Inspiring Stories

Inspiring Donor Stories

Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:


Betty Holton Weiss ’60

Betty Holton Weiss ’60

When Elizabeth “Betty” Holton Weiss ’60 reflects on her fondest memories as a student at Beaver College, she recalls lifelong friendships and personalized attention from faculty—an institutional trademark that endures.
Dr. Allison Rossett ’68

Dr. Allison Rossett ’68

When Dr. Allison Rossett ’68 arrived at Beaver College as a first-year student, she welcomed the world of possibilities and the many enrichment opportunities on campus.
Dr. Norah Schultz

Dr. Norah D. Schultz

When Dr. Norah D. Schultz, the former Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, first came to Arcadia, she had no idea of the extent to which the University would influence both her personal and professional life.
Laurie Stassi Barrows ’70 and Robert Barrows

Laurie Stassi Barrows ’70 and Robert Barrows

Robert Barrows Gift Annuity Funds Programs The Barrows family’s connection to Arcadia began when Mary Lorraine “Laurie” Stassi Barrows ’70 attended Beaver College as an Early Childhood/Elementary Education major.
Loli Jaeger Lindstrom ’59

Loli Jaeger Lindstrom ’59

Before Lolita “Loli” Jaeger Lindstrom ’59 began her journey at Beaver College in the mid-1950s, she felt shy and hesitant to speak in class. As time progressed, Loli learned to embrace the success that awaited her after graduation.
Lynn Darling Hendershot ’66

Lynn Darling Hendershot ’66

Like so many of her fellow alumni, Lynn Darling Hendershot ’66 treasures her memories of Beaver College, its sense of community, and the lasting friendships and life-changing opportunities she found here.

Visionary Philanthropist Honored with Athletic Field Dedication

Jean Lenox West ’57, ’95H, one of Arcadia University’s most storied student-athletes and a devoted alumna, was honored on April 8, 2017, for her distinguished achievements and philanthropic leadership with the dedication of the Jean Lenox West Field.

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Office of University Advancement

2550 Church Road
215-881-8783 (fax)

Alumni Engagement

Blankley Alumni House
215-881-8776 (fax)

Mailing Address

Division of University Advancement
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-3295 

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