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Alumni Battle of the Decades Results!

2000s Battle of the decade champs

The 2000s Unseated the 2010s in this year's epic Alumni Battle of the Decades! 

For the third year in a row,  the Alumni Battle of the Decades proved to be a fight to the finish! Alumni from each decade went head-to-head for the most number of participating alumni.

The 2000s soared past the finish line at midnight to surpass the 2010s for the first time since the competition started! The 2000s had the most alumni donors and not only get bragging rights for the year, but also the fund with the most alumni donors will receive an additional $750 in matching funds!

See some of the progress throughout the day in the periodic updates below:

MIDNIGHT UPDATE: The Battle of the Decades has concluded.  Thank you for participating.  Stay tuned for an announcement of the winner on April 20.

10:30 PM UPDATE: Who will reign supreme for the next year? It's a full on battle between the 2000s and 2010s as they are tied for most alumni donors. The 1980s and 1990s are close behind.

5 PM UPDATE: '10s are in the lead, but the '90s have pulled into 2nd place and are behind by just 3 alumni donations followed closely by the '80s and '00s who are tied for 3rd place! 

4 PM UPDATE: '10s keep their 1st place lead with the '80s and '90s tied for 2nd place!

3 PM UPDATE: '10s hold onto their lead with the following behind them: '80s, '00s, '90s, '70s, '20s, '60s, and '50s

2 PM UPDATE: The '10s are in first place with the '80s just one donation behind and the '00s are still in 3rd place. Let's go!

1 PM UPDATE: The '10s are eeking out a lead over the '80s with just one additional alumni donation! '80s are in a close 2nd and the '00s in 3rd place!

Noon UPDATE: The '10s are holding their lead with the '80s in 2nd place and the '00s in 3rd place!

11 AM UPDATE: The '10s have taken the lead with the '80s in 2nd place and the '00s in 3rd place!

10 AM UPDATE: The '80s and the '10s are tied and the '00s surpassed the '90s for 3rd place!

9 AM UPDATE: The '80s and the '10s are tied and the '90s are in 3rd place!


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GIVE - Support your passion and make a donation all-day April 19, 2023, when the event is live for 24 hours!

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CARE - Spread kindness and generosity through volunteer action.

SHARE - Post pictures, share links, and spread the Give A Hoot Day message with alumni, friends, and family via email and on all of your social networks.

Everyone! Students, family, alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and donors are all invited to join together and support what you care about most at Oregon Tech! 

You can support the people, programs, and projects at Oregon Tech that YOU are passionate about. Some examples include specific scholarship funds, the Bird Feeder (student food pantry), athletic teams, capital projects like the Bringing Home the Gold campaign to renovate the track and field facilities or the Rising Scholar Award, academic programs like the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program, or your favorite student club or another initiative. 

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Challenge match funds from generous supporters enable you to double, triple, or quadruple the impact of your gift during Give A Hoot Day 2023! Be sure to give early in the day in order to have the best chance at being matched.
Please contact: Jacen Bridges, Annual Giving Manager, (503) 821-1164 or Jacen.Bridges@oit.edu
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