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Past Events


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First 5 Challenge!
Theatre & Dance, CICS, Special Education, Comm Studies, and School of Music are the winners of an additional $500 in challenge funds!
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Brunch Leaderboard
The five areas that raise the most money from 10 a.m. - Noon each receive $1,000 in challenge funds
Rank Prize Area Raised
1 $1,000 Men's Tennis $11,320.00
2 $1,000 Theatre & Dance $6,379.00
3 $1,000 Indiana Academy $5,260.00
4 $1,000 Gymnastics $4,645.00
5 $1,000 Men's Golf $3,605.00
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Ambassador Challenge
The three units/departments with the most verified ambassadors, with dollars raised, receives $1,000.
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Donor Leaderboard
The five units with the most donors by midnight will each receive $1,000
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $1,000 Theatre & Dance 512
2 $1,000 Indiana Academy 244
3 $1,000 Communication Studies 206
4 $1,000 Burris Laboratory School 119
5 $1,000 School of Kinesiology 116
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Academic Area Gift Leaderboard
The three academic departments with the most gifts by midnight receive $5,000, $3,000 and $1,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $5,000 Theatre & Dance 863
2 $3,000 Communication Studies 465
3 $1,000 Indiana Academy 258
4 School of Kinesiology 131
5 Burris Laboratory School 122
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Faculty, Staff, & Student Social Media Challenge
Faculty, staff, and students social media challenge! Share a photo of your "I'm a Cardinal and I'm giving to____" flyer with #OneBallState. Two random participants will get to donate $500 in challenge funds toward their favorite area.
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Paint the U.S. Cardinal Red
Paint the U.S. Cardinal Red. Gifts from all 50 states will unlock $5,000 from the Alumni Council to Ball State's greatest needs.
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Young Alumni Challenge
Gifts from 50 young alumni (graduated 2013-2023) between noon and 4 p.m. unlocks $500 to Student Scholarships!
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Morning Donor Challenge
Brittanie Davis won $1,000 for Spectrum in challenge funds Paaige Turner won $1,000 for Comm Studies in challenge funds Mary Spillman won $1,000 for the Journalism Department Marilyn Chalupa won $1,000 for the Career Center Riley Harman won $1,000 for the Counseling Psych, Social Psych, and Counseling Dept.
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Last 4 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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I Spy Charlie
I Spy Charlie campus treasure hunt: Find a Charlie Cardinal plush hidden around campus for a chance to designate $250 to the fund of your choice! Follow @BSUFoundation on Instagram for details.
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EPM Employee Challenge
VP for Enrollment Planning and Management Paula Luff will match dollars raised from EPM employees, up to $500, to the Jack Beyerl Student Emergency Aid Fund.
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Dash & Splash Fan Favorite
Dash & Splash event: Fan favorite receives $250 to designate to the fund they represent.
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Morning Leaderboard
The three departments/units/teams with the most donors by 10 a.m. receives $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $2,500 Theatre & Dance 138
2 $1,500 Indiana Academy 60
3 $1,000 Communication Studies 51
4 Soccer 33
5 School of Kinesiology 30
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College Leaderboard
The three colleges with the biggest percentage of increased gifts from OBSD 2022 will receive $3,000, $2,000 and $1000.
Rank Prize Department % +/- Gifts
1 $3,000 College of Architecture & Planning +13.88% 238
goal: 209
2 $2,000 College of Health +5.37% 353
goal: 335
3 $1,000 College of Sciences and Humanities -2.74% 675
goal: 694
4 College of Communication, Information, and Media -4.64% 945
goal: 991
5 College of Fine Arts -22.58% 1,046
goal: 1,351
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College Donor Leaderboard
The college that has the most donors will receive $5,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize College Donors
1 $5,000 College of Fine Arts 666
2 College of Communication, Information, and Media 618
3 College of Sciences and Humanities 617
4 College of Health 329
5 Teachers College 272
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Ball State Mentor Story Challenge
Congrats to Ted Ward for winning $1,000 in challenge funds for the Online Student Support fund!
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OBSD Video Challenge
Share any of 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.
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Largest Gift Challenge
The area that receives the largest gift between 6 - 8 p.m. will be awarded an extra $1,000.
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Evening Leaderboard Challenge
The five areas with the most donors between 8-10 p.m. will each receive $1,000 in challenge dollars.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $1,000 Theatre & Dance 74
2 $1,000 Indiana Academy 53
3 $1,000 Communication Studies 38
4 $1,000 Men's Golf 28
5 $1,000 Field Hockey 26
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International Alumni Challenge
Daniel Vidal from Puerto Rico was the first international alum to Men's Tennis!
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Last Hour Leaderboard
The area that rasises the most money from 11 -11:59 p.m. will receive $1,000 in challenge funds.
Rank Prize Area Raised
1 $1,000 Theatre & Dance $4,550.00
2 Field Hockey $1,424.98
3 Indiana Academy $870.00
4 Black Alumni Council $835.00
5 Sociology $725.00
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IT Employee Challenge
25 gifts from IT employees will unlock $500 to the Student Emergency Aid fund from VP for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Loren Malm.
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Foundation Employee Challenge
If the Foundation reaches 100% employee participation, Jean Crosby and Ray Allen will give $500 each.
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Dash & Splash Winners
Dash & Splash: Top two racers receive $1,000 each to designate to the fund they represent.
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CAP Leaderboard Challenge
Dean Ferguson will donate $500 to the CAP department with the largest increase in the number of distinct donors from last year.
Rank Prize Department % +/- Goal
1 $500 Landscape Architecture +100.00% 28
goal: 14
2 Department of Architecture +94.12% 33
goal: 17
3 Urban Planning +9.09% 60
goal: 55
4 Construction Management -26.47% 25
goal: 34
5 Interior Design -47.06% 18
goal: 34
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LinkedIn $1,000 Challenge
Share a One Ball State Day post on LinkedIn on April 5th for a chance to designate $1,000 to your favorite Ball State area! Use #OneBallState and tag the Ball State Foundation!
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