The President’s Circle provided the matching funds for the Ram Family Student Campaign’s inaugural Giving Tuesday initiative in 2017. The promise of matching gifts helps increase the likelihood of a donation, especially for young people. The students set a goal of 300 donations, which they surpassed with 326 donations totaling $2,916.38. With the President’s Circle’s matching promise, a grand total of $5,832.76 was raised for student scholarships, allowing the Ram Family Student Campaign to become fully endowed
Collaborations between students and the President’s Circle helps foster a student culture of philanthropy, as well as stresses it is never too early to start giving back to Angelo State.