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The Michigan State University College of Engineering received $23,055 from 113 gifts on #GiveGreenDay on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Once again thank you for your interest in supporting engineering education, research and programs at Michigan State University. This section of the website outlines various gift opportunities and methods of giving available to you. We welcome you to explore these options and consider joining the College of Engineering's family of supporters.

The College of Engineering receives a great deal of its private support through annual donor campaigns, endowment funds, and special campaigns. In this section of the website you can explore the various annual donor campaigns (e.g. Corporate In-House Campaigns) as well as several special campaigns focused on new research facilities projects. You can also explore the opportunity to support or established endowed funds to benefit the College. Endowment gifts allow the College of Engineering to provide continual funding to a specific program or project. The principal of these gifts is invested and a portion of the annual earnings is used for annual program support. Endowment income can provide stable, long-term funding for faculty positions, scholarships, and program enhancement.

Giving Stories


Engineering campaign success - $114 million

Celebrating the close of MSU’s Empower Extraordinary Campaign - $1.8 billion

The college's development team members are (from left) Nicole Proctor-Kanyama, Stephen Bates, Shelly Jackson, Jennifer Jennings, Kaleigh Jaeger-Hale, and Marty Bailey.
The college's development team members are (from left) Nicole Proctor-Kanyama, Stephen Bates, Shelly Jackson, Jennifer Jennings, Kaleigh Jaeger-Hale, and Marty Bailey.

More than 255,000 alumni and friends brought Michigan State University to a significant milestone: surging past the fundraising goal of $1.5 billion more than a year before the Empower Extraordinary campaign closed. MSU’s campaign closed on Dec. 31, 2018, with an extraordinary $1.8 billion.Thank you to the 8,500 alumni, friends and corporations that helped MSU Engineering reach new fundraising heights during Empower Extraordinary.

The MSU College of Engineering also reached its Empower Extraordinary campaign goal early – achieving its $80 million target by spring 2017. The success of the recently concluded Empower Extraordinary capital campaign captured the Spartans Will of our community as much as anything else. The college met its campaign goal of $80 million early and then surpassed it by 42 percent, with a total of $114 million. Thanks to the help of our alumni, business and industry, and many friends, we secured 22 new endowed faculty positions -- the most of any college on campus -- and created new scholarship opportunities for our next generation.

“MSU stretched to new heights in fundraising impact, and the college followed suit,” Engineering Dean Leo Kempel said.

See more at: Empower Extraordinary - Engineering

“We secured 22 new endowed chair and professor agreements during this remarkable campaign. Our first year CoRe program has robust support from corporate partners, and we have raised record scholarship funds to help the next generation of Spartan Engineers."

Follow this link to read the full article about the College of Engineering's Extraordinary achievements.


Students (from left) Randi Dortch, Jezreel Wallace, Demarcus Gregory, and Shayna Evans, along with Diversity Programs Director Kyle Foster, chatted with Kasey Coleman and Kaleigh Jaeger-Hale at the Give Green Day table in the Engineering lobby on Nov. 27. The DPO endowed fund received $3,680 on Give Green Day.
Students (from left) Randi Dortch, Jezreel Wallace, Demarcus Gregory, and Shayna Evans, along with Diversity Programs Director Kyle Foster, chatted with Kasey Coleman and Kaleigh Jaeger-Hale at the Give Green Day table in the Engineering lobby on Nov. 27. The DPO endowed fund received $3,680 on Give Green Day.

Thank you - 113 donors

2018 Give Green Day raises $23,055 for Spartan Engineering

The Michigan State University College of Engineering received $23,055 from 113 gifts on #GiveGreenDay on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Donations during the 24-hour national day of support will strengthen funds for Spartan Engineering students and programs, including $3,680 for the Diversity Programs Endowed Discretionary Fund.

More than 4,000 donors helped MSU set another #GiveGreenDay record, raising $739,348 in 24 hours – that’s up $150,000+ from last year.

Follow this link to read more about all of the wonderful donors who gave to the College of Engineering for Give Green Day.


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