Dins Day 2023

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Thank you for an incredible Dins Day, Paladins!

Updates
Final Hourly Challenge Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Men's Basketball for winning the 9 p.m. - 10 p.m. hourly challenge! The program secured an additional $1,000 thanks to the generosity of donors.

The final power hour took place from 11 p.m. - 11:59 p.m. with $3,000 up for grabs. Congratulations to the Football program and many thanks to the donors who put this fund over the top. 

157 days ago by Gloria Goosby
And the winner of the 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Hourly Challenge is...

...MOCK TRIAL!

Congrats to Mock Trial on securing an additional $1,000. Learn more about this program here.

The remaining hourly challenges for the evening are from 9 p.m. - 10 p.m. EDT ($1,000) and 11 p.m. - 11:59 p.m. EDT ($3,000).

We're close to the goal of 2,026 donors! Thank you for all you have done so far to make today a success.

Be sure to check back at furman.edu/dinsday in the "Updates" section to learn the winners of the remaining challenges and the special challenges found here.

158 days ago by Gloria Goosby
Track and Cross Country snags $1,000!

Congratulations to Track and Cross Country for winning the 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. hourly challenge! The fund secured an additional $1,000.

The 6 p.m.- 7 p.m. challenge is currently underway.

Now is the time to tap Furman alumni and friends who haven't given yet. Want to sweetened the deal? Let them know they can secure their choice of one of two Furman branded pairs of socks with a minimum recurring gift of $5 OR a $55 one-time gift to secure a Furman Puzzle Cube!

158 days ago by Gloria Goosby
Strength and Conditioning WINS the Lunchtime Power Hour!

Strength and Conditioning secured an additional $3,000 thanks to generous donors who gave during the 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunchtime Power Hour!

The next hourly challenge is from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Don't miss this shot to encourage your network to support the fund, area, or program of their choice to help it secure an additional $1,000. Remember gifts for hourly challenges must be $10 or more to be counted.

Have you encountered anyone who isn't sure where to give? Share this 5-question quiz to help them learn which Dins Day causes might be the right fit for them!

158 days ago by Gloria Goosby
Furman United Scholarship wins the 9 a.m. hourly challenge!

Thank you to the donors who supported the Furman United Scholarship during the 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. challenge! This fund will receive an additional $1,000 due to your generosity.

Furman United was created to ensure no student who experiences unforeseen financial hardships has to end their academic career at Furman. Students have received more than $2 million since 2008.

The 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunchtime Power Hour is currently in progress! The fund with the most gifts of $10 or more will receive $3,000 additional dollars.

158 days ago by Gloria Goosby
Congratulations the Furman Singers for winning the Early Gift Challenge!

Happy Dins Day Paladins and Friends,

The Furman Singers fund won the Early Gift Challenge for securing the most gifts before April 25! Because of the generosity of their donors, they secured an additional $2,500.

We're currently in the very first hourly challenge of the day! The fund with the most gifts of $10 or more by 10 a.m. EDT will secure $1,000! 

Thank you to those who have already made a gift. Be sure to share with others in your Furman network!

