Southwestern Giving Day 2023

1,454
Donors
96% of 1,500 Donor goal
$513,150
Donated
This campaign ended on April 20, 2023, but you can still make a gift to Southwestern University by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorSterling A Martinez matched $50

An Anonymous DonorKana Takenaka matched $100

Christine Kettle Bowman photoChristine Kettle Bowman & Bill Bowman matched $42

Catherine Yow photoCatherine Yow matched $100

JC Bunch photoJC Bunch matched $500

Berkeley Burch-Martinez photoBerkeley Burch-Martinez matched $500

An Anonymous DonorBerkeley Burch-Martinez matched $500

An Anonymous DonorAngelyque Campbell matched $500

An Anonymous DonorKaren Hanson-Flowers matched $500

An Anonymous DonorJean T Janssen matched $500

Georgianne Hewett photoGeorgianne Hewett matched $500

Kelly Lessard photoKelly Lessard matched $500

An Anonymous DonorBerkeley Burch-Martinez matched $500

An Anonymous DonorRobert Rochelle & Pamela Rochelle matched $500

An Anonymous DonorLauren Jensen matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1,000

Community Users photoJeff Kangieser & Faith Kangieser matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorJean T Janssen matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1,000

Craig McKinney photoCraig McKinney & Brandon Mosley matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorAndrew L Dornon & Katelyn Watkins matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorSue Stauffer Harshman matched $4,000

An Anonymous DonorSue Stauffer Harshman matched $4,000

An Anonymous DonorJulie Nelson Clark matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorJOE BOURNE matched $12,500

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $15,000

An Anonymous DonorDr. Claire Peel '72 matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $30,000
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Becca Horton Epperley photoBecca Horton Epperley gave $50

Maria Kruger photoMaria Kruger & David Seiler gave $500

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $5,000

An Anonymous DonorPresident Laura Skandera Trombley gave $5,000

An Anonymous DonorThe Pike Trustees gave $25,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $50,000
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About

Be a part of Southwestern’s biggest day of the year! For 1840 minutes, the Southwestern community comes together to build a better tomorrow by supporting the people, places, and pursuits that mean the most to them, helping Southwestern continue to thrive since our charter in 1840. 

Now is the time to reach as many Pirates and friends as we can — and we need your help! Make your gift, share it with your network, and help us reach our ambitious goal of 1,500 donors. Don’t miss your chance! #ThriveSU

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Have questions? Contact the Annual Giving Team at giving@southwestern.edu.

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Thank you!


Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Southwestern Giving Day! As always, the Southwestern community showed its incredible generosity by giving more than $513,000 towards your favorite people, places, and passions across campus. 

This generosity will make an immediate difference for current Southwestern students and enhance the opportunities for future generations of students.

Together, we are building a better tomorrow.


Below are the challenge winners for the final hours of the campaign!
 

