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Past Events

Bearkat Golf Challenge
When 10 gifts are made to Golf, a gift of $1,500 will be unlocked, thanks to the generosity of Nicole Czajkoski '01. Make your gift today and help get us one step closer to unlocking this challenge!
10 / 10 Gifts
The Kieval Softball Challenge
The Kieval legacy continues at SHSU. Rich Kieval was a letterwinner for SHSU Basketball from 1977-1980. Join the Kieval Family to support Bearkat Athletics. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., on April 23, when 50 people give to the Softball Team, a gift of $10,000 will be unlocked. This gift was generously donated by Rich ’80 and Danya ’80 Kieval.
50 / 50 Gifts
Athletics Leaderboard Challenge
Rob Thompson ’99 (football ’94-’98) wants your gifts to go even further on Giving Day! Rob is sponsoring the Athletics Leaderboard Challenge, which will award his $2,500 donation to the sport that attracts the most gifts between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on April 23. Make a gift now and help your favorite sport benefit from these funds!
Rank Prize Sport Gifts
1 $2,500 Softball Enrichment 43
2 Volleyball Enrichment 8
3 Women's Basketball Enrichment 7
4 Baseball Enrichment 6
5 Football Enrichment 4
Basketball Challenge in Honor of Reed Lindsey
Reed Lindsey ’33, was a 4-year letterman basketball player and 3-year captain at SHSU from 1928-1932. After graduation, he went on to work for Sam Houston for 49 years. In his honor, when 20 people give to the Men’s Basketball Team, a gift of $500 will be unlocked. This gift was generously donated by his daughter, Patsy Ann ’74, ’78 and her husband Dennis Reed ’75, ‘79.
SHSU 1961 Sigma Chi Challenge
Sigma Chi alumni brothers Jerry Stephenson '78, Larry Larrison '77, Shane Sklar '99, and Jason Hammons '99 have come together for our first SHSU Giving Day to encourage support back to the university. Give $19.61 or more in honor of the founding of Sigma Chi at SHSU and when 25 gifts are made, $1,961 will be unlocked from these fraternity brothers!
Most Gifts Leaderboard
Which specific area on campus will receive the most gifts to support their larger philanthropic goals? Make a gift now to help your favorite area at Sam Houston State University get to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Athletics 250
2 College of Business Administration 124
3 Alumni Association 56
4 Freshman Scholarships 41
5 SHSU Food Pantry 40