum of Art $225.00
59 Political Science $210.00
60 Indiana Public Radio $210.00
61 Educational Studies $205.00
62 Rinker Center for Global Affairs $205.00
63 Graduate School $200.00
64 Virginia Ball Center $195.00
65 Women's and Gender Studies $190.00
66 Dance Marathon $180.00
67 Inclusive Excellence $175.00
68 Psychological Science $165.00
69 Learning Center $160.00
70 Online Student Support Fund $150.00
71 Applied Business Studies $145.00
72 Ball State University's Student Symposium $140.00
73 Sociology $135.00
74 Chemistry $135.00
75 Multicultural Center $135.00
76 Employee Emergency Fund $130.22
77 Discovery Women's Philanthropic Leadership Group $125.00
78 ISOM Department $125.00
79 Marketing Department $125.00
80 Spectrum $125.00
81 Disability Services $105.22
82 Mathematical Sciences $100.00
83 Applied Anthropology Laboratories $100.00
84 Black Student Association $100.00
85 Parents Fund $100.00
86 Student Voluntary Services $100.00
87 Charles W. Brown Planetarium $85.00
88 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies $75.00
89 Take Flight $75.00
90 Anthropology $75.00
91 Economics $75.00
92 Management $75.00
93 Alumni Student Engagement $60.00
94 Interior Design $55.22
95 MBA | Masters of Business Administration $50.00
96 Community Engagement $50.00
97 Immersive Learning $50.00
98 Office of Student Life $45.00
99 Orchid Greenhouse & Environmental Education Center $30.00
100 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies $25.00
101 Physics & Astronomy $25.00
102 Career Center $15.00
103 Late Nite $10.00
104 Ball State Army ROTC $0.00
105 University Program Board $0.00
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Success!
First Five!
One Ball State Day, 24-hours of inspiration and impact, starts now. The first 5 academic areas to receive a gift will each receive $500 in challenge funds.
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Success!
Tag & Swag Social Media Challenge
Take a selfie with any of our Leadership cut outs and post social using #OneBallState. Four individuals will be randomly chosen to designate $250 to a fund of their choice.
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Leaderboard
Donor Leaderboard
The five units with the most donors by midnight will each receive $1,000
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $1,000 Athletics 812
2 $1,000 Theatre & Dance 633
3 $1,000 Indiana Academy 278
4 $1,000 Communication Studies 184
5 $1,000 School of Music 126
6 School of Journalism and Strategic Communication 125
7 Accounting 109
8 Honors College 103
9 Burris Laboratory School 98
10 BFSA Student Scholarship 97
11 Ball State Student Media 92
12 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 87
13 Alumni Scholarships 87
14 Student Emergency Aid Fund 84
15 Department of Media 80
16 Elementary Education 77
17 Black Alumni Constituent Society 76
18 Employee Emergency Fund 70
19 School of Nursing 69
20 English 67
21 Fraternity and Sorority Life 65
22 Modern Languages & Classics 64
23 Cardinal Kitchen 62
24 Geography and Meteorology 60
25 Urban Planning 56
26 History 56
27 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 53
28 Speech Pathology & Audiology 52
29 University Libraries 51
30 Special Education 51
31 School of Kinesiology 51
32 Educational Leadership 47
33 Online Student Support Fund 45
34 Alumni Programs 43
35 Social Work 42
36 Educational Psychology 41
37 Emens Auditorium 39
38 Philosophy and Religious Studies 38
39 David Owsley Museum of Art 37
40 Christian Student Foundation 37
41 School of Art 36
42 Rinker Center for Global Affairs 33
43 Counseling Psych, Social Psych, and Counseling 32
44 Ball State PBS 32
45 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources 31
46 University Police Department 31
47 Chemistry 30
48 Entrepreneurship Center 29
49 Political Science 29
50 Disability Services 29
51 Finance and Insurance 28
52 Discovery Women's Philanthropic Leadership Group 27
53 Applied Anthropology Laboratories 27
54 Women's and Gender Studies 27
55 Graduate School 27
56 Guardian Scholars 26
57 Housing & Residence Life 24
58 Computer Science 24
59 Educational Studies 24
60 Indiana Public Radio 23
61 Economics 23
62 Biology 23
63 Inclusive Excellence 22
64 Construction Management 22
65 Learning Center 22
66 Anthropology 22
67 Spectrum 22
68 Nutrition & Health Science 21
69 Applied Business Studies 21
70 Orchid Greenhouse & Environmental Education Center 21
71 Charles W. Brown Planetarium 20
72 Mathematical Sciences 20
73 Psychological Science 20
74 Sociology 20
75 Marketing Department 19
76 Criminal Justice and Criminology 18
77 Dance Marathon 18
78 Ball State Army ROTC 17
79 Multicultural Center 17
80 Black Student Association 17
81 Architecture Department 15
82 Interior Design 15
83 Landscape Architecture 14
84 Career Center 13
85 Counseling Center 13
86 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 12
87 Office of Student Life 12
88 ISOM Department 12
89 Management 12
90 MBA | Masters of Business Administration 11
91 Virginia Ball Center 11
92 Take Flight 11
93 Alumni Student Engagement 11
94 Community Engagement 10
95 Immersive Learning 10
96 Ball State University's Student Symposium 7
97 Late Nite 7
98 Teacher-Scholar Program 6
99 Physics & Astronomy 4
100 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies 3
101 Student Voluntary Services 3
102 Parents Fund 2
103 University Program Board 1
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Event
Athletics & College of Fine Arts Competition
Whichever department within CFA or sport within Athletics that raises the most dollars, Beth Goetz or Dean Beckman will donate $500 to that winning department/sport.
