Sara Pletcher to Receive Alumni Medal
Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Sara Pletcher ’08 of Milford, DE, will receive the Alumni Medal at the Immaculata Awards Gala on October 20. The Alumni Medal is presented in recognition of outstanding volunteer service and support to Immaculata University.
With an intense passion, Sara Pletcher has forged a personal and professional life that is both productive and rewarding.
“I am dedicated to making my hometown the best place to live, work, and play,” states Pletcher, who backs up her statement by serving as vice president of Downtown Milford Inc., a nonprofit organization that continually promotes quality civic, commercial and cultural development of the historic central business district of Milford, DE. She also volunteers as planning commissioner on the Planning and Zoning Board.
With that same passion, Pletcher also serves Immaculata University. She is a constant participant in campus events including Carol Night, Reunion, and special alumni events. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2008, Pletcher shares her communication skills by serving on the Alumni Board of Governors and creating programming that will attract young alumni. Pletcher is a member of the Heritage Society and is the alumni representative for her class.
Pletcher is the conference operations manager for Zephyr Conferences, where she organizes six conferences a year for the food and beverage industry. She is a parishioner at St. John the Apostle in Milford, DE.
Located on the Main Line in scenic Chester County, 20 miles west of Philadelphia, Immaculata University is a Catholic comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher learning. On November 12, 1920, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania granted a college charter at the request of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) thus making Immaculata the first Catholic women’s college in the region. The IHM Sisters’ mission of educating women for more than 165 years has produced approximately 22,000 alumni worldwide and currently has nearly 3,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate majors, seven master’s degree programs, three doctoral degree programs, and over 40 additional professional endorsement, certificate and certification programs. Immaculata University contributes to the development of the whole person of any faith, fostering a commitment to truth, service, justice, and peace.