2024 Giving Day
HELP US MAKE MOMENTS POSSIBLE FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE MSOE STUDENTS BY SUPPORTING YOUR PASSION

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, and Families are welcome to join us on campus throughout the day to celebrate #MSOEDay.

 

Terrace Donor Flags: Throughout Giving Day week, a flag will be planted in the terrace for each donor contributing to MSOE. Explore the terrace to witness the growing number of supporters backing MSOE! 

Get the (ice cream) Scoop about Giving Day: Come to the Campus Center 3rd floor game room on Tuesday, April 16th from 11:30 AM -1 PM for a scoop of ice cream! Your beloved MSOE faculty and staff will be serving up scoops just for you!

Morning Energizer: Swing by the CC 3rd floor from 8-9:30 AM on Thursday, April 18th to kick off Giving Day! Fuel up with morning drinks, light breakfast bites, and join in on some trivia fun!

Giving Day Cash Cab: On April 18th, flag down the roaming golf cart around campus for a ride to and from class! While onboard, engage in MSOE trivia for a chance to win a donation towards your preferred campus area!

Life After Commencement Alumni Q&A: Swing by the CC 3rd floor from 11 AM - 1 PM on Thursday, April 18th to learn about life after graduation with members of the Alumni Association Board.


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Global Challenge - Unlock up to $100,000 for the Fund for MSOE
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Global Challenge - Unlock up to $100,000 for the Fund for MSOE
Today your gift can make an even bigger impact. ANY GIFT TO ANY AREA will count towards our global unlocking challenge for the Fund for MSOE. Alumni Dick Sanquini '59, Neal Wunderlich '73, '74 and Dwight '90 and Dian Diercks are challenging the MSOE community to come together and support your passion. For every 60 donors, $20,000 will be unlocked for the Fund for MSOE up to $100,000. That means if we get 300 unique donors the entire day to any fund then the Fund for MSOE will be granted an extra $100,000!
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MSOE Student Orgs 1:1 Matching Challenge
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MSOE Student Orgs 1:1 Matching Challenge
Thanks to a generous matching gift from Regent and Alumnus Neal Wunderlich '73, '74, gifts made towards any student organization or club will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000 on MSOE Giving Day.
$1,185 MATCHED
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MSOE Student Orgs Leaderboard
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Mia Alexander-Snow and VP of University of Advancement, Jeff Snow, the student organization with the most donors will earn a $750 bonus for their group. Second place can earn $500 and third place can earn $250 for their student organization.
Rank Prize Student Org Donors
1 $750 Amateur Radio Club W9HHX 3
2 $500 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 3
3 $250 Global Brigades 2
4 Humanitarian Engineering Club 2
5 Music Programming 2
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30 Donors Unlocks $2,500 for the Parent and Family Fund
$2,500
30 Donors Unlocks $2,500 for the Parent and Family Fund
Current MSOE parents Jim and Shelley Diffley are challenging their fellow parents. Gifts made by 30 parent donors to ANY fund will unlock an additional $2,500 in support to the Parent and Family Fund.
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15 Donors to Women's Basketball Unlocks an Additional $5,000
$5,000
15 Donors to Women's Basketball Unlocks an Additional $5,000
Thanks to an anonymous donor, 15 unique donors to the Women's Basketball program will unlock an additional $5,000 in support.
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20 Donors to Men's Lacrosse unlocks an additional $10,000
$10,000
20 Donors to Men's Lacrosse unlocks an additional $10,000
Help us reach 20 unique donors to the to unlock an additional $10,000 in support. This challenge is made possible thanks to current parents Eric and Stephanie Stahl whose son is attending MSOE and on the Lacrosse team.
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20 Donors Unlocks an Additional $5,000 to Men's Baseball
$5,000
20 Donors Unlocks an Additional $5,000 to Men's Baseball
Thanks to an anonymous donor, 20 unique donors to Men's Baseball will unlock an additional $5,000 to support the program.
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15 Donors to Men's Wrestling Unlocks an Additional $5,000
$5,000
15 Donors to Men's Wrestling Unlocks an Additional $5,000
Alumnus Matthew Olsen '11 is challenging 15 alumni, faculty, staff and friends to make a gift to the Men's Wrestling team to unlock an additional $5,000 of support for the program.
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25 Donors to CAECM Unlocks $5,000 for the Department
$5,000
25 Donors to CAECM Unlocks $5,000 for the Department
Help us reach 25 unique donors to the CAECM Department to unlock an additional $5,000 in support. This challenge is made possible thanks to CAECM alumnus Gene '94 and Kristen Sheedy.
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20 Donors to EECS Unlocks an Additional $2,000
$2,000
20 Donors to EECS Unlocks an Additional $2,000
Help us reach 20 unique donors to the EECS Department to unlock an additional $2,000 in support. This challenge is made possible thanks to alumnus and current parents Craig '88 and Deanna Conaty whose daughter is attending MSOE and studying in the EECS Department.
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25 Donors to the Humanitarian Engineering Club unlocks $10,000 for the program
$2,000
25 Donors to the Humanitarian Engineering Club unlocks $10,000 for the program
Professor Doug Stahl's passion stems from his experience with this group from 2005 to 2023. He shares, "I had the privilege of guiding MSOE's top students in civil infrastructure projects in Guatemala. Though the group's name changed, their dedication to quality work and collaboration remained constant. In tribute to the students, mentors, Guatemalan staff, and volunteers I worked with, I'm delighted to support MSOE's Humanitarian Engineering Club with an unlock challenge of $10,000." This means that for every 5 donors, $2,000 will be unlocked for the Humanitarian Engineering Club up to $10,000!
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POWER HOUR! Between 6:00 - 7:00 PM CST
Thanks to a generous matching gift from MSOE President Dr. John Walz and Moira Walz, any gifts made to ANY area between 6:00 - 7:00 PM will be matched dollar for dollar up to $2,500!
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Senior Class Gift