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Leaderboard
Athletics Leaderboard
Which sports are at the top of the leaderboard?
Rank Teams Raised
1 Football $39,850.91
2 Men's Tennis $37,340.22
3 Men's Golf $18,820.00
4 Baseball $13,646.00
5 Field Hockey $12,270.42
6 Men's Basketball $9,325.00
7 Women's Volleyball $8,490.22
8 Gymnastics $8,030.00
9 Women's Basketball $7,755.00
10 Men's Swimming & Diving $5,750.00
11 Men's Volleyball $5,731.44
12 Soccer $4,815.22
13 Women's Swimming & Diving $3,690.00
14 Softball $2,190.22
15 Women's Tennis $2,035.22
16 Cheerleaders $1,690.22
17 Cross Country/Track & Field $1,675.00
18 Code Red Dancers $885.00
19 Women's Golf $660.00
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Leaderboard
Men's Sports Team Leaderboard
The top 2 men's sports teams with the most gifts by midnight each receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Teams Gifts
1 $1,000 Football 145
2 $1,000 Men's Tennis 74
3 Baseball 73
4 Men's Golf 61
5 Men's Basketball 43
6 Men's Swimming & Diving 37
7 Men's Volleyball 29
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$4,000
CCIM Challenge
When CCIM raises $4,000, BSU grads Nancy and John Carlson will donate $4,000 to the Carlson News Education Fund.
$4,000 / $4,000 Raised
Completed
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Employee Emergency Aid Challenge
VP of Business Affairs Alan Finn has started a new employee emergency aid fund. Gifts to this fund on OBSD will be matched by VP Finn up to $500.
$500 MATCHED
Completed
Event
Last Gift Challenge
The last student, employee, parent, and alumni donor will each receive $250 given to the fund their gift went to.
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$500
CCIM Student Challenge
100 student gifts to CCIM will unlock a $500 donation from Dean Turner to the First Day Scholars Fund for high impact student experiences.
100 / 100 Gifts
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Leaderboard
Teachers College Leaderboard
The Teachers College department with the most improved number of gifts from OBSD 2021 will receive $500 for first place, $250 for second place, and $250 for third place from Dean Marri.
Rank Prize Department % +/- Goal
1 $500 Educational Studies +179.17% 67
goal: 24
2 $250 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies +37.50% 55
goal: 40
3 $250 Elementary Education +18.31% 84
goal: 71
4 Educational Leadership -15.38% 55
goal: 65
5 Special Education -50.99% 74
goal: 151
6 Educational Psychology -67.20% 41
goal: 125
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Success!
Academy Matching Challenge
The Crisman family has a $3000 total matching donation. The donation is in memory of Academy alum Dawson Crisman’s grandparents, Delbert and Judy Crisman. They will match up to $1000 for donations made from 8 a.m. to Noon, Noon - to 8 p.m., and 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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$250
Student Emergency Aid Challenge
Five donations made to the Jack Beyerl Student Emergency Aid fund from 11:00pm-11:59pm will unlock an additional $250 from Ro-Anne Royer Engle!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
2
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Ball State Public Media Challenge
Becca Rice will match gifts to Ball State Indiana Public Radio or Ball State PBS for a total up to $2,000.
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
BFSA Student Scholarship Match
Dr. Evie Simmons-Reed and Dr. Ruby Cain will match gifts to the BFSA Student Scholarship up to $500.
$500 MATCHED
Completed
Success!
International Alum Challenge
The first international alum to make a gift on One Ball State Day will get $500 in challenge funds designated to the fund their gift went to.
Completed
Success!
Cardinal Red Hair Dye Challenge
When CPSY’s general fund reaches $500, Dr. Alex Tatum will dye his hair Cardinal Red.
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Medical Mannikin Ben Selfie Challenge
Post a selfie 10-11 a.m. at #OneBallState with Medical Mannikin Ben to wish him good health as he recovers from surgery in HB 312. Dean Scott Rutledge will give $10 per selfie up to $250 to the College of Health’s Interprofessional Education programs.
