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President Tripathi's Giving Day Challenge
The President’s Giving Day Challenge will award $15,000 to the UB Fund for the top three academic departments or units that have the greatest number of donors. The first-, second- and third-place units will receive $7,500, $5,000 and $2,500, respectively.
Rank Prize Department/Unit Donors
1 $7,500 Athletics 300
2 $5,000 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences 164
3 $2,500 International Education 124
4 College of Arts and Sciences 123
5 School of Management 113
6 Student Life 103
7 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 98
8 University Libraries 78
9 School of Law 77
10 Graduate School of Education 74
11 School of Nursing 56
12 School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 53
13 School of Dental Medicine 53
14 School of Social Work 50
15 School of Architecture and Planning 45
16 School of Public Health and Health Professions 40
17 Honors College 36
18 Graduate Research 22
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Student Emergency Fund Match
Laura Hubbard, vice president for finance and administration is matching all gifts to the Student Emergency Fund dollar for dollar, up to $7,500. Student need in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic on top of typical unanticipated circumstances that arise, has not gone away. Your support is greatly appreciated!
$5,359 MATCHED
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Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Match
Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has generously offered to match gifts dollar for dollar to the Jacobs School, up to $5,000.
$5,000 MATCHED
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James Joyce Museum Fund Match
All Giving Day gifts in support of the James Joyce Museum Fund will go towards the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) $100,000 Challenge Grant. Help us create a public space for a global audience to discover and experience the greatest collection of Joyce materials in the world!
$20,280 MATCHED
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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Match
Gayle Brazeau, PhD ’89 and Dan Brazeau, PhD ’89 will match all gifts, dollar for dollar (up to $1,000), made to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in honor of long-time SPPS faculty member, Dr. Marilyn Morris. Support will be directed towards recognition of a PHC student involved in leadership activities and outreach.
$1,000 MATCHED
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$1,500
School of Public Health and Health Professions Student Diversity Fund Challenge
A group of anonymous donors have agreed to give $1,500 to the Student Diversity Fund to support this year’s Pathways Academy, if 15 other donors give to the Student Diversity Fund during UB Giving Day.
15 / 15 Donors
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$15,000
UB Athletics Challenge
An anonymous donor will give $15,000 to support UB Athletics if 200 donors also give to Athletics on UB Giving Day. #HornsUp
200 / 200 Donors
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$1,000
School of Nursing Marsha and Roy Lewis Nursing Education Innovation Fund Challenge
In honor of Dean Lewis’s time at the School of Nursing and her upcoming retirement, alumnus Karen Maricle, ’88, ’72 has generously agreed to give $1,000 to the Marsha and Roy Lewis Nursing Education Innovation Fund, if 20 other donors give to the same fund.
20 / 20 Donors
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University Libraries Student Employee Award Match
Evviva Lajoie, vice provost for University Libraries, has generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made in support of the University Libraries Student Employee Award (up to $2,500).
$715 MATCHED
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School of Law Match
Frank Ewing, JD ’12 and Leah Ewing JD ‘11 have generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made to the School of Law (up to $5,000).
$5,000 MATCHED
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School of Social Work DEIJA Fund Match
The School of Social Work Dean, Dr. Keith A. Alford, along with the Dean’s Council, have generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made to the DEIJA Fund (up to $2,000).
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$7,000
International Student Emergency Fund Challenge
70 donors to the International Student Emergency Fund unlocks $7,000 to UB from a generous UB alumnus.
70 / 70 Donors
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$3,000
UB Alumni Singapore Community Leadership Scholarship Challenge
30 donors to the UB Alumni Singapore Community Leadership Scholarship unlocks $3,000 to UB from a generous UB alumnus.
30 / 30 Donors
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Let's get its started! Give now to win UB swag.
UB Giving Day is starting out strong! Give on April 26 between 2-3 p.m. and receive UB branded swag. Gifts of $28.50 or more are eligible for this promotion or fair market value of the give-a-way must be deducted from your tax receipt.
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Help us cross the finish line and win UB swag!
There's only two hours left! Make a gift to help us cross the finish line on April 27 between 10-11 a.m. and receive UB branded swag. Gifts of $28.50 or more are eligible for this promotion or fair market value of the give-a-way must be deducted from your tax receipt.
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Is UB in your will?
On UB Giving Day, it’s our goal to identify supporters who have included a gift to UB in their will, but have not yet let us know. If this applies to you, contact Wendy Irving today. Together we can learn about your giving intent, and help you to create a lasting legacy at UB. Please contact Wendy Irving at dev-pg@buffalo.edu or (716) 881-7484 today to count towards our Giving Day goal. Haven’t created your will yet? Visit FreeWill.com/Buffalo to create your will today, at no cost to you.
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Show us your future Bulls!
UB is a family tradition! Post a photo of your favorite future UB Bulls and we’ll select two submissions to win UB gear! Bonus if we spot some blue and white in your photo. Include #UBGivingDay and #UBuffalo to be eligible to win.
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Department/Unit Funds Raised
Let's see who can raise the most funds! Give to your degree school or department to keep them at the top of the list.
