Thank you to everyone who made #SIUDAY of giving a success. Together we are able to open the door to opportunity for current and future students. Thanks to the collective support of alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students – gifts of all sizes provided valuable dollars for scholarships, academic and athletic excellence and programs that strengthen the college’s educational mission. Thank you!
MISSED YOUR CHANCE TO DONATE ON SIU DAY OF GIVING?
College of Mass Communication & Media Arts $29,571
College of Science $28,615
College of Business $27,196
Staley River Region Evening News Challenge
More than 70 students from across the SIU campus come together each semester to produce the River Region Evening Edition, a live, half-hour newscast aired on WSIU-TV. Staffed entirely by volunteer student broadcasters and journalists, this program gives students the opportunity to work in a news environment with real deadlines. The Staleys will match every dollar received up to $5,000 in support of the River Region Evening News. Please demonstrate your support of these students and their efforts by making a gift on March 1st.
Be a Champion of the Museum Challenge
Mary Carroll has pledged to make a $500 gift to the University Museum if we can get 50 donors to support the University Museum on the Day of Giving. For all the museum enthusiasts, this is your chance to rise to the challenge and demonstrate your support on March 1st by making a contribution to any of the giving priorities listed for the University Museum. Thank you for supporting the preservation of the only encyclopedic museum in Southern Illinois!
Saluki Cares Challenge
Saluki Cares facilitates and coordinates a university-wide program of care and support for students in distress. In addition to fostering a supportive environment, the program connects students to campus resources and provides students with opportunities to overcome personal and educational barriers on their path to success.
The SIU Alumni Association will match every contribution to Saluki Cares up to $4,000 during #SIUDAY.
Tilden Parks Challenge
Mr. Parks will match every dollar received on March 1st up to $10,000 in support of the Daily Egyptian Fund at SIU. Mr. Parks is encouraging everyone to show their support by giving generously on this day. Rise to the challenge and make an impact on student lives. Please make your gift TODAY!
Laurie Achenbach "Call to Action" Challenge
Laurie Achenbach, the dean of the College of Science, is encouraging others to support the Campus Lake Project on March 1st and will provide a gift of up to $10,000 in support of the project.