Although the 1869 Challenge has ended, you can still make a difference in the lives of Trinity students.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Student life thrives at Trinity, where students can both meet people who share similar interests and find value from new and different perspectives. Whether you’ve been a member of one of these organizations, started one of your own, or simply appreciate the importance of student life on a University campus, your support is instrumental to the Trinity experience. 

 

Our groups are vital support networks for Trinity students, and many are now relying on creative new ways to connect and strengthen their communities.

 

$100,000
Overall 1869 Challenge
Trinity has been challenged to reach 3,000 donors to unlock an additional $100,000 gift.
3,000 / 3,000 Donors
Completed
$10,000
Legacy Challenge
Calling all Legacy families! An anonymous alumna whose child also graduated from Trinity will match all gifts from legacy family members up to $10,000. Are you a Legacy? If you and your parent or grandparent graduated from Trinity, you are a Legacy. If you graduated from Trinity and your child(ren) did too, you are a Legacy. If you and a sibling graduated from here, you are a Legacy. Simply select "Legacy Alumni" or "Legacy Student" in the "Tell Us Who You Are" question and we will count your gift toward this challenge. Show us your #TigerPride because you are a #TULegacyFam!
$10,000 / $10,000 Raised
Completed
$50,000
Class of 1981 - 40 for 40 Challenge
Members of the Class of 1981, Lynne W. Perry, Herb Stumberg, Ron Boerger, and Jeff Ramsey have set up a “40 for 40” Challenge. If 40 donors from the Class of 1981 make a gift of ANY size, they will donate an additional $50,000 to Trinity. What a great way to mark the Class of 1981's 40th Reunion! Make your gift today to your favorite area of campus.
40 / 40 Donors
Completed
$1,200
Student Cause & Young Alumni Challenge
Recently student leaders came together and selected the Raymond Judd Student Emergency Fund as the "student cause" for the 1869 Challenge. Now, nine young alumni are challenging Trinity students to make a gift during the 1869 Challenge. 200 student gifts will unlock $1,200 for the Judd Emergency Fund. Thank you to our young alumni donors (Kyle Argueta '17, George Brandon Douglas '15, Katie Ogawa Douglas '14, Jacob Hall '15, Lauren Krummel '15, Ashley Poston '15, Ana Ruiz-Zavala '16, Ben Whitehead '15, and Clare Burch Whitehead '14) for their support!
200 / 200 Donors
Completed
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Greek Life Giving Challenge - Donors
Hey Greek Alumni- Who is in the mood for some friendly competition? The Greek Life Giving Challenge is back and now is the time to show our support for our clubs. Make a Trinity education possible for our brothers and sisters and earn prizes along the way. Your gifts go directly back to Greek Life. The club that generates the most unique donors will earn the honor of having LeeRoy the Tiger don the winning club jersey at the fountain on Bid Day.
Were/are you a member of a Trinity fraternity or sorority? Let us know which one!
Rank Answer Donors
1 Spurs Sorority 121
2 Gamma Chi Delta Sorority 101
3 Chi Beta Epsilon Sorority 97
4 Sigma Theta Tau Sorority 66
5 Omega Phi Fraternity 61
6 Kappa Kappa Delta Fraternity 59
7 Zeta Chi Sorority 54
8 Bengal Lancers Fraternity 47
9 Chi Delta Tau Fraternity 47
10 Triniteer Fraternity 26
11 Alpha Chi Lambda Sorority 19
12 Alpha Psi Omega Fraternity 11
13 Phi Delta Kappa Sorority 9
14 Phi Sigma Chi Fraternity 9
15 Iota Chi Rho Fraternity 9
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$1,869
Greek Council Challenge
If Greek Council secures 20 donors, Amy McGee’ 92, Alumni Advisor to Sigma Theta Tau, will give an additional $1,869 to the Greek Council to support the dues waiver program. Greek Council is committed to making Greek Life accessible to all students regardless of financial need through the Dues Waiver Program. This Fall saw over 50 Pell Grant eligible students apply for dues waivers, a 100% increase in demand for the program.
