COLUMBIA, SC — The SCICU fundraising year recently ended on August 31, 2016, and we are very pleased to announce that the fundraising goal of $434,000 was exceeded by over $50,000. A total of $494,252 was raised through the various programs offered at SCICU. In particular, the SCICU Named Scholars Program exceeded its $230,000 goal by $81,000, raising a total of $311,000 for student scholarships. When proceeds from the SCICU endowment are added to the funds that were raised from donors, SCICU will distribute over $649,000 to our member colleges.
SCICU is also very pleased to report that 100 percent of the SCICU Board of Trustees participated at various levels in our fundraising activities. Many “thanks” to our trustees and the various companies and individuals that provide continued and loyal support to our member colleges and their students through our fundraising efforts.