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Record numbers for Giving Day 2024

Posted March 28, 2024 in Articles

Giving Day 2024 was one for the record books, crushing last year’s totals and creeping toward the $1 million mark. In the end, 3,242 alumni, donors, parents and friends of the university contributed $819,886 to scholarships, athletics, programs. Those numbers are a far cry from when the university launched its first Giving Day back in 2014 with a total of 272 donors giving $23,000. The campus community has consistently grown its commitment to the day throughout the years, but this year saw another first — a Giving Day theme song. Rapper and alumnus Ryan Tobbe (BA ’18), aka TobyRaps, penned a hit promoting... read more

Continuing Scholars Model earns historic $6.8M grants for CSU, Tri-C

Posted September 01, 2023 in Articles

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has bestowed a landmark grant of approximately $3.3 million upon the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) and approximately $3.5 million upon Cleveland State University (CSU) to further advance the... read more

Radiance celebrates $6.4 million for student success initiatives

Posted May 16, 2023 in Articles

Over 400 CSU donors, supporters and friends packed the university’s Glasscock Family Foundation Ballroom on May 11 to celebrate the power of philanthropy at the 12th annual Radiance event. When the CSU Foundation launched Radiance in... read more

A personal tragedy, the lessons it taught and the scholarship that will help make all the difference

Posted December 20, 2022 in Articles

Sarah Olenik thought she knew every facet of social work. She has a master’s in it from Cleveland State with a license in chemical dependency counseling. In 2016, she and her husband David founded A New... read more

Longtime philanthropic partner of Cleveland State names new college

Posted October 07, 2022 in Articles

Mort Levin, his wife Judy and his entire family have made another transformational philanthropic donation to Cleveland State University which will name its newly formed college “The Levin College of Public Affairs and Education.” The... read more

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