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Action Research Collective Match
Dean Beach will match up to $250 in donations to the Action Research Collective fund (3720), and all money raised will go to support the travel/research for graduate students participating in this research group.
$75 MATCHED
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2
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Gymnastics Evening Match
Between 7-9 p.m., Coach Joanna Saleem will match gifts made to women's gymnastics for a total up to $500.
$500 MATCHED
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$500
Women's Tennis Challenge
Head Coach Max Norris will contribute $500 if Women's Tennis contributions totals $1,750 or more on OBSD.
$1,750 / $1,750 Raised
Completed
2
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Women's Volleyball Match
Coach Kelli will match gifts to Women's Volleyball up to $250.
$250 MATCHED
Completed
$500
Men's Golf Challenge
$10,000 raised for Men's Golf will unlock a $500 donation from Coach Mike Fleck!
$10,000 / $10,000 Raised
Completed
$500
Coach Fleck Challenge
When Men's Golf raises $15,000, a $500 donation will be unlocked from Coach Mike Fleck!
$15,000 / $15,000 Raised
Completed
$100
Men's Tennis Challenge
Coach Bill Richards will give $100 per every $1,000 raised up to $500 total to Men's Tennis!
$5,000 / $5,000 Raised
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Football T-Shirt Challenge
Donors $250+ to Ball State football will receive a t-shirt.
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$15,000 Match for Theatre & Dance
BSU Grad Tom Murphy will match the first $15,000 given to support Theatre & Dance scholarships and programming in the College of Fine Arts.
$15,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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College of Health $15,000 Match
BSU Grad Tom Murphy will match the first $15,000 given to support the College of Health for a total up to $15,000
$15,000 MATCHED
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College of Health Challenge
The COH unit with the most unique donors, divided by their number of alumni, will receive $500 from Dean Rutledge.
Ended
2
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Computer Science Match
Faculty member Vinayak Tanksale will match up to $250 in donations to the Computer Science Fund to enhance student learning experiences.
$250 MATCHED
Completed
Success!
CSO Match
Chief Strategy Officer, Charlene Alexander, will give $600 to any of the CSO areas (Inclusive Excellence, Institutional Research and Design Support, or Community Engagement) that generate $600 in gifts on One Ball State Day.
Completed
Success!
Early Bird Academy Challenge
Stephen Brandenburg will match up to $500 for donations made from midnight to 6 a.m.
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Dean Ferguson Selfie Challenge
Dean Ferguson will donate $10 for each student/faculty who takes a selfie with his cut out and posts it to social media using #OneBallState and #BallStateCAP up to $500.
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Dean Turner Story Challenge
Dean Turner will choose her favorite story submitted across all CCIM donor walls on April 5 and gift $500 in honor of its author. The donation will go to the unit where the story was originally submitted.
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Dr. Bowman Tattoo Challenge
When CPSY’s general fund reaches $5,000, Dr. Bowman, department chair, will get a tattoo (of a chair and cardinal perched on top).
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Dr. Serena Salloum Match
Dr. Serena Salloum will match gifts to Educational Leadership up to $250.
$250 MATCHED
Completed
$450
Educational Leadership Challenge
75 gifts to Education Leadership, unlocks $450 from Dr. Marilynn Quick, Dr. Tracy Caddell, and Dr Shaffer.
53 / 75 Gifts
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$500
First Day Scholars Fund Challenge
50 donations to the First Day Scholars Fund (graduate scholarship) will unlock a $500 donation by Dr. Denker, the graduate director
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$500
Geography & Meteorology Challenge
50 gifts to Geography and Meteorology will unlock $500 from Petra Zimmerman and departmental faculty will compete in silly games livestreamed on their social media.
50 / 50 Gifts
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Ghost Story Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 5:00 and 6:00 pm will unlock Dr. Beth Messner reading a ghost story (via livestream) while dressed in a spooky costume
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Comm Studies Tattoo Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 12:00 and 1:00pm will unlock Ashley Coker getting a COMM studies tattoo.
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Event
Fresh Baked Cookies Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 10:00 and 11:00pm will unlock fresh baked cookies for the COMM club from Abby Erpelding
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Event
Homemade Brownie Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 7:00 and 8:00pm will unlock Dr. Kathy Denker's famous homemade brownies for her classes
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Event
Laura O'Hara Dying Hair Cardinal Red
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 3:00 and 4:00pm will unlock Dr. Laura O'Hara dying her hair Cardinal red
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$500
BACS 75 Donors Challenge
When 75 donors make gifts to BACS, $500 will be unlocked for the society thanks to a generous challenge from Kyle Williams.
75 / 75 Donors
Completed
2
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Graduate Student Research Match
Dean Beach will match up to $250 in donations to the Graduate Student Research fund (3716), and all money raised will go directly to graduate students to support their research/travel.