159 days ago by Gloria Goosby

Alumni Picks!This leaderboard displays the overall most popular funds for Furman *alumni*.
Most popular fundsDonorsRaised ($)
Asian Studies (Jones Asian Studies)5$905
Mere Christianity Forum2$60
English (English Department Special Needs Fund)7$537
Cheerleading29$3,819
Women's Soccer37$13,363
Service Learning1$5
Politics and International Affairs10$2,751
Theatre Arts (Theatre Department Building Fund)20$2,085
Heller Service Corps10$290
First Generation College Student Success Fund9$356
Joseph A. Vaughn Annual Scholarship20$2,240
Physics (Physics Department Special Needs Fund)11$3,592
The Riley Institute11$448
Band (Band Designated Fund)26$1,990
Women's Basketball41$13,807
General Scholarship Fund17$3,903
Track & Cross Country53$5,163
Strength and Conditioning43$1,953
Men's Golf39$15,149
Biology55$10,063
Religion (Religion Department Special Needs Fund)13$763
Lacrosse14$414
Health Sciences and Public Health (Sam Spear '09 Fund for Student Enrichment in Health Sciences)21$895
The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities8$662
Communication Studies (Janet Kwami Fund for Study Away in the Global South)13$942
Tocqueville Program4$231
Furman United (high-need scholarship)40$7,660
Chemistry13$2,737
Furman University Libraries (Friends of the Furman University Libraries)27$5,122
Economics (Richard A. Stanford Engaged Learning in Economics Fund)5$2,691
Furman Singers43$2,596
Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection15$850
Women's Golf29$22,455
Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences (EESS Special Needs Fund)11$2,111
Furman WIN Pooled Endowed Fund4$921
Center for Engaged Learning - Undergraduate Research and Internships3$115
Study Away26$3,985
Business Analytics Lab8$1,251
Computer Science (Hayden S. Porter Endowed Fund)7$845
Furman Symphony Orchestra3$56
Shucker Center for Leadership Development3$315
Paladin Scholarship Fund36$18,821
Sports Medicine Department12$2,407
Mathematics (Clanton Visiting Math Lectureship)7$286
Child Development Center Fund8$261
French Program (Park Family Fund for Support of the French Program)7$2,755
Psychology (Charles L. Brewer Endowed Fund)20$2,016
Chemistry - Friends, Alumni & Business Benefactors Research Fund (C-FABB)9$836
Mock Trial37$3,550
Volleyball39$6,447
Softball11$867
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health (IACH)7$806
History (History Department Alumni Annual Fund)25$2,906
Women's Tennis15$2,074
Hugh Ferguson Floyd Endowed Furman Singers Scholarship13$11,694
Music (Pianos for Paladins - Steinway Piano Advantage)14$1,452
Paladin Career Treks Fund (Career Services Fund)3$65
Student Activities (Student Life)4$177
Staff Community Scholarship Endowment5$91
Reece C. Blackwell Scholarship in Math2$1,005
Modern Languages and Literatures1$5
Men's Basketball84$31,465
Religion (David Rutledge Fund for Student Experiences)1$25
Communication Studies0$0
Spanish (Spanish Special Needs Fund)2$30
Religion (John C. Shelley Fund for Theology and Ethics)0$0
Performing and Fine Arts4$141
The Furman Advantage4$681
Computer Science (Nanney Internship & Research Fund)1$25
Bridges to a Brighter Future Special Needs4$357
The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entreprenuership5$305
Strategic Design (Master of Arts Program)1$5
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)4$550
Advocacy and Equity Studies (Master of Arts Program - Restricted Fund)2$55
Equestrian Club Fund2$155
Mathematics (Wylie Scholarships for Mathematics)0$0
Neuroscience (William Blaker Endowed Fund)6$415
Dins Dialogue1$5
Sociology (Sociology Department Special Needs Fund)6$1,015
Art6$450
Men's Soccer23$4,534
Fraternity and Sorority Life Fund1$50
Education (John Gordon Holt Scholarship)3$75
Exploration of Vocation and Ministry Program2$265
In Memory of Katharine Compton ‘13: John M. Garihan Geological Fieldwork Endowed Fund0$0
Student Office for Accessibility Resources (SOAR) Special Needs Fund3$130
Graduate Studies (Graduate Student Support Fund)1$5
Philosophy (Philosophy Special Needs Fund)2$135
Diversity & Inclusion Programming9$444
Men's Tennis21$5,726
Classics (Classics Department Special Needs Fund - Classical Languages)2$31
Football126$29,443
Men's Track & Cross Country0$0
Overall Top Funds!This leaderboard displays the overall most popular funds for Dins Day 2023 by gift count!