Final Countdown Challenge

1st Place: WINNER 

Swimming and Diving 

2nd Place: WINNERS

Allison Dickson Tri Delta Endowed Scholarship

Baseball

Cat Partners

231 days ago by Lauren Strilich

Donor Map
Designation
Top Designations by DonorsDonorsRaised ($)
Feminist Studies 3$55
Class of 2017 Endowed Scholarship2$10
Southwestern University Police1$150
Lori and Erik Hapst Endowed Fund1$200
Class of 2025 Scholarship0$0
Disaster Recovery Fund2$110
Religion 4$160
Class of 2021 Scholarship 0$0
Women's Basketball14$815
Nell Barnes Benold ’48 Zeta Tau Alpha Endowed Scholarship42$2,179
Greek Life Advisor10$1,690
Florence Gould Scholarship2$125
Special Collections13$516
Student Philanthropy Council7$191
Kappa Sigma Iota Chapter Endowed Scholarship 10$1,767
Allison Dickson Delta Delta Delta Endowed Scholarship 44$5,931
Class of 1997 Endowed Scholarship9$2,275
Other27$60,696
Class of 2022 Scholarship7$1,135
Southwestern Fund for Student Scholarships72$17,685
Class of 2023 Scholarship29$16,025
Chemistry 13$1,195
Reproductive Justice Alliance1$15
Music 15$1,760
Named Office in honor of Dr. Debika Sihi59$23,803
Class of 1971 Endowed Scholarship5$1,125
Tennis 15$2,050
Football 11$3,300
Muslims and Allies2$500
Pi Kappa Alpha Housing Scholarship17$1,479
The Gabe Wiley Lawson and Phi Delta Theta “The Road Goes on Forever” Endowed Scholarship12$6,850
Cross Country12$605
The Alpha Xi Delta Stephanie Quimby Memorial Endowed Scholarship 11$360
Math/Computer Science 11$1,074
Library Initiatives23$3,465
Swimming & Diving 67$12,400
Kappa Delta Chi Chapter Room 14$1,135
Theatre16$2,128
Earl Lee Moseley, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund 16$2,725
Women's Soccer17$1,750
The Southwestern Fund100$26,212
SU Emergency Fund26$8,965
Men's Lacrosse 25$7,337
SU Cheer and Pom Squads13$775
Dixon Scholarship 5$225
Baseball 91$62,320
Pirate Fund for Athletics7$1,720
Wally Pilcher ’95 Alpha Phi Omega Endowed Scholarship5$1,160
Education13$2,150
Psychology 4$1,535
Phi Beta Kappa Membership Fund0$0
Jack & Dana Albright Endowed Scholarship4$400
Best Buddies1$25
Andrew Walker Endowed Scholarship3$200
Class of 1976 Endowed Scholarship4$600
Glada Munt Athletic Director Suite2$2,500
SU Native 1$70
Edward L. Kain Endowed Scholarship0$0
Spiritual & Religious Life2$300
Asian Student Association 3$550
Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship0$0
Pep Band4$80
Student/Faculty Research0$0
Class of 1982 Scholarship0$0
Class of 2002 Scholarship1$25
Pi Kappa Alpha House Fund34$5,255
Health Services3$200
Class of 1995 Endowed Scholarship6$400
Purdy Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research 5$625
Pirates for Pride 20$2,210
Debby Ellis Writing Center6$220
Kinesiology 4$175
Golf 5$370
Class of 2020 Scholarship 0$0
Center for Career and Professional Development6$118
The Fred R. Hilgeman Endowed Scholarship8$1,375
Fountainwood Observatory1$100
Men's Basketball 4$350
Class of 1993 Scholarship5$450
Spring Breakaway (Destination: Service)0$0
Communication Studies 4$120
Dr. Robert L. Soulen Endowed Scholarship 7$1,350
Class of 1967 Endowed Scholarship2$500
Kappa Alpha House Fund12$1,680
Dr. Jimmy Smith Kinesiology Endowed Research Fund0$0
Jaysn Jameson Memorial Scholarship 13$1,308
George Nelson Endowed Music Scholarship11$5,325
High Impact Experiences (HIE) Fund28$63,845
Class of 1964 Endowed Scholarship3$600
SCOPE Program2$30
Austin Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship0$0
Matthew Boeer Endowed Scholarship 6$360
The Dan C. Hilliard Endowed Scholarship 1$25
English 3$30
Art History 2$100
Doug Hooker Endowed Scholarship 4$335
BIG Event2$50
Captain's Academy8$1,235
Southwestern Fund for Emergency Scholarships10$610
Dr. Kenny Sheppard Endowment for the SU Chorale 9$675
Cat Partners50$4,506
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Center (JEDI)26$1,975
Pi Kappa Alpha - Alpha Omicron Centennial Scholarship 34$3,805
