Shock the World Campaign

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campus

8/2018

Donor commits $5 million to Wichita State’s new business school facility


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campus

7/2018

Scholarships up by 50 percent

Students benefit from more, larger awards


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campus

7/2018

Honors College prestige growing

Dorothy and Bill Cohen give additional $2.5 million


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campus

7/2018

Planned gifts generate millions

Estate gifts crucial to campaign’s success


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campus

7/2018

New engineering building inspiring students

Donations for equipment enhance facility’s success


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campus

7/2018

Looking Ahead

Our campaign priorities for the coming year


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woolsey

6/2018

WSU receives largest one-time cash gift


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Pizza Hut Museum

5/2018

Celebrating the Pizza Hut Museum opening


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Eck Stadium

4/2018

Fundraising for Eck Stadium project nears goal


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Bastians

4/2018

Momentum grows for new business school facility


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Bastians

3/2018

Bastian family and Fidelity Bank give $1 million


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Barbara and Michael Minor

3/2018

A couple's $1 million impact on low-income students


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Bloomfield

10/2017

Bloomfield Foundation endorses new building for Barton School with $750,000 gift


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barton school of business

10/2017

Gift pledge pushes fundraising for new business school facility to nearly $10 million


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will you shock the world

9/2017

Remembering his roots

New business school facility finds a champion in Marc Rowland ’75


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will you shock the world

8/2017

Pilot with a purpose

Roger McClure turns WSU memories into a lasting legacy


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will you shock the world

8/2017

25 years later

Sherrs’ estate gift continues to make a difference


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will you shock the world

8/2017

Appreciating KMUW

For Marsha Forcum, radio station was a lifeline


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will you shock the world

8/2017

Lifelong dedication

Jack and Onah Steele valued their alma mater


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will you shock the world

7/2017

WSU Foundation surpasses $175 million milestone in Shock the World campaign


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Eck Stadium

7/2017

A tip of the ball cap to Eck Stadium


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Jackoson Family

7/2017

It’s all in the (Jackson) family


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will you shock the world

4/2017

Will You Shock the World?

An update on the campaign for Wichita State


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bill and shelly moore

4/2017

Bill and Shelly Moore give back

Academics and athletics benefit from their gift


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Charles Koch Arena

4/2017

Fundraising for Charles Koch Arena closer to goal with Equity Bank pledge


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why we give

4/2017

Campaign projects draw support

Donors share why they donate to athletic facilities


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Ed and Jeanne Cooper

3/2017

Ed and Jeanne Cooper donate to new building to underscore value of a business education


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legend senior living

2/2017

NEWS RELEASE - With Equity Bank pledge, fundraising for Charles Koch Arena project nears goal


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Meritrust

1/2017

Meritrust Credit Union pledge will help WSU students develop real-world skills


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Koch Arena

1/2017

By supporting Koch Arena project, Steve & Becky Austin give back to WSU, community


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Pizza Hut Museum

1/2017

Pizza Hut relocation & museum project will inspire WSU students


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legend senior living

11/2016

A 21st Century Business Education

For Sandi Heysinger and Dick Williams, new business building will help students become career-ready.


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legend senior living

11/2016

Stepping up to the Plate

Leon and Karen Lungwitz show faith in WSU baseball by donating to Eck Stadium project.


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legend senior living

11/2016

Donor Spotlight: Nate Robertson

Nate Robertson, former WSU student athlete and co-owner of the Wichita Wingnuts, describes why he chose to donate to the Eck Stadium renovation project at Wichita State University. His contribution also supports the Shock The World campaign.


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Shock the world campaign launch

10/2016

NEWS RELEASE - Brent Kemnitz shows his enthusiasm for Eck Stadium project by investing in it personally


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Shock the world campaign launch

10/2016

NEWS RELEASE - Gift from the late Joan S. Beren will help preserve Wichita State’s outdoor art collection


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Shock the world campaign launch

10/2016

NEWS RELEASE - TV producer and filmmaker Dean Hargrove creates scholarship at Wichita State University


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Shock the world campaign launch

10/2016

NEWS RELEASE - Meritrust Credit Union pledge will help WSU students develop real-world skills


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Shock the world campaign launch

10/2016

NEWS RELEASE - Shock the World campaign to raise $250 million in private funds for Wichita State University


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legend senior living

09/2016

Aging population an issue that unites Legend Senior Living with WSU College of Health Professions

As a company serving older adults, Legend Senior Living is well aware of the need for health care professionals dedicated to that burgeoning demographic. Through its relationship with the WSU College of Health Professions, the company hopes it can help students understand the need, too.


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barbara and pete bassi

08/2016

Barbara and Pete Bassi to WSU students: Learn more by leaving

After years of traveling to and living in countries around the globe, Barbara and Pete Bassi know first-hand how connected today’s world is. Being able to appreciate other cultures, learn from them and recognize the opportunities they provide are experiences that have helped them grow both personally and professionally.


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student athletes

07/2016

Charles Koch Arena expansion fundraising reaches halfway mark

When student-athletes at Wichita State crammed for finals this past spring, many did so in a study hall in Charles Koch Arena built for about half as many students who use it today.


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great plains ventures

08/2015

Gift to WSU’s new engineering education facility honors entrepreneur Charles Peer

Susayn Brandes and Marque Peer think their dad would be pretty excited about the kind of education students will receive in the new Experiential Engineering and Makerspace Building at Wichita State University.
That’s why it didn’t take long for them and other leaders of Great Plains Ventures to decide to support the project with a $250,000 pledge for the....


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