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Student Entrepreneurship Fund

$9,905
39%
Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
20 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on June 19, at 11:59 PM CDT
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We will be published! 15 hours left!

June 18, 2015

Thanks to all our donors, we have raised $8,755! We have less than 15 hours to raise the remaining $17,245. At Ole Miss, anything is possible. 

Shoutouts to our donors since our last update! 

Harold Burson

Kimberly Rosenburg

Joey Adams

Angela Avery

Samantha Mitchell

Ji Hoon Heo

Your donations will go towards the Student Entrepreneurship Fund to help students and faculties in the Meek School of Journalism and New Media to get published. 

Please share this update with your friends, family, and everyone to help students get published! 

Sample Tweet:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Donate to: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot Share: #TheRiotBook #OleMissJournalism

Sample Facebook Post:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Supporting the project will open new doors for students at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Give now: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot

Thank you for your support! 

Larry Wells

Dean Will Norton

Dean Charlie Mitchell

 

Meek School of Journalism and New Media students discuss about photos from the RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change.

Thank you note from the co-publishers:

June 25, 2015

Yoknapatawpha Press and the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, co-publishers of the forthcoming "RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change," wish to express our appreciation for your support of this unique publication project. Advance copies of the album have arrived, and we are very pleased with the results. Proceeds from the sale of the album will be used to sponsor student publication through the Student Entrepreneurship Fund. Work will begin this fall on the design and publication of a book of photo-essays by University of Mississippi journalism students who visited Ethiopia. The projected pub-date is January, 2016. Your donations helped make this possible, and we are very grateful for your generous support. Thank you! - Larry Wells, Publisher, Yoknapatawpha Press; Will Norton, Dean, Meek School of Journalism, and Charles Mitchell, Asst. Dean.  

We have reached 25%!

June 01, 2015

We have reached 25% of our goal! 

Our sincere thanks go out to the present donors! The Student Entrepreneurship Program needs your donation to make the dream of student book-publication a reality. 

Special shout-outs go to:

    •    Shepard Smith

    •    Dean Will Norton

With only four donors, we have already reached 25% of our goal!

Meek School of Journalism and New Media students discuss about photos from the RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change.

Please share this update with your friends, family, and everyone to help students get published! 

Sample Tweet:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Donate to: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot Share: #TheRiotBook #OleMissJournalism

Sample Facebook Post:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Supporting the project will open new doors for students at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Give now: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot

Thank you for your support! 

Larry Wells

Dean Will Norton

Dean Charlie Mitchell

 

8 days left!

June 11, 2015

We have just 8 days left and we need YOUR help to fund the Student Entrepreneurship Program!

The Student Entrepreneurship Program will help make student book-publication a reality.

Please share this update with your friends, family, and everyone to help students get published! 

Sample Tweet:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Donate to: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot Share: #TheRiotBook #OleMissJournalism

Sample Facebook Post:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Supporting the project will open new doors for students at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Give now: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot

Thank you for your support! 

Larry Wells

Dean Will Norton

Dean Charlie Mitchell

 

Meek School of Journalism and New Media students discuss about photos from the RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change.

1 more week to go! 30% funded!

June 12, 2015

Thanks to all donors, we have raised $7,525! Just one more week left to raise the remaining $17,475! Please help us make student publication a reality.

The past two days, we received donations from 7 new donors: 

Timothy Kriehn

Jonathan Glenn

Wendy and Larry Kramer

Victor Emmanuel

Deb Wenger

Jay Wallace

James Bales 

Your donations towards the Student Entrepreneurship Fund will help students by strengthening their experiences/resume and chances of landing jobs upon graduation. 

Please share this update with your friends, family, and everyone to help students get published! 

Sample Tweet:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Donate to: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot Share: #TheRiotBook #OleMissJournalism

Sample Facebook Post:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Supporting the project will open new doors for students at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Give now: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot

Thank you for your support! 

Larry Wells

Dean Will Norton

Dean Charlie Mitchell

 

Meek School of Journalism and New Media students discuss about photos from the RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change.

3 more days left!

June 16, 2015

We have raised $7,725 from Ole Miss faculties, alumni and alumnus! Thank you so much for your continued support. Shoutout goes to Shepard Smith for tweeting about our campaign! 

With just 3 days left, we need your help to fund the Student Entrepreneurship Fund. The donations will create new opportunities for students and faculties in the Meek School of Journalism and New Media by helping them get published. By raising a total of $25,000, we will be able to fund up to 5,000 books starting with stories compiled from the Ethiopia trip last winter session. 

Please share this update with your friends, family, and everyone to help students get published! 

Sample Tweet:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Donate to: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot Share: #TheRiotBook #OleMissJournalism

Sample Facebook Post:

Please join me in supporting RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change! Supporting the project will open new doors for students at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Give now: https://ignite.olemiss.edu/riot

Thank you for your support! 

Larry Wells

Dean Will Norton

Dean Charlie Mitchell

 

Meek School of Journalism and New Media students discuss about photos from the RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change.

Our way
of Thanking You

$10

Twitter Shout-out!

Receive a thank you shout-out on Twitter!

5 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2015

$25

Twitter & Facebook Shout-out!

Receive thank you shout-outs on Twitter and Facebook!

0 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2015

$50

Personal Thank You!

Receive a personal thank you letter from the publishers and author/photographer! Also includes the $25 perks!

3 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: August 2015

$100

RIOT T-Shirt!

Receive a RIOT t-shirt featuring the cover photo. Please specify V-neck or crew neck and size desired. Also includes the $25 and $50 perks!

3 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: August 2015

$250

RIOT Book!

Receive one copy of RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change. Also includes the $25 and $50 perks!

1 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: August 2015

$500

Book + T-shirt + VIP Reception

Receive one copy of RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change and a RIOT t-shirt. Receive two invitations to the VIP reception. Also includes the $25 and $50 perks!

0 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: August 2015

$1,000

Limited Edition!

Receive one deluxe, leather-bound book, a 8x10 B&W photo signed by Meek, and a t-shirt. Receive two invitations to the VIP reception. Also includes the $25 and $50 perks!

5 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: August 2015