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Engaging Students in Philanthropy Symposium


Designed for advancement professionals charged with starting or growing a student philanthropy program, this symposium will help you discover ways to incorporate student giving and philanthropy education awareness into your advancement efforts.

Benefits of Attending

  • Understand the importance of student philanthropy and its return on investment.

  • Identify techniques to create awareness, tradition and gratitude among students.

  • Learn creative ways to involve cross campus partners in your efforts.

  • Interact and ask questions of current students regarding philanthropy.

Who Should Attend

  • Advancement professionals (in alumni relations or development) charged with starting or growing a student philanthropy program—including those in graduate programs


For one low registration fee attendees can also participate in sessions in the Network Convention and Student Admissions Ambassadors Symposium.        

Symposium Chair

Colin HennessyColin Hennessy
Executive Director,
The Penn Fund

University of Pennsylvania