$200 MATCHED
Ended
$250
Guardian Scholars Challenge
Five donations made to Guardian Scholars in the last hour unlocks $250 for the fund.
2 / 5 Gifts
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$1,000
History Challenge
50 alumni and/or current student gifts, unlocks $1,000 from Dr. DeSilva and Dr. Etcheson to the Carter G. Woodson Prize Fund.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
Success!
IT Employee Match
Loren Malm will match gifts made by IT division employees up to $500.
Completed
2
Match
Teachers College $15,000 Match
The first $15,000 given to support the Teachers College will be matched by BSU Grad Tom Murphy for a total of up to $15,000, which will benefit future educators.
$15,000 MATCHED
Completed
$500
Unlock $500 for Social Justice Research
When Educational Leadership reaches $5,000, Dr. Amanda O. Latz will donate $500 to the Social Justice Research in Higher Education Award.
$2,720 / $5,000 Raised
Ended
2
Match
Physical Education International Studies Challenge
Dr. Marilyn Buck will match gifts to the Physical Education International Studies Fund up to $1,000.
$0 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Physical Education Teaching Scholarship Match
Dr. Marilyn Buck will match gifts to the Dr. Marilyn M. Buck School of Physical Education Teaching Scholarship up to $1,000.
$175 MATCHED
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$300
Support Elementary Education's Immersive Teaching & Learning Opportunities Challenge
Upon 25 alumni making a gift to the Elementary Education Department, an additional $300 will be added to their generous donation by Elementary Education Chair, Dr. Martin and Co-Chair, Dr. Sydnor.
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$250
Support Elementary Education STEAM Education Challenge
When one donor gives $250, a gift of $250 will be unlocked given by Elementary Education faculty Drs. Martin, Shively, and Tancock.
1 / 1 Donors
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Leaderboard
College Leaderboard
The three colleges with the biggest percentage of increased gifts from OBSD 2021 will receive $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000.
Rank Prize College % +/- Goal
1 $3,000 Honors College +17.39% 108
goal: 92
2 $2,000 College of Health +12.42% 335
goal: 298
3 $1,000 College of Architecture & Planning -7.93% 209
goal: 227
4 Teachers College -10.92% 848
goal: 952
5 Miller College of Business -12.21% 410
goal: 467
6 College of Sciences and Humanities -20.78% 694
goal: 876
7 College of Communication, Information, and Media -23.30% 991
goal: 1,292
8 College of Fine Arts -28.86% 1,351
goal: 1,899
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Success!
Paint the U.S. Cardinal Red
Gifts from all 50 states will unlock $5,000 from the Alumni Council!
Completed
Leaderboard
College Leaderboard
The college that has the most donors receives $5,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize College Donors
1 $5,000 College of Fine Arts 855
2 Teachers College 721
3 College of Sciences and Humanities 659
4 College of Communication, Information, and Media 629
5 Miller College of Business 387
6 College of Health 323
7 College of Architecture & Planning 196
8 Honors College 103
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Leaderboard
Non-academic/Non-athletic Leaderboard
The two non-academic/non-athletic areas with the most donors each receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $1,000 BFSA Student Scholarship 97
2 $1,000 Ball State Student Media 92
3 Alumni Scholarships 87
4 Student Emergency Aid Fund 84
5 Black Alumni Constituent Society 76
6 Employee Emergency Fund 70
7 Fraternity and Sorority Life 65
8 Cardinal Kitchen 62
9 University Libraries 51
10 Online Student Support Fund 45
11 Alumni Programs 43
12 Emens Auditorium 39
13 David Owsley Museum of Art 37
14 Christian Student Foundation 37
15 Rinker Center for Global Affairs 33
16 Ball State PBS 32
17 University Police Department 31
18 Disability Services 29
19 Discovery Women's Philanthropic Leadership Group 27
20 Housing & Residence Life 24
21 Indiana Public Radio 23
22 Inclusive Excellence 22
23 Learning Center 22
24 Spectrum 22
25 Orchid Greenhouse & Environmental Education Center 21
26 Charles W. Brown Planetarium 20
27 Dance Marathon 18
28 Multicultural Center 17
29 Black Student Association 17
30 Career Center 13
31 Counseling Center 13
32 Office of Student Life 12
33 Virginia Ball Center 11
34 Take Flight 11
35 Alumni Student Engagement 11
36 Community Engagement 10
37 Ball State University's Student Symposium 7
38 Late Nite 7
39 Student Voluntary Services 3
40 Parents Fund 2
41 University Program Board 1
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Success!
Ambassador Challenge
The three units/departments with the most verified ambassadors, with dollars raised, receives $1,000.
Completed
Success!
Facebook Challenge
Share the official One Ball State Day videos on Facebook and use #OneBallState. Two participants will get to donate $500 in challenge funds toward their favorite area.
