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#allinforUT - May 27, 2020

Many of you have reached out and asked how you can support UT's Spartan scholars. While we couldn't have planned for our current situation, we can plan for the impact. It is in this spirit that we've chosen to move forward with Give Day on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

In anticipation of an increased request for scholarship assistance from UT students, all gifts to the  Annual Scholarship Fund will be  matched 2:1, thanks to a Board of Trustees challenge gift.

Benefiting scholarships include the  Presidential, Dean, Minaret and Spartan scholarships. Your $25 gift could be matched with $50 for an impact of $75 to benefit our students.

We hope that you join our team and go #allinforUT on WednesdayMay 27, 2020

Don't want to wait until then? Starting on May 21, 2020, you can donate and have it count toward the matching gifts.

Give Now

Virtual Events Schedule - Registration Required

Register now to hear from one or all of our special guests on topics ranging from the UT baseball team to the state of the University. Details, as well as the link required to register, are below.

8:30 a.m.

University Update with President Ronald L. Vaughn and Campus Leaders

Join us for an interactive virtual event with President Ronald Vaughn and his wife, Renée; Linda Devine, Ph.D., vice president for operations and planning; and Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D., vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

10 a.m.

Science and Arts with Paul Greenwood, Ph.D., and David Gudelunas, Ph.D.

What is the future of arts and science at The University of Tampa? Learn how state-of-the-art new facilities and hands-on experiential learning in laboratories, field sites and with local partners set UT graduates ahead. In this 30-minute discussion, David Gudelunas, dean of the College of Arts and Letters, and Paul Greenwood, dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences, will share their insights and vision for their fields.

1:30 p.m.

Baseball with Coach Joe Urso ’92, Tino Martinez ’89 and William Franchi ’06

With several national championships during his tenure, Coach Joe Urso shares his stories with alumni Tino Martinez and William Franchi. Whether you are new to baseball or have played professionally, this group discussion will make you excited for the peanuts and Cracker Jacks.

5 p.m.

From Classroom to Boardroom: How to Go From UT Student to UT Board of Trustee

In this interactive discussion, learn how three alumni got their start at UT and how the experience changed their lives. Hosted by the current Family Association board chair, Frank Lento, this discussion will engage Jim MacLeod 70, Alan Randolph 90 and Benson Riseman 78 as they share their UT stories.

Spirit Week 

SpiritWeekImages

May 26, 2020: A Tall Tail Tuesday

Share pics or stories/tales of your UT pets.

May 27, 2020: Give Day Wednesday

Let's go #allinforUT!

May 28, 2020: Thankful Thursday

Who are you thankful for?

May 29, 2020: Future Spartan Friday 

Post pics of your future Spartans.

Be sure to tag @UTampaDev and use #alllinforUT.

What is #allinforUT?

#allinforUT is UT’s annual give day devoted to giving back and showing how we can support the University. As a private University, UT depends on the philanthropic support of the community it serves. Because the University cannot be sustained by tuition alone, all donations are greatly appreciated and will be used to continue a tradition of academic excellence. All gifts, regardless of size, add up to have an enormous impact and show how we are all in for UT no matter where we are in the world.

#allinforUT, originally scheduled for April 21, 2020, was postponed as our alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.  

Contact  annualfund@ut.edu for additional information.



Challenge Gifts

Annual Scholarship
All gifts to the Annual Scholarship fund will be matched 2:1. This fund supports the Presidential, Dean, Minaret and Spartan scholarships.

Annual Fund – Area of Greatest Need
All gifts to this fund will be matched 2:1. This fund supports the University's most urgent, and pressing needs.

Lowth Entrepreneurship
$5,000 will be matched dollar for dollar to benefit the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center.