Tusk, the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, will bring the band’s greatest hits to the stage of Trine University’s T. Furth Center for Performing Arts on Friday, Nov. 17.
Trine’s Giving Tuesday tops $500K
December 08, 2020
Generous supporters of Trine University nearly tripled last year’s total raised during Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1.
The university received $523,418.93 toward student scholarships, enhanced classroom experiences and state-of-the-art facilities from 286 donors throughout the day. Trine raised slightly more than $175,000 on Giving Tuesday 2019.
“We are truly blown away by the generous outpouring of support from our Trine University family,” said Earl D. Brooks II, Trine University president. “Despite the many challenges that all of us have faced this year, our supporters stepped up to the plate to help our deserving students receive a quality education.”
The funds raised include a generous 2:1 match by the James Foundation for anything given toward student scholarships as well as matches from the university’s Alumni Association Board and several individual alumni.
Giving Tuesday, held the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, has been celebrated since 2012. Intended to counter more commercial post-Thanksgiving events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday seeks to celebrate and encourage charitable giving internationally at the beginning of the holiday season.Last Updated: 12/08/2020
Angola Main Street and Trine University are hosting the second annual Trine Fest on Thursday, Aug. 24, in downtown Angola.
Recognizing the dramatic growth of its online and international programs, Trine University has promoted Keirsten Eberts to the new role of vice president of online and international studies.