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Past Events


$1,000
History Community Partnership Donor Challenge
Once 20 gifts are made to the History Community Partnership Donor fund today, a $1,000 donation from a generous anonymous donor will be unlocked!
20 / 20 Gifts
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Alumni Class Year by Decade
With over 290,000 living alumni, WSU is proud of all alumni. Which decade of Warriors (or Tartars!) will prove to be the most philanthropic today?
In which decade did you graduate?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 '70s 98
2 '80s 89
3 '90s 76
4 2000s 69
5 2010s 45
6 '60s 32
7 2020s 18
8 '50s 6
9 '40s 1
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WSU Employee Donations by Division
Across the university, our employees care about Wayne State's mission, inspiring from within. Which division will show up on Giving Day with the the most donors?
What division do you work for?
Rank Answer Donors
1 Development & Alumni Affairs 54
2 Liberal Arts & Sciences 52
3 School of Medicine 27
4 College of Nursing 14
5 Fine & Performing Arts 13
6 Computing & Info Technology 12
7 Provost & VP Academic Affair 10
8 University Libraries 9
9 School of Social Work 9
10 Business School 9
11 Honors College 9
12 Pharmacy & Health Science 7
13 School of Info. Sciences 6
14 VP Economic Development 5
15 College of Education 5
16 Facilities Plan & Management 5
17 College of Engineering 5
18 Educational Outreach 4
19 Human Resources 3
20 Athletics 3
21 WSU Press 3
22 Research 3
23 Division of Enrollment Mgmt 2
24 Fiscal Operations 2
25 Marketing and Communications 2
26 Graduate School 1
27 Secretary Board of Governors 1
28 Law School 1
29 WDET 1
30 Research Support 1
31 Student Affairs 1
32 Business Operations 1
33 General Counsel 1
34 VP Finance & Bus Operations 1
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$200,000
Greenwald Family Foundation Scholarship Challenge
Once 500 donors make a gift to any scholarship fund on Giving Day, a $200,000 challenge gift from the Greenwald Family Foundation will be unlocked!
Completed
2
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Double your dollar for the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement!
Make your gift to the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement today and it will be doubled by Heather Eady, M.A. '16, up to $500.
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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College of Education Match by Dr. Mary Gendernalik-Cooper
Dr. Mary Gendernalik-Cooper, a two-time College of Education alumna, is matching gifts made to the Leonard Kaplan Endowed Professorship Fund in honor of the inaugural appointment of Dr. Sarah Lenhoff up to $1,500 today.
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Dean Hartwell Matches Gifts to the CLAS Annual Fund
Your gift is doubled when you choose to support the CLAS Annual Fund. Dean Stephanie Hartwell is matching donations dollar for dollar up to $2,500!
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Dean Cawthorne Match for School of Information Sciences and University Libraries
All gifts to any School of Information Sciences or University Libraries funds will be matched by Dean Jon Cawthorne, Ph.D., up to $1,000!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Irvin D. Reid Honors College Match by Dr. Bob and Jeri Kelch
Today's the day to support the Honors College! Your dollar will be doubled as Dr. Bob and Jeri Kelch will match all gifts made to the Irvin D. Reid Honors College today, up to $30,000!
$25,720 MATCHED
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2
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WSU Press Board of Visitors Match
Today only, the volunteer WSU Press Board of Visitors will provide a dollar-for-dollar match for all contributions in support of the Director's Discretionary Fund up to $2,500!
$2,050 MATCHED
Ended
2
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Detroit High School Endowment Match by the Organization of Black Alumni
The Organization of Black Alumni (OBA) is matching Giving Day donations to the Detroit High School Endowment Fund. Support OBA in their efforts to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and positively impact students' lives. They will match your generosity dollar for dollar — up to $750! This fund creates more accessibility for Detroit's youth to achieve their higher education dreams at Wayne State.
$750 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Public Health Match
TODAY ONLY, your gift is doubled when you choose to support the Department of Public Health. Chair of the Department, Patricia Wren, Ph.D., and Public Health faculty members are matching donations dollar for dollar up to $2,500.
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
$5,000
Additional Challenge for Medical Alumni Annual Fund
Let's keep the momentum going! If 25 more donors make a gift to the Medical Alumni Annual Fund, an additional $5,000 will be unlocked, donated by an anonymous member of the Medical Alumni Association Board of Governors.
21 / 25 Donors
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$1,800
Early Bird Health Sciences Challenge
Make your early gift to any Health Sciences Annual Fund today! The first 8 gifts unlock a $1,800 gift to Health Sciences. Don’t wait- this challenge ends at noon!
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Gifts by school, college and unit
From the Ilitch School to CLAS to the W Food Pantry. Who is leading Giving Day with the most number of gifts?
