Give Marquette Day 2022

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Danielle Schiestle photoDanielle Schiestle matched $30

An Anonymous DonorSean M Birren matched $100


An Anonymous DonorLaura (Boyer) Carley, Bus Ad '07 matched $500


Pat McGowan photoPat McGowan matched $500

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous alumn & An anonymous alumn matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorDr. Richard Jones matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorHerb Seitz, Bus Ad '93 matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorHerb Seitz, Bus Ad '93 matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorThomas Sweeney, Arts '72, Grad '75 matched $1,964

An Anonymous DonorJim Nasiopulos & Phyllis Nasiopulos, Grad '90 matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorMarquette Trustee Amy Ford Souders, Arts '92 & Stephen and Heidi Hudson-Mairet matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorJim Ryan, Arts '89 & Tracy Ryan, Comm '89 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJohn Mau, Bus Ad '14, Grad '16 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJessica Sheetz Nguyen, Grad ’99 & Kenneth Nguyen, Grad ’94 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorKerri Simmons, Bus Ad '89 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJohn Barrett, Bus Ad '85 & Geoff Steinbrenner, Bus Ad '98 matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorJohn Feeney, Bus Ad '11 & Katie Feeney, Bus Ad ‘11 matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorMary O'Toole, Eng '79 & Jack O'Toole matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorBob Wright matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAndy Harwood, Comm '02 matched $6,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Family matched $7,500

An Anonymous DonorThe Elizabeth Elser Doolittle Charitable Trust No. ACE II & Paul Petitjean, Bus Ad ’82, and Anne Petitjean, PT ’82 matched $9,000

An Anonymous DonorNine community advocates matched $9,500

An Anonymous DonorMarquette parents David Tarantino & Maureen Tarantino matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorBrothers David Trautschold, Eng ’06 & Matt Trautschold, Eng ’04 matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorMarc Von Der Ruhr, Bus Ad '92 & Jennifer Von Der Ruhr, Arts '93 matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorTim Vetscher, Comm '98 & Jill and Mark Zoromski, Director of Student Media matched $18,500

An Anonymous DonorJohn Vondran & Kathleen Vondran matched $20,000

An Anonymous DonorMarquette Parents Lynn Waterman & Jason Waterman matched $20,000

An Anonymous DonorJohn Byrne, Arts ’78 & Susan Byrne, Sp ’78 matched $20,000

An Anonymous DonorJohn Schaefer, Arts & Sciences '66 & Terry Schaefer matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorThe Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Council matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous couple from the class of 1988 matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorDan Scholl & Guadalupe Scholl matched $17,322

An Anonymous DonorRick McDermott, Eng ’91, Law ’94 & Rob Willard matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorMarquette parents Meredith Callison & Jack Callison matched $40,000

An Anonymous DonorLisa Osborne Ross, Jour ’84 & Claire Elizabeth Ross, Arts ’15 matched $45,000

An Anonymous DonorTed Knap, Jour '40 matched $50,000

An Anonymous DonorDr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75 & Dr. Pat Sackett, Arts ’75 matched $50,000

An Anonymous DonorMarc Von Der Ruhr, Bus Ad '92, Grad '94 & Jennifer Von Der Ruhr, Arts '93 matched $50,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $50,000

An Anonymous DonorCoreen Dicus-Johnson, Comm '93 matched $100,000

An Anonymous DonorRich Poirier, Arts '83, Law '86 & his wife Jane, Nurs '83 matched $100,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous School of Dentistry alumna matched $100,000

An Anonymous DonorJim Grotelueschen, Eng '73, Grad '74 & Kit Grotelueschen, Grad ’75 matched $100,000

An Anonymous DonorMark Schoenfelder, Bus Ad ’02 & Sarah Schoenfelder, Bus Ad ‘02 matched $100,000

An Anonymous DonorDaniel Real, Bus Ad ’81 & Susan Cronin Real, Bus Ad ‘81 matched $100,000

An Anonymous DonorSteve Olson, Sp ’78 matched $223,408

An Anonymous DonorMary Ellen Stanek, Arts ’78 & Scott Stanek, Arts ’77, Dent ’82 matched $500,000

An Anonymous DonorMarcus Lemonis, Arts '95 matched $40,790

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous alumni couple matched $13,115
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An Anonymous DonorBarbara Burja gave $10

Lisa Apps photoLisa Apps gave $200


An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $500

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorThe M Club gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorSylvia Wallace, Jour '77 gave $100,000

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous donor from the Class of 1984 gave $100,000

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous alumni family gave $1,000,000 because 1,881 donors made a gift in 3 days
About

Give Marquette Day is a special annual opportunity for the entire Marquette community to come together and support Marquette via gifts, giving challenges, and social media engagement. Participate today! 

