The OC Giving Blog

Wait…Why’d the Caf Price Go Up?

Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:00PM in Campus Cafe Reboot

The week before Thanksgiving, I was blessed to be part of one of the most unique and flat-out fun projects I’ve ever worked on: Students Pick. If you followed our shenanigans on Twitter (@OCThrive), you know that 1,977 students were invited to ...

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Students Pick

Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:15AM

How do you engage 1,977 undergrads in a capital campaign like Thrive? That’s the head-scratcher that’s worn a hole in my scalp these last few months. I’ve been consistent in my mantra that Thrive is for our students. But just ...

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44 Days

Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:15PM

44 days. That’s how long it’s been since last we talked. Shame on me; that’s a long time. “Why the radio silence?” There are many reasons, I suppose. With this blog I’ve wanted to give you an honest, behind-the-...

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What's Really Happening?

Sep. 30, 2014 - 10:45AM

The conversation often goes something like this… “Thrive’s going pretty well, I guess, huh?” Me: “Yes! People really seem to like the approach. It’s different. It’s honest. I think we’re on to ...

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