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When the 2014 -15 fiscal year ended on May 31, new fundraising records were recorded. Siena thanks all our generous alumni, parents, friends, employees, faculty & staff and corporate partners for their on-going philanthropic support.
Over $11.4 million dollars was "committed" this year (many were multi-year campaign commitments) and $9.3 million was "collected" in cash, which was a record breaking year in the history of the college. $1,812,410 was given to Siena's unrestricted Annual Fund and $7,528,244 was donated to restricted causes, also a record.
"We are extremely grateful for the leadership financial support we received this year from our many constituents," said David Smith '79, Siena's Vice President for Development and External Affairs. "We are finding that the goals and objectives of Living Our Tradition: The Campaign for Siena College, are resonating with so many of our donors,” said Smith. “They are telling us that they (continue to) see the value added by these campaign initiatives, and that their support truly is making a difference in the lives of our outstanding students and faculty."
For more information about the campaign, visit sienacampaign.com today!
As we begin to transition into the spring season, the Office of Development is making transitions of its own. First off, Alumni Relations has recently moved offices from 33 Fiddlers Lane. Our offices are now located across the way on the first floor of the St. Francis House.
There have been recent staff transitions in our office as well. More specifically, Eileen Verno and Dvora Koelling are beginning new roles that will help strengthen the Development Office.
Eileen has recently moved from the Office of Alumni Relations to Stewardship. As the Development Coordinator, her office remains at 33 Fiddlers Lane and she will continue to work closely with special events as well as stewardship. If you wish to contact Eileen, the best way to reach her is by phone at (518) 782-6779.
Oppositely, Dvora has moved into the Office of Alumni Relations as the Alumni Relations, Development Assistant. Dvora came to us from the Major Gifts Office at Siena. In her position as Development Assistant Major Gifts, Dvora supported three Major Gift Officers including Robin Sanders, Stephen Archer and Sarah Taylor. In her new position, she will support the Alumni Relations Office in planning events, communicating with alumni and fostering relationships with the Siena community.
If you wish to contact Dvora, the best way to reach her is at the Alumni Relations main phone line, (518) 783-2430 or via email, email@example.com.
|Alumni Relations Staff|
Mary Beth Finnerty '85
Director of Alumni Relations
Jake Hill '09
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
Mike Utzig '07
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Alumni Relations, Development Assistant
Office Phone: (518) 783-2430
Office E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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