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Alumni Relations

You are part of a lifetime community

Did you graduate from Stevenson University or Villa Julie College? If so, congratulations! Not only did you make a great pick for your education, but you're automatically enrolled into the Alumni Association with a lifetime membership. The benefits listed below are yours without any further financial obligation. You've already earned them just by graduating. 

The Alumni Advantage

Stevenson University alumni receive a number of great benefits, including:

  • Lifetime membership in the Alumni Association.
  • Alumni Identification Card that provides free access to the libraries and fully-equipped, modern fitness centers on each campus, as well as the racquetball court in the Caves Sports Center at the Owings Mills Campus.
  • Special Frequent Buyer Card - good at the Rockland Marketplace; purchase six meals and get the seventh free!
  • 20 percent off special every month at The Starting Gate - Stevenson Campus Store with use of their Alumni ID card.
  • Subscription to Ventures where you can read all about your classmates in the Class Notes.
  • Alumni e-newsletters to keep you informed of upcoming events and ways to get involved.
  • Exclusive invitations to alumni events such as Homecoming + Family Weekend, alumni gatherings, on-campus speakers, and guest lecturers.
  • Use of the Office of Career Services and professional development for career networking and mentoring opportunities.

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Alumni Benefits

Get Involved

Be present in the Stevenson community.

Stevenson University supports and encourages alumni involvement to help further the mission of the University. Below are some ways you can serve as a volunteer and remain actively engaged with your alma mater.

Attend a University-sponsored event

  • Homecoming + Family Weekend
  • Golf Tournament
  • Gallery openings
  • Athletic games
  • Theatre productions or concerts

Become involved with one of the outstanding academic programs on campus

  • Serve on an academic advisory board
  • Speak to specific classes or majors throughout the year
  • Work with departments to mentor students
  • Work with Career Services to provide career guidance

Encourage other alumni to become involved with Stevenson University

  • Serve as a reunion class agent and encourage reunion class attendance and support of your Reunion Class Gift during Homecoming Weekend
  • Initiate or participate in an affinity or professional group gathering
  • Host a gathering for alumni

Become an ambassador for the University within your community

  • Be a conduit for communication about the University within your neighborhood
  • Represent the University when working with other non-profit organizations
  • Host an event for prospective students and their families for the Admissions Office
  • Volunteer to help with a partnership between your company and SU

Remain involved through the alumni program

  • Serve as a volunteer for an alumni-sponsored event
  • Participate in focus groups, class gatherings, message boards, and other information gathering opportunities
  • Provide class notes and updates for profiles in University publications and websites

Take on a leadership role at the University

  • Serve on the Alumni Association Board
  • Provide philanthropic leadership to the University

Professional Mentor Network

Are you interested in sharing your professional background and how you got to be where you are with current students? Would you like to discuss career pathways and have informational interviews with our students? If so, you might want to consider becoming a Professional Network member through Stevenson Career Connections.

Students can search on your major, industry, and career field and then reach out to you to request further information. You decide on the number of students who can contact you and what content areas you wish to share. The initial contact is made virtually through Stevenson Career Connections. A set of guidelines and protocols for our mentors and students is provided to help create a mutually beneficial relationship.

MENTOR REGISTRATION

Alumni Association

Alumni Association

The Stevenson University Alumni Association exists to create a strong and vibrant network of alumni who work to advance themselves and the SU community by participating in current University events while connecting themselves with fellow alumni. The Alumni Association encourages alumni involvement in events and giving and is opened to all alumni of Stevenson University and Villa Julie College.

Who is in the Alumni Association?

The Stevenson University Alumni Association is composed of all graduates of the institution’s undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs. The Alumni Association is led by the members of the Alumni Association Board.

Alumni Association Board

The Alumni Association Board builds alumni connections and provides continuous commitment to the growing Stevenson University community. The Board also brings an invaluable expertise from a wide range of professions including business, law, finance, information technology, the arts, and more.

Executive Committee

Anthony Davis, '02 '03M
President
Blaire Miller '05
Vice President
Shervonne Cherry '05
Immediate Past President
Angela Pallozzi '05 Christina Bowman '02 Nicholas Farano '12

Members-at-Large

Bradley Bartkowiak '07 Margaret Boyd-Anderson '91 '17 Robert Carter '08
Jo-anna Conrey '62 '86 '92 Megan Donovan '16 Brendan Dreitlein '16
Esther Ford '11 Matthew Glace '03 '06M Carolee Martelle '63 '89 '97
Shirley Matlock '74 Andrew McGregor '15 '16M Jennifer Milam '09
Marcia Neuburger '05 AJ Randhawa '11 Katie Reilly '10 '12M
Ryan Salah '15 Jennifer Schroeder '12 Tara Shishmanian '15
Marcie Wood '93 '97 Lauren Novsak '19 Olivia Hare '20
 

What can I do?

There are many ways to be involved with the Alumni Association. Alumni are encouraged to connect with the Alumni Association online in order to stay in touch with friends and classmates. Alumni are also encouraged to attend events, volunteer as a speaker, mentor a student, initiate a corporate partnership in your workplace, or cheer on one of Stevenson's many sports teams.

