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WINTER 2010

The collective power of giving

Kelly De Haven, Ann Leahy, Eric Yin, Deb Holt and Gillian Fink.

The UW Foundation engineering development team (from left): Kelly De Haven, Ann Leahy, Eric Yin, Deb Holt and Gillian Fink. view larger image

Dear alumni and friends,

When it comes to supporting the UW-Madison College of Engineering,
a little simple math demonstrates the power of participation.

Currently, about 7 percent of College of Engineering alumni donate annually to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence. Let’s say in 2011, an additional 5 percent of you — or about 2,000 people — decide to give $100 per year to the Fund for Excellence. That commitment would provide another $200,000 to support important college priorities for our students and faculty.

What kind of impact could $200,000 per year make? It could, for example:

Why I Give

In their own words, alumni explain why they support the College of Engineering, at www.engr.wisc.edu/support.html

All of these examples represent real and growing development needs for the college, and areas where alumni support makes an immediate impact. It’s proof that participation matters: A modest annual commitment from a broad base of alumni will translate to greater access, opportunity and value-added experiences for our students.

Please consider joining the thousands of alumni who regularly give to the College of Engineering. Your support is greatly appreciated and is making a difference in every corner of the college.

Vice President of Development:

Directors of Development:

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