Giving Tuesday by the numbers

Giving Tuesday for the NMSU system is all about the power of collective giving and the belief, devotion and passion for students. In its third year, Giving Tuesday successes included - 

• Total Donors in a 24-Hour Period: 1,715

• Online Gifts: 906

• Faculty/Staff Donors: 583

• First-Time Donors: 368

• Student Donors: 203

• New Gift Agreements: 65

Three Exciting Gifts:

$150,000 from New Mexico Gas Company to Arrowhead Center

$50,000 from an accounting alumnus

$15,000 from El Paso Electric

Total Raised: $2.5 million

New York City got a little brighter on the morning of Giving Tuesday with a ray of NMSU Aggie sunshine. With the help of Nasdaq and Blackbaud, NMSU received recognition on the Nasdaq Tower during the opening bell ceremony for its Giving Tuesday success.

NMSU’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity teamed up to create an endowed scholarship in support of active or honorably discharged military service members who choose to attend NMSU.

Clifford L. Pelton made a $100,000 investment matched on Giving Tuesday in honor of his brother Bumpy to create a teaching endowed scholarship, a counseling endowed scholarship, a gap endowed scholarship and a study abroad endowed scholarship.