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Match Day 2018

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Match Day is Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Match Day is your once-a-year opportunity to ensure that your generous gift reaches its full potential!

How it works: Choose from the list of affinity challenges below and click on the "Make a gift" link to donate. Be sure to include the affinity challenge you wish to support in the gift description/details. Check back throughout the day on Feb. 21 to monitor the progress of your challenge and unlock our tier reward videos.

Goal 1


Congratulations to Kevin '93 and Elizabeth Barger '93, for being the donors who pushed us by our first Match Day goal! You're the proud owners of a signed Professor Miller bobblehead!

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Goal 2


If we raise $50,000, Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students Mike McKinney '02 will be feeling dizzy! Donate now to find out how!

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Goal 3


What happens when Tommy Tomcat meets professional wrestler and proud Thiel College alum Ronnell Hunt '15? Help us raise $75,000 to find out!

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Goal 4


A beloved member of the Office of College Advancement has agreed to take one for the team. Help us raise $100,000 to find out what happens!

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200 Total Donors

Every donation helps, no matter how small. If we reach 200 total donors, we will unlock a $10,000 gift!

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300 Total Donors

Your support is overwhelming! Help us reach 300 total donors, to unlock another generous $10,000 gift.

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Greek Life

164 Total

We know our Greeks love to compete against each other. If 100 Greeks donate to this challenge, we will unlock an additional $20,000 gift! Donate today to help us unlock our awesome.

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Delta Sigma Phi: 19
Kappa Sigma: 7
Phi Theta Phi: 12
Sigma Phi Epsilon: 44 - leads all Greeks!
Alpha Xi Delta: 21
Chi Omega: 14
Sigma Kappa: 25
Zeta Tau Alpha: 32
Alpha Chi Rho: 14
Lambda Chi Alpha: 10
Alpha Gamma Delta: 10

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Athletics Challenge

71 Total

Are you a Tomcat athlete? We know competition is important to you. If 25 athletes donate to this affinity challenge, a generous alum will give an additional $1,000!

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80's Challenge

29 Total

Are you a graduate of Thiel College from the 1980's? Show your support by donating to this affinity challenge and help us reach our goal of 20 donations!

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First Time Donor


Match Day 2018 is the perfect time to donate for the first time and help us #UnlockAwesome! An anonymous donor will give $5,000 if 50 new donors contribute.

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Miller's Money

78 Total

Has Professor David Miller '61 taught one of your classes? (Probably, he's been here 55 years!) If 25 current and former business students donate to this challenge, Professor Miller will donate an additional $1,000!

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Professor Witosky Challenge

20 Total

Thiel College business alumni have their work cut out for them with another challenge! Professor Gary Witosky ’79 challenges that for every gift given by a former student, he will match it with an additional gift of $25.

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Young Alumni


Are you a graduate of Thiel College from 2000 through 2017? Donate to this challenge to have your money matched up to $10,000!

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Thiel Players Alumni

38 Total

Professor Emeritus William Robinson, Ph.D., will match theater alumni gifts dollar-for-dollar up to the first $1,000 in support of The Thiel Players.

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Thiel Choir Alumni

36 Total

Thiel College Choir alumni will have their donations matched dollar-for-dollar up to the first $1,000!

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Campus Community

88 Total

The Thiel College campus community is committed to helping out too. If 25 faculty and staff members donate to this challenge, an additional $1,250 will be given!

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