College of Communication

$128,970
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128% of $100,000 goal
198
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Kathy Beykirch Hanley photoKathy Beykirch Hanley & Mark Hanley matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorMarc Viale, Arts ’90 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $6,000

An Anonymous DonorBrothers David Trautschold, Eng ’06 & Matt Trautschold, Eng ’04 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Students

An Anonymous DonorJuana Droessler, Arts ’68 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000

An Anonymous DonorThe Green Family Foundation matched $1,000 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Diederich College of Communication Student Success Current Use Fund

An Anonymous DonorSwati Joshi, Comm ’94 matched $250 for each donor, donating a total of $48,750Just for College of Communication

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous couple matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $100,000Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorJenna Santoianni, Comm ’06 matched $5 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $86,625Just for College of Communication
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An Anonymous DonorBarbara Burja gave $120 because 10 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorMembers of the Young Alumni Campaign Committee & Young Alumni Leadership Council gave $25,000 because 1250 donors gaveJust for Classes between 2003 & 2023

An Anonymous DonorMarianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72 & Chris Palen, Bus Ad ’71 gave $105,000 because 300 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous gave $1,000,000 because 1881 donors gave
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Give Marquette Day 2024
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Support the Diederich College of Communication on #GiveMUDay

Give Marquette Day is a phenomenal opportunity to support the College of Communication, which prepares students for intellectual, artistic, professional, and ethical leadership in today’s complex world of communication. 

Updates
College of Communication Participation Challenge

Swati Joshi, Comm ’94, will give $250 for every donor that supports the Diederich College of Communication, in any area, up to $50,000.

53 days ago by Amanda Lang
Diederich College of Communication Student Success Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: The Green Family Foundation will donate $1,000 to the Diederich College of Communication Student Success Current Use Fund for each donor who supports the fund on Give Marquette Day, up to $25,000. 

This fund supports student in the college through peer mentorship, programming to welcome and support new students and sponsoring student trips to meet industry leaders throughout Milwaukee.

73 days ago by Amanda Lang
College of Communication Match

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 $5 for every $1, up to $100,000 by Jenna Santoianni, Comm ’06.

73 days ago by Amanda Lang

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Suitcase icon7%Faculty/Staff
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Anonymous
Gave $1,000,000 because 1,881 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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The Wolohan Family Foundation.
Heart icon matched 148 gifts for a total of $150,000
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Marianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72
Gave $105,000 because 300 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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An anonymous couple
Heart icon matched 500 gifts for a total of $100,000
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Jay, Bus Ad '84, and Sara Schwister
Heart icon matched a total of $100,000
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Chuck Swoboda, Eng ’89
Heart icon matched 138 gifts for a total of $100,000
Jenna Santoianni, Comm ’06 photo
Jenna Santoianni, Comm ’06
Heart icon matched 196 gifts for a total of $86,625
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Mark Naidicz, Sp ’84
Heart icon matched 170 gifts for a total of $50,000
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Dr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75
Heart icon matched 11 gifts for a total of $50,000
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Swati Joshi, Comm ’94
Heart icon matched 195 gifts for a total of $48,750