“Football Weekend Opportunities for Benefactor Cultivation and Stewardship”

The Annual Giving Team encourages you to promote the following football weekend events with the recognition society benefactors in your portfolio.

Recognition Society Members can now register for events on Nevada, MSU, and Duke weekends. Registration for other games can be made beginning one month before the game. Links for registration forms are below and can be sent to donors:

Nevada Events: mynotredame.nd.edu/nev16
MSU Events: mynotredame.nd.edu/msu16
Duke Events: mynotredame.nd.edu/duke16

For assistance, benefactors, fundraisers and administrative assistants can reach out to the Donor Experience team at 574-631-5198.

Gold VIP Events
Open to Gold and $25k Members of all Recognition Societies

Intimate, limited capacity events with University leaders and faculty.

If you would like to host a Gold Member, or a prospective Gold member, at one of these events, please let me know.

A Look into the Universe: Inside Notre Dame’s Digital Visualization Theater
September 9, 2016 (Nevada weekend)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Digital Visualization Theater, Jordan Hall of Science
Presenter: Justin R. Crepp, Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics

Take a trip through the stars with an exclusive look inside the Jordan Hall’s state-of-the art Digital Visualization Theatre. Professor Crepp will lead a fascinating presentation on some of his research and utilize the 360-degree experience of the theatre.

The Future of Residential Life at Notre Dame
September 16, 2016 (Michigan State Weekend)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art
Presenters: Margaret Morgan, Director of Residential Life and Karen Kennedy, Director of Housing
Featuring current Rectors and students

With two new residence halls opening this academic year, and new renovations scheduled for halls across campus, join members of the Residential Life team to hear about how Notre Dame’s distinctive residential tradition is impacting today’s students.

Restoring an Icon: The Hesburgh Library at Notre Dame
September 24, 2016 (Duke Weekend)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Center for Digital Scholarship, Hesburgh Library
Presenter: Diane Parr Walker, Edward H. Arnold University Librarian

Join Diane Parr Walker on a presentation and tour of the stunning renovations in the famed Hesburgh Library.

Future Gold Events include:
Stanford Weekend: Keough School of Global Affairs (featuring R. Scott Appleby, Prof. of History and Marilyn Keough Dean)and Hard Hat Tour of Jenkins/Nanovic Halls
Miami Weekend: Tour of DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and preview of FTT Production of Frankenstein
Virginia Tech Weekend: Tour of Duncan Student Center

More information on these events will be available as registration opens for each event.

Shake Down the Thunder Tailgate
DeBartolo Quad between Mendoza and Hesburgh Center
Afternoon Games: 11:30am-3:00pm
Night Games: 2:30pm-6:30pm
$25 per adult pre-registration; $35 at the door; Children 12 and under free
Unlimited food, beer/wine/soda, tailgate games, music, and TVs showing games across the country.

This is a wonderful opportunity to greet and cultivate benefactors who you may be unable to accommodate in the Development Tailgate. Benefactors can register at the links above. Additional marketing materials for the tailgate will be available soon.

As always, please contact your Annual Giving liaison with questions or assistance in determining how these events can be used to cultivate and steward the recognition society members in your portfolio on home game weekends.

Riley Koval (West)
Brian Diss (Midwest, International)
Ian Secviar (East)
Lindahl Chase (South)
Alex Romagnolo (Athletics)
Laura Snell (Gift Planning)

Go Irish!

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  1. Great work and focus presentations are excellent. Let us know if we can help with anything.