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Carthage holds second annual Giving Day April 7

December 2016
Calling all Carthaginians! Carthage will hold its second Giving Day on Friday, April 7. This year, the stakes have been raised! If we reach our goal of 1,847 donors, members of the Carthage Board of Trustees will together give an additional $200,000 to Carthage.
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Record-breaking gift supports career preparation at Carthage

December 2016
Longtime Carthage College benefactor Jan Tarble has donated $15 million — the largest single gift in Carthage’s history — to fund a distinctive career and welcome center that will equip graduates to thrive in a rapidly changing workforce.
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Carthage students leads Kenosha area children in healthy activities as part of the Pals and Partners student organization.

Your donations at work: Pals and Partners student organization

Summer 2016
With a strong 25-year history, Pals and Partners is Carthage’s oldest student organization. The group excels at ensuring that young children in Kenosha understand the value of a college education.
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New grant provides even more internship opportunities

Spring 2016
Thanks to a grant worth nearly $350,000, Carthage continues to provide new internship opportunities to students. Through the Career Ready Internship Grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, Carthage will place students in paid internships with businesses and nonprofits throughout Wisconsin and Illinois.
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Carthage launches public phase of $35 million fundraising campaign

Oct. 14, 2015
Carthage has launched the public phase of a $35 million fundraising campaign to position the College as a regional and national model. The Campaign for Carthage will enhance student research experiences through the newly opened Science Center, establish a legacy of support through endowed scholarships, encourage experiential learning via internships and study abroad, and support the Carthage Fund, providing the flexibility to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the College.
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Carthage’s new $43 million science center now open

Sept. 7, 2015
Carthage’s brand new science center officially opened for classes on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The new center offers even greater opportunity for innovative science education, and further advances the College’s commitment to exceptional research experiences for undergraduates. 
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Tarble foundation gives $10 million toward Carthage science center

Oct. 19, 2014
Carthage has received the second-largest gift in its history. The $10 million contribution from the Tarble Family Foundation of Los Angeles supports the creation of the new East Wing in the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences. This latest gift brings the Tarble family’s total contribution to Carthage to almost $40 million.
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Regional Campaign Events

The Office of Institutional Advancement will host several Campaign for Carthage events in upcoming months, giving Carthage alumni, parents, and friends the opportunity to learn more about the campaign, connect with other Carthaginians, and share their stories. If you are interested in attending an event in your area and would like to get on our mailing list, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 262-551-5703 or 800-551-1518, or send an email to