Immaculata University Appoints Wynnewood, PA, Resident, Cathy Dernoncourt, Director of Alumni Relations
Cathy L. Dernoncourt of Wynnewood, PA, was named director of Alumni Relations at Immaculata University. In this position, Ms. Dernoncourt will serve the needs of the 12,000 alumni of the university. In addition, she will oversee the Alumni Board of Governors, the alumni chapters, help coordinate special alumni events, and manage the new alumni web site.
Prior to coming to Immaculata, Ms. Dernoncourt was director of Advancement at The American College, in Bryn Mawr, PA. As associate vice president for Alumni Relations at Drexel University for four years, she increased overall alumni participation, enhanced online services for alums, initiated programming to engage young alumni, created communication outreach programs for global alumni, and collaborated with academic and non-academic departments to deepen alumni affinity.
For fifteen years, Ms. Dernoncourt worked at Boston College Law School serving as director of Alumni Relations before becoming the associate director of Major Gifts.
Ms. Dernoncourt began her career at the University of Tennessee, Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. During her twelve years there, she served in a variety of positions including assistant director of Alumni Relations.
Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Mississippi, Ms. Dernoncourt currently holds memberships in several professional organizations including CASE.
"The Alumni Association of Immaculata University is a vibrant organization that has the strength and support of dedicated alumni both regionally and nationally. I am delighted to have been asked to join the university advancement team at a time when new outreach initiatives are being supported wholeheartedly by the entire university community," she said.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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