Events

Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact, thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

Past Events


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$100 for 100 Years
Alumni and friends who donate $100 or more to Homecoming during Give Orange will be entered to win a VIP package to this year’s centennial celebration! The package includes: (1) Two-night hotel stay (Friday and Saturday), (2) Homecoming pep rally seat passes, (2) VIP parade seat passes, (2) Traditions Tailgate passes, (1) Game day parking pass, (2) Kansas vs. OSU game tickets
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50 States in 1,890 Minutes Challenge
Let's turn the map ORANGE! We are trying to get a gift from each of the 50 states. Help OSU turn the map orange by making a gift today!
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77 Oklahoma Counties Challenge
We are trying to get a gift from each of the 77 Oklahoma Counties. Help OSU turn the whole state orange by making a gift today!
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$1,600
Art Student Field Trip - Donate to win!
Help take all Art Students on an overnight field trip to Dallas! Donate to win the chance to make a ring with Professor Chris Ramsay, or a framed artwork from photographer Assistant Professor Andy Mattern, valued at $1,600! TWO lucky winners will be drawn for the chance to make jewelry, or win a framed work! The highest dollar amount wins first choice of prize. The second winner will be drawn at random.
10 / 500 Gifts
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Athletics Academic Facility - $1k
The first $1,000 given to the Athletics Academic Facility will be matched dollar for dollar, thanks to a generous donation from Tom Engelbrecht!
$1,000 MATCHED
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$5,000
CEAT 50 Donor Challenge - $5k
The first 50 donors to CEAT will unlock $5,000, generously given by Barry Vandevier!
50 / 50 Gifts
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$1,000
CEAT Pay It Forward Challenge - $2k
Thanks to a generous donation from CEAT Dean Paul Tikalsky, the first 50 donors to the CEAT Designated Endowment Program Fund will unlock $1,000 and the second 50 will unlock an additional $1,000!
27 / 50 Gifts
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$25,000
Child Development Laboratory Scholarship Challenge - $25k
The first 25 donors will unlock the $25,000 challenge gift made possible by the Cleo L. Craig Foundation.
25 / 25 Donors
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$1,000
Chunk’s Microbiology Challenge - $1k
The first 25 donors to Microbiology will unlock an additional $1,000 in Microbiology student support, thanks to the generosity of Chunk.
25 / 25 Gifts
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Leaderboard
College Leaderboard - $2k
Which college will raise the most gifts during Give Orange? Don't miss your chance to keep your college at the top of the leaderboard! The top three colleges will receive additional funding for needs-based scholarships. 1st place = $1,000, 2nd place = $750, 3rd place = $250.
Rank Prize Colleges Gifts
1 $1,000 College of Education and Human Sciences 270
2 $750 College of Arts and Sciences 204
3 $250 Ferguson College of Agriculture 166
4 CEAT 115
5 Spears School of Business 107
6 OSU-Oklahoma City 31
7 College of Veterinary Medicine 30
8 Center for Health Sciences 24
9 Global Studies & Partnerships 23
10 Honors College 10
11 OSU Institute of Technology 6
12 OSU-Tulsa 6
13 Graduate College 2
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$2,500
College of Arts and Sciences Challenge - $2.5k
Thanks to the generosity of Allan & Marietta Dolman, the first 25 donors to the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Excellence Fund will unlock an additional $2,500.
25 / 25 Gifts
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College of Veterinary Medicine Match - $5K
Thanks to a generous graduate, you can double your dollar with a gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine. The first $5,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar!
$5,000 MATCHED
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$1,400
Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising Advisory Board Challenge - $1.4k
The first 10 donors to the DHM Scholarship Fund will unlock $1,400!
10 / 10 Donors
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$15,000
Diversity and Inclusion Challenge - $15k
Thanks to the generosity of Tammy S. Lee, every gift to the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Fund will unlock an additional $500!
30 / 30 Gifts
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$1,000
Doel Reed Center in Taos Challenge - $1k
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous Doel Reed Center Advisory Board member, the first 10 gifts to the Doel Reed Center Enhancement Fund will unlock an additional $1,000. Gifts will honor the commitment of Burns and Ann Hargis to the Doel Reed Center in Taos while providing funds to further enhance the property of The Center.
