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2018 LC Day of Giving A Success!

April 06, 2018

A huge thank you to the LC campus community for supporting the third annual Day of Giving.

Because of you, we surpassed our goal of 1,867 gifts, from faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and friends from all three schools. With our success, we unlocked a $150,000 match from our Board of Trustees.

Staff and faculty are an integral part of the day’s success – thank you for your amazing support of LC students!

Here are results for our on-campus challenges:

Jane Atkinson, Vice President and Provost, will give $35 for every staff person in Campus Safety, Financial Aid, Hoffman Gallery, Information Technology, Institutional Research, Religious and Spiritual Life who makes a gift. 14 gifts made!

Alan Finn, Vice President for Business, will contribute $25 for every gift made by staff from the Business Office, Human Resources, Facilities, Office of Financial Planning and Analysis, Student and Departmental Account Services, or Sustainability Office (up to $1,000). 23 gifts made!

Scott Fletcher, Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, has pledged $2,000 to the Graduate School’s Annual Fund and will add $500 if at least 50% of graduate faculty and staff participate in this year’s Day of Giving. Challenge met!

Anna Gonzalez, Dean of Students, will contribute $1,000 to the Annual Fund if 400 students make gifts. 226 gifts made!

Jennifer Johnson, Dean of the Law School, has pledged $1,000 to the Law School’s Annual Fund after 150 gifts are made to the Law School. Challenge met!

Lisa Meyer, Dean for Enrollment and Communications, and Erica Johnson, Director of Admissions, will each give $20 for every Admissions staff person who makes a gift. 16 gifts made!

Bruce Suttmeier, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will contribute $10 for every gift (up to $1,867) by Tenure and tenure track faculty and academic staff. 128 gifts made! If 50% of staff and faculty from these departments make gifts, every staff and faculty member will have a chance to win a reserved parking space in the Fir Acres Lot for the remainder of the semester. Success! Winner to be determined.

Josh Walter, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, will contribute $1,867 to the Annual Fund if 100% of Institutional Advancement makes a gift. If this goal is met, then IA staff will be entered into a raffle for Josh’s reserved parking space for the remainder of the fiscal year. Challenge met! Winner to be determined!

President Wim Wiewel will contribute $1,000 to Pioneers for Pioneers if 70% of the Class of 2018 make a gift by May 31, 2018. 70 gifts made!

We’re still counting gifts, so check the Day of Giving website next week for our final number of gifts made!

A few fun tidbits from Day of Giving to keep you going until then:

648 motivational cookies available at Day of Giving tables around campus
Animals (that we know of!) sporting Pio colors or gear: 7 dogs, 4 cats
Dogs named Bubba claiming to have an LC diploma: 1