HELP US REACH OUR GOAL: Make your gift today and be counted! Gifts of any amount to any fund count.

UNLOCK MATCHES AND CHALLENGES: Your gift can help unlock more than 50 matches and challenges throughout the day!

BE AN ADVOCATE. Sign up to become an advocate and help spread the word with #GiveMUDay. As an advocate, you’ll be a cheerleader for Give Marquette Day, amplifying our reach, and getting more alumni, parents, and friends to give back to support our students!

Support any area that aligns with your passions on Give Marquette Day. Click below to learn more and keep scrolling to see all of the exciting matches and challenges.

COBA 2022 Challenge

School of Dentistry 2022 Challenge

Sport Excellence Fund 2022 Challenge 

Updates
WOW - thank you for your support!

We are so grateful for the outpouring of support today. Thank you! 

116 days ago by Amanda

116 days ago by Amanda
1881 PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE

An anonymous alumni family will contribute $1,000,000 to Marquette once we reach 1881 donors.

117 days ago by Amanda
Wellness + Recreation Facility Fund

An anonymous couple will match gifts to the Wellness + Recreation Facility Fund, dollar for dollar, up to $10,000,000 to transform and integrate the university’s student health, wellness and recreation services.

The major gift propels Marquette toward realizing a vision and long-stated priority to improve campus health and wellness by physically bringing together three key student-centric areas: fitness and recreation, medical services, and mental health services.


117 days ago by Amanda
TIME TO RISE WINDY CITY CHALLENGE

We invite you to rise up with fellow Chicago-area alumni and friends as part of the Time to Rise Windy City Challenge — an opportunity to unlock $250,000 for student scholarships from a generous benefactor when 110 donors from Chicago join Marquette’s President’s Society.

Learn about the President's Society here.


117 days ago by Amanda
WEST REGION PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE

We invite you to rise up with alumni and friends in the West Region as part of the Time to Rise West Region Challenge — an opportunity to unlock $125,000 from Jim Eschweiler, Bus Ad ’91, and Siobain Eschweiler, Comm ’91, when we reach 1881 donors from Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

117 days ago by Amanda
LEMONIS GAMECHANGER CHALLENGE

Alumnus, Marcus Lemonis, star of HGTV’s The Renovator, CNBC’s The Profit and chairman and CEO of Camping World, will match all gifts up to $5,000,000 in support of student success initiatives.

118 days ago by Amanda
BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE DONOR MATCH

Mary Ellen, Arts ’78, and Scott, Arts ’77, Dent ’82, Stanek, National Campaign Co-chairs, will donate $500 to support student scholarships for every donor who supports the Bridge to the Future Fund, up to $500,000. This fund provides financial aid assistance to students whose changing economic circumstances jeopardize their ability to continue their Marquette education.

118 days ago by Amanda
URBAN SCHOLARS CHALLENGE

John and Kathleen Vondran will give $400 per donor to the Urban Scholars Fund, up to $20,000

119 days ago by Amanda
50 STATES PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE

When we receive a gift from a donor in each of the 50 states, Paul Manghera, Bus Ad ’82, will give $1,500 to support Marquette students.

119 days ago by Amanda
Marquette Mentors Challenge

An anonymous mentor will give $25,000 in support of Marquette Mentors when 75 mentors, mentees and mentee alumni make a gift to any fund on Give Marquette Day.

119 days ago by Amanda
MARQUETTE ATHLETICS

The M Club Challenge returns! 

This opportunity is an excellent way for former student-athletes to advocate and donate to their respective Sport Excellence Fund to compete for a $1,000 matched gift to all of our programs courtesy of the M Club. 