Most popular fundsDonorsRaised ($)
Theatre Arts (Theatre Department Building Fund)25$2,268
Modern Languages and Literatures1$5
Performing and Fine Arts7$317
Religion (John C. Shelley Fund for Theology and Ethics)0$0
Diversity & Inclusion Programming12$546
Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection19$1,262
Women's Tennis33$5,036
Chemistry - Friends, Alumni & Business Benefactors Research Fund (C-FABB)14$1,764
Men's Golf62$21,514
Men's Soccer76$8,474
Band (Band Designated Fund)41$4,624
Biology64$11,806
The Riley Institute17$1,078
Furman United (high-need scholarship)89$12,759
Mock Trial74$23,055
Sociology (Sociology Department Special Needs Fund)14$1,532
Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences (EESS Special Needs Fund)13$2,191
First Generation College Student Success Fund19$1,140
The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entreprenuership6$331
Women's Soccer67$19,100
Heller Service Corps13$426
Child Development Center Fund14$807
Student Activities (Student Life)7$513
Psychology (Charles L. Brewer Endowed Fund)26$2,269
Women's Basketball82$21,508
Education (John Gordon Holt Scholarship)7$326
Computer Science (Hayden S. Porter Endowed Fund)8$900
Mathematics (Clanton Visiting Math Lectureship)11$712
Shucker Center for Leadership Development8$453
History (History Department Alumni Annual Fund)26$3,166
Business Analytics Lab8$1,251
The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities10$972
Exploration of Vocation and Ministry Program2$265
Music (Pianos for Paladins - Steinway Piano Advantage)23$5,313
Furman Singers47$2,753
French Program (Park Family Fund for Support of the French Program)9$2,881
Furman University Libraries (Friends of the Furman University Libraries)37$7,197
Center for Engaged Learning - Undergraduate Research and Internships7$595
Asian Studies (Jones Asian Studies)7$1,315
Softball80$6,229
Staff Community Scholarship Endowment12$433
Physics (Physics Department Special Needs Fund)19$5,220
Religion (Religion Department Special Needs Fund)15$873
Communication Studies (Janet Kwami Fund for Study Away in the Global South)33$3,566
Lacrosse70$13,273
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)20$1,462
Hugh Ferguson Floyd Endowed Furman Singers Scholarship16$11,846
Politics and International Affairs20$12,609
Women's Golf65$33,458
Chemistry17$3,348
Paladin Scholarship Fund64$23,742
The Furman Advantage4$681
Spanish (Spanish Special Needs Fund)6$212
Jewish Student Association1$5
In Memory of Katharine Compton ‘13: John M. Garihan Geological Fieldwork Endowed Fund0$0
General Scholarship Fund29$104,424
Volleyball118$13,748
Communication Studies0$0
Religion (David Rutledge Fund for Student Experiences)1$25
Art7$455
Graduate Studies (Graduate Student Support Fund)1$5
Tocqueville Program5$331
Furman Symphony Orchestra4$82
Academic Support (for Peer Assisted Learning, the Center for Academic Success, and the Writing and Media Lab)2$12
Philosophy (Philosophy Special Needs Fund)3$235
Bridges to a Brighter Future Special Needs4$357
Strategic Design (Master of Arts Program)1$5
Paladin Career Treks Fund (Career Services Fund)5$141
Mere Christianity Forum3$260
Equestrian Club Fund2$155
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health (IACH)10$1,162
Men's Tennis42$10,004
Economics (Richard A. Stanford Engaged Learning in Economics Fund)9$3,201
Reece C. Blackwell Scholarship in Math3$1,057
Health Sciences and Public Health (Sam Spear '09 Fund for Student Enrichment in Health Sciences)22$921
Computer Science (Nanney Internship & Research Fund)1$25
English (English Department Special Needs Fund)10$590
Neuroscience (William Blaker Endowed Fund)7$515
Advocacy and Equity Studies (Master of Arts Program - Restricted Fund)3$155
Men's Track & Cross Country5$841
Sports Medicine Department44$15,701
Classics (Classics Department Special Needs Fund - Classical Languages)2$31
Student Office for Accessibility Resources (SOAR) Special Needs Fund6$350
Joseph A. Vaughn Annual Scholarship21$2,266
Study Away34$4,932
Fraternity and Sorority Life Fund2$1,076
Furman WIN Pooled Endowed Fund5$1,081
Dins Dialogue4$141
Men's Basketball151$53,440
Cheerleading103$17,369
Strength and Conditioning92$17,734
Track & Cross Country162$10,594
Football207$46,007
Mathematics (Wylie Scholarships for Mathematics)0$0
Service Learning1$5
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