Tarleton’s Giving Day Tops $238k for University Programs



Thursday, April 21, 2022

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University raised $238,453.08 from 345 donors on its sixth annual Giving Day, April 12, in support of its mission to boost research, student learning and scholarships.

Giving Day at Tarleton continues to gain traction among alumni and friends. The partnership with hundreds of individuals, foundations and corporations has united Texans to support causes that enhance regional quality of life.

“One of the best parts about Tarleton Giving Day is that every gift, no matter the size, has the power to make an impact on our students, our university and our community,” said Shad Hanselman, Assistant Vice President for Engagement and Advancement Services. “Tarleton is truly blessed with so many loyal supporters.”

Since the 24-hour online fundraising challenge started, university alumni, faculty, staff and friends have given almost $1.8 million to Tarleton colleges, programs, scholarships and activities.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 16,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.