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Class Gift Campaign

Voting begins October 5!

All students intending to graduate in May, August, or December of 2016 are invited to vote for your choice of the 2016 Class Gift. All seniors who pledge before the end of voting week will have their vote count twice! Vote and make your gift today!

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Our Mission

Beginning with the class of 1861, Penn State seniors have a long and rich tradition of giving back to Penn State. From the Lion Shrine to the Allen Street Gates, the HUB Aquarium to the Victory Bell, the legacy of Penn State seniors encompasses the spirit, enthusiasm, passion and tradition of the University.

Our mission as the Class Gift Campaign is simple: promote a philanthropic spirit among the graduating class by providing students an opportunity to leave their legacy at the University they call home. Through a collective effort, the senior class has the opportunity to give both their time and financial resources in order to leave their mark on Penn State and take their first step toward becoming proud alumni.

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'We Are' Sculpture to be dedicated Oct. 2
The new 'We Are' sculpture, the gift of Penn State's Class of 2013, quickly has become a favorite spot for photos on the University Park campus.

Penn State emergency medical services get a dose of IT
Founded as a senior class gift in 1956, UAS is the oldest and one of the largest collegiate ambulance services in the nation, each year answering about 1,200 calls and staffing 600 events each year -- September 18, 2015

University community invited to submit proposals for 2016 class gift
Penn State's Class Gift Campaign Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2016 Class Gift, welcoming proposals by any member of the University community — students, faculty, staff and alumni. -- September 3, 2015

Class of 2016 Looks Toward Leaving a Legacy of Their Own
The class of 2016 executive committee, chosen last March, looks forward to the start of both a new school year and the opportunity to begin building their class’s legacy.

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How to Get Involved

The Class Gift Campaign always needs more eager volunteers looking to help leave a legacy at Penn State. Getting involved is simple and can be done in different ways:

  • Join our committee as a campaign manager. Just email to apply.
  • Submit a proposal. This is your legacy, so make it count. Submit a proposal here.
  • Give. The Class Gift is funded entirely by the financial resources of Penn State seniors. Your monetary gift allows us to leave a legacy that far outlasts our time at Penn State. Every gift makes a difference. Give here today.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the Class Gift Campaign committee, how to get involved or just want to know more, please contact any one of our executive committee members.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There’s a lot going on with the Class Gift campaign, so to keep it easy, click on the link below to see answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. If you can’t find an answer, be sure to contact us.

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