$ 770,626 raised 1,402 gifts
McKinley Deacon Davis CHANCE Program has raised $ 1,060 from 11 gifts!
McKinley Deacon Davis CHANCE Program

Students in the CHANCE program

 

After 50 years of service to students on NIU's campus, with more than 15,000 alumni, the McKinley "Deacon" Davis Program stands as one of a few programs of its kind in the state offering access to higher education. Shaped and created from the vision of President Rhoten Smith, a champion of equal opportunity and social justice and McKinley "Deacon" Davis, once a Harlem Globetrotter in 1968.

 

CHANCE offers the opportunity for students in the state of Illinois to earn a college degree. CHANCE is a campus-wide initiative for new freshmen enrolled at NIU providing service and support for students designed to enhance their college experience.

 

Today, CHANCE alumni are employed as dentists, teachers, physicians, engineers, artists, entrepreneurs, accountants, athletes and public servants. Many alumni continue to support the program by volunteering to assist currently enrolled students as they pursue their academic goals at NIU.

Leaderboard
Area with the most gifts
Which area on campus will bring in the most gifts during the NIUDOG? Keep an eye on this leaderboard to find out!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Student Scholarships 355
2 College of Business 219
3 College of Visual & Performing Arts 191
4 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 137
5 College of Education 131
6 Academic Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 114
7 College of Health & Human Sciences 70
8 College of Law 68
9 Huskie Food Pantry 51
10 College of Engineering & Engineering Technology 35
11 NIU Huskie Athletics 33
12 The Northern Star 27
13 University Libraries 25
14 Alumni Association & Affinity Groups 18
15 McKinley Deacon Davis CHANCE Program 11
16 University Honors Program 10
17 NIU Study Abroad 10
18 Northern Public Radio 9
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Leaderboard
Area to raise the most money
Which area on campus will raise the most money during the NIUDOG? Keep an eye on this leaderboard to find out!
Rank Department Raised
1 College of Business $175,070.00
2 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences $45,436.00
3 Student Scholarships $39,251.00
4 College of Visual & Performing Arts $25,036.00
5 Academic Diversity, Equity & Inclusion $14,390.00
6 NIU Huskie Athletics $14,250.00
7 College of Engineering & Engineering Technology $11,741.00
8 College of Law $11,400.00
9 College of Education $9,849.00
10 College of Health & Human Sciences $4,980.00
11 Huskie Food Pantry $1,703.50
12 The Northern Star $1,690.00
13 Alumni Association & Affinity Groups $1,330.00
14 Northern Public Radio $1,260.00
15 McKinley Deacon Davis CHANCE Program $1,060.00
16 University Honors Program $1,045.00
17 University Libraries $795.00
18 NIU Study Abroad $765.00
Ended
$26,000
Altendorf Momentum Challenge
You did it! Thanks to your generosity you have helped to unleash $26,000 from NIU alumnus Michael Altendorf '79, ’81 MBA, and his wife Susan to support student scholarships. Thank you, Huskies!
701 / 701 Gifts
Completed
$100,000
Scott Launch Challenge
You did it! Thanks to your generosity you have helped to unleash $100,000 from Dr. Tom Scott '75 to support student scholarships. Thank you, Huskies!
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Recent Grad Challenge
You did it! Thanks to your generosity you have helped to unleash $2,500 from a group of NIU recent graduates (Classes of 2009-2018) to support student scholarships. Thank you, Huskies!
100 / 100 Gifts
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