Rank Department Gifts
1 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 199
2 College of Education 142
3 College of Nursing 119
4 School of Medicine 104
5 Mike Ilitch School of Business 99
6 College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts 78
7 College of Engineering 59
8 Irvin D. Reid Honors College 58
9 General Scholarship Fund 46
10 School of Social Work 46
11 Law School 46
12 WDET 39
13 School of Information Sciences 36
14 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives 34
15 Athletics 33
16 C.S. Mott Center 31
17 Alumni Programs 29
18 The W Food Pantry 25
19 Student Emergency Fund 22
20 History Community Partnership Fund 21
21 TechTown Detroit 18
22 WSU Press 17
23 EACPHS Diversity Scholarship 13
24 Academic Student Affairs and Global Engagement 13
25 Facilities, Planning & Management 13
26 Computing & Information Technology 12
27 Graduate School 11
28 University Libraries 11
29 HIGH Program 10
30 Institute of Gerontology 8
31 Dean's Discretionary Fund 7
32 Pharmacy Practice 7
33 Office of Campus Sustainability 7
34 Economic Development 6
35 Detroit Radio Information Service 5
36 Physical Therapy 4
37 Pharmaceutical Science 4
38 Occupational Therapy 4
39 Freer House 4
40 Mortuary Science 3
41 Clinical Laboratory Science 3
42 Radiation Therapy Technology 2
43 Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies 2
44 Nurse Anesthesia 2
45 Center for Urban Studies 2
46 Junior Year in Munich 2
47 Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute 2
48 Eugene Applebaum Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2
49 Center for Emerging and Infectious Disease 2
50 Physician Assistant 1
51 Class Gift 0
52 Warrior Way Back and Adult Learner Scholarship 0
53 Pharmacy Class of 1979 Scholarship 0
54 Emeritus Academy 0
55 Other 0
56 Pathologists' Assistant 0
57 Radiologic Technology 0
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Donors by Affinity
Alumni, friends, faculty and staff members, parents and students make Wayne State what it is. Which group will make the biggest impact today? Stay tuned!
What is your affiliation to WSU?
Rank Answer Amount
1 Alumni $149,454.80
2 Faculty/Staff $98,664.80
3 Friend $28,975.00
4 Parent $3,411.00
5 Student $2,391.00
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$25,000
1,868 Challenge by Marion Ringe, B.A. '70, M.A. '77
Last year we saw 1,700+ gifts on Giving Day; this year, let’s shoot for 1,868 in honor of Wayne State’s founding year. Once 1,868 gifts are made, a $25,000 gift made by Marion Ringe, B.A. '70, M.A. '77 will be unlocked for the McElroy's Automotive Service Endowed Scholarship in Automotive Design!
Completed
2
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College of Nursing Board of Visitors Student Success Endowed Fund Match
Your Giving Day contribution to the Board of Visitors Student Success Endowed Fund will be matched 1:1 for the amount given, up to $5,500.
$5,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Medical Alumni Annual Fund Match
Thanks to everyone who supported an array of programs and resources designed to enrich and expand unique learning experiences for our School of Medicine students by donating to the Medical Alumni Annual Fund! Thanks to Medical Alumni Association Board member, John Hilu, M.D. ’86, and James Colville, M.D. ’77, for their generous matching dollars!
$7,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Ilitch School Alumni Council Student Experience Fund
Double your donation! The Ilitch School Alumni Council is matching every dollar given to the Alumni Council Student Experience Fund up to $3,600. This fund supports student-focused projects and needs as they arise, and it is a unique opportunity to sustain some of the Ilitch School’s most engaging and innovative programming. Examples include pitch competitions (elevator, sales and tax case), student award celebrations and study abroad programs.
$3,600 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Engineering Scholarships Match by the College of Engineering Alumni Council
Today only, the College of Engineering Alumni Council is matching every dollar given in support of the Engineering Scholarships — up to $2,000!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
University Art Collection Match by Alison and Andy Linn
Today only, your donation to the University Art Collection will be matched by Alison and Andy Linn, up to $500!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Board of Visitors Match
Your donation to any College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts fund will be matched dollar for dollar by the Board of Visitors, up to $4,750!
$4,750 MATCHED
Completed
2
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WSU Baseball Match by Former Coach Angelo Gust
Every dollar given to the WSU Baseball team will be matched by former WSU Baseball coach Angelo Gust!
$2,065 MATCHED
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$3,000
Dean Clabo's Giving Day Challenge!
College of Nursing donors rose to the occasion and met Dean Clabo's challenge! 100 donors made gifts to College of Nursing funds today and unlocked a $3,000 gift from the dean.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Challenge for the History Community Partnership Fund
Thanks to the support of Chuck Otis '83, and Dr. Jeff Reider, a $1,000 gift will be unlocked once we reach $5,000!
$3,005 / $5,000 Raised
Ended
$50,000
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Challenge
Thanks to a generous anonymous donor, the first 40 gifts to the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on Giving Day will unlock a $50,000 gift to the college!
40 / 40 Donors
Completed