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ODU RECEIVES TOP HONORS IN C.V.C. FUND-RAISER

Old Dominion University was honored recently as winner of the Platinum Award for its fund-raising efforts in the 2004 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign.

The Education Secretariat had its best campaign ever, raising $1,907,605, according to Belle S. Wheelan, Virginia's secretary of education.

ODU employees contributed approximately $116,000 to the campaign, which raises money for location, regional, state, national and international charitable organizations and agencies. In addition to capturing the Education Secretariat's top award, ODU was recognized as having the second-highest participation rate -- 42 percent -- of any agency or institution in the state with more than 1,000 employees.

This article was posted on: March 14, 2005

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