Rank Department Raised
1 Athletics $43,626.11
2 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences $30,903.16
3 School of Management $28,441.00
4 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences $27,260.00
5 University Libraries $23,945.00
6 School of Law $18,819.50
7 School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences $15,845.00
8 School of Social Work $15,040.00
9 College of Arts and Sciences $13,299.44
10 School of Architecture and Planning $12,425.00
11 School of Dental Medicine $10,610.00
12 School of Public Health and Health Professions $10,025.44
13 Student Life $8,248.00
14 International Education $8,208.60
15 UB Fund $8,130.22
16 Graduate School of Education $7,795.22
17 School of Nursing $7,321.00
18 Blue Table $2,456.66
19 CSTEP $2,450.00
20 Honors College $2,160.00
21 Graduate Research $2,140.00
22 University Communications Student Scholarship Fund $1,100.00
23 Community Health Equity Research Institute $1,100.00
24 LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association & Scholarship $900.00
25 Hillel of Buffalo Fund $211.00
26 CIO Digital Environment and Innovate Technology $0.00
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$2,500
Student Life Challenge
If 50 people give to any designation in Student Life on UB Giving Day, Brian Hamluk, Vice President for Student Life, will unlock $2,500 towards the Blue Table Fund.
50 / 50 Donors
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School of Law Match
Dan Kohane, JD ’79 has generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar-for-dollar, made to the School of Law (up to $5,000).
$5,000 MATCHED
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$1,000
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Challenge
Dean Gary Pollack, PhD ’84 will give $1,000 to the UB Fund for the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences for every 10 donors that give to SPPS (up to $5,000).
50 / 50 Donors
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Graduate School of Education Match
An anonymous donor has generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made to the UB Fund for the Graduate School of Education up to $3,600.
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Athletics Donor Leaderboard
Which team is going to bring in the most number of gifts during Giving Day? Give now and watch your favorite team move to the top.
Rank Fund Designation Donors
1 Men's Wrestling 73
2 Track and Field/Cross Country 71
3 Football Excellence Fund 43
4 Women's Soccer 32
5 Women's Basketball Excellence Fund 24
6 Men's Basketball Excellence Fund 22
7 Women's Tennis 14
8 Men's Tennis 14
9 Women's Swimming and Diving 12
10 Women's Volleyball 11
11 Women's Softball 11
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$2,500
Graduate Research Enhancement Fund Challenge
Graham Hammill, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School, will donate $2,500 to the Graduate Research Enhancement Fund when 35 donors also make a gift to support graduate education and research.
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Department of Surgery Health Equity Fund Match
Jill Szczesek, PhD '20, EdM '10, and Mr. Marco Riccioni will generously match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made to the Department of Surgery Health Equity Fund (up to $2,500).
$1,710 MATCHED
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$1,000
Honors College Challenge
If 20 donors make gifts to the UB Fund for the Honors College, Dr. Ryan Latulipe, BS ’13, BA ’13, and Mr. Jason MacLean, PMBA ’15, will generously contribute $1,000 to the UB Fund for Honors College.
20 / 20 Donors
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Karwan/Thomas Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship Fund Challenge
Bob Hanley ISE ’90, in honor of the retirement of Professor Mark Karwan, has generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made to the Karwan/Thomas Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship Fund (up to $25,000)
$4,387 MATCHED
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$7,500
School of Dental Medicine Challenge
If 50 donors make a gift to the School of Dental Medicine, the Alan J. Gross Fund will donate $7,500 to the School of Dental Medicine student emergency fund.
50 / 50 Donors
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$3,000
International Student Scholarship Fund Challenge
30 donors to the International Student Scholarship Fund unlocks $3,000 to UB from a generous UB alumnus.
20 / 30 Donors
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$30,000
Yildizlar Education Scholarship Challenge
Every 25 donors to the Yildizlar Education Scholarship unlocks $2,500 to the fund (up to 300 donors and $30,000).
5 / 300 Donors
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How far can we go today? Win UB swag!
Make a gift to UB Giving Day on April 26 between 6-7 p.m. and receive UB branded swag. Gifts of $28.50 or more are eligible for this promotion or fair market value of the give-a-way must be deducted from your tax receipt.
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Put your best 'foot' forward!
On #UBGivingDay, we come together as one UB community to give back to areas that fuel our passion. This year, faculty and staff who have not made a gift or pledge/payroll deduction this fiscal year (July 1-present) but make a UB Giving Day gift will receive an exclusive pair of UB branded socks, compliments of University Advancement (while supplies last). Gifts of $58.50 are eligible for this promotion or fair market value of the socks must be deducted from your tax receipt.
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Show us your True Blue Spirit!
Post a picture of just you, or you and other UB Bulls wearing #UBuffalo gear for a chance to win UB merch! Bonus for oldies from your time on campus. Include #UBGivingDay and #UBuffalo to be eligible to win.
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Show us your fur babies, your scaley and feathered friends!
We know you’ve got ‘em and we know you love ‘em! Submit a photo of your animal family members and we’ll select two of the most creative, cute or unusual submissions to win UB swag! Include #UBGivingDay and #UBuffalo to be eligible to win.
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