Posts Tagged ‘Our Promise’

Our Promise Campaign Concludes With Record-Breaking Total

After seven years Missouri State University announced the conclusion of Our Promise: The Campaign for Missouri State University, which launched with a silent phase in 2005 and was officially announced to the public in August 2009.  Our Promise surpassed its original goal of $125 million a year ahead of schedule and announced a new goal […]

Significant gift caps successful ‘Our Promise’ campaign

Our Promise: The Campaign for Missouri State University, ended the same way it began – with a major gift. Missouri State University announced today (Jan. 11) that it surpassed its goal of $125 million by attaining a grand total of $167,000,783 in gifts and commitments. Campaign co-chairs Tom Strong and Ramona McQueary announced the total at a celebration luncheon for campaign volunteers and staff. In addition, a significant gift from Dr. Norm Shealy, benefiting the psychology and agriculture programs, was announced.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for giving to Missouri State University. We are coming close to the end of the “Our Promise” campaign which will end on December 31, 2012. We will make a special announcement on Friday, January 11th to conclude the $125-million dollar campaign. If you haven’t made a gift yet, I encourage […]

Students thank donors and describe how their generosity has impacted lives

Thanks to the incredible generosity of thousands of donors, Fiscal Year 2012 represented the fifth consecutive record-breaking fundraising year for the Missouri State University Foundation, and the first time the Foundation raised over $20 million. While these numbers are significant, the most important thing is the impact these gifts have on Missouri State University students and the campus community.

Foundation update

The activity on campus is getting busier as the fall semester is here! Recent private gifts have changed this campus. Later this fall we will dedicate the Bill R. Foster and Family Recreation Center. The Foster family and many other gifts along with a big commitment from students made this facility possible. The Foster Recreation […]

Campaign exceeds goal

Good news today. The “Our Promise” Campaign Committee announced we went over our goal of $125 million dollars and will try to reach $150 million dollars before the campaign concludes at the end of 2012. Thank you to all our donors to the campaign. The other good news: we have had 70,000 donors to the […]

‘Our Promise’ campaign achieves goal, sets bar higher

On Aug. 28, 2009, Missouri State University announced to alumni, friends and the campus community that it was launching the largest campaign in its history. Our Promise: The Campaign for Missouri State University set an ambitious goal: $125 million by Dec. 31, 2012. Today (Jan. 26) campaign co-chairs Tom Strong and Ramona McQueary announced that the goal was exceeded well ahead of schedule, with more than $134,526,000 in total gifts and commitments to date. In addition, they announced that the Our Promise campaign will strive to reach the $150 million level by the campaign’s originally scheduled conclusion.

Greenwood Science Scholars’ Laboratory receives joint grant

A joint grant totaling $65,000 from the William T. Kemper Foundation and the Commerce Bank Foundation has been awarded to Greenwood Laboratory School for the Science Scholars’ Laboratory.

Foundation celebrates record-breaking year in gifts

Despite budget cuts, economic turmoil, Foundation finds great support  [youTubeVideo url=”” width=”638″ height=”338″]   The Missouri State University Foundation set a new record for fundraising in Fiscal Year 2010, which ended June 30. The $15,512,371 raised during FY10 topped the Foundation’s previous record, set only a year ago, of $15,044,534. The gifts will help to […]

Darr Agricultural Center expansion includes new event facility

Learning Center will provide new opportunities for students, meeting space for up to 400. Expansion of the Darr Agricultural Center will provide Missouri State University students with state-of-the-art classroom and lab facilities and Springfield and the surrounding community with much-needed event and banquet space.