Gratitude day 2010 library slideshow

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Gratitude Day April 28th in the W.E.B Du Bois Library and the Learning Commons

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Gratitude day 2010 library slideshow

  1. 1. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thank you to the 3,011 alumni, parents, students and friends who made gifts to support scholarships for UMass Amherst students last year. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know that 1,722 donor-funded scholarships were awarded to students last year? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know that tuition and fees cover only 24% of what it costs to run UMass Amherst? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know that 1,269 UMass Amherst faculty and staff have contributed over $983,000 this year in support of the university? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know that Microsoft has given over $2 million over the last 5 years for software in the Learning Commons and throughout the Library System? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thank you to the 31,529 alumni, parents, students and friends who gave over $23 million in support of UMass Amherst last year. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thank you to the Class of 1959 for establishing The Class of 1959 Nursing Scholarship as their 50th Reunion Class Gift. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thank you to the alumni, parents, students and friends who gave $1.7 million last year to make the UMass Amherst Libraries work for YOU. Donations helped support staffing needs, daily library operations, and purchasing of electronic resources, print journals, collections, and books. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know the Class of 2008 pledged over $30,000 for the Class of 2008 Scholarship ? The scholarship has been awarded to a junior and a senior the past two years based upon merit and financial need. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know that $3.3 million in donor-funded scholarship money was distributed to students last year? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know donors who make gifts to UMass Amherst can make gifts to support almost ANYWHERE on campus: your favorite RSO, your school or college, scholarships, your department… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thank you to the 5,794 alumni, parents, students and friends who made gifts in support of the UMass Amherst Libraries last year. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Did You Know? <ul><li>Did you know that last year, 724 seniors pledged over $37,000 to the Senior Campaign and to their class gift: The 2009 Juice Bar and Lounge in the Recreation Center? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thanks to the faculty and staff volunteers who lovingly designed, created, and maintain the library courtyard garden . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Did You Know? <ul><li>Thank you to the parents of current students who gave over $1.1 million above and beyond tuition payments to support UMass Amherst last year. </li></ul>

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