All in for Arkansas

$168,404
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Project ends on May 19, at 12:00 AM CDT
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All in for Arkansas

 

 

For 1,871 minutes we all celebrated 145 amazing years of the University of Arkansas through All in for Arkansas. The outpouring of giving and warm birthday wishes that were shared through social media have been tremendous.

Didn’t get a chance to make your All In gift before 1:11 p.m.? Even though All in for Arkansas is over, you may contribute to your favorite part of the U of A through our standard online giving site: https://onlinegiving.uark.edu/

Thanks again for making this event a smashing success!

 

All in for Arkansas is a fun and fast-paced online fundraising event to celebrate the 145th birthday of the U of A and make a big, big difference by raising $100K in a day.This virtual party begins at 6:00 a.m. on March 29th and will run 1,871 minutes in honor of the university’s founding year. All in for Arkansas unites all who love Arkansas, near and far, to rally support for all areas of the university. Are you "All In" to make history on the Hill?

 

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$6

WPS is Tradition

Any diehard University of Arkansas fan knows how to execute a perfect Hog Call. The “wooo” part of our famous battle cry should be held for exactly 6 seconds.

$25

Bricks in the Wall

It took 2.5 million bricks to build Old Main, the most iconic building on the University of Arkansas campus. The north tower stands 130 feet tall and the south tower stands at 123 feet tall.

$86

Seniors on the Sidewalk

Stretching more than five miles, the names of UA graduates are memorialized in one of our most unique traditions—Senior Walk. In 1986, university employees invented the Sand Hog, a machine that took the place of stamping names into the concrete by hand.

$145

Happy Birthday

The U of A sure looks good at 145 years old! Cheers to the state of Arkansas’s flagship institution on reaching this milestone.

$231

Academics? Got it covered.

There are 231 total undergraduate, Master’s, Doctoral and graduate certificate programs available at the University of Arkansas.

$475

Quarter Ton Hog

Tusk IV, the university’s beloved live mascot, is a wily Russian Boar who weighs 475 pounds. You don’t want to mess with this hefty hog.

$980

It’s Greek to Me

Located at 980 W. Dickson and modeled after the Theatre of Dionysus in Athens, Greece, the Greek Theater was given to the university as a gift from the Chi Omega sorority in 1930. From 1934 – 1991, the space under the stage was used for a rifle range by the Army ROTC. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

$1,465

Top of the Hill

The highest point on the University of Arkansas campus is the Rosen Center on Maple Avenue. At 1,465 feet above sea level, you are the biggest man or woman on campus when you stand here.

$1,871

A Banner Year

The U of A was officially founded in 1871 and welcomed its first class of 8 students (7 male and 1 female) and 3 faculty members in 1872.

$5,000

The Future Looks Bright

A record number of 5,000 incoming freshmen are estimated to gain admittance to the University of Arkansas this fall. From 8 in 1871 to 5,000 in 2016, each student is a reason to celebrate!

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