March 2018 – Albright College
Alumni eNews Spring 2018
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Grad Leads Alumni Engagement

Ralia C. Vardaxis ’87, former leadership gifts officer at Albright, has been named assistant vice president for alumni and donor engagement.

Message from the VP for Enrollment

As high school students across the country stood in solidarity to protest for safety, Albright asserted its commitment to respectful and peaceful civic action.

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Berks County President’s Welcome

Join fellow alumni at Ben Franco’s ’06 Winedown Café for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and to welcome Albright’s 15th president, Jacquelyn Fetrow ’82.

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Thank you Scottsdale, AZ Alumni!

Alumni in Scottsdale, Arizona, gathered at the home of Stephen ’94 and Bobbie Mull on March 17 to meet President Jacquelyn Fetrow ’82.

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Remembering Professor Janet Gehres

Janet Gehres ’54 left a legacy in the biology department and a significant impact on countless graduates. Read her students’ memories.

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Alumni Spotlight: Carl Perino ’92

In his rap about the high stakes of standardized testing, middle school Principal Carl Perino ’92 urges parents to take pressure off of children.

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Faculty Scholarship

In addition to engaging with students inside and outside of the classroom, Albright faculty continue their scholarship activities in myriad ways.

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First Brogan Scholar Named

An internship fund created by alumni to honor the legacy of Professor Tom Brogan will help a Spanish/international relations student this summer.

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Greet Your 2018 Graduate

Commencement is on Sat., May 19. If you are an Albright grad who is related to a 2018 grad, you may greet your loved one after the diploma is awarded.

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Step It Up

To promote health and wellness among Albrightians, alumni are invited to join students, faculty and staff for a five-week walking challenge. Join today!

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Homecoming Volunteers Needed!

Reunion committee chairs are needed for the classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, and 2018.

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What is Your Albright Story?

President Fetrow is eager to hear from alumni. Please take a moment to share your stories, thoughts and aspirations for Albright College.

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Meet Your Alumni Association Board

Serving as a representative voice, the Alumni Association is led by a board of graduates of varying class years, careers, gender, race and experience.

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Q&A with Lion Diplomat President

Meet Madeline Martin ’18, whose mission as president of the Lion Diplomats is to bridge the gap between alumni and current students.

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Lion Pride

Check out scores, schedules, highlights and more, and come out and cheer on our Albright Lions!

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The Arts at Albright

Music, theatre, fashion, fine art and more. Check out what’s happening at the Center for the Arts.