The Power of Philanthropy

The four donor societies are the foundation for a thriving culture of philanthropy. Hear Laura Rose, Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement, discuss how generous society members are enabling student success, promoting faculty excellence, and creating a vibrant campus at Castle Point.




Gear Society

Suzanne D’Addio ’07, ShaQuill Thomas ’15 and Jorge Lamantia ’15 represent the future of philanthropy at Stevens. As members of the Gear Society, they embody loyalty and ensure Stevens maintains an exceptional experience for every student class.




Edwin A. Stevens Society 

Seth Kirschner ’18 credits Stevens for his early success in startup tech. He gives back to his alma mater as a chair of the Edwin A. Stevens Society. Members make annual gifts at a leadership level to support the university’s priorities, such as ACES or the Stevens Rises Relief Fund.




Stevens Legacy Society

Maureen and Dave Wadiak ’73 endowed a family scholarship during The Power of Stevens campaign. They are members of the Stevens Legacy Society, which recognizes alumni and friends who make provisions for Stevens in their financial or estate plans.




Lifetime Giving Societies

Like their fellow members of the Lifetime Giving Societies, Cathy and Sean Hanlon ’80 have invested in transformational projects like the Hanlon Financial Systems Center that has positioned the School of Business for success.