Completed
Success!
Twitter Challenge
Share the official One Ball State Day videos on Twitter and use #OneBallState. Two participants will get to donate $500 in challenge funds toward their favorite area.
Completed
Leaderboard
Noon Leaderboard
The department/unit/team that has the most donors by noon receives $5,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Unit Donors
1 $5,000 Theatre & Dance 296
2 Athletics 272
3 Indiana Academy 130
4 The Ball State Fund 107
5 Student Scholarships 86
6 Burris Laboratory School 61
7 Communication Studies 57
8 Employee Emergency Fund 52
9 School of Music 47
10 School of Journalism and Strategic Communication 44
11 Accounting 40
12 Online Student Support Fund 34
13 BFSA Student Scholarship 34
14 Honors College 32
15 Cardinal Kitchen 29
16 Department of Media 28
17 Alumni Scholarships 26
18 Student Emergency Aid Fund 26
19 History 24
20 University Libraries 24
21 Geography and Meteorology 23
22 School of Kinesiology 23
23 Urban Planning 22
24 Speech Pathology & Audiology 22
25 Modern Languages & Classics 22
26 Social Work 21
27 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 21
28 School of Nursing 21
29 Ball State Student Media 20
30 Rinker Center for Global Affairs 20
31 English 20
32 Fraternity and Sorority Life 20
33 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 20
34 Educational Psychology 19
35 Emens Auditorium 18
36 Elementary Education 18
37 Black Alumni Constituent Society 17
38 David Owsley Museum of Art 16
39 Educational Leadership 16
40 Special Education 15
41 Alumni Programs 15
42 University Police Department 15
43 Philosophy and Religious Studies 15
44 Ball State PBS 13
45 Entrepreneurship Center 13
46 Orchid Greenhouse & Environmental Education Center 13
47 Women's and Gender Studies 13
48 Disability Services 12
49 Finance and Insurance 11
50 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources 11
51 Chemistry 11
52 Political Science 11
53 Applied Anthropology Laboratories 11
54 Christian Student Foundation 11
55 Marketing Department 11
56 School of Art 11
57 Nutrition & Health Science 10
58 Construction Management 10
59 Sociology 10
60 Psychological Science 10
61 Graduate School 10
62 Economics 10
63 Learning Center 10
64 Educational Studies 10
65 Inclusive Excellence 9
66 Career Center 9
67 Indiana Public Radio 9
68 Mathematical Sciences 9
69 Anthropology 9
70 Alumni Student Engagement 9
71 Discovery Women's Philanthropic Leadership Group 8
72 Landscape Architecture 8
73 Applied Business Studies 8
74 Housing & Residence Life 8
75 Take Flight 8
76 Interior Design 7
77 Ball State Army ROTC 7
78 Spectrum 7
79 Counseling Psych, Social Psych, and Counseling 6
80 Guardian Scholars 6
81 Computer Science 6
82 Charles W. Brown Planetarium 6
83 Biology 5
84 MBA | Masters of Business Administration 5
85 Management 5
86 Black Student Association 5
87 Criminal Justice and Criminology 5
88 Office of Student Life 4
89 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 4
90 Counseling Center 4
91 ISOM Department 3
92 Community Engagement 3
93 Multicultural Center 3
94 Teacher-Scholar Program 3
95 Virginia Ball Center 2
96 Immersive Learning 2
97 Late Nite 2
98 Physics & Astronomy 2
99 Parents Fund 1
100 Student Voluntary Services 1
101 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies 1
102 Dance Marathon 1
103 Ball State University's Student Symposium 1
104 University Program Board 0
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Leaderboard
Student Org Challenge
The student org with the most donors from 9-11 p.m. receives $1,500.
Rank Prize Student Orgs Donors
1 $1,500 Ball State Student Media 25
2 Christian Student Foundation 13
3 Cardinal Kitchen 5
4 Dance Marathon 4
5 Spectrum 1
6 Black Student Association 0
7 Student Voluntary Services 0
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Leaderboard
College of Fine Arts Leaderboard
Which CFA Department is at the top of the leaderboard?
Rank Department Raised
1 Theatre & Dance $64,798.18
2 School of Music $15,460.44
3 David Owsley Museum of Art $9,939.32
4 School of Art $1,832.62
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Leaderboard
Women's Sports Team Leaderboard
The top 2 women's sports teams with the most gifts by midnight each receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Teams Gifts
1 $1,000 Field Hockey 248
2 $1,000 Gymnastics 121
3 Soccer 44
4 Women's Volleyball 42
5 Women's Basketball 28
6 Women's Swimming & Diving 28
7 Softball 19
8 Women's Tennis 17
9 Cheerleaders 17
10 Code Red Dancers 10
11 Women's Golf 9
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Leaderboard
Dean Beckman Challenge
The unit in the College of Fine Arts, with the largest percent increase in the number of distinct donors from last year will receive $500 from Dean Seth Beckman.
