1 day. 24 hours. 1,440 minutes.  

Between 12:00 AM and 11:59 PM (EDT) on April 4th, 2017, we asked you to show your Fighting Scots pride for a very important cause - the Maryville Fund! We challenged 500 donors to make a gift to MC before midnight.

Thank you for helping us keep our promise to our students. Because of your support, MC is a vibrant, innovative learning community that engages students in personal and intellectual growth, equipping them with the skills needed to pursue meaningful careers! We couldn't have done it without you.

As of 11:59 PM (EDT), $104,728.79 raised from 555 donors. the grand total including matching gifts is $172,228.79! 

 

Challenges & Leaderboards

 2017 Alumni Class Challenge

The alumni class with the highest participation percentage on Tartan Tuesday will rise to the top of the Class Challenge leaderboard, and be recognized in the President's Report and Focus as the winners of the Tartan Tuesday 2017 Class Challenge. The winner of the Class Challenge is the Class of 1954. 

TOP TEN ALUMNI CLASSES% PARTICIPATION
1. 1954 12.35%
2. 1989 11.76%
3. 1971 10.56%
4. 1957 9.52%
5. 1974 9.20%
6. 1969 9.15%
7. 1948 8.93%
8. 1973 8.46%
9. 1970 8.28%
10. 1980 8.26%

 Last update: 11:59 PM (EDT)

2017 Division challenge

The academic or administrative division with the highest participation percentage on Tartan Tuesday will rise to the top of the Division Challenge leaderboard, and be recognized in the President's Report and Focus as the winners of the Tartan Tuesday 2017 Division Challenge. Awards go to the top academic and administrative divisions. Advancement/Marketing wins the administrative division competition and Social Sciences wins the academic division competition.

ACADEMIC OR ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION% PARTICIPATION
Advancement/Marketing 73.68%
Admissions/Enrollment 60.00%
Social Sciences 35.71%
Student Development 33.33%
Academic Affairs 22.22%
Behavioral Science 20.83%
Finance Administration 18.18%
Natural Science 18.18%
Clayton Center 16.67%
Fine Arts 15.38%
Humanities 14.29%
Languages & Literature 9.38%
Athletics 4.00%
Physical Plant 2.63%
Mathematics/Computer Science -
Education -

Last update: 11:59 PM (EDT)

Frequently Asked Questions

Tartan Tuesday is a 24 hour fundraising event that encourages the entire Maryville College community to support the Maryville Fund.

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Can I participate in Tartan Tuesday if I didn’t graduate from Maryville College?

Yes! If you are a student, faculty member, staff member, parent, or friend of the College, we want you to show your support on Tartan Tuesday!

Why does my participation in Tartan Tuesday matter?

Making a donation on Tartan Tuesday is not about how much you can or cannot give. It’s about participation – finding a way to be a part of this historic day! Gifts of every size make a real difference every day at Maryville College, but on Tartan Tuesday, your gift can go even further by attracting additional funds, as we work to unlock challenge funds throughout the day.

Where do my Tartan Tuesday gifts go?

Tartan Tuesday donations benefit the Maryville Fund. The Maryville Fund supports Maryville College’s most pressing needs, including student scholarshipslibrary resources, and faculty professional development. Gifts to the Maryville Fund are special because they have an immediate impact on the College! To learn more about the Maryville Fund, please go here.

Can I make a pledge for Tartan Tuesday?

Yes! To make a Tartan Tuesday pledge, please contact Meghan Fagg, Assistant Director for the Maryville Fund, at meghan.fagg@maryvillecollege.edu or (865) 981-8191. 

What if I have already made a gift to Maryville College this year?

We are immensely grateful for you and your commitment to Maryville College. We encourage you to make another gift on Tartan Tuesday to help us unlock challenge dollars and to participate in this historic day.

Is it safe to make my gift online?

Absolutely. The information collected during the event is only used by Maryville College, and will not be sold or shared with any third parties. Your credit card information will not be stored.

Besides making a donation, how can I help make Tartan Tuesday a success?

Wear your best orange and garnet on April 4th, and help us spread the word about Tartan Tuesday in your own network. Post, tweet, link, and share messages encouraging those in your network to share their Fighting Scots Pride on April 4th!  Use the hashtag #TartanTuesdayatMC, and be sure your post is set to the Public setting.

I still have questions. How can I get in touch?

We are happy to answer any additional questions about Tartan Tuesday. Please contact Meghan Fagg, Assistant Director for the Maryville Fund, at meghan.fagg@maryvillecollege.edu or (865) 981-8191.