April 04, 2018
Photo by Whit Pruitt, University Relations
All In for Arkansas begins at 6 a.m. on April 4 and runs until 1:11 p.m. on April 5.
Today, the University of Arkansas celebrates its 147th birthday with “All In for Arkansas,” a party with a purpose that includes fundraising support for all areas of campus.
All In for Arkansas is the university’s third annual day of giving and will last 1,871 minutes in honor of the university’s founding year of 1871. The event will conclude at 1:11 p.m. on April 5.
Participation is key to the success of All In for Arkansas, and numerous challenges will be issued throughout the event to encourage gifts of all sizes. The university will do most of the promotion through its social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and through a robust network of Social Media Ambassadors.
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to follow along on social media and show their pride and support of the university. All In for Arkansas is ALL about participation, and there are multiple ways to join in the fun:
Make a gift of any size to your favorite campus cause. From academic programs, library resources and public radio to student scholarships, study abroad and Senior Walk, it’s easy to impact the areas of campus that have special meaning to you. Faculty and staff can also contribute via payroll deduction.
Attend the on-campus Birthday Bash, hosted by the Student Alumni Association, between noon and 2 p.m. today on the Union Mall. There will be free cake, t-shirts, music, party favors, a photo booth and a surprise celebrity guest. Cake will be served at 12:30 p.m. with Chancellor Steinmetz providing All In for Arkansas updates at 1:15 p.m.
Show off your #Allin4Arkansas spirit on social media to help spread the word and inspire an epic outpouring of Arkansas pride. Photo contest winners can …