#CougarWelcome 2017

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This campaign ended on August 23, 2017, but you can still make a gift to College of Charleston by clicking here!
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The early bird gets the worm....or t-shirt! Make your gift before #CougarWelcome officially launches at noon on August 22 and receive a #CougarWelcome t-shirt. Hurry, the countdown is on and quantity is limited!

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Sport your #CougarWelcome t-shirt on August 22! Sign up to be a Cougar Online Ambassador and make your donation prior to August 11 and we will send you a t-shirt to wear in your hometown during #CougarWelcome! Hurry, quantities are limited!
About

Join the fun on August 22 and 23- #CougarWelcome!

Let’s show our Southern hospitality- and our Cougar pride- to all new and returning Cougars and give them a big #CougarWelcome. For 36 hours, starting on August 22 at 12 p.m. and ending at 11:59 p.m. on August 23, Cougar Nation will come together and welcome our new and returning students to campus by making a gift of any size.

Let’s jump on the welcome wagon and make this #CougarWelcome one to remember!

  1. WEAR your favorite CofC gear.
  2. GIVE a housewarming gift with a donation to the College of Charleston Fund or Parents’ Fund.
  3. SHARE the love via #CougarWelcome. Visit our social media toolkitfor content and encourage friends to make a gift by tagging them, making a phone call, sending a text, etc. Get the word out!

36 Hours. 360 Donors.

Follow all the action right here or check it out on facebook and instagram

                                                   Social Media Toolkit

All online gifts will be directed to the College of Charleston Fund or Parents' Fund. To make a donation to a specific fund, please call 843.953.5113.

Updates
Everyone needs another T-shirt, right?

We have a T-shirt giveaway going on right now! The next 25 donors who make their gifts will receive a free #CougarWelcome T-shirt! 


We will email you on August 24 to get your t-shirt size and will update here when all shirts are claimed!

UPDATE, 7:55 p.m.: This t-shirt giveaway as been claimed. Thanks all!

2294 days ago by Jenny Alstad
SPECIAL ATTN, ALUMNI: Two VIP Tickets to A Charleston Affair are up for grabs!

We are running an exciting giveaway during #CougarWelcome! Make your gift (*) before 11:59 p.m. on August 23 and be entered to win TWO VIP TICKETS TO A CHARLESTON AFFAIR at the 2018 Spring Alumni Weekend! 


These tickets will grant you access to the VIP areas with private bar, food and drink, air conditioning and restrooms. 

*To be entered to win, you must make a minimum gift of $100 to the #CougarWelcome drive. One entry per donor. Winner will be announced on August 24. 

2296 days ago by Jenny Alstad
Like social media? Become a Cougar Online Ambassador and spread the word! (also, prizes)

Not that you need an incentive to hang out on Facebook and Instagram, but we’re giving you one anyway. Sign up to be a Cougar Online Ambassador and we’ll provide you with pre-made social media posts and pictures to help share the #CougarWelcome message and good news from campus throughout the year. New prizes will be added every month and there is no requirement for how little (or how much!) you share!


                                                 Become a Cougar Online Ambassador


2328 days ago by Jenny Alstad
The early bird gets the worm, right? Make your gift early!

#CougarWelcome officially launches at 12:00 P.M. on August 22. Feeling like an overachiever? Go ahead and make your gift ahead of time using the GIVE NOW button above and your gift will be counted in our totals during #CougarWelcome!

2328 days ago by Jenny Alstad

Donor Map
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Students, Alumni, Parents
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
202013$653
200913$325
200813$850
20149$352
20119$225
20217$300
20046$310
20075$110
20125$215
20055$115
20105$130
20195$225
20064$185
19944$150
20134$93
20164$60
20184$350
20173$105
19873$75
20013$45
20153$100
19842$350
19832$150
19822$275
19932$125
19892$50
19952$125
19912$150
19852$50
19802$125
19972$125
19631$100
19861$100
19771$100
19741$100
19961$25
19711$25
19691$25
19921$50
19981$25
19991$100
20001$25
20031$10
19901$50
19761$25
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Book icon6%Students
Gradhat icon59%Alumni
Parent icon17%Parents
Suitcase icon14%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon3%Friends
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