Abbie has just celebrated her 10th year as a member of the Advancement team at Ursinus. As of July 1, 2020, she assumed the role of Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs. She is excited to continue her work in engaging alumni, parents and friends of the college in this meaningful way. Additionally, she will continue to manage relationships key philanthropic partners of the college within the alumni, parent and friend community.
Abbie brings to this position prior experience as a member of our Major Gifts team (2014-2020) and the Alumni Relations team (2010-2014). Past responsibilities include: direct major gift fundraising, oversight of reunion committees, volunteer management, event-planning, goal-setting and partnerships across campus.
She has served as Chair of the Professional Development subcommittee of Staff Assembly, member of the History & Archives subcommittee of the Ursinus 150 Committee and co-Historian for Ursinus College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Abbie is a proud Ursinus alumna, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 2010 with Interdisciplinary Distinguished Honors in Media & Communication Studies and Theatre.
As a student, she was a member of the Ursinus College Ambassadors, a leadership organization on campus dedicated to community and campus service. As a Theatre major, she acted in a number of productions and directed for the student-run Breakaway Student Productions. Abbie also served as a Writing Fellow and Tutor for the Center for Writing, President of the MCS Honors Society, an Admission Tour Guide and played intramural basketball and soccer. She studied abroad in Florence, Italy during the fall semester of her junior year.
In addition to acting, Abbie’s interests include dancing, travel and creative writing. She also never turns down the chance to play a pick-up basketball game.
B.A., Ursinus College