20 / 20 Donors
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Top 3 Sororities - Donors
The top 3 sororities that secure the most donors will each receive 25 Bonus Standards points to apply towards their Fall or Spring Standards. Help your group achieve excellence!
Were/are you a member of a Trinity fraternity or sorority? Let us know which one!
Rank Answer Donors
1 Spurs Sorority 121
2 Gamma Chi Delta Sorority 101
3 Chi Beta Epsilon Sorority 97
4 Sigma Theta Tau Sorority 66
5 Zeta Chi Sorority 54
6 Alpha Chi Lambda Sorority 19
7 Phi Delta Kappa Sorority 9
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$17,000
Parent Council Challenge
When 150 individual parents/guardians make a gift to the fund of their choice, the Trinity University Parent Council will donate $17,000 to Trinity University.
150 / 150 Donors
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Reunion Class Challenge
The reunion class with the most donors during the 1869 Challenge will get special recognition during Alumni Weekend in October.
Alumni, what is your class year?
Rank Answer Donors
1 1981 51
2 2006 44
3 1996 40
4 1986 38
5 2001 36
6 2016 32
7 1991 28
8 2011 25
9 1971 16
10 1976 14
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Trinity Student Organizations
The student organization that secures the most number of donors will also receive $500, the second will receive $250, and the student organization garnering the third most donors will receive $100 with the funds deposited into their student organization account.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 Black Student Union 80
2 $250 Catholic Student Association 47
3 $100 Mock Trial Club 40
4 PRIDE 35
5 Trinity University Latino Association 26
6 Tigers for Life 19
7 Young Conservatives of Texas 15
8 African Student Association 15
9 Trinitonian 14
10 TU Pro-Choice 13
11 Filipino Student Association 10
12 Trinity University Gaming 9
13 Trinity University Chapter of Partners in Health Engage 8
14 Student Ambassadors 8
15 Vietnamese Student Association 7
16 Swashbucklers 7
17 Alpha Kappa Psi 7
18 Indigenous People's Club 6
19 Muslim Student Association 6
20 Chinese Language & Culture Club 5
21 Trinity Women in Science and Technology 5
22 Japanese Culture Club 5
23 Delta Sigma Pi 4
24 Eco Allies 4
25 InterVarsity Christian Fellowship 4
26 Chess Club 3
27 TU Volunteer Action Community - TUVAC 3
28 Rotaract Club 3
29 Loon-E Crew 2
30 Fencing Club 2
31 Mirage 2
32 South Asian Student Association 2
33 Young Life College 2
34 Hillel 2
35 Student Government Association 2
36 Swing Bums 2
37 International Humanitarian Crisis Initiative 2
38 Alpha Phi Omega - Delta 2
39 Women in Computing 2
40 German Honor Society 1
41 American Medical Student Association 1
42 Community Bible Church College+ 1
43 First Time Offenders 1
44 International Club 1
45 TigerThon 1
46 TriniDnD 1
47 Trinity Bee Alliance 1
48 Trinity Pre-Law Society 1
49 UNICEF Trinity University 1
50 Omricon Delta Kappa 1
51 Phi Beta Kappa 1
52 Prowlers Dance Team 1
53 Reformed University Fellowship 1
54 Student Organizations - Area of Greatest Need 1
55 The Contemporary at Trinity 1
56 Trinity University Accounting Association 1
57 Student Programming Board 1
58 Society of Women Engineers 1
59 TU Players 1
60 Tiger Stand Band 1
61 Bullet Journal Club 1
62 TU Secular Student Alliance 1
63 Young Americans for Liberty at Trinity University 1
64 Active Minds 0
65 Alpha Epsilon Delta 0
66 Alpha Lambda Delta 0
67 American Institute of Chemical Engineers 0
