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2017 AADC Society of Excellence Honorees to be Inducted at AADC Founders Day Celebration

Three alumnae will be honored at the AADC Founders Day Celebration which features the AADC Society for Excellence Induction Ceremony and the 95th Anniversary of the AADC, on Saturday, April 22, at the Douglass Student Center from 12 noon to 2:00 pm. Register online to attend our celebration. The AADC Society of Excellence, formerly known  Read More…

 
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Associate Alumnae of Douglass College
Announces Unprecedented Campaign Success,
$41.8 Million Raised

Success! The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College successfully completed The Campaign for Douglass, the most ambitious in Douglass’ nearly 100-year history, surpassing the Campaign’s $35 million goal by 20% for a total raised of more than $41.8 million, announces Campaign Co-Chairs Joyce Kovatch Albers-Schonberg ’65 and Alice B. Herman ’70. “Together we have significantly strengthened the  Read More…

 
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Regina Best Heldrich, Class of 1942, Vision Advanced Women’s Education at Douglass

It is with great sadness that the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College reports the death of Regina Best Heldrich, Class of 1942, who passed away peacefully on February 4, 2014. She was 92. Through her profound generosity and leadership, Regina provided vision to Douglass College and her alumnae with tireless devotion. Together with her husband, John  Read More…

 

Adelaide Marcus Zagoren, Class of 1940, Vital Douglass Alumnae Leader and Supporter Dies

It is with great sadness that the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College reports the death of beloved alumna Adelaide Marcus Zagoren, Class of 1940. Always a vital leader of the Douglass alumnae sisterhood, Adelaide passed away peacefully on January 31, 2014. She was 94. Adelaide served as longtime Executive Director of the Associate Alumnae of  Read More…

 

Historic Moment for Douglass — Douglass Alumnae Raise $3.6 Million for New Residence Hall on Campus

New Living-Learning Center Will Enhance the Global Village: Exciting developments are bringing the long held vision of a new building for the Global Village at Douglass closer than ever to reality. The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College and Douglass Residential College have reached the $3.6 million Campaign for Douglass goal for the Global Village and  Read More…

 
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2014 Alumnae Award Recipients to be Honored at the Founders Day Awards Recognition Luncheon

The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Board of Directors and the Awards Committee proudly announce the following alumnae and friends of Douglass will be honored at the Douglass Founders Day Awards Recognition Luncheon: Douglass Today-96 Years and Still Evolving, to be held at Douglass in Cooper Dining Hall on Saturday, April 12, 2014. 2014 Honorees:  Read More…

 

Douglass Celebrates 95th Anniversary with Leadership Lectures, Donor Recognition and Gala

The 95th anniversary of the founding of Douglass was commemorated this fall on the day the doors opened 95 years ago—on September 18, 2013—with special celebrations welcoming students, alumnae and the Rutgers community to campus. Events held throughout the day were capped by the Mabel Smith Douglass Leadership Circle Reception View event photos on Flickr  Read More…

 

Carol Tecla Christ ‘66, President Emerita of Smith College Honors Founding Women of Douglass on 95th Anniversary

On September 18, 2013, the following keynote speech was delivered by Carol Tecla Christ ’66, President of Smith College from 2002-2013, at the Douglass 95th Anniversary Dinner held in Trayes Hall. Let me first thank you for the invitation to speak at this celebration of Douglass’s 95th anniversary. I’m honored by it, and value the opportunity to think about the history of  Read More…

 

UPDATE – CALL TO ACTION

Proposed Legislation Will Eliminate Rutgers Board of Trustees Thank you to Douglass alumnae for responding to our June 27 Call to Action. Please click here for recent update from the AADC Board President.  Take additional action, contact New Jersey legislators who met July 8 regarding this important issue. If you reside outside of New Jersey, click here  Read More…

 

CALL TO ACTION Contact Your Legislators Today!

June 27, 2013 Legislation Will Eliminate Rutgers Board of Trustees Dear Douglass Alumnae, As you may know, legislation was introduced into the New Jersey Assembly earlier this week which would eliminate the Rutgers Board of Trustees and alter the composition of the Board of Governors. Although this is taking place in New Jersey, we are  Read More…