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Loyalty, Leadership, and Legacy

  • The 1947 Club (Loyalty)

    The 1947 Club

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    Consistently contributing to the success of the Stevenson community

    The 1947 Club recognizes the loyalty and commitment of donors who have given annually to Stevenson University for two or more consecutive fiscal years (July – June).

    This group provides important philanthropic support each year to help us provide an outstanding and affordable education to our students.

    We honor 1947 Club members for their loyalty in publications and at other activities throughout the year.

    How to Join

    Alumni, current and former parents, and friends will automatically join the 1947 Club after they make their second consecutive yearly gift. Their membership will continue with their ongoing support.

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    To learn more about the 1947 Society, please contact Chris Vaughan at (443) 334-2624 or

  • The Nick Mueller Society (Leadership)

    The Nick Mueller Society


    Join Stevenson University's leadership giving society

    The Nick Mueller Society is the leadership giving society of Stevenson University. It was established in 1994 to honor the legacy of Nicholas F. Mueller, Jr., the first lay chairman of the Board of Trustees.

    About Nick Mueller

    For 30 years, Nick Mueller served in many roles at Stevenson University. He was an advisor, trustee, and Board Chair who imparted wise counsel and solid support during times of constant growth and change. Following his long service on the Board, he served as Chairman Emeritus until his death in 1993 at the age of 86.

    His spirit continues to shape the University. We are honored to recognize his many contributions and years of service through the growth of this important leadership society.

    How to Join

    You can join the Nick Mueller Society by contributing a minimum of $1,000 in a fiscal year (July – June). Several members of the Stevenson University community may join the Nick Mueller Society at a special recognition level.

    Audience Special Recognition Level Minimum Gift
    Graduates of the Last Decade NMS Gold Varies. Please see below.
    Faculty & Staff Members Associate $500 - $999
    Current Parents Parent Leadership Society $500 - $999


    We recognize Nick Mueller Society members at our annual President's Dinner and other exclusive events, on a plaque located in the lobby of our Administration Building, and in our Donor Honor Roll publication.

    Recognition Levels
    Chairman's Circle Gifts of $10,000 and above
    Trustees' Circle Gifts of $5,000-$9,999
    President's Club Gifts of $2,500-$4,999
    Dean's Club Gifts of $1,500-$2,499
    Founder's Club Gifts of $1,000-$1,499
    Associate/Parent Leadership Society Gifts of $500 and higher

    NMS GOLD Recognition Levels
    Years After Graduation Minimum Gift
    Years 1 - 3 $100 ($8/month)
    Years 4 - 6 $250 ($20/month)
    Years 7 & 8 $500 ($42/month)
    Years 9 & 10 $750 ($63/month)

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    To learn more about joining the Nick Mueller Society, please contact Chris Vaughan at (443) 334-2624 or

  • The Great Oaks Society (Legacy)

    The Great Oaks Society


    Recognizing those making a planned gift to Stevenson University

    The Great Oaks Society recognizes individuals who include Stevenson University in their estate plans or contribute through a planned giving instrument.

    We honor Great Oaks Society members through invitations to special events, private receptions, and in our Donor Honor Roll publication.

    About the Great Oaks Society

    The Great Oaks Society was named for the land where Stevenson University began. In 1947, the Notre Dame de Namur order of religious sisters came in possession of a piece of land known as "Seven Oaks." The sisters renamed the property Villa Julie after the order's founder, Saint Julie Billiart. After a series of major transformations, this property eventually became Stevenson University.

    The Great Oaks Society is named after these white oaks known for their magnificent stature and long life. These namesakes connect the Great Oaks Society to the land on which Stevenson University was founded and remains symbolic of the strength and stability philanthropic gifts provide to the University.

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    To learn more about joining the Great Oaks Society, please contact Chris Vaughan at (443) 334-2624 or

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