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Viking Warrior Day 2022

THANK YOU Salem State University alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends for your record-breaking support for the Viking student experience! Together, a total of $513,678 was raised from gifts, from 459 gifts. 

Your generosity and engagement ensure that Salem State students have the opportunity to build bright futures for themselves, no matter what challenges they may face.   

When we work together, we rise together! 

GIVE NOW

Make your gift now and support the people, places, and programs at Salem State that matter most to you so they can thrive, adapt and grow. With your support, together we can make this our most impactful Viking Warrior Giving Day yet!

Are you Salem State Faculty or Staff? You can make your gift through SSU Payroll Deduction

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Help turn your state orange!
Rank State Gifts
1 MA 363
2 NH 21
3 FL 10
2
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"May the Fourth" be with you" Early Bird Challenge by Mark Amirault '84
You did it! Gifts made on the morning of May the 4th have been matched by the generosity of Mark Amirault '84
$1,854 MATCHED
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Designations
See what fellow Viking Warriors are supporting!
Rank Fund Designation Donors
1 Unrestricted Fund (University Priorities) 87
2 Soccer (Men's) 43
3 Student Emergency Fund 41
4 Baseball 40
5 Senior Class Gift Fund 31
6 Hockey (Men's) 16
7 Soccer (Women's) 15
8 Accounting Department 12
9 Lacrosse (Men's) 12
10 Softball 12
11 School of Education 9
12 George H. Ellison, Sr. Scholarship Fund 8
13 Healthcare Studies 8
14 Thomas M. Feeley '68 Fund 7
15 Bertolon School of Business 6
16 Tennis (Men's) 6
17 Field Hockey 6
18 School of Nursing 5
19 Basketball (Men's) 4
20 Occupational Therapy 4
21 General Scholarship Fund 3
22 School of Social Work 3
23 Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies 3
24 Project BOLD 3
25 Lacrosse (Women's) 3
26 Criminal Justice 2
27 Volleyball 2
28 Hockey (Women's) 2
29 School of Nursing 1
30 Veterans 2nd Mission Fund 1
31 Geography Department 1
32 Frederick E. Berry Institute of Politics 1
33 School of Social Work 1
34 Geological Sciences 1
35 Basketball (Women's) 1
36 Golf (Men's) 1
37 World Languages & Cultures 1
38 Tennis (Women's) 1
39 Center for International Education 0
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$15,000
1970s Alumni Challange
Graduates of the 1970s showed Viking pride and unlocked $15,000 for the Walsh Family (Jean M. Walsh, '71)!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$3,000
1977 Class Challange by Brian J. McNamara '77
Hooray, the Class of 1977 unlocked a generous donation of $3,000 made by Brian J. McNamara!
7 / 7 Donors
Completed
$25,000
1980s Alumni Challenge
Grads of the 80s have unlocked an additional $25,000 of support for VWD22!
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Accounting Challenge
Thanks to your support of the Accounting department, $5,000 has been donated by the Schiller Family!
5 / 5 Donors
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Athletics Challenge
You did it! 100 athletic supporters have led to a gift of $1,000 from Joanne O'Keefe Ricciardiello, '68, '19H!
Rank Athletics Donors
1 Soccer (Men's) 43
2 Baseball 40
3 Hockey (Men's) 16
4 Soccer (Women's) 15
5 Lacrosse (Men's) 12
6 Softball 12
7 Tennis (Men's) 6
8 Field Hockey 6
9 Basketball (Men's) 4
10 Lacrosse (Women's) 3
11 Volleyball 2
12 Hockey (Women's) 2
13 Basketball (Women's) 1
14 Golf (Men's) 1
15 Tennis (Women's) 1
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$100
Ellison Family Rally
Thank you for supporting the George H. Ellison, Sr. Scholarship Fund!
8 / 8 Donors
Completed
2
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SSU Employee Match