Rank Prize Department % +/- Goal
1 $500 School of Art +44.00% 36
goal: 25
2 David Owsley Museum of Art -21.28% 37
goal: 47
3 Theatre & Dance -57.80% 633
goal: 1,500
4 School of Music -60.00% 126
goal: 315
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Success!
Dean Cutout Selfie Challenge
Provost Susana Rivera-Mills will donate $100 for each dean who takes a selfie with her cut out and/or the cut out of another dean and posts it to social media using #OneBallState on April 5. This total gift of up to $5,000 will benefit the University College.
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Leaderboard
Evening Donor Leaderboard
The five areas with the most donors between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. will each receive $1,000 in challenge dollars.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $1,000 Athletics 161
2 $1,000 Theatre & Dance 149
3 $1,000 Indiana Academy 50
4 $1,000 Communication Studies 47
5 $1,000 Ball State Student Media 27
6 BFSA Student Scholarship 25
7 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 24
8 Alumni Scholarships 24
9 School of Journalism and Strategic Communication 23
10 Accounting 22
11 Honors College 22
12 School of Music 22
13 Black Alumni Constituent Society 18
14 Elementary Education 18
15 Urban Planning 15
16 Christian Student Foundation 15
17 English 14
18 Speech Pathology & Audiology 14
19 Department of Media 12
20 Student Emergency Aid Fund 12
21 Special Education 11
22 Geography and Meteorology 11
23 Counseling Psych, Social Psych, and Counseling 10
24 Fraternity and Sorority Life 10
25 The Ball State Fund 9
26 History 9
27 Alumni Programs 9
28 School of Kinesiology 9
29 Student Scholarships 8
30 Biology 8
31 Educational Leadership 8
32 Social Work 7
33 Cardinal Kitchen 7
34 University Police Department 7
35 Nutrition & Health Science 7
36 Burris Laboratory School 7
37 Computer Science 6
38 University Libraries 6
39 Philosophy and Religious Studies 6
40 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources 6
41 Ball State PBS 6
42 Modern Languages & Classics 6
43 Political Science 6
44 Housing & Residence Life 6
45 Guardian Scholars 5
46 School of Nursing 5
47 Graduate School 5
48 Disability Services 5
49 Construction Management 4
50 Educational Psychology 4
51 Emens Auditorium 4
52 Educational Studies 4
53 David Owsley Museum of Art 4
54 Virginia Ball Center 4
55 Inclusive Excellence 4
56 Dance Marathon 4
57 Discovery Women's Philanthropic Leadership Group 4
58 School of Art 4
59 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 4
60 Entrepreneurship Center 3
61 Indiana Public Radio 3
62 Psychological Science 3
63 Online Student Support Fund 3
64 Multicultural Center 3
65 Chemistry 3
66 Women's and Gender Studies 3
67 Sociology 3
68 Interior Design 3
69 Finance and Insurance 2
70 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 2
71 Counseling Center 2
72 ISOM Department 2
73 Learning Center 2
74 Marketing Department 2
75 Employee Emergency Fund 2
76 Mathematical Sciences 2
77 Anthropology 2
78 Applied Business Studies 2
79 Alumni Student Engagement 2
80 MBA | Masters of Business Administration 2
81 Take Flight 2
82 Charles W. Brown Planetarium 2
83 Criminal Justice and Criminology 2
84 Office of Student Life 2
85 Orchid Greenhouse & Environmental Education Center 2
86 Teacher-Scholar Program 1
87 Rinker Center for Global Affairs 1
88 Ball State University's Student Symposium 1
89 Parents Fund 1
90 Community Engagement 1
91 Immersive Learning 1
92 Center for Peace & Conflict Studies 1
93 Economics 1
94 Management 1
95 Physics & Astronomy 1
96 Spectrum 1
97 Career Center 1
98 Late Nite 1
99 Applied Anthropology Laboratories 0
100 Ball State Army ROTC 0
101 Black Student Association 0
102 Landscape Architecture 0
103 Student Voluntary Services 0
104 University Program Board 0
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Success!
Last Hour Challenge
Give during the last hour of OBSD and you could be one of three donors chosen to designate an extra $1,000 to the area you gave to.
Completed
Success!
Mentoring Challenge
50 new Cardinals Connect registrants unlocks $1,000 to support mentoring programs. Visit cardinalsconnect.com to sign up!
Completed
Event
Academy Donors Challenge
50 donors before Noon unlocks Dr. Dain Kavars $1,000.
