NSU GiveNDay surpasses goal

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s second annual GiveNDay surpassed its goal, with 1,817 donors raising $330,000 for the university and its students.

GiveNDay, coordinated by the NSU Foundation, took place April 6-7, 2022. Also known as #OneDayOnePack, the 24-hour challenge is designed to inspire all supporters of Northern to come together to provide essential funding across the university.

Northern sought donations from students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and community members. The support from Wolves Nation was strong, with 2,233 total gifts from donors in 47 states and seven countries—including 584 first-time donors.

Here are more 2022 GiveNDay statistics:

  • Average gift amount: $181.62 per donor
  • Alumni: 691 (38 percent of total donors)
  • Faculty and staff: 127 (7 percent of total donors)
  • Students: 88 (4.8 percent of total donors)
  • Parents: 199 (11 percent of total donors)
  • Friends: 712 (39.2 percent of total donors)
  • Earliest grad year donated: 1948
  • Latest grad year donated: 2021

To learn more about giving to Northern State University, contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550 or nsualumni@northern.edu.

View the NSU GiveNDay Infographic.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a student-centered institution that provides an outstanding educational experience, preparing students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors. A regional university, Northern offers rigorous academics; diverse civic, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to building an inclusive environment for all points of view. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to enrich the community through partnerships such as its Educational Impact Campaign, which opened a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; new athletic and recreation fields; and an on-campus regional sports complex. With the $55 million campaign, NSU has been the recipient of more than $150 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions