On Thursday morning, Feb. 1, prior to Homecoming Weekend, the university launched its second annual online giving campaign, Seattle U Gives. At the campaign’s conclusion Friday evening, the university had raised a total of $223,163, including $95,496 in matching money, for scholarships and programs across campus. This year’s results are an impressive 217 percent over last year’s total of $70,350. Additionally, 1,033 gifts were received, more than double last year. University Advancement offers its heartiest thanks to the many faculty and staff who made gifts and participated as ambassadors.