By Patricia Snell Herzog, Ph.D., and Patrick Dwyer, Ph.D. The other day, I was talking with a colleague who studies gratitude, Patrick Dwyer. In the midst of chatting at an event we were attending, we got to talking about the art of thank you cards.
Entries by Abby Rolland
We like to say that there’s no “typical” philanthropic studies student, although they all have one common trait: they want to make a difference. Casey Ruschman is no different. With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration and finance, she was in the middle of a successful career in finance and accounting for Duke Energy… Read more »
On October 30, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy welcomed Jim Moore, the CEO and president of the University of Illinois Foundation, as part of the Mays Family Institute Diverse Speaker Series. He leads over 450 people and a $3.1 billion campaign. Moore is also the chair-elect on the national board of trustees for the… Read more »
How do internships benefit students at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, as well as local nonprofit organizations? Dr. Tyrone Freeman, director of undergraduate programs and assistant professor of philanthropic studies, explains: “Internships are a vital part of the undergraduate learning experience. They provide students with pre-professional opportunities in the workplace that expose them to… Read more »
Happy last day of 2018! We’re counting down our 10 most popular blog posts from 2018. Enjoy! A thesis + a change in mind = whole new fundraising insights Maarten Bout, M.A.’18, talks about his master’s thesis research, discussing empathy in fundraising contact reports. With the guidance of Sara Konrath, Ph.D., associate professor of… Read more »