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Giving Tuesday Milner Student Success Center

Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
11 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on December 04, at 12:00 AM CST
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Giving Tuesday Milner Student Success Center

Located on the soon-to-be renovated first floor, the Student Success Center will serve as an innovative campus hub for learning, research, and technology. A highly interactive, service-focused, and technology-rich space, this addition will allow Milner Library to supplement traditional library services in collaboration with campus partners to further support student development.

Campus partners who will share this space include University College for advising and writing support, Office of Undergraduate Research, and Administrative Technologies and Office of Academic Technology for hands-on student technology support. Additionally, the Student Success Center will house Milner Library’s MakeIt@Milner space; audio/visual resources; multimedia workstations; and equipment such as Ellison die cutter, laminator, and a button maker. Student collaboration will also be encouraged through flexible group study rooms as well as open seating. The Student Success Center will open during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Currently, the space is a wide open blank slate as we head into the design phase of this project. Your support allows us maximize the potential of the Student Success Center. For instance, every $10,000 donated will help equip additional collaboration rooms with furniture, technology, and other essential items.

Giving to the Student Success Center is one way to support the development of all students at Illinois State. Let’s build something impactful together!

Choose a giving level


Student Thank You

Gifts of all sizes help support student success in Milner Library. Donate $10 and receive a special thank you from one of our students.


Digital Recognition

A $25 gift gets your name added to a special Giving Tuesday digital honor roll shared on displays in Milner Library.


Social Shout Out

For a gift of $50 you will receive a special, personalized shout out on Milner Library’s social media as well as be included in a special Giving Tuesday digital honor roll shared on displays in Milner Library.


Video Thank You

For a gift of $100, you will receive all of the above plus a special video thank you from Dean Zeck.


Story Time!

In honor of your generous donation, someone from the library will read you an excerpt from your favorite book available at Milner in a video shared with you via email and on social media. You will also be included in our digital honor roll and get a personalized shout out on social media.


Join Ange's Keepers

A $1,000 donation ensures your place in our special Redbirds Rising campaign-specific giving society that recognizes an esteemed group of individuals who have generously provided vital support for the library during this crucial time. At the end of the campaign, Ange’s Keepers will be immortalized in a permanent display in the library.