119 days ago by Amanda
BACKPACK PROGRAM CHALLENGES

Sylvia Wallace, Jour '77, will give $100,000 to combat food insecurity on campus when 100 donors make a gift to the Backpack Program.

In honor of their mother and grandmother, Thelma L. Osborne, Lisa Osborne Ross, Jour ’84, and her daughter, Claire Elizabeth Ross, Arts ’15, will donate $1,000 to the Backpack Program for each donor who makes a gift to the fund, up to $45,000. 

The Backpack Program provides groceries to Marquette students experiencing food insecurity.

119 days ago by Amanda
ON YOUR MARQ AUTISM SUPPORT PROGRAM MATCH

Marquette parents Lynn and Jason Waterman will match donations to the On Your Marq Autism Support Program dollar for dollar, up to $20,000. On Your Marq is a college transition support program for students with autism spectrum disorders.

120 days ago by Amanda
JULIAN KOSSOW ENDOWED DC FELLOWSHIP FUND

Two anonymous Marquette alumni will match $50 for every donor to the Julian Kossow Endowed DC Fellowship Fund up to $1,000.

120 days ago by Amanda
OVERARCHING SCHOLARSHIP MATCH

John Schaefer, Arts & Sciences '66, and Terry Schaefer will donate $150 in support of student scholarship for each donor who supports scholarship (Scholarship Fund or a college-specific Scholarship Fund), up to $75,000.

120 days ago by Amanda
COLLEGE OF NURSING MATCH

Marquette parents David and Maureen Tarantino will match donations to the College of Nursing Scholarship Fund dollar for dollar, up to $10,000.

120 days ago by Amanda
OPUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING MATCH

Jim Grotelueschen, Eng '73, Grad '74, and Kit Grotelueschen, Grad ’75, will donate $500 in support of College of Engineering enrollment and outreach for each donor to the College of Engineering, up to $100,000.

Mary O'Toole, Eng '79, and Jack O'Toole will match gifts to support the E-Lead Program dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

Rick McDermott, Eng ’91, Law ’94, and Rob Willard will donate $1 to support College of Engineering faculty excellence for each $1 given to a College of Engineering Fund, up to $25,000.


120 days ago by Sara Hall
YOUNG ALUMNI PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE

Members of the Young Alumni Campaign Committee will give $30,000  when 1,000 young alumni (graduates from 2003-2021) make a gift to any fund on Give Marquette Day.

120 days ago by Amanda
1881 PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE

An anonymous alumni family will contribute $1,000,000 to Marquette once we reach 1881 donors.

121 days ago by Amanda
ALUMNI COUPLE PARTICIPATION MATCH

Michael Eng ’81, and Lee Ann, Nurs ’80, Dillis, together with Dan, Nurs ’06, Grad ’14, and Brittany, H Sci ’12, Nurs ’14, Hensgen, will give $500 to Marquette for every alumni couple who makes a gift to any fund, up to $50,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
NEW DONOR CHALLENGE

The Reeves family will give $60,000 to support Equity in MKE if 500 new donors participate on Give Marquette Day. 

Equity in MKE provides room and board, technology or book funding to Urban Scholars and other scholarship recipients, removing a significant financial barrier for student success.

121 days ago by Amanda
NORTHEAST PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE

If 250 donors from the Northeast (NY, NJ, MA, PA, RI, and CT) make a gift on Give Marquette Day, members of the Northeast Campaign Committee will give $130,000 to Marquette.

121 days ago by Amanda
PARENT CHALLENGE

Marquette parents Meredith and Jack Callison will donate $100 to Marquette for every (current or past) parent donor, up to $40,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
STUDENT PARTICIPATION MATCH

Brothers David Trautschold, Eng ’06, and Matt Trautschold, Eng ’04, will give $50 for each student donor, up to 200 donors.

121 days ago by Amanda
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY MATCH

All gifts made in support of the School of Dentistry will be matched $2 for every $1, up to $100,000 by an anonymous School of Dentistry alumna.

121 days ago by Amanda
CENTER FOR PEACEMAKING MATCH

John, Arts ’78, and Susan, Sp ’78, Byrne, will donate $400 to the John and Susan Byrne Endowed Fund for Community Research and Assistance for every donor who supports the Center for Peacemaking, up to $20,000.

