WNEGives

WNEgives Challenges

Every gift makes a difference, but your gift during WNEgives will go even further, thanks to generous challenge gifts.

  • Richard Cassata President’s Fund for Excellence Challenge

If 75 donors give to the President’s Fund for Excellence, Trustee Richard Cassata ’80 will donate $10,000.

69%
52 donors
  • Mike Powers School of Law Challenge

If 125 donors give to the School of Law, The Honorable Michael B. Powers L’82 will donate $2,000.

57%
72 donors
  • Mary Scott Law Alumni Challenge

If 100 alumni make a gift to the School of Law, Mary Scott L’87 will donate $3,000.

41%
41 donors
  • Dean Setty’s Law Alumni Challenge

If 50 donors make a gift to the Bruce Miller Social Justice Fellowship, Dean Sudha Setty will donate $1,000. Note: Suggested donation levels of $150 (general) or $75 (recent graduate 2010-2019)

84%
42 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Dean Knittel’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Challenge

If 25 donors give to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Dean James Knittel will donate $1,500 in support of the COPHS Deans’ Scholarship.

120%
30 donors
  • Richard Grabiec College of Engineering Challenge

If 75 donors give to College of Engineering, Assistant Dean Richard Grabiec will donate $2,000.

70%
53 donors
  • Kathleen White College of Engineering Alumni Challenge

If 40 alumni give to College of Engineering, Trustee Kathleen A. White ’78 will donate $2,000.

50%
20 donors
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    Richard Cassata Golden Bear Athletics Challenge

If 600 donors give to any Golden Bear Athletics program, Trustee Richard Cassata ’80 will donate $10,000.

125%
750 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Athletic Administrators Challenge

If 50 donors give to Women's Ice Hockey, the Athletic Administration Team will donate $2,500.

138%
69 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Laura Sturgis Boule Women's Lacrosse Challenge

If 100 donors give to Women's Lacrosse, Laura Sturgis Boule ’01/G’02 will donate $1,500

102%
102 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Coach Greg Heffernan Men's Ice Hockey Challenge

If 50 donors give to Men's Ice Hockey, Coach Greg Heffernan G’14 will donate $1,000.

108%
54 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Women's Soccer Alumni Challenge

If 70 donors give to Women's Soccer, a group of Women's Soccer alumni will give $700.

124%
87 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Men's & Women's Tennis Challenge

If 50 donors give to Men’s and/or Women's Tennis, an anonymous donor will give $500.

112%
56 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Le Gette Family Men’s Lacrosse Challenge

If 90 donors give to Men's Lacrosse, The Le Gette Family will donate $1,000.

131%
118 donors
  • Sarah Moisao Softball Challenge

If 40 donors give to Softball, Sarah Moisao ’05 will donate $500.

70%
28 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Matty O'Brien Football Alumni Challenge

If 75 donors give to Football, Matty O’Brien ’12 will donate $1,000.

112%
84 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Tom Nussbaum Baseball Challenge

If 50 donors give to Baseball, Tom Nussbaum will donate $1,500.

130%
65 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    PJ Nassar Tennis Challenge

If 50 donors give to Men’s and/or Women's Tennis, PJ Nassar ’15/G’16 will give $1,000.

112%
56 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    College of Business Advisory Board Challenge

If 150 donors give to the College of Business, the College of Business Advisory Board will donate $5,000.

106%
159 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Janet Johnson Bullard College of Business Challenge

If 150 donors give to the College of Business, Trustee Janet Johnson Bullard ’69 will donate $2,500.

106%
159 donors
  • Rheo Brouillard Alumni Participation Challenge

If 600 alumni make a gift during WNEgives, Trustee Rheo Brouillard ’76 will give $10,000.

79%
475 donors
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Jason Seacat Student & Employee Participation Challenge

If 150 students and employees make a gift during WNEgives, Dr. Jason Seacat will donate $1,500 in support of internship experiences and student volunteerism.

220%
330 donors
  • Katie DeBeer Student Aid Challenge

If 150 donors make a gift to University Student Aid and/or Student Aid in the College/School of their choice, Director of Alumni Engagement Katie DeBeer will give $1,000.

85%
128 donors
  • Class of 2020 - Student Senate Class v. Class Participation Challenge

The class that achieves the highest number of students donating during WNEgives will receive bragging rights and recognition on a traveling WNE Class Spirit plaque.

92%
46 donors
  • Class of 2021 - Student Senate Class v. Class Participation Challenge

The class that achieves the highest number of students donating during WNEgives will receive bragging rights and recognition on a traveling WNE Class Spirit plaque.

76%
38 donors
  • Class of 2022 - Student Senate Class v. Class Participation Challenge

The class that achieves the highest number of students donating during WNEgives will receive bragging rights and recognition on a traveling WNE Class Spirit plaque.

66%
33 donors
  • Class of 2023 - Student Senate Class v. Class Participation Challenge

The class that achieves the highest number of students donating during WNEgives will receive bragging rights and recognition on a traveling WNE Class Spirit plaque.

78%
39 donors

Additional Challenges:

Brenda Garton-Sjoberg Student Media Challenge

If the student-produced WNEgives promo video is shared 100 times, Professor Brenda Garton-Sjoberg will donate $1,000. View and share the video here.