Marquette University receives $15 million donation from Camping World CEO and former MU grad

MILWAUKEE, (CBS 58) -- Marquette University received a special gift on Feb. 26 to help their students succeed on campus and in their future endeavors.

At halftime of the game between MU and Butler, the school announced a $15 million donation from Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis - a 1995 Marquette grad.

The gifts will be used to create the Lemonis Center for student success.

It will provide services for students across all majors, academic abilities and backgrounds to expand student opportunities.

Marquette will rename the Memorial Library and house the new Lemonis Center near 13th and Wisconsin.

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