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Success!
New Goal Announced!
Chancellor Sartarelli will give $2,500 if Seahawks reach a new goal of 1,600 donors. Plus, there are thousands of dollars still up for grabs through active challenges and matches.
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Athletics Donor Challenge
The UNCW Athletic team with the most donors will receive $1,500 to their program fund, the second place team will receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Teams Gifts
1 $1,500 Women's Soccer Scholarship 84
2 $1,000 Track/CC Scholarship 75
3 Volleyball Scholarship 69
4 Swim & Dive Scholarship 62
5 Softball Scholarship 47
6 Women's Basketball Scholarship 16
7 Baseball Scholarship 15
8 Men's Golf Scholarship 14
9 Men's Soccer Scholarship 13
10 Men's Basketball Scholarship 11
11 Women's Golf Scholarship 7
12 Women's Tennis Scholarship 4
13 Men's Tennis Scholarship 3
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Athletics Dollar Challenge
The UNCW Athletic team that raises the most money will receive $1,500 to their program fund, the second place team will receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Teams Raised
1 $1,500 Men's Basketball Scholarship $13,174.20
2 $1,000 Women's Soccer Scholarship $5,254.40
3 Men's Soccer Scholarship $3,010.40
4 Volleyball Scholarship $2,977.67
5 Track/CC Scholarship $2,595.99
6 Women's Basketball Scholarship $1,865.22
7 Softball Scholarship $1,287.95
8 Baseball Scholarship $1,096.04
9 Swim & Dive Scholarship $942.03
10 Women's Golf Scholarship $476.21
11 Men's Tennis Scholarship $100.02
12 Men's Golf Scholarship $50.13
13 Women's Tennis Scholarship $36.52
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Student Organization Competition
The student organization or club sport that has the most donors will receive $2,500 to their trust fund, second place will receive $1,000, third place will receive $750, and fourth place will receive $500.
Rank Prize Organizations Gifts
1 $2,500 Student Veterans Organization 139
2 $1,000 Ritmo Latino 123
3 $750 Student Ambassadors 114
4 $500 Women's Volleyball Club 69
5 Student Government Association Fund 7
6 Alpha Psi Lamda 6
7 Habitat for Humanity 6
8 Fraternity and Sorority Life 5
9 Plastic Ocean Project 4
10 Intercollegiate Equestrian Club 3
11 Men's Club Basketball 2
12 Beekeepers Club 2
13 Environmental Concerns Organization (ECO) 1
14 Men's Ultimate Frisbee Club 1
15 Swim Club (Campus Recreation) 1
16 Student Association of Clinical Research 1
17 Anime Club 1
18 Black Student Union 1
19 PreVet Medical Club 1
20 Orientation Leaders 1
21 Fast Pitch Softball 1
22 Advertising Chapter 0
23 American Association for Men in Nursing 0
24 American Medical Student Association 0
25 Amnesty International Club 0
26 Anthropology Club 0
27 Asian Student Association 0
28 Association of Nursing Students 0
29 Association of Pre-Occupational Therapy Students 0
30 Association of Recreation Therapy Students 0
31 Athletic Training Student Association 0
32 Atlantis 0
33 Baseball Club 0
34 Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society 0
35 Campus Christian Fellowship 0
36 Campus Crusade for Christ 0
37 Car Club 0
38 Caribbean Student Association 0
39 Catholic Campus Ministries 0
40 Centro Hispano Embajdores 0
41 Chemistry Club 0
42 Chess Club 0
43 Chinese Club 0
44 Circle K Club 0
45 College Democrats Club 0
46 College Republicans 0
47 Competitive Cheerleading Team 0
48 Conservative Leadership Fund 0
49 Creative Seahawks Craft Club 0
50 Crew Club 0
51 Criminal Justice Club 0
52 CrossFit Club 0
53 Crossroads 0