Alumni Awards

Nominate a Deserving Graduate

Complete the nomination form below or contact Allison Humphries Cuneo '11, Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations, at acuneo@stevenson.edu.

ALUMNI AWARD NOMINATION

During Baccalaureate on May 15, Dawn Mackenzie-Stefanik ’86 ’95, Mike Mandish ’92 ’93, and Amanda Tinkler ’09 were recognized for their commitment to the University. The awards were presented by current Alumni Association Board President Shervonne Cherry ’05. 

Distinguished Alumni Award

Dawn Mackenzie-Stefanik ’86 ’95

This award honors alumni who demonstrate the Stevenson tradition of excellence through personal accomplishment, professional achievement, and humanitarian service.

After earning her associate’s degree in medical technology in 1986, Dawn Mackenzie-Stefanik returned to Villa Julie College to confer her bachelor of science in nursing in 1995. Dawn completed an internship at Union Memorial Hospital and is now the Nurse Manager at the Infusion Therapy Center at GBMC. Considered an expert in patient care, she has been invited to speak at several national and international conferences. She has had the opportunity to present at events in Cyprus, Jordan, and Myanmar.

Dawn has presented before Congress and staffers on Capitol Hill regarding the state of health care and the challenges associated with access to care. Last year, she was one of the oncology nurses invited to participate in the Cancer Moonshot Summit by the office of Former Vice President Joe Biden. Dawn has also been a part of several national advisory panels for pharmaceutical companies.

It is Dawn’s hope that Stevenson will continue to prepare graduates for any challenge that comes their way. She feels that it is critical for students to graduate with the confidence they need to excel in their future endeavors and to have a sense of purpose and commitment that extends beyond their immediate job.

Past Winners

2005: Victoria Chambers '57
2006: Linda Vojik Donhauser, Esq. '85
2007: Donna Croucher Morrison '74
2008: Marcell Katz Colmer '68
2009: Mary Susan Donhauser '76
2010: Deborah T. Frock '69 '01
2011: Margaret Leurs Stine '51
2013: Diane Parzynski Wit '69
2014: Orsia F. Young '79
2015: Shirley Matlock '74
2016: Tammy Schneider '98

Alumni Loyalty Award

Mike Mandish ’92 ’93

This award is presented to alumni who continually demonstrate loyalty and commitment to the Stevenson University community by devoting their time and talent to enhance the overall success of the University.

During his student experience, Mike Mandish appreciated that the majority of his classes were taught by working professionals, so he and his classmates were exposed to many real world scenarios that could be applied in a professional setting. He began his career as a paralegal, with a focus on estates and trusts. Later on, he was able to transition to the accounting field. Mike is currently a CPA in public accounting at Gorfine, Schiller, & Gardyn.

Mike’s loyalty to his alma mater is unwavering. He served on the Stevenson University Alumni Association Board for twelve years. Mike acted as Alumni Association Board President and then as a liaison to the Board of Trustees. He guided and managed modifications and revisions to the Alumni Association Board Constitution and Bylaws, which led to an increase in membership and an expansion of alumni programming. Mike helped to launch Stevenson’s first Homecoming weekend, among several other annual alumni events. 

Mike remains active in the Stevenson community, supporting alumni initiatives and attending events. He strongly believes that with its firm foundation, Stevenson will continue to successfully educate students who can keep up with the current demands of the business world. 

Past Winners

2005: Theresa Mooney '85
2006: Sue Ziegler '79
2007: Carol Lee Menning '69
2008: Regina Holter Welsh '57
2009: Sue Carl '57
2010: Betty Nugent Lynott '70
2011: Barbara Smith Danettel '61
2012: David Burows '92 '94 '95 '99
2013: Bonnie Allan '71
2014: Jo-Anna Salemi Conrey '62 '86 '92
2016: Fran Gunshol '67

Young Alumni Award

Amanda “Mimi” Tinkler ’09

This award recognizes graduates from the past ten years who have achieved success while remaining engaged with the University.

As a business communication student, Mimi was very involved in the campus community. She recalls the camaraderie with classmates and her own personal development to have been just as much a part of her college experience as earning credits towards her degree. Stevenson prepared her well for the workforce, equipping her not just with the applicable technical skills to succeed, but also with strong interpersonal, analytical, and critical thinking skills, vital to her daily work.

For over six years, Mimi has been working in development at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. Starting out as a manager of donor relations, Mimi quickly advanced her career and is currently the Director of Development. She is the youngest director within the organization and manages a team that has raised over $22 million to support critical health care programs and services that directly impact our community.

Her wish for her alma mater is that the University continues to grow while staying true to its core identity. In her eyes, what makes Stevenson so special is the individualized attention given to its students. She hopes that the University will continue to provide outstanding educational opportunities, guided by its founding principles.

Past Winners

2006: Todd Chasen, Esq. '97 '98
2007: Cari Cramer Pierce '98
2008: Joy M. Bankert '97
2009: Melinda Myers Hinsley '98
2010: Chin F. Pann, Esq. '00
2011: Jaime Elwood '01
2012: Blake Ulam '02
2013: Jim Wilson, '04
2014: Bradley Bartkowiak '07
2015: Ebony Hypolite '06 
2016: Lauren Humphries '08

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