Southern Giving Day

Challenges

  • SUCCESSFUL

    500 Donor Challenge ($25,000)

  • Who: Southern alumni, students, parents, employees, and university friends
  • How: When 500 people give, a $25,000 gift to the Student Scholarship Fund will unlock.

119%
594 donors
  • Young Alumni Challenge (2007 – 2017) ($2,500)

  • Who: Individuals who received a degree from Southern within the past 10 years
  • How: When 100 young alumni make a gift on Giving Day, we will secure an additional $2,500 gift that will go to support the Student Scholarship Fund.

73%
73 alumni
  • SUCCESSFUL

    Alumni Families Preserving Traditions Challenge ($2,500)

  • Who: Alumni who currently have a student attending Southern, and/or have had a family member attend Southern in the past (including parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and/or children) will count toward this challenge.
  • How: When 125 Southern alumni families (in honor of the university’s 125th founding year) give, Southern will secure an additional $2,500 gift.

150%
187 donors

Facebook Video Sharing Challenge ($2,500)

When this video is shared 300 times, we will secure a $2,500 gift for The Southern Fund. So please share this video!

Student Club and Organization Challenge ($2,000)

  • Who: Southern alumni, students, parents, employees, and friends are counted toward this challenge.
  • How: The top five Southern student clubs and organizations with the most votes will earn cash prizes that can be used by those organizations toward future needs or events.
  • Prize levels: first place, $1,000; second place, $500; third place, $300; fourth place, $150; fifth place, $50.

Position Club/Organization # of donors
1 Biology Club 40
2 Son (School Of Nursing) 27
3 Enactus 18
4 Asian Club 16
5 Business Society 12
6 Education Club 12
7 Chemistry Club 10
8 Music Club 10
9 English Club 9
10 Sma Club (Student Ministerial Association) 9
11 Bcu (Black Christian Union) 9
12 Pre-Dent Club 8
13 Allied Health Club 8
14 Art Club 7
15 Computer Club 7
16 Lac (Latin American Club) 6
17 Psi Chi (Psychology) 6
18 Accounting And Finance Club 6
19 Pre-Med Club 6
20 Physics And Engineering Club 6
21 Communication Club 5
22 Collegedale Korean Sda Ministry Group 5
23 Prssa (Public Relations Student Society Of America) 4
24 History Club 4
25 Speak Light (Poetry) 4
26 Other Designations 3
27 Kayak Club 3
28 Southern Smiths 3
29 Adventist Peace Fellowship 2
30 Young Democrats Of Southern 2
31 Southern Math Society 2
32 Social Work Club 2
33 Southern Striders 1
34 Creature Kind 1
35 One Praise (Gospel Choir) 1
36 Brazilian Club 1

Alumni Give Challenge ($5,000)

  • Who: Alumni who received a degree from Southern
  • How: Schools and departments will receive a share of the $5,000 bonus challenge. Funds will be distributed based on the number of alumni participants.

Position School/Department # of donors
1 School Of Business 69
2 School Of Nursing 58
3 School Of Education And Psychology 34
4 School Of Religion 33
5 Biology Department 28
6 School Of Journalism And Communication 15
7 School Of Computing 10
8 Chemistry Department 10
9 Other Designations 8
10 History And Political Studies Department 7
11 English Department 7
12 School Of Physical Education, Health, And Wellness 6
13 School Of Social Work 6
14 Allied Health Department 5
15 School Of Visual Art And Design 5
16 Physics And Engineering Department 4
17 School Of Music 4
18 Mathematics Department 3
19 School Of Physical Education Health And Wellness 2
20 School Of Journalism And Communication 1