68 American Marketing Association 0
69 American Sign Language Club 0
70 American Society of Mechanical Engineers 0
71 Anthropology Society 0
72 Association of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 0
73 Beta Gamma Sigma 0
74 Chemistry Club 0
75 Collegiate Texas Music Educators 0
76 Data Analytics Club 0
77 Dementia Friendly Trinity 0
78 English Club 0
79 Entrepreneurship Club 0
80 Fellowship for Christian Athletes 0
81 Film Club 0
82 Geology Club 0
83 Greek Council 0
84 HOSA: Future Health Professionals 0
85 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 0
86 International Business Club 0
87 Italian Society 0
88 Momentum 0
89 Mu Phi Epsilon 0
90 National Association of Collegiate Scholars 0
91 Phi Alpha Theta 0
92 Phi Sigma Pi 0
93 Pi Kappa Alpha 0
94 Pi Kappa Lambda 0
95 Pi Sigma Alpha 0
96 Real Estate Club 0
97 Running Club 0
98 Sigma Delta Pi 0
99 Sigma Gamma Epsilon 0
100 Sigma Iota Rho 0
101 Society of Physics Students 0
102 Special Olympics College Club 0
103 TEACH 0
104 The Maverick Society 0
105 Tiger Table Tennis 0
106 Trinity Art Collective 0
107 Trinity Diversity Connection 0
108 Trinity Philosophy Club 0
109 Trinity University Archives Student Advocates 0
110 Trinity University Forensics Society 0
111 Trinity's Community Garden 0
112 TU Crochet & Knitting Club 0
113 TUFit: The Health Club 0
114 Wesley Foundation 0
115 Young Democratic Socialists of America 0
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Athletics- Student Athlete Participation
The varsity sport with the highest % of student-athlete participation will receive an additional $1,000. The winner will be determined after the event closes and announced Alumni Weekend 2021.
Students, are you a varsity athlete? If so, select your sport!
Rank Answer Donors
1 Men's Soccer 107
2 Cross Country 72
3 Track & Field 68
4 Swimming & Diving 68
5 Volleyball 55
6 Football 49
7 Baseball 48
8 Men's Basketball 37
9 Men's Tennis 27
10 Women's Tennis 21
11 Softball 21
12 Women's Soccer 19
13 Women's Basketball 12
14 Golf 11
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Greek Life Giving Challenge - Highest Dollar Amount
The fraternity or sorority that raises the highest dollar amount will win a Taco Tuesday with LeeRoy for current student members!
Were/are you a member of a Trinity fraternity or sorority? Let us know which one!
Rank Answer Amount
1 Omega Phi Fraternity $17,001.05
2 Bengal Lancers Fraternity $16,380.00
3 Chi Delta Tau Fraternity $14,146.11
4 Chi Beta Epsilon Sorority $13,425.00
5 Spurs Sorority $13,177.52
6 Triniteer Fraternity $10,805.00
7 Gamma Chi Delta Sorority $10,295.00
8 Sigma Theta Tau Sorority $7,340.00
9 Kappa Kappa Delta Fraternity $6,245.00
10 Zeta Chi Sorority $5,684.81
11 Alpha Psi Omega Fraternity $1,900.00
12 Iota Chi Rho Fraternity $1,260.00
13 Phi Sigma Chi Fraternity $1,190.00
14 Alpha Chi Lambda Sorority $988.00
15 Phi Delta Kappa Sorority $805.00
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Top 3 Fraternities - Donors
The top 3 fraternities that secure the most donors will each receive 25 Bonus Standards points to apply towards their Fall or Spring Standards. Help your group achieve excellence!
Were/are you a member of a Trinity fraternity or sorority? Let us know which one!
Rank Answer Donors
1 Omega Phi Fraternity 61
2 Kappa Kappa Delta Fraternity 59
3 Bengal Lancers Fraternity 47
4 Chi Delta Tau Fraternity 47
5 Triniteer Fraternity 26
6 Phi Sigma Chi Fraternity 9
7 Iota Chi Rho Fraternity 9
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