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Alumni Participation

 
Annual Fund - The Alumni Difference
Over 2,700 alumni believe in the difference an Aquinas education makes. For many alumni, it was scholarship assistance that made an Aquinas College education possible. With a sense of gratitude, our alumni are moved to give year-after-year to the Annual Fund.
 
The Wege Challenge - New/Renewed Donor Alert!

If you have not donated in the past five years, or have never donated, now is your chance!  For your minimum gift of $25, The Wege Foundation will donate $250 to the Annual Fund!

 
The 2012-2013 Reunion Scholar Program

Beginning last year, for every $1,500 that is raised by a reunion class, a Reunion Scholar is named and awarded the tuition assistance in the name of their class.  That student will become a Reunion Scholar in the name of the class who made it possible.

 

This year, our Reunion Scholar Program has raised $76,166.27 from 430 donors! That is a $26,428.57 increase from the $49,737.70 raised last year. We also have 89 more donors than we did last year! That means we were able to award 47 Reunion Scholars with financial aid! Congratulations to our Reunion Classes for all of the scholarships that they were able to provide!

The breakdown as follows:

 

Reunion Class

Total Dollars Raised

Total Donors

Total Scholarships Awarded

Golden Saints

$31,596.06

180

21

Class of 1962

$11,385

29

7

Class of 1967

$9,000

24

6

Class of 1972

$3,035

33

2

Class of 1977

$2,791

24

1

Class of 1982

$6,350

34

4

Class of 1987

$4,570

27

3

Class of 1992

$1,825

15

1

Class of 1997

$2,412.50

27

1

Class of 2002

$2,093.06

19

1

Class of 2007

$1,134.50

18

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Alumni Giving Rates
The Annual Fund's Alumni Giving is at approximately 14%, with a five-year goal of 20%. Our benchmark schools have achieved up to 31% and higher. Absolutely any gift, large or small, affects this percentage - even a $5 gift. If each Alumni were to step up and make a single gift to the Annual Fund each year, our Alumni Giving Rate could be at 100%! Imagine the impact that could have on student scholarships!
 
Aquinas College - 14% Benchmark Achievement - 31% Total Capacity - 100%
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Your gift makes all the difference in the world. Invest in the Annual Fund today!
 
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To learn more, contact the Senior Director of Foundation Operations and Annual Giving , Kate Davis, at (616) 632-2817 or daviskat@aquinas.edu.