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Alumni Chapter Scholarship Leaderboard
The alumni chapter with the most gifts to their scholarship fund by midnight will receive $1,500.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Raised
1 $1,500 Greater Indianapolis Alumni Chapter Scholarship $1,610.00
2 Northeastern IN Alumni Chapter Scholarship $935.00
3 Chicago Alumni Chapter Scholarship $650.00
4 Michiana Alumni Chapter Scholarship $485.00
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$1,000 to MCOB Department Challenge
The department in Miller College, with the largest percent increase in the number of distinct donors from last year will unlock $1,000.
Rank Prize Department % +/- Goal
1 $1,000 Finance and Insurance +86.67% 28
goal: 15
2 Accounting +53.52% 109
goal: 71
3 ISOM Department +50.00% 12
goal: 8
4 Management +33.33% 12
goal: 9
5 Entrepreneurship Center +31.82% 29
goal: 22
6 Marketing Department +11.76% 19
goal: 17
7 Applied Business Studies +10.53% 21
goal: 19
8 MBA | Masters of Business Administration +10.00% 11
goal: 10
9 Economics -8.00% 23
goal: 25
Ended
Success!
Ball State University Foundation Challenge
If the Foundation reaches 100% employee participation, Jean Crosby & Ray Allen will give a total of $1,000.
Completed
$2,000
Burris Challenge
Upon Burris receiving 50 gifts on One Ball State Day Becca Rice will make a gift of $2,000 to Burris.
50 / 50 Gifts
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Student Org Leaderboard
The four student orgs with the most gifts from 1-4 p.m. will receive $500 each.
Rank Prize Organizations Gifts
1 $500 Ball State Student Media 19
2 $500 Spectrum 14
3 $500 Cardinal Kitchen 13
4 $500 Dance Marathon 10
5 Black Student Association 5
6 Christian Student Foundation 3
7 Student Voluntary Services 1
Ended
$600
Accounting Challenge
Accounting faculty will donate $600 when 100 people donate to the Parkison Dept of Accounting.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
$500
BACS 50 Donors Challenge
When 50 donors make gifts to BACS, $500 will be unlocked for the society thanks to a generous challenge from Damita Williams.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
Success!
Enrollment Planning & Management Employee Challenge
If the number of enrollment planning, and management employees who donate is greater than last year, Vice President Paula Luff will donate $2,000 to Student Emergency Aid Fund.
Completed
2
Match
Baseball Match
Coach Rich Maloney will match gifts made to the Baseball team up to $500!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
Event
Softball Ambassador Challenge
The One Ball State Day verified ambassador who raises the most money for women's softball will have the opportunity to coordinate and compete in a home run derby (with all those from their graduating decade) at First Merchants Ball Park Complex.
Ended
$250
Women's Golf Challenge
When Women's Golf receives 40 gifts, Coach Katherine Mowat will unlock $250 to Women's Golf.
9 / 40 Gifts
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Event
Swim Cap Challenge
Receive a Ball State swim cap for anyone who makes a gift of $60 or more to the Swimming and Diving program.
Ended
2
Match
Men's Tennis Match
Men's Tennis alum Neil Behrman and his wife, Gina, will match gifts to Men's Tennis up to $12,500!
$12,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Gymnastics $1,000 Match
Coach Joanna Saleem will match all gifts to women's gymnastics for a total up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
Success!
Women's Soccer Challenge
When gifts to Women's Soccer total $500, Coach Josh Rife will make a gift to Cardinal Kitchen - the on campus food pantry.
Completed
2
Match
Women's Basketball Match
Coach Brady will match gifts to Women's Basketball up to $250.
$250 MATCHED
Completed
Event
Cheesecake to the Face
Dr. Luke, the FLED specialist, will take a cheesecake to the face when the Department of Modern Language and Classics reaches 200 donors.
Ended
$350
Computer Science Challenge
15 alumni gifts to the Computer Science Fund unlocks $350 from computer science faculty.
15 / 15 Gifts
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Event
Dave Largent Pigtail Challenge
When Computer Science receives 20 student gifts, faculty member Dave Largent will wear his hair in pigtails for a day.
Ended
$350
BACS 25 Donor Challenge
When 25 donors make gifts to BACS, $350 will be unlocked for the society thanks to a generous challenge from Dennisha Murff and Stephon Jones.
25 / 25 Donors
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Applied Business Studies Leaderboard
Amy Harden, Department Chairperson of Applied Business Studies (ABS) will donate $250 to the ABS program (Fashion, Hospitality, or Property Management) that has the largest number of distinct donors.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $250 Property Management Fund 11
2 Hospitality Innovation & Leadership Fund 5
3 Fashion Industry Studies Fund 3
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Dean McCarthy Challenge
Dean Maureen McCarthy will give $500 to the CSH department with the most unique # of donors.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $500 English 67
2 Modern Languages & Classics 64
3 Geography and Meteorology 60
4 History 56
5 Philosophy and Religious Studies 38
6 Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources 31
7 Chemistry 30
8 Political Science 29
9 Applied Anthropology Laboratories 27
10 Women's and Gender Studies 27
11 Computer Science 24
12 Biology 23
13 Anthropology 22
14 Orchid Greenhouse & Environmental Education Center 21
15 Charles W. Brown Planetarium 20
16 Mathematical Sciences 20
17 Psychological Science 20
18 Sociology 20
19 Criminal Justice and Criminology 18
20 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 12
21 Physics & Astronomy 4
Ended
2
Match
Discovery Match
Ball State’s women’s philanthropic leadership group, will match the first $10,000 given to the Discovery fund.
