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Donate a bottle or more of your favorite wine

Posted on March 23, 2017

Donate a bottle or more of your favorite wine to the Mystery Wine Sale at this year’s Spring Scholarship Gala! The minimum value is $20 per bottle but can exceed to any amount. Wine donations will be received until March 31, 2017.  Read the rest of this entry →

Spring Scholarship Gala surpasses years prior in attendance and money raised

Posted on April 28, 2016

Last Saturday, April 23, 2016, the university’s largest, annual fundraising event for need-based, merit, academic and athletic scholarships was held and saw a record-breaking 343 in attendance. The event raised over $167,000. Read the rest of this entry →

Thank You to Spring Scholarship Gala Attendees

Posted on April 25, 2016

Thanks to everyone who attended the Eighth Annual Spring Scholarship Gala! Your support for students is so immensely appreciated.

Stay tuned for more updates this week on the final amount made throughout the evening. All proceeds will go toward student scholarships.

View the list of auction items: Mercedes-Benz 2-year Lease

Posted on April 20, 2016

Saturday, April 23 | CMU Ballroom

Get a sneak peek at this year’s incredible lineup of Spring Scholarship Gala live and silent auction items! Whether a Canadian fishing trip, a game of golf with a Dragon coach, a Washington state vacation or a five-day condo stay in Colorado suits your fancy more, get ready for the gala and peruse the full list of opportunities at https://www.mnstate.edu/gala/auction.aspx.

Today’s featured live auction item:

Mercedes-Benz 2-year Lease Read the rest of this entry →

Heads or Tails Raffle at the Spring Scholarship Gala

Posted on April 19, 2016

Saturday, April 23 | CMU Ballroom

Participate in the Heads or Tails Raffle at the Spring Scholarship Gala April 23! For $25, you will receive a Scorch raffle paddle that will allow you to participate in three separate raffles during the event. Each raffle will consist of multiple rounds where each participant will use their paddle to select heads or tails. The emcee will flip a coin and announce the coin flip. Those with the correct choice will remain in the game and continue to play the next round until only one winner remains! Read the rest of this entry →

Check out incredible auction items: Florida Vacation Home

Posted on April 19, 2016

Saturday, April 23 | CMU Ballroom

Get a sneak peek at this year’s incredible lineup of Spring Scholarship Gala live and silent auction items! Whether a Canadian fishing trip, a game of golf with a Dragon coach, a Washington state vacation or a five-day condo stay in Colorado suits your fancy more, get ready for the gala and peruse the full list of opportunities at https://www.mnstate.edu/gala/auction.aspx.

Today’s featured live auction item:

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Spring Scholarship Gala | Students Directly Impacted by Event Proceeds

Posted on April 14, 2016

By Meghan Feir

On Saturday, April 23, 2016, MSUM will once again be hosting an event targeted toward raising money for need-based, merit, academic and athletic student scholarships. Previously known as the Founders Scholarship Gala, the Spring Scholarship Gala is the university’s biggest fundraising event and directly impacts the lives of students across departments.

On a seemingly regular school day, Tomi Thompson got a call from her cousin, MSUM Mass Communications Department Secretary Wendy Olsgard. Deadlines were approaching for scholarship applications and the encouraging cousin knew Thompson was more than qualified.

Fast forward to 2016. With tears in her eyes, the senior, double-majoring in broadcast journalism and integrated advertising and public relations, explained how receiving scholarships made it possible for her to accept an internship with the Minnesota Vikings last summer. Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteer at the Spring Scholarship Gala

Posted on April 13, 2016

The Alumni Foundation is seeking a few volunteers to assist with various aspects of the Spring Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 23rd. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please contact Anna Miller at anna.miller@mnstate.edu or 218-477-2556.

Check out these incredible live and silent auction items | Colorado Condo Stay

Posted on April 13, 2016

Get a sneak peek at this year’s incredible lineup of Spring Scholarship Gala live and silent auction items! Whether a Canadian fishing trip, a game of golf with a Dragon coach, a Washington state vacation or a five-day condo stay in Colorado suits your fancy more, get ready for the gala and peruse the full list of opportunities at https://www.mnstate.edu/gala/auction.aspx.

Today’s featured live auction item:

Vail Condo

Hit the slopes and enjoy the beautiful scenery during your five-day stay at a private condo in Vail. Read the rest of this entry →

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