$90,000 Challenge

To mark and honor 90 Years of NC State Education, the members of the NC State College of Education Board have issued the $90,000 Challenge. The Board will give up to $90,000 to support students and programs across the college if alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends join them in celebrating the college’s 90th anniversary.

Here are three ways you can help us complete the $90,000 Challenge. For each goal completed, the college will receive part of the $90,000 the Board has pledged. All goals must be completed by May 1 for the college to receive the full $90,000.

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You have three ways you can celebrate 90 Years of NC State Education and join the $90,000 Challenge. However you choose to participate, you will receive a complimentary 90th anniversary T-shirt. This T-shirt is a token of our appreciation for all those who will help us lead the way for the next 90 years.

1. Share why you chose education.

The Board will give the college $20,000 if 90 of you share why you chose the profession of education on social media or submit your story. Just post your reason why on your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts, and tag #WhyIChoseEducation. (Please make sure your accounts are public so we can see your posts.) You can also complete this form and submit your story to us.

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2. Show your NC State Education pride.

The Board will give the college another $20,000 if 90 of you post selfies in your classroom or office with your NC State gear or memorabilia and share why you love the NC State College of Education. Just tag your photos #NCStateEducation90 on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts. (Please make sure your accounts are public so we can see your posts.)

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3. Make a gift to NC State Education.

The Board will give the college the final $50,000 if 900 alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends make a gift to the college. You can support any area or program of your choice, and your gift will be counted to Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.

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