54 Crossway Campus Ministries 0
55 Cyber Defense Club 0
56 Dance Company 0
57 Der Deutsche Club 0
58 Desi Student Association 0
59 Entrepreneurship Club 0
60 Environmental Studies Graduate Student Association 0
61 Eta Sigma Gamma 0
62 Fellowship of Christian Athletes 0
63 Feminist Student Alliance 0
64 Fencing Club 0
65 Figure Skating Club 0
66 Fishing Club 0
67 Flicker Film 0
68 Forensic Science Club 0
69 Forget Me Nots 0
70 French Club 0
71 Geology Club 0
72 Global Medical Training 0
73 Global Water Brigades 0
74 Go Passionately and Serve 0
75 Gospel Choir 0
76 Growth International Volunteer Excursions (GIVE) 0
77 Gymnastics Club 0
78 Half United 0
79 Hawkstream Radio 0
80 High Seas Acapella Club 0
81 Hillel Club 0
82 Hip Hop Dance Club 0
83 Historical Society 0
84 InterVarsity Christian Fellowship 0
85 Invisible Children 0
86 Irish Dance Club 0
87 Japan Club 0
88 Jewish Student Organization 0
89 Karate Club 0
90 Lambda Pi Eta 0
91 Math & Statistics Club 0
92 Men's Ice Hockey Club 0
93 Men's Lacrosse Club 0
94 Men's Rugby Club 0
95 Men's Soccer Club 0
96 Men's Volleyball Club 0
97 MiGente 0
98 Model United Nations Association (MUNA) 0
99 Mu Phi Epsilon 0
100 Musical Theatre Club 0
101 Muslim Student Association 0
102 National Association of Business Economics (NABE) 0
103 Nurse's Christian Fellowship 0
104 Omicron Delta Eps 0
105 Orthodox Christian Fellowship 0
106 Pep Band 0
107 Philosophy and Religion Society 0
108 Photography Club 0
109 Pi Sigma Epsilon 0
110 PLUS ProLife Student Organization 0
111 Pneuma 0
112 Pre Law Society 0
113 Pre-Dental Club 0
114 PreHealth Professionals 0
115 Pre-Physician Assistant Club 0
116 Pride 0
117 Psych Circle 0
118 Public and International Affairs Association 0
119 Ratio Christi 0
120 Rec Majors 0
121 Reform University Fellowship 0
122 Rock Climbing Club 0
123 Rotaract Club 0
124 Russian Club 0
125 Sailing Team 0
126 Scuba Club 0
127 Sea Belles 0
128 Seahawk Audubon Society 0
129 Seahawk Newspaper 0
130 Seahawk Wildlife Society 0
131 Sigma lota Rho 0
132 Sigma Phi Omega 0
133 Sigma Tau Delta 0
134 Sisters Inspiring Souls 0
135 Ski and Snowboard Club 0
136 Skim Club 0
137 SNCAE 0
138 Society for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (SETA) 0
139 Society of Physics Students Club 0
140 Spanish Club 0
141 STAGE Company 0
142 Stand: Stud Anti-Genocide Coalition 0
143 Student Health Association 0
144 Students Against Drunk Driving 0
145 Style and Modeling Company 0
146 Surf Club 0
147 Surfrider Club 0
148 Swinging Seahawks Swing Dance Club 0
149 Tau Sigma 0
150 TEMPO 0
151 Tennis Club 0
152 The Coastal Society 0
153 Triathlon Club 0
154 UNC Wilderness 0
155 Vegan Student Association 0
156 Water Ski Team 0
157 Watson Student Leaders 0
158 Wilmington Paranormal Research 0
159 Women in Science & Engineering 0
160 Women's Basketball Club 0
161 Women's Club Softball 0
162 Women's Lacrosse Team 0
163 Women's Soccer Club 0
164 Women's Ultimate Frisbee Club 0
165 Writer's Association 0
166 Young Life College 0
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Cameron School of Business Leaderboard
 
Rank Areas Raised
1 Cameron School of Business Excellence Fund $4,979.34
2 Accountancy and Business Law Department $1,547.29
3 Economics and Finance Department $1,089.33
4 Marketing Department $750.38
5 Swain Center for Business and Economic Services $300.00
6 Information Systems and Operations Mgmt. Department $284.52
7 Management Department $271.14
8 Cameron Executive Network Scholarship in Business $90.38
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College of Arts and Sciences Leaderboard
 