Thank you Viking Employees! Your generous support has been matched by a generous anonymous donor!
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
$5,000
First Time Donor Match
Go Vikings! New donors have unlocked $5000 with the generosity of the Schiller Family!
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Nicole Goggin ’14 ‘17G Recent Graduate Challenge
Recent Graduates rock! Giving from our newest graduates has been matched by Nicole E. Goggin '14!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$10,000
Maguire Meservey College of Health and Human Services Challenge
Hurray! Gifts to the Maguire Meservey College of Health and Human Services have unlocked $10,000 generously donated by Richard F. Durgan, '69!
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
2
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Student Emergency Fund Match
$10,000 has been unlocked thanks to generous support of the Student Emergency Fund!
Completed
2
Match
Sullivan Society Match
Thanks to your most generous support, The Schiller Family has matched $25,000 in Sullivan Society donations!
$25,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Annual Fund Unrestricted Match
Thank you! The Viking community show of support for SSU current priorities has resulted in a matching gift from the Schiller Family of $40,000!
Completed
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Maguire Meservey College of Health and Human Services
Hurray! Gifts to the Maguire Meservey College of Health and Human Services have unlocked $10,000 generously donated by Richard F. Durgan, '69!
Rank Fund Designation Donors
1 Healthcare Studies 8
2 School of Nursing 5
3 Occupational Therapy 4
4 School of Social Work 3
5 Criminal Justice 2
6 World Languages & Cultures 1
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Alumni Class Donor Counts
Which SSU class year will make the most gifts on VWD22? Make a gift now and tell your classmates to help get your class to the top of the leaderboard!
Class Year (if applicable)
Rank Answer Donors
1 2022 34
2 1992 14
3 2020 11
4 1977 8
5 1988 6
6 1983 6
7 1987 6
8 1982 6
9 2024 6
10 2012 5
11 1975 5
12 2018 5
13 1989 4
14 1978 4
15 2013 4
16 2025 4
17 1995 4
18 1968 3
19 1981 3
20 2019 3
21 2015 3
22 2011 3
23 2016 3
24 2021 3
25 1986 3
26 2002 3
27 1976 3
28 2009 3
29 1963 3
30 1998 2
31 1971 2
32 2007 2
33 2010 2
34 1984 2
35 1993 2
36 1972 2
37 2017 2
38 2014 2
39 2000 2
40 2005 2
41 1985 2
42 1967 1
43 1960 1
44 1994 1
45 1969 1
46 2004 1
47 1973 1
48 1996 1
49 1965 1
50 1979 1
51 2006 1
52 1991 1
53 2023 1
54 1964 1
55 1980 1
56 2001 1
57 1997 1
58 01973 1
59 1962 1
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Alumni by the Decade
Viking Warrior support by the decade.
What decade did you graduate in? (If applicable)
Rank Answer Amount
1 1980-1989 $64,883.00
2 1960-1969 $32,050.00
3 1970-1979 $21,997.01
4 1990-1999 $19,975.01
5 1940-1949 $10,000.00
6 2000-2009 $3,250.22
7 2020+ $2,260.50
8 2010-2019 $2,080.00
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Athletics Results
Show your Viking Spirit by supporting SSU sports teams! Joanne O'Keefe Ricciardiello, '68, '19H will make a generous donation of $1,000 to the General Athletic Fund when we reach 100 athletic donors! And, the team with the highest number of unique donors will win a Team Dinner sponsored by the Alumni Association!
Rank Fund Designation Raised
1 Soccer (Men's) $2,355.00
2 Baseball $2,350.00
3 Soccer (Women's) $875.00
4 Hockey (Men's) $835.00
5 Tennis (Men's) $825.00
6 Field Hockey $775.00
7 Lacrosse (Men's) $534.00
8 Softball $412.00
9 Basketball (Men's) $200.00
10 Lacrosse (Women's) $100.00
11 Volleyball $75.00
12 Hockey (Women's) $50.00
13 Basketball (Women's) $25.00
14 Golf (Men's) $25.00
15 Tennis (Women's) $25.00
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