CM Builds - Kemper Hall Entry Renovation

$51,226
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102% of $50,000 goal
76
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Richard Gebken photoRichard Gebken matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorMEP Club matched $2,500
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Donate $25
We want others to know how special you are to the CM program! Keep an eye out for a social media shoutout that lets others know about your support.

Donate $50
In addition to the above incentive, donors at the $50 level will also receive a personalized thank you note and recognition in the next BearPrint alumni newsletter.

Donate $100
Donate at the $100 level and receive all the incentives above plus receive a CM Window Sticker and and CM t-shirt.

Donate $250
With a $250 gift, you will receive the above incentives plus your name will be added to a plaque on the donor wall.

Donate $500
In addition to the above incentives, $500 or more donors will be receive a VIP invitation to the campaign's celebration reception.
About

Kemper Hall is the home of the Construction Management program. From classrooms to construction and computer labs, students pursuing a CM degree at Missouri State University spend countless hours learning and working in Kemper. Over the last decade, the program has worked to update the building through renovation projects including select classroom remodels and a computer laboratory overhaul. If you have not been to Kemper Hall in the last four years, you may not even recognize some of the spaces. However, the main entryway to the building has remained virtually unchanged since the building was built. This area is the space in which new and prospective students get their first impression of the program. It is also a key intersection and gathering point for occupants of the building. We are asking for your help in making this space match the developments and strengths of the CM program at Missouri State. We want to create a space where students are proud to call Kemper their “home”. The proposed project would renovate the east entryway to include the following:

  • Larger and more modern awards display case
  • Increased digital signage
  • Better lighting and expanded electrical outlets for device charging
  • Donor recognition wall
  • Branding of space to better highlight the TCM department
  • Improved seating and gathering space in the “sunken area” near the main stairs

Thank you for supporting your Construction Management Bears!


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*In addition, MSU alumni who make a qualifying gift of $50 or more receive a V.I.B.card - Very Important Bear

Visit MSU Alumni Association for additional information how to become engaged with the association and what events are coming to your area.

Updates
Let's get to 100 donors!

When the idea about this fundraising campaign was proposed to the University, they thought we were being too ambitious.  They said that a campaign like this could NOT raise that much money.

LET'S PROVE THEM WRONG!

We are nearing 50% of our goal, so we need your help in reaching more alumni and friends of the program.  Remember that ANY gift helps.

Check out another rendering of the proposed renovation below.


116 days ago by Richard Gebken
Making Kemper a Home for Construction Management Students

We are so excited to share an early rendering of the Kemper Hall Entryway remodel project.  More images and details about the project in the weeks to come.  Please be sure to check back and share with your fellow alumni. 

Let's make this project a success!!!


128 days ago by Richard Gebken

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