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Loras College receives $100,000 donation

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Loras College received an anonymous cash donation of more than $100,000 towards The Inspiring Lives and Leadership: The Loras Legacy Campaign goal of $75 million. The Inspiring Lives and Leadership: The Loras Legacy Campaign was launched in October 2013 and is the largest fundraising campaign in the college's 175 years. Funds raised through the campaign help support student aid and faculty/staff professional development. The campaign also seeks funds to build upon the launch of Loras College's MBA program and business analytics curricular focus.

The $100,000 donation was provided by the spouse of a late alumnus and will establish a scholarship for students with demonstrated financial need.

As of February 28, 2014, the campaign has raised $51.2 million through more than 15,255 donors.

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