Men's Soccer 49$8,624
Science Internships3$1,500
Pirate Bikes37$4,338
Volleyball 10$1,650
Softball 14$730
Business 5$1,100
Art 20$1,200
Counseling Services4$78
HALO (Hispanic and Latinx Organization)7$1,123
Tuition Exchange Scholarship0$0
Class of 2015 Scholarship4$26
Mood-Bridwell Hall Renovation13$39,310
Center for Academic Success2$75
Jaime J. Woody Endowed Mosaic Fund2$1,200
Hispanic Leadership & Service Endowed Scholarship8$475
Kristine Elizabeth Olsta Class of 1992 Endowed Book and Collections0$0
Gwen Kennedy Neville Endowment 0$0
Mask & Wig 1$500
Modern Languages 2$1,200
Class of 2018 Endowed Scholarship5$1,055
Black Student Union4$125
Community Garden7$335
Coach Jim Mallon Endowed Fund 3$100
The Greater Austin Association Endowed Scholarship Fund0$0
Student Foundation2$100
Parent Fund2$100
Political Science 7$371
Korouva Milk Bar0$0
Women's Locker Room Renovation2$100
Physics 1$50
Edward L. Kain Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research in Sociology1$100
Biology 9$425
Women's Lacrosse 2$125
Thomas White Memorial Kappa Alpha Order Scholarship 3$1,011
Class of 2016 Scholarship0$0
Study Abroad10$675
Business Club0$0
Class of 2024 Scholarship2$25
History 3$100
Student Activities 0$0
Sociology/Anthropology 1$50
Sarofim Fine Arts Fund4$4,650
Class of 1978 Scholarship1$50
Economics1$25
Class of 1973 Scholarship6$1,200
The Big Event0$0
Chinese 2$30
SIRA/Intramurals3$470
Dr. Tex Kassen Endowed Fund 1$50
Megaphone1$200
SEAK4$70
The Jean Janssen and Stephen Pate Endowed Scholarship1$1,000
Philosophy 0$0
Class of 1972 Endowed Scholarship0$0
Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter Room 5$235
The Zeta Chapter-Alpha Delta Pi Endowed Scholarship 37$1,929
Athletic Training 2$55
Strength & Conditioning0$0
Class of 2019 Endowed Scholarship0$0
Track and Field1$50
Harpst Endowed Scholarship 2$100
Jan Dawson Endowed Scholarship 5$350
Community-Engaged Learning0$0
Class of 1977 Scholarship0$0
Alumni Giving
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
19460$0
19807$2,400
19631$3,100
201710$641
20099$1,525
202115$2,806
199315$9,142
198811$3,900
197321$12,925
201010$1,895
200012$2,115
200412$4,252
202316$1,450
199714$5,900
200714$1,157
202415$727
19998$3,600
202021$820
197515$7,525
201813$603
199216$3,977
199521$9,600
199119$5,413
202223$5,633
19695$875
199012$1,125
19988$2,400
19552$100
19390$0
19360$0
19767$760
19651$1,000
20027$2,425
198915$1,875
19817$15,730
20117$485
19789$2,150
19644$850
19340$0
19491$250
20017$3,725
20259$658
19420$0
19828$5,875
19410$0
19470$0
19520$0
19440$0
19430$0
199613$2,150
19570$0
19350$0
19864$700
19560$0
19540$0
19660$0
19380$0
197411$2,700
201410$585
200312$4,945
198311$5,150
200514$3,040
201314$4,076
201614$1,980
19622$300
19949$5,738
201514$1,411
19878$1,975
19615$350
200810$4,270
19685$500
19702$240
19330$0
19774$1,200
19673$575
19859$2,050
19590$0
19500$0
19450$0
20125$260
20266$303
19847$3,300
20193$95
19370$0
19796$3,000
19400$0
19717$1,800
19726$25,750
19510$0
20067$410
19530$0
19604$300
19580$0
19480$0
Athlete Giving
Pirate Athletic TeamsDonorsRaised ($)
Men's Soccer19$894
Men's Basketball4$950
Women's Lacrosse0$0
Cross Country0$0
Men's Lacrosse4$1,583
Softball0$0
Women's Basketball4$275
Volleyball1$200
Track and Field0$0
Baseball17$9,000
Golf3$1,020
Swimming & Diving9$3,081
Football2$75
Tennis3$270
Women's Soccer7$1,320
Greek Giving
Greek ChaptersDonorsRaised ($)
Kappa Sigma8$273
Phi Delta Theta14$8,850
Alpha Delta Pi43$17,116
Pi Kappa Alpha68$22,055
Zeta Tau Alpha55$12,490
Alpha Xi Delta4$1,110
Alpha Kappa Alpha1$200
Kappa Alpha9$2,380
Kappa Delta Chi2$525
Delta Delta Delta25$4,020
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon38%Alumni/Students
Parent icon16%Parents
Suitcase icon10%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon4%Friends
Gradhat icon6%Athletes
Gradhat icon16%Greek
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