Celebrate with us as we honor President Donal O’Shea, his mathematical achievements, and his unwavering dedication to New College.

Event details coming soon!

Join us as a Sponsor! Proceeds benefit student scholarships.

In honor of Dr. O’Shea’s bold investigations into the realm of mathematics and science, our sponsorship categories highlight great thinkers throughout time whose contributions mirror our commitment to fearless learning and forward thinking. To receive full benefits, please respond by March 31, 2021.

Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits

$40,000 William Thurston Presenting Sponsor

The late William Thurston was a New College alumnus (’64) and acclaimed mathematician whose work and ideas revolutionized many fields of mathematics. He was a Fields Medal winner and pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology.

For Three Named Scholarships: Includes a $38,000 tax-deductible gift.

  • 16 guest registrants to the virtual presentation
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, event promotion, special live “thank you,” and website
  • 2 30-second, pre-recorded messages for pre-, during and post-event
  • A “live” video segment at your location during the event
  • Your name, business, or organization listed in press releases and advertising
  • Recognition at all in-person or virtual Foundation fundraising events for 2021
  • A charcuterie tray with premium wine and champagne for 16 guests delivered by Michael’s On East
  • 8 tickets to the 2021-2022 season of New Topics and New Music

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$25,000 Pythagoras Sponsor

Pythagoras is often referred to as the first pure mathematician who made important developments in mathematics, astronomy, philosophy, and the theory of music.

For Two Named Scholarships: Includes a $23,400 tax-deductible gift.

  • 16 guest registrants to the virtual presentation
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, event promotion, special live “thank you,” and website
  • 2 30-second, pre-recorded messages for pre-, during and post-event
  • A “live” video segment at your location during the event
  • Your name, business, or organization listed in press releases and advertising
  • Recognition at all in-person or virtual Foundation fundraising events for 2021
  • A charcuterie tray with premium wine and champagne for 16 guests delivered by Michael’s On East
  • 8 tickets to the 2021-2022 season of New Topics and New Music

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$15,000 Katherine Johnson Sponsor

Creola Katherine Johnson was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S.-crewed spaceflight.

For One Named Scholarship: Includes a $14,400 tax-deductible gift.

  • 8 guest registrations to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, event promotion, special live “thank you,” and website
  • Specialty wine and cheese tray for 8 delivered by Michael’s On East
  • 8 tickets to the 2021-2022 season of New Topics and New Music

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$10,000 Archimedes Sponsor

Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, mechanical engineer, and astronomer who is credited with calculating the first accurate approximation of pi.

For One Co-Sponsored Named Scholarship: Includes a $9,600 tax-deductible gift.

  • 8 guest registrations to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, event promotion, and website
  • Specialty dessert tray for 8 delivered by Michael’s On East
  • 8 tickets to the 2021-2022 season of New Topics and New Music

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$5,000 Albert Einstein Patron

Considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century, Albert Einstein developed the special and general theories of relativity and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921 for his explanation of the photoelectric effect.

Includes a $4,700 tax-deductible gift.

  • 6 guest registrations to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, and website
  • Specialty dessert tray for 6 delivered by Michael’s On East

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$3,500 Henri Poincaré Patron

A French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and philosopher of science who made profound innovations in differential equations, geometry, and electromagnetism.

Includes a $3,500 tax-deductible gift.

  • 4 guest registrations to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, and website

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$2,500 Alan Turing Patron

A British mathematician and logician who made major contributions to mathematics, cryptanalysis, logic, philosophy, and mathematical biology and to the new areas later named computer science, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and artificial life.

Includes a $2,500 tax-deductible gift.

  • 2 guest registrations to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program, virtual event screen, and website

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$1,000 Maryam Mirzakhani Patron

The only woman to win the Fields Medal, which recognizes mathematicians under 40 years old and one of the highest honors a mathematician can receive. She is recognized for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces.

Includes a $1,000 tax-deductible gift.

  • 2 guest registrations to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation* program and virtual event screen

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$500 Fibonacci Patron

Noted for the Fibonacci numbers, his sequence strongly relates to the golden ratio.

Includes a $500 tax-deductible gift.

  • 1 guest registration to the virtual event
  • Name or logo included on digital invitation

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$250 Individual Patron

Includes a $250 tax-deductible donation.

  • 1 guest registration to the virtual event

*To be included in the digital invitation, please respond by Wednesday, March 31, 2021

 

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Honorary Chairs as of February 25, 2021

  • Beverly and Bob Bartner
  • Ron Christaldi (‘89)
  • Doug (‘96) and Erin Christy
  • Renee Hamad
  • Chuck (‘64) and Carol Hamilton
  • Sue Jacobson
  • Christine Jennings
  • Bill and Betsy Johnston
  • Charlene Lenger (‘78)
  • Keith Monda and Veronica Brady
  • Charles (‘64) and Vicki (‘65) Raeburn 
  • Mary Ruiz (‘73) and Dennis Wilkison
  • Felice Schulaner (‘78) and Dennis Rees
  • George and Tina Skestos
  • Dan (‘77) and Sara Stults
  • Lawrence (‘87) and Elizabeth (‘87) Vernaglia

Questions? Call: 941-487-4800; Email: foundation@ncf.edu