Supporting Through Service

We dedicate this issue of The Ella Nash Society newsletter to the thousands of volunteers who work tirelessly to advance the College’s mission, and we invite you to learn about the myriad ways that you may be more actively involved in your Allegheny community. Keri Fadden was named the College’s first director of alumni engagement

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Profile in Philanthropy: Planning to Give — and Giving Back

Katie Heckman ’07, Jeremy Heckman, and son, Connor A different kind of favor greeted guests finding their seats at Katie Heckman’s wedding reception. Rather than spend money on objects that might soon be discarded, Heckman and her husband, Jeremy, left a note to let celebrants know that a gift had been made in their honor

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Philanthropy in Action: Aurley Morris ’15

Thanks to a generous gift by Aurley Morris ’15, Allegheny students will get some extra help for expenses while they’re gaining experience through internships. She hopes that her fellow alumni will join her in giving to the newly-established Internship Excellence Fund. “The fund provides direct support for students looking to succeed after graduation,” Morris says.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter (Profile in Philanthropy)

Now an executive in the high-powered world of finance, Kim Tillotson Fleming learned about helping those in need when she was a young girl. “We had parents who were active in organizations that do good work and give back, so it was part of growing up. I remember when I was young, we had a

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Make Philanthropy a Family Tradition

We have all heard it many times: What a great family! But what exactly does this mean? It often means that family members have been intentional about finding creative ways to live out their values and improve the lives of those they touch. Tracy Gary, author of Inspired Philanthropy: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a

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Philanthropy in Action

Our first Service Saturday of the year was a major success! On September 3, 98 students volunteered their Saturday morning and assisted 10 agencies in the Crawford County community. Projects ranged from gardening to horse care and painting. In total, students completed 294 hours of service. This event is a Civic Engagement initiative of the

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