Celebrate 50 Years of the Reverse Raffle in April 2020!

The Brown & Gold Club welcomes all athletics alumni, family, friends, and fans of the Yellow Jackets to celebrate 50 years of the Reverse Raffle on April 4, 2020! Join the excitement of our annual signature fundraiser and/or purchase a raffle ticket for your chance to win the grand prize - all for the benefit of BW student-athletes. Start planning now to bring your friends and teammates together for a night of fun and YJ4L connections back on campus! More information found here.

Additionally, catch up with us as we take BW on the road to Goodyear, AZ on March 22, 2020 and Albuquerque, NM on April 8, 2020. Contact Eric Stephens at 440.826.2074 or estephen@bw.edu for more info. 

BW Alumni & Friends Book ClubJoin the virtual BW Alumni & Friends Book Club and connect with nearly 350 #YJ4L readers. It’s free to join. 

Calendar of campus events: Keep up with all events on campus, including cultural and athletics events, by visiting www.bw.edu/events. We look forward to seeing you! 

Alumni Perks: Check our all your alumni benefits at www.bw.edu/alumni/perks. It's our way of saying thank you for being an important and ongoing part of the BW community!

A few links to some of the perks: Request a free BW Alumni car decal (include your current address, please), send us your news for the online Class Notes Quarterly, and find out more about the lifelong alumni benefits offered by the Office of Career Services and Office of Professional Development.

 

Send us your updates: If you have moved, changed jobs, or switched email addresses, let us know via the easy Alumni Update Form.

Make a Gift: Include BW in your giving plans this year and make a difference in the lives of our students. See details at right about giving opportunities or visit this page. Many designations are available to support what is most important to you. For only $35 per year, alumni in Ohio can support the Annual Fund and sport a BW license plate to show their pride! Details here

For more information, call the Office of Alumni Engagement at 440-826-2104 or email bwalumni@bw.edu.

 

Connect with BW via Social Media

Alumni gather virtually every day on YJ4L (Yellow Jackets for Life) social media channels. Join us on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated on events (on campus and nationwide), hear about alumni achievements, and network with your fellow YJ4Ls. Follow the YJ4L Instagram account (@bwalumni) for images of campus and alumni doing great things.

 

 

 

 

 

 

YJ4L Spirit of Giving

 

Every Gift Really Does Make A Difference.

A little goes a long way at Baldwin Wallace. Make a gift and join thousands of alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty, and staff who support BW each year. All of those gifts add up in a big way.  Last year, more than 4,700 alumni and friends made gifts to the University. Collectively those gifts contributed nearly $1.4 million to BW's budget. A true example of the YJ4L spirit!

Students Supporting Students

BW's Student Giving Council (SGC) helps embrace the YJ4L spirit early and allows students to pay it forward. This program is all about students helping students and seeing firsthand how the power of philanthropy can change lives. Students give through a variety of events during the academic year, whether it’s $5 or $50, and it all adds up to make a difference. Last year, the SGC raised over $7,800 for the YJ4th Year Gift, a student funded scholarship. Together with a generous match from the Grippin Fund, over $10,000 was distributed to seniors in need. Read more here about the most recent recipients and how the philanthropy of their peers enabled them to graduate. 

 

Where to Give? 

Support what matters most to YOU.

You can designate your gift to a variety of annual funds supporting the University and our students, including seven academic scholars funds, the YJ4th Year scholarship described above or area of greatest need. Learn more here.

Every gift matters.  Make yours today.

 
 
 

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