For author Tom Barron ’74, a lifelong conservationist, protecting the environment and preserving biodiversity begins with telling better stories.??He and his wife, Currie, have made a gift to Princeton to establish the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Biodiversity Research Challenge Fund, based in and overseen by the High Meadows Environmental Institute.
A Vermont farm forced Carl Ferenbach III '64 to look at nature in a whole new way, and his quest for answers about the environment led him to partner with Princeton, a relationshp that has resulted in the High Meadows Environmental Institute.
Kwanza Jones ’93 and José E. Feliciano ’94 have made a $20 million contribution to Princeton that is the largest gift to date by Black and Latino donors. Their gift highlights the promise of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for the larger University community and will support undergraduate expansion with the construction of two adjoining dormitories in one of the two new residential colleges.
For Chris Olofson ’92, a liberal arts education at Princeton University helped open the doors to opportunities he never could have imagined when he was growing up in suburban Kansas City, Missouri.?It’s the reason he wants to preserve and expand those opportunities for the next generation of Princeton students, and why he leapt at the opportunity to become the new chair of the Annual Giving Committee.
Sam Fendler '21 came to Princeton University as a transfer student after five years of service as a United States Marine. Now, as president of the Princeton Student Veterans group, he's paving the way for the next class of military veterans.
The youngest Princeton alumni gathered in Chancellor Green rotunda on Nov. 2 for Annual Giving BootCamp, a one-day fundraising event that kicked off the new campaign.
Every year, Princeton alumni from every decade, along with friends of the University, come together through Annual Giving to strengthen and expand Princeton’s mission of excellence, including the University’s commitment to service to humanity.
Novogratz Bridge Year Program volunteers — the University’s 11th cohort — have deferred their first year on campus to engage in public service projects abroad. Princeton faculty, staff, alumni benefactors, and former Bridge Year participants wished these new Princetonians well as they prepared to embark on their journeys.
More than four decades after Sonia Sotomayor '76 blazed a trail through Princeton, José Figueroa '81, C. Kim Goodwin '81, and a group of alumni have partnered to create the Sonia Sotomayor 1976 Scholarship Fund to assist first-generation college students who have demonstrated a commitment to service.
A group of Princeton University alumni has established the Sonia Sotomayor 1976 Scholarship Fund, in honor of Sonia Sotomayor ’76, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. The scholarship will be awarded to Princeton students from first-generation backgrounds who have demonstrated a commitment to service.