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Arts and Humanities Alive (AHA!) Festival

Posted June 07, 2017 in Articles

For three days in early June, the arts and humanities came alive for thousands of visitors to the CSU campus and Playhouse Square. A $1 million commitment from Darwin and Myra Smith made the inaugural AHA! Festival possible. The family-friendly festival had something for everyone, including Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, a world premiere children’s theater production and internationally known artists. Euclid Avenue was even closed to traffic for a book festival. All events centered around the theme “Storytelling: What Our Stories Tell Us About Ourselves.” [image:1] With their $1 million commitment, the Smiths created The Darwin and Myra Smith Arts and Humanities Fund to... read more

Radiance Event Sets New Fundraising Record

Posted May 18, 2017 in Articles

For the third consecutive year, generous donors helped Radiance: CSU Realizing the Promise achieve more than $1 million for scholarships. In fact, this year’s fundraising event set a record of $1.3 million. “You are giving our... read more

Foundation Supports Honors College Pipeline

Posted May 16, 2017 in Articles

[image:1] The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation awarded $1.99 million to CSU and $1.49 million to Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) to create a scholars program connecting high-achieving Tri-C students with CSU’s Jack, Joseph and Morton... read more

ENGAGE Campaign is Over-the-Top Success

Posted May 15, 2017 in Articles

Publicly launched two years ago, ENGAGE: The Campaign for Cleveland State University, was the first-ever fundraising effort of its kind for the University. Its ambitious goal: $100 million to support student success through scholarships and... read more

Atrium Named for Donors

Posted May 14, 2017 in Articles

[image:1] Vir and Genella Sondhi established the Vir K. and Genella Sondhi Endowed Scholarship through a $500,000 deferred gift. This scholarship will support undergraduate and graduate business students in the Monte Ahuja College of Business, particularly... read more

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