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Senior Class Gift
Graduating seniors give back! Join the Giving Day challenge and leave your mark on the MSOE community! With your senior class gift of just $120 (normally $150), secure a personalized paver in the University Terrace by making a gift to any area of campus. Recognize your favorite student organization, academic department, athletic team, scholarship, or any area of campus that is most meaningful to you. Plus, donations of $25 or more will earn you a philanthropy cord to wear at commencement, recognizing your support. Contribute today and make a difference for your current and future classmates!
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Cash Cab!
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Cash Cab!
With the generous sponsorship of Dr. Eric Baumgartner, Executive VP of Academics, and Annmarie Baumgartner, Giving Day brings an exciting opportunity for students. Flag down the roaming golf cart around campus for a ride to and from class! While aboard, participate in MSOE trivia for a chance to win money toward your preferred campus area! It's a fun and engaging way to support MSOE and learn more about its history.
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MSOE Scholarships 1:1 Matching Challenge
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MSOE Scholarships 1:1 Matching Challenge
Step up to the challenge! Alumnus Bill Edstrom '84 is challenging alumni, faculty, staff and friends to support students with a scholarship gift. Any gift to scholarships will be matched up to $10,000.
$2,585 MATCHED
MSOE Athletics Matching Challenge Complete
But you can still make a gift!
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MSOE Athletics Matching Challenge
We did it! The $5,000 match is complete.
$5,000 MATCHED
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Athletics Leaderboard Challenge
Thanks to Paul Matson, VP of Finance and CFO, and Graciela Zapillon the athletic team with the most donors will earn $450 bonus for their group. Second place will earn $350, and third place will secure $200 for their athletic team.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $450 RAF-Women's Ice Hockey 6
2 $350 RAF-Men's Ice Hockey 4
3 $200 RAF-Men's Track and Field 4
4 RAF-Women's Volleyball 3
5 RAF-Men's Soccer 3
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Unlock $500 for WMSE Radio Station
$500
Unlock $500 for WMSE Radio Station
Bob "The Dot" Schober '83 alumnus and avid fan of WMSE, is calling out to all of his fellow station fans. 15 donors to WMSE will unlock an additional $500 in support for our favorite radio station.
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15 Donors to the Rowing Program unlocks an Additional $1,000
$1,000
15 Donors to the Rowing Program unlocks an Additional $1,000
The Rowing Alumni Association Board is calling upon the MSOE community to rally behind our rowing programs! With just 15 donors contributing, we can unlock an extra $1,000 in support for Rowing.
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15 Donors to Men's Track and Field Unlocks an Additional $5,000
$5,000
15 Donors to Men's Track and Field Unlocks an Additional $5,000
Thanks to an anonymous donor, 15 unique donors to Men's Track and Field will unlock an additional $5,000 in support for the program.
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30 Donors to Men's Soccer Unlocks an Additional $2,500
$2,500
30 Donors to Men's Soccer Unlocks an Additional $2,500
Rochambo Coffee and Tea House is challenging 30 alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to make a gift to the Men's Soccer team to unlock an additional $2,500 in support for the program.
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10 Donors to Men's Basketball Unlocks an Additional $1,500
$1,500
10 Donors to Men's Basketball Unlocks an Additional $1,500
Alumnus Neil Trainor '08 is challenging 10 alumni, faculty, staff and friends to make a gift to the Men's Basketball team to unlock an additional $1,500 in support.
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Only 10 donors unlocks $1,000 for HSC
$1,000
Only 10 donors unlocks $1,000 for HSC
Step up to the challenge! Alumnus Dan Dornbrook '93 is challenging 10 alumni, faculty, staff and friends to make a gift to the Humanities, Social Science and Communication Department to unlock an additional $1,000 of support.
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20 Donors to Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Unlocks $2,500 for the Department
$2,500
20 Donors to Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Unlocks $2,500 for the Department
Hug Sleep, co-founded by alumnus Matt Mundt '14 and Angie Mundt, has challenged the MSOE Community to support the Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering Departments! If 20 donors make a gift to ME/IE on Giving Day, Hug Sleep will give an additional $2,500 to the department.
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1:1 Match for the Dr. Jeffrey J. Blessing Memorial Scholarship
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1:1 Match for the Dr. Jeffrey J. Blessing Memorial Scholarship
Alumnus and Regent, Dr. Ronald Jensen '74 is challenging the MSOE community to support the Dr. Jeffrey J. Blessing Memorial Scholarship with a one-for-one match up to $7,500. Jeff Blessing was a beloved member of the MSOE faculty and staff. He began his career at MSOE in 1986 in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department for 16 years before becoming a professor in the Rader School of Business.
$520 MATCHED
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Raider Shop Round Up!
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Raider Shop Round Up!
Join us at the Raider Shop and make a difference by rounding up to the nearest dollar on your purchase to support Giving Day! Your generous donation supports academics, athletics, student organizations, WMSE, scholarships and more. Plus, for every dollar rounded up, MSOE's VP of Marketing, Saj Thachenkary, and Jackie Thachenkary will generously match dollar for dollar!
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Show Your Raider Pride!
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Show Your Raider Pride!
It is #MSOEDAY and we are calling out to the entire MSOE community to show your Raider Pride today by wearing your MSOE swag. Post on your social media with the #MSOEDAY for everyone to see.
Share on social with #MSOEDay!
Raider Support in the U.S. and Around the World
Rank State Gifts
1 WI 81
2 IL 6
3 MN 2
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