Fellow Manship graduate,
When my class graduated in 2011, we were excited about the future. Not just ours,
but the school’s as well.
We started the Senior Class Gift Fund, a first-of-its-kind campaign that raised approximately $10,000. We wanted to make sure that generations of students would have the same amazing opportunities we had such as covering the Iowa caucuses, attending industry-related conventions and receiving financial support while interning around the country.
Now that we’re settled into our careers all across the country — I’ve landed at CBS News in New York — it seems like the perfect time for us to make a more substantial commitment and begin a culture of giving. Dean Ceppos and I have evolved the Senior Class Gift Fund into a new endeavor that we are calling the Manship School Loyalty Campaign.
I can’t think of a better time to do this. In the last year alone, Manship has further bolstered its standing as a leader in media and public affairs education by launching its Washington program, building a state-of-the-art social media lab and establishing a statehouse program that immerses our students in the study and practice of covering state government. An accrediting team of outside experts described our school as being in “the ranks of the country’s strongest programs.”
We need you to be a part of the Loyalty Campaign.
Let’s invest today in the Manship students of tomorrow. There’s no better way for us to demonstrate our commitment to the Manship School than by supporting it financially. Join me in showing our #ManshipLoyalty, and let’s be in touch as this important campaign continues. Geaux Tigers!
Class of 2011
Click here to sign up for automatic, monthly or annual donations of $25, $50, $75 or more. It’s as easy as that, and this small investment will go a long way.
The Loyalty Campaign will add private donations to the Manship General Scholarship Fund that will be used to help students in all four concentrations: journalism, political communication, public relations and digital advertising. It will allow them to study abroad or in Washington, go to the Iowa caucuses or intern in New York.
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