10 / 10 Gifts
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$50,000
Educating Forward Challenge - $50k
Thanks to generous donations from Gina and Tucker Bridwell and Jim and Judy Gardner, the first 100 Donors to Educating Forward will unlock $50,000 in scholarships for future educators!
100 / 100 Donors
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$1,000
Friends of Music Challenge - $1k
Thanks to the generosity of Jeff and Kim Loeffert, the first 20 donors to the “Friends of Music Fund” will unlock an additional $1,000. Funds will be used to support student travel and professional development, as we prepare to launch a new Young Artist Competition.
20 / 20 Gifts
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$2,000
Geology Student Support Challenge - $2k
Help us unlock $2K in Geology student support to assist students in need. The first 25 Geology donors will help unlock two anonymous $1,000 donations to the Geology Student Enrichment Fund.
25 / 25 Gifts
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$2,000
Global Partnership in Literacy Scholarship Challenge - $2k
The first 10 donors to the OSU Global Partnership in Literacy Scholarship will unlock $2,000 to directly impact PhD students of Belize as they lead the country in implementing their Literacy Initiative. Thanks to the generous gifts by Barbara Pfenning and Dr. Jenn Sanders.
10 / 10 Gifts
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Leaderboard
Happy Hour Challenge - Day One
It's time to push for your Orange Passion to receive the most donations during the Happy Hour challenge! The group that receives the most donations between 3pm-8pm (CST) during this challenge will receive an extra $500 for their Greatest Needs Fund!
Rank Prize Orange Passions Gifts
1 $500 Athletics 254
2 College of Arts and Sciences 55
3 College of Education and Human Sciences 46
4 Pete's Pet Posse (Pet Therapy) 39
5 Ferguson College of Agriculture 33
6 CEAT 25
7 Spears School of Business 20
8 Homecoming 18
9 Libraries 16
10 Scholarships 14
11 Basic Needs Security 12
12 New Frontiers 10
13 College of Veterinary Medicine 8
14 Diversity and Inclusion 8
15 Greenwood School of Music 7
16 Global Studies & Partnerships 7
17 Transfer and Student Veteran Success 6
18 Cowboy Strong Student Emergency Fund 6
19 Cowboy Marching Band 5
20 Women for OSU 4
21 Doel Reed Center in Taos 3
22 Global Student Experience 3
23 McKnight Center for the Performing Arts 3
24 Counseling Services 3
25 Honors College 2
26 Campus Beautification 2
27 Center for Health Sciences 2
28 Leadership 1
29 OSU-Tulsa 1
30 Caring for Our Students 1
31 Center for Africana Studies 0
32 Academic Success 0
33 Allied Arts 0
34 America's Healthiest Campus 0
35 Graduate College 0
36 Keeping Campus Safe 0
37 KOSU Radio 0
38 Museum of Art 0
39 OSU Institute of Technology 0
40 OSU-Oklahoma City 0
41 OSUTeach 0
42 Support the Financial Management Association 0
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Leaderboard
Happy Hour Challenge - Day Two
It's time to push for your Orange Passion to receive the most donations during the Happy Hour challenge! The group that receives the most donations between 3pm-6pm (CST) during this challenge will receive an extra $500 for their Greatest Needs Fund!
Rank Prize Orange Passions Gifts
1 $500 College of Arts and Sciences 37
2 College of Education and Human Sciences 31
3 Ferguson College of Agriculture 22
4 CEAT 21
5 Pete's Pet Posse (Pet Therapy) 16
6 Spears School of Business 15
7 Homecoming 14
8 Athletics 13
9 Basic Needs Security 12
10 Doel Reed Center in Taos 11
11 Scholarships 10
12 New Frontiers 10
13 OSU-Oklahoma City 9
14 Libraries 9
15 Cowboy Strong Student Emergency Fund 9
16 College of Veterinary Medicine 7
17 Global Studies & Partnerships 5
18 Greenwood School of Music 4
19 Center for Health Sciences 3
20 Women for OSU 3
21 Cowboy Marching Band 3
22 Campus Beautification 2
23 KOSU Radio 2
24 Transfer and Student Veteran Success 2
25 Diversity and Inclusion 1
26 Counseling Services 1
27 Keeping Campus Safe 1
28 Caring for Our Students 1
29 Honors College 1
30 Center for Africana Studies 0
31 Academic Success 0
32 Allied Arts 0
33 America's Healthiest Campus 0
34 Global Student Experience 0
35 Graduate College 0
36 Leadership 0
37 McKnight Center for the Performing Arts 0
38 Museum of Art 0
39 OSU Institute of Technology 0
40 OSU-Tulsa 0
41 OSUTeach 0
42 Support the Financial Management Association 0
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Honors College Match - $2.5k
The Friends of Honors College will match every dollar given to the Honors College Fund up to $2,500.
