Dear Young Alumnae,
It’s officially winter at Sweet Briar, with many new and exciting things happening this past semester. President Jones and his wife, Jan Jones ’69, and their Irish Setter, Colleen, have settled into Sweet Briar House — home, sweet home.
Perhaps the hottest spot on campus this fall and winter is the library with its breathtaking new spaces — what do you think!? It was definitely popular with students as they studied for finals in December.
The Class of 2015 kicked off their Senior Class Campaign with the Alumnae Association Board just recently, and they are already halfway to their goal — and ahead of Young Alumnae Giving in participation!
Currently, Young Alumnae Giving has reached $11,178 in gifts and pledges from 48 Young Alumnae representing 13% participation. Boost gifts and participation by making your gift today! You make an enormous impact on the College with your annual gifts.
We need YOU and 246 young alumnae to go on record to achieve our goals of $30,000 from 294 young alumnae. Join the Class of 2015, and fellow Young Alumnae, with your gift or pledge — TODAY!
Click or call to make a gift, pledge or set up an installment plan. Remember matching gifts are possible through many employers — make sure to check with your HR office. Support the students of today and the Sweet Briar we know and love. If you have already made your gift or pledge —
Keri Falk ’11
Young Alumnae Giving Chair
The Young Alumnae Giving program encompasses classes within the first 10 years of graduation (excluding Reunion classes) and calls on them to build on their connection to the College and one another by giving annually to the Sweet Briar Annual Fund.
It is a time-honored tradition. Recent graduates join the exclusive ranks of Sweet Briar Alumnae. They enjoy the benefits of membership to this vast network of those who have gone before them, and they are the connective bridge to future graduates. It is about class unity. It is about women supporting women through philanthropy and volunteering. It is about the Sweet Briar Promise from one alumna to another, to yet another.
Young Alumnae giving makes a difference, and last year they contributed $29,104 in annual gifts.
Young Alumnae Gift Recognition Societies
Bell Tower SocietyRecognizes those in their first through 10th years post graduation for leadership giving to the Annual Fund
- 1st-5th year with a gift of $250 to the Annual Fund
- 6th-10th year with a gift of $500 to the Annual Fund
Click here to see who is in the Bell Tower Society for 2013-2014.
Click here to see who is in the Bell Tower Society for July 1 - Dec. 31, 2014.
Pink Rose Society
Pink Rose Society Recognizes consistent giving of 10 or more years for alumnae 10-24 years post graduation
Click here to see who is in the Pink Rose Society for 2013-2014.
Thank you to all the Young Alumnae who have supported Sweet Briar College through the Annual Fund. Your participation every year makes an immediate impact.
Click here to see who among young alumnae was a donor in the 2013-2014 fiscal year.
Click here to see who among young alumnae is a donor in the 2014-2015 fiscal year (July 1 - Dec. 31, 2014).
For more information, or if you want to get involved, contact Terry Mays.