An anonymous couple will match gifts made to the Center For Peacemaking Civil Rights Pilgrimage dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
KLINGLER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

All gifts made to support the Klingler College of Arts & Sciences in any area will be matched $1 for every $1, up to $50,000 by an anonymous donor.

Dr. Richard Jones, professor emeritus from the College of Arts and Sciences, is matching gifts to the Social and Cultural Sciences Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MATCH

Jim Ryan, Arts '89, and Tracy Ryan, Comm '89, will match gifts to the Center for Professional Selling dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500.

An anonymous donor from the Class of 1984 will donate $100,000 in support of the Applied Investment Management (AIM) Program when we secure 100 donors to the program.

John Feeney, Bus Ad '11 and Katie Feeney, Bus Ad ‘11 will give $30 per donor to the Center for Real Estate, up to $3,000.

John Barrett, Bus Ad '85, and Geoff Steinbrenner, Bus Ad '98, will match gifts to the Commercial Banking Program Operational Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $3,000.

John Mau, Bus Ad '14, Grad '16, will give $25 per donor to Center for Supply Chain Management Fund, up to $2,500.

Marc Von Der Ruhr, Bus Ad '92, Grad '94, and Jennifer Von Der Ruhr, Arts '93, will match gifts to the Farrokh Nourzad Economics Department Enrichment Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.

Marc Von Der Ruhr, Bus Ad '92, Grad '94, and Jennifer Von Der Ruhr, Arts '93, will match gifts to the Joe Daniels Endowed Memorial Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
DIEDERICH COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION MATCHES

All gifts made to support the Diederich College of Communication in any area such as scholarship, the Diederich Experience, Student Media, the Student Agency, and Theatre Support Fund, will be matched $10 for every $1, up to $315,000 by Steve Olson, Sp ’78.

Coreen Dicus-Johnson, Comm '93, will give $20 for every $1 donated toward the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication Scholarship Fund, up to $100,000.

Ted Knap, Jour '40, will give $5 for every $1 donated to the Ed Pepan Scholarship Fund for Journalism majors, up to $50,000.

Nine community advocates have joined together to match gifts to the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service $5 for every $1 raised, up to $9,500. Nonprofit newsrooms like NNS play a central role in engaging communities on the local, national, and global issues that matter most. Your support makes it possible.

Tim Vetscher, Comm '98, and Jill and Mark Zoromski, Director of Student Media, will give $2 for every $1 donated to the Student Media Gift Fund, up to $18,500.

Marquette Trustee Amy Ford Souders, Arts '92, and Stephen and Heidi Hudson-Mairet have joined together to match gifts to the Marquette Theatre Support Fund dollar for dollar, up to $2,000. Help support high-quality, student-driven performances that serve as a cornerstone of Marquette Arts.

121 days ago by Amanda
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES MATCHES

Daniel Real, Bus Ad ’81 and Susan Cronin Real, Bus Ad ‘81 will match $2 for every $1 of gifts directed to the College of Health Sciences up to $100,000.

The Elizabeth Elser Doolittle Charitable Trust No. ACE II, along with Paul Petitjean, Bus Ad ’82, and Anne Petitjean, PT ’82, will match donations to the Neuro Recovery Clinic Community Support Fund dollar-for-dollar up to $9,000.

An anonymous family will match dollar for dollar each gift to the Intensive Aphasia Program Client Support Fund up to $7,500.

121 days ago by Amanda
GRADUATE SCHOOL MATCH


Jessica Sheetz Nguyen, Grad ’99, and Kenneth Nguyen, Grad ’94, will give $1 for every $1 donated to a Graduate School fund, up to $2,500.

121 days ago by Amanda
707 HUB MATCH

To celebrate the five-year anniversary of the 707 Hub, a generous alumnus has offered to match gifts dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000, to help more students launch as entrepreneurs, innovators and difference makers.

A monthly gift of just $7.07 or more will help ensure the space always remains open, accessible and free to anyone on campus.

