By Jenna Olson Popp I came into the fundraising profession right out of college, moving into a full-time position at The Lutheran Center, a campus ministry I called my church home throughout college. Though I could speak about the ministry from a very personal perspective, I still looked for quality effective fundraising education. We are… Read more »
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.
Interested in taking a class that allows you to give away $10,000? Want to learn how to write a grant proposal? Consider taking one of these classes, whether you’re a philanthropy major or not. PHST-P370 Learning by Giving Undergraduate student Bubala Madubansi is a current nursing student who took the Learning by Giving course… Read more »
Recently, I attended Ecumenical Stewardship Center‘s Generosity NEXT conference in Nashville, TN. During worship on the first day, the preacher suggested that before we can talk about generosity and money, we need to remember. As I thought about my own giving and the generosity that flows out of my life, I began to realize that… Read more »
Title: Assistant professor of philanthropic studies Research interests/areas of study: gratitude, prosocial behaviors (helping behaviors), altruism, volunteerism (in the United States and abroad), giving behaviors Educational experience: B.A. Psychology – Vassar College; Ph.D. Social Psychology – University of Minnesota Previous experience: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina What drew him into the study… Read more »