$1,019 MATCHED
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2
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Lactation Room Match - $10k
The Friends of the Library Board will match all gifts to the Library’s Lactation Room Project up to $10,000!
$8,366 MATCHED
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$1,000
NEW - Doel Reed Center in Taos Challenge - $1k
We hit our initial goal of 10 donors to Doel Reed! If we get another 10 donations, it will unlock an additional $1,000! Gifts will honor the commitment of Burns and Ann Hargis to the Doel Reed Center in Taos while providing funds to further enhance the property of The Center.
10 / 10 Gifts
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$500
NEW - Educating Forward Stretch Goal
Over 100 donors have given to Educating Forward! Let's get to 150 to unlock an additional $500 from an anonymous donor.
24 / 50 Donors
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$30,000
New Frontiers Donor Challenge
The time is now to invest in OSU Agriculture and its important role in feeding the world. Every 25 gifts to the New Frontiers Ag Hall Building Fund will unlock $5,000!
126 / 150 Gifts
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$1,000
Nutritional Sciences Challenge - $1k
The first 20 donors to Nutritional Sciences will unlock a $1,000 donation from Chloe Shi Odom!
20 / 20 Donors
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2
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OSU Extension Match - $5k
Double your impact to support the OSU Extension Employee Development Endowment. The first $5,000 will be matched dollar for dollar!
$977 MATCHED
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$7,000
Pete's Pet Posse Challenge - $7k
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the first 75 donors to Pete's Pet Posse therapy program will unlock $7,000 to help provide access to training for the dogs and their handlers.
75 / 75 Gifts
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Philosophy Ethics Club Match - $500
The Philosophy Department is trying to raise $5k for the Ethics Club. The first $500 given to the Philosophy Department Fund, will be matched dollar-for-dollar by an anonymous donor!
$500 MATCHED
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Political Science Experiential Learning Fund Match - $5k
Double your dollar and support a NEW scholarship for political science student internships, research, study abroad, and other "outside the classroom" learning opportunities. Thanks to a generous gift by Charlie Swinton, the first $5,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar!
$1,362 MATCHED
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School of Global Studies Ambassadors Match - $4.5k
The first $4,500 donated to the School of Global Studies will be matched - dollar for dollar by the School of Global Studies Ambassador Board!
$4,500 MATCHED
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2
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Solving Food Insecurity Match - $5k
The first $5,000 donated to Food Insecurity will be matched - dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor!
$5,000 MATCHED
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Student Project Challenge - $700
The project that gets the most student donors will unlock an additional $500 for their project. $100 will be awarded to second and third place.
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$3,000
Students Helping Students Challenge - $3K
Students - Want to unlock $3K in emergency funding for students in need? The first 175 students to make a gift will help unlock $3,000 for the Cowboy Strong Student Emergency Fund.
115 / 175 Gifts
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$1,000
Theatre Circle Challenge - $1k
The first 20 Theatre donors will unlock an additional $1,000 in theatre scholarships, thanks to the generosity of David Kersnar and Jenny Lamb.
13 / 20 Gifts
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Veterans Scholarship Match - $5k
Double your dollar with a gift to the Veterans Endowed Scholarship in the Spears School of Business. The first $5,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar thanks to a generous donation from Diane Crane!
$5,000 MATCHED
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2
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Visiting Artist Match - $2K
Double your dollar with a gift to the Art Department, who will host prestigious artists at our Stillwater campus for a NEW, annual residency program. The first $2,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar, thanks to a generous gift from Deb and Dave Engle!
$968 MATCHED
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