The Annual Fund has had a profound impact on my four years at Macalester. I’ve made some of my closest friends through my work study job in the call center, and it has sparked my interest in pursuing development and fundraising in the future. I’ve had the opportunity to meet wonderful staff members who work…
This week The Mac Weekly sat down with seniors Lillian Hexter, Selena Pruitt and Grace Newton to talk about their friendship, which was formed over an emotionally turbulent night class, and how their identities have developed over their time at Mac.
As the Senior Class Gift (SCG) committee members begin to talk to fellow seniors about participating in the Class of 2013 SCG, we hope you understand why we are filling your inbox with emails, saying hello to you in the Mac the Scot costume, and planning cool events like a Surly Brewery tour.
I am writing in response to Matt Day’s article about the college “donation arms race.” After digesting his opinion piece, it became clear to me that there is some misunderstanding about why the Annual Fund exists.