Completed
$250
Dr. Coy Challenge
Department Chair Dr. Coy will donate $250 to Computer Science if alumni and faculty donations reach $1,000.
$1,000 / $1,000 Raised
Completed
Event
Duck Pond Plunge Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 11:00am and 12:00pm will unlock Kendra Mann jumping into the duck pond
Ended
2
Match
Educational Leadership Match
Dr. Fenwick English will match the highest Educational Leadership faculty member donation up to $250.
$250 MATCHED
Completed
Success!
General Counsel Match
Sali Falling will match gifts made by General Counsel employees up to $500.
Completed
Success!
Dr. Thiem Hair Challenge
When CPSY’s general fund reaches $1,000, Dr. Thiem will dye her hair a fun color.
Completed
Event
Dr. Glen Stamp Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 6:00 and 7:00pm will unlock Dr. Glen Stamp giving a live tutorial of his famous 'chair races'
Ended
Event
Mary Moore Wedding Dress Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies betweeen 10:00 and 11:00am will unlock a livestreamed 240 lecture featuring Mary Moore wearing a wedding dress.
Ended
Event
Beef Jerky Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 2:00 and 3:00pm will unlock homemade jerky from Michael Storr for 10 randomly selected donors
Ended
Event
Mike Bauer Celebration Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 9:00 and 10:00am will unlock Mike Bauer throwing a celebration for his persuasion class!
Ended
Event
Shaving Beard Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 4:00 and 5:00pm will unlock Dr. Kyle Heuett shaving his beard
Ended
2
Match
Graduate School Match
Dean Beach will match up to $250 in donations to the Graduate School General Fund (3701), and all OBSD donations to this fund will be earmarked for research fellowships for undergraduate students enrolled in the Pathways Mentoring program.
$250 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Greek Life Match
Your gift to the Greek Life Programming Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by Larry Metzing, Patrick Alderdice and Don Dumoulin for a total up to $3,500.
$3,500 MATCHED
Completed
$250
Help Elementary Education double the number of gifts from last year!
With the accomplishment of meeting 100 gifts, there will be a gift of $250 unlocked from Drs. Rice, Hitchens, Shively, & Denton
84 / 100 Gifts
Ended
$500
Honors College Challenge
100 gifts to the Honors College from Honors College alumni and students will unlock a $500 donation from Dean Emert to the Honors College fund.
100 / 100 Gifts
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MCOB Leaderboard
Dean Ferris will donate $500 to the Miller College department with the largest increase in the number of distinct donors from last year.
Rank Prize Department % +/- Goal
1 $500 Finance and Insurance +86.67% 28
goal: 15
2 Accounting +53.52% 109
goal: 71
3 ISOM Department +50.00% 12
goal: 8
4 Management +33.33% 12
goal: 9
5 Entrepreneurship Center +31.82% 29
goal: 22
6 Marketing Department +11.76% 19
goal: 17
7 Applied Business Studies +10.53% 21
goal: 19
8 MBA | Masters of Business Administration +10.00% 11
goal: 10
9 Economics -8.00% 23
goal: 25
Ended
Success!
Miller College of Business T-Shirt Challenge
The first person to donate $100 or more to the MBA program at 8 A.M, 12 P.M, 4 P.M, and 8 P.M will receive a Ball State Miller College of Business T-Shirt.
Completed
Event
Taylor Swift Challenge
Fifteen gifts to the department of Communication Studies between 1:00 and 2:00pm will unlock Spencer Coile performing karaoke to a Taylor Swift song
Ended
$250
Women's & Gender Studies Challenge
Program Director Elizabeth Agnew will give $250 if 50 unique donations are made to Women’s and Gender Studies.
27 / 50 Donors
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Event
Student Affairs Employee Challenge
Ro-Anne Royer Engle will match any gift made by a Student Affairs employees to one of the division’s areas up to $500
Ended
$250
2022 Elementary Education Challenge
When the Department of Elementary Education donations reach $2,022, a gift will be unlocked for $250 given by Members of the Elementary Education Marketing & Recruiting Committee
$2,022 / $2,022 Raised
Completed
$250
Support Travel Expenses for Elementary Education Students
The first donor to donate between 8am-9am will unlock the gift of $250 given by Elementary Education faculty Drs. Fife-Demski, Martin, and Hullinger-Sirken.
1 / 1 Donors
Completed