Rank Areas Raised
1 Communication Studies Department $1,702.93
2 Psychology Department $1,570.57
3 Environmental Sciences Department $1,240.38
4 Biology and Marine Biology Department $1,239.95
5 Art and Art History Department $1,224.00
6 College of Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund $1,112.53
7 Chemistry and Biochemistry Department $830.76
8 Theatre Department $559.19
9 Earth and Ocean Science Department $543.19
10 Computer Science Department $449.00
11 Political Science Undergraduate Program $420.38
12 Mathematics and Statistics Department $394.19
13 Film Studies Department $280.19
14 History Department $274.38
15 Creative Writing Department $240.38
16 Sociology and Criminology Department $234.57
17 Anthropology Department $200.00
18 Music Department $200.00
19 English Department $194.19
20 Public and International Affairs Department $118.00
21 Physics and Physical Oceanography Department $45.19
22 World Languages and Cultures Department $24.00
23 Philosophy and Religion Department $20.00
24 International Studies Department $0.00
25 Pre-Engineering Program $0.00
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College of Health and Human Services Leaderboard
 
Rank Areas Raised
1 School of Nursing $1,254.62
2 College of Health and Human Services Excellence Fund $831.57
3 School of Social Work $399.78
4 Exercise Science Performance Lab $244.19
5 Public Health $212.19
6 School of Health and Applied Human Sciences $124.00
7 Clinical Research Program $118.19
8 Gerontology $100.00
9 Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism $95.38
10 PE and Health K-12 $50.00
11 Athletic Training $20.19
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Watson College of Education Leaderboard
 
Rank Areas Raised
1 Watson College of Education Excellence Fund $1,272.93
2 Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, Literature and Special Ed Depar $673.76
3 Women for Watson $403.57
4 Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education Department $90.38
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Success!
$24 Increase
In honor of the Give More in 24 Challenge, once we reach 1,440 donors, every donor will have their gift increased by $24. See the FAQ for more details.
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$500
First Challenge Gift
Set your alarm for 7:59 a.m.! The first donor to participate in the Give More in 24 Challenge will have the opportunity to allocate $500 in challenge funds to the area they choose.
1 / 1 Gifts
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Alumni Class Leaderboard
See which graduating class drums up the most donors during the challenge.
Class Year
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2018 28
2 2013 25
3 2012 23
4 2017 23
5 2016 23
6 2010 20
7 2004 19
8 2006 17
9 2003 17
10 2005 17
11 2014 16
12 1996 14
13 2019 14
14 1995 14
15 2009 13
16 2007 12
17 2002 11
18 1994 11
19 1999 10
20 1993 10
21 2011 10
22 1991 10
23 1988 10
24 1990 9
25 1998 9
26 1985 9
27 2008 9
28 2015 9
29 1986 9
30 1992 7
31 2000 7
32 1997 7
33 2001 6
34 1984 5
35 1989 5
36 1979 5
37 1982 5
38 1987 4
39 1981 4
40 1976 4
41 1972 2
42 1977 2
43 1978 2
44 1974 2
45 1971 2
46 1975 2
47 1970 1
48 2021 1
49 1983 1
50 1966 1
51 1980 1
52 1968 1
53 1965 1
54 1963 1
55 1973 1
56 1947 1
57 1961 1
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$1,000
Alumni Board of Directors Challenge
If 400 alumni make a gift of any amount, to any area of the University, the Alumni Association will allocate $1,000 to the UNCW Fund which helps address the university's greatest needs.