121 days ago by Amanda
CHAPEL OF THE HOLY FAMILY MATCH

Rich Poirier, Arts '83, Law '86, and his wife Jane, Nurs '83, will give $1 for every $1 donated toward the Chapel of the Holy Family Restoration Project Fund, up to $100,000

121 days ago by Amanda
EXPLORER CHALLENGE

John Schaefer, Arts '66, and Terry Schaefer will donate $5 for every $1 donated to the Explorer Challenge, up to $25,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
HONORS PROGRAM MATCH

Dr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75, and Dr. Pat Sackett, Arts ’75, will give $25 for every $1 donated toward the Honors Program Fund, up to $50,000.

121 days ago by Amanda
IGNATIO ELLACURIA, S.J., DREAMER’S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP MATCH

Dan and Guadalupe Scholl will match gifts to the Ignatio Ellacuria, S.J., Dreamer’s Endowed Scholarship, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000. This scholarship benefits undocumented students attending Marquette University.

121 days ago by Amanda
IWL EXCELLENCE FUND MATCH

The Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Council will match every gift to the IWL Excellence Fund $1 for $1 up to $25,000. Your gift supports research and programs that will lead to greater gender equity in leadership.

121 days ago by Amanda
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SOCIAL CHALLENGE

The Rolfs Family will donate $100,000 to support undergraduate research at Marquette when 200 people like or share the Undergraduate Research challenge post on Give Marquette Day.

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121 days ago by Amanda

On Your Marq. Get Set. Give! The On Your Marq. Get Set. Give! reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents, Former Student-athlete
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
03$750
19401$50,000
19501$500
19521$50
19533$4,085
19541$25
19551$150
19563$175
19585$2,325
19594$470
19608$1,530
19614$775
19626$507
19638$1,985
196413$1,885
196513$1,000
19669$25,850
196713$1,470
196810$14,490
196912$1,820
197014$21,280
197124$23,440
197232$6,359
197324$103,510
197423$2,890
197534$154,010
197628$2,410
197747$605,403
197831$799,943
197934$116,845
198030$1,002,289
198152$143,865
198224$15,815
198350$107,873
198448$149,210
198543$96,330
198643$9,320
198752$16,112
198868$33,866
198960$17,070
199059$6,423
199154$39,078
199263$66,980
199359$167,898
199454$12,931
199531$44,470
199634$4,195
199750$7,372
199852$31,828
199964$20,250
200060$4,945
200159$6,773
200280$110,970
200375$8,385
200469$17,205
200558$2,915
200675$32,931
200768$8,195
200875$12,033
200970$4,693
201065$8,555
201180$8,440
201250$5,230
201362$5,489
201489$8,748
201579$50,950
201693$10,517
201797$9,590
201894$6,480
201991$3,220
2020105$9,196
2021112$6,177
2022217$79,664
2023167$7,540
2024186$14,396
2025172$6,495
202614$565
20274$155
20311$15
Men's Basketball3$70
Men's Cross Country/Track & Field10$1,935
Men's Golf5$780
Men's Lacrosse14$700
Men's Soccer7$2,086
Men's Tennis14$1,585
Women's Basketball16$8,802
Women's Cross Country/Track & Field15$1,200
Women's Lacrosse31$1,325
Women's Soccer53$6,378
Women's Tennis3$150
Women's Volleyball18$1,570
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Gave $1,000,000 because 1,881 gifts were made during a Challenge!
Mary Ellen Stanek, Arts ’78 photo
Mary Ellen Stanek, Arts ’78
matched 1,000 gifts for a total of $500,000
Steve Olson, Sp ’78 photo
Steve Olson, Sp ’78
matched 238 gifts for a total of $223,408
Anonymous School of Dentistry alumna photo
Anonymous School of Dentistry alumna
matched a total of $100,000
Jim Grotelueschen, Eng '73, Grad '74 photo
Jim Grotelueschen, Eng '73, Grad '74
matched a total of $100,000
An anonymous donor from the Class of 1984 photo
An anonymous donor from the Class of 1984
Gave $100,000 during a Challenge!
Sylvia Wallace, Jour '77 photo
Sylvia Wallace, Jour '77
Gave $100,000 during a Challenge!
Mark Schoenfelder, Bus Ad ’02 photo
Mark Schoenfelder, Bus Ad ’02
matched a total of $100,000
Coreen Dicus-Johnson, Comm '93 photo
Coreen Dicus-Johnson, Comm '93
matched a total of $100,000
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Rich Poirier, Arts '83, Law '86
matched a total of $100,000

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