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    Major Gift Announcement

    Posters up in the Gerdin Business Building are saying there is going to be a Major Gift Announcement made at 10:30-11 in 1148 Gerdin (Auditorium) on Friday. Not 100% positive on the time

    Not to get anyone's hopes up, but maybe the major gift is money for Jack Trice Renovation?



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by rhlentz View Post
    Posters up in the Gerdin Business Building are saying there is going to be a Major Gift Announcement made at 10:30-11 in 1148 Gerdin (Auditorium) on Friday. Not 100% positive on the time

    Not to get anyone's hopes up, but maybe the major gift is money for Jack Trice Renovation?
    Have to throw this one out: Money to restart the baseball program.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by rhlentz View Post
    Posters up in the Gerdin Business Building are saying there is going to be a Major Gift Announcement made at 10:30-11 in 1148 Gerdin (Auditorium) on Friday. Not 100% positive on the time

    Not to get anyone's hopes up, but maybe the major gift is money for Jack Trice Renovation?
    I'm thinking that if it were for JTS, the announcement wouldn't be at the Gerdin building.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    The gift is from me. Your welcome everybody. My donation will make it possible for every ticketholder to have their very own box seat with built in beer taps.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    The gift is from me. Your welcome everybody. My donation will make it possible for every ticketholder to have their very own box seat with built in beer taps.
    If that were to happen I am sure quite a few on this site would gladly fork over more money for season tickets!



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    I'm Sure its probably someone donating 25 million for education. Who needs to learn?



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by HandSanitizer View Post
    I'm Sure its probably someone donating 25 million for education. Who needs to learn?

    My learning is over. I want football.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    yeah it is probably for something worthless like money for new classrooms or computers and other things that don't matter.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    yeah, i have to concur - it would likely be at the Jake if it were Athletics.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    The gift is from me. Your welcome everybody. My donation will make it possible for every ticketholder to have their very own box seat with built in beer taps.
    If that is true, I will give you +Rep



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by rhlentz View Post
    yeah it is probably for something worthless like money for new classrooms or computers and other things that don't matter.
    That's right. We are a football school!


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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    I'm pretty sure this has been scheduled for a while.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    This has been scheduled for quite a while. And, most likely it's a gift for the College of Business.



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    I was flipping through channels last night and on the Mediacomm connections channel Kevin Cooney was hosting some show talking about Iowa State. They were talking about how the University is on a campaign pushing for $800 million dollars. The part I saw was about how the Business College would get $42 million to spend on faculty improvement and scholarships. Is that all $42 million gets you these days?

    I think the University should invest some of that into it's athletics. Studies have shown that having better teams increases enrollment!



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    Re: Major Gift Announcement

    Any idea on how many business students are former engineering students?



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