400 / 400 Gifts
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Match
Nick and Marti Nicolaysen Military Resources Lounge Match
Thank you, Nick and Marti Nicolaysen!
$1,000 MATCHED
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2
Match
College of Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund Match
Dean Aswani Volety will match gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
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2
Match
Cameron School of Business Excellence Fund Match
Dean Rob Burrus will match gifts from alumni to the Cameron School of Business Fund, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
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$1,200
College of Health and Human Services Alumni Challenge
Giving back is good for your health and your college! If 60 alumni support the College of Health and Human Services, during the challenge, Dean Charlie Hardy will make a personal gift of $1,200.
33 / 60 Gifts
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$1,000
Watson College of Education Alumni Challenge
Calling all educators! If 60 alumni support the Watson College of Education during the challenge, Dean Van Dempsey will make a personal gift of $1,000.
44 / 60 Gifts
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$1,000
Don and Ingrid Reid Student Challenge
If 24 students make a gift before noon on April 9th, Don and Ingrid Reid will give $1,000 to the Parent Opportunity Fund which benefits the student experience.
24 / 24 Gifts
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2
Match
Global Gifts Match
Michael Wilhelm, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Programs, will match any gift allocated to global support up to $2,400. That’s 265,936 YEN – if you need the exchange rate!
$1,103 MATCHED
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2
Match
Randall Library Match
University Librarian, Lucy Holman, will match gifts to the Randall Library, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000. Dr. Holman is known for amplifying her impact on UNCW’s campus – previously serving as a member of UNCW’s housing staff before returning to campus in July 2018 to ensure the growth of a vibrant 21st-century library at UNCW.
$673 MATCHED
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$1,000
Janet Newton and Sean Cahill Student Challenge
If 24 students make a gift between noon and 5 pm on April 9th, Janet Newton and Sean Cahill will give $1,000 to the Parent Opportunity Fund which benefits the student experience.
24 / 24 Gifts
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$1,000
University’s Greatest Needs Participation Challenge
If 100 donors designate their gift (of any amount) to the UNCW Fund, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, Eddie Stuart ’05M, will make a $1,000 unrestricted gift as well.
100 / 100 Gifts
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$5,000
Parent Participation Challenge
If 200 parents (of current students) make a gift of any amount, to any area of the University, $5,000 will be allocated to the Parent Opportunity Fund.
200 / 200 Gifts
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$2,500
Employee Participation Challenge
If 200 current faculty and staff participate in the challenge, $2,500 will be allocated to Randall Library. UNCW employees can give any amount, to any area to be counted.
200 / 200 Gifts
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$1,000
CIE and Fish 2.0 Challenge
If $9,000 is raised between CIE and Fish 2.0, Diane Durance, Director of CIE, will make a $1,000 gift to CIE.
$4,887 / $9,000 Raised
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Success!
#UNCW24 Throwback Photo Challenge
Share your favorite photos and memories from your time at UNCW on social media using #UNCW24. One lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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#UNCW24 Teal Tuesday Photo Challenge
On Tuesdays we wear Teal. Show us your Teal Tuesday outfit on social media using #UNCW24 and one lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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Success!
#UNCW24 Baby and Fur-Baby Photo Challenge
Start their modeling career early and share a photo of your future Seahawk or pet rocking their UNCW gear. One lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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$500
409th Gift
4/09 - What a day to be a Seahawk! The donor who makes the 409th gift on April 9, will be invited to allocate $500 in challenge funds to the area of their choice.
409 / 409 Gifts
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$500
910th Gift
910 = ILM! The donor who makes the 910th gift on April 9 will be called upon to allocate $500 in challenge funds to the area of their choice.
910 / 910 Gifts
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$500
1,440th Gift
1,440 donors in one day is the goal for this year's challenge! That’s one donor per minute! Whoever clocks in with the 1,440th gift on April 9, will be able to allocate $500 in challenge funds.
1,440 / 1,440 Gifts
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