Our Collective Pride
Thank you for raising your voices—generations of alumnae/i, our parents and friends—in support of Bryn Mawr.
Bryn Mawr is one in a million, and it's time we got loud about it. Continue to speak up about its excellence and why you're proud to be a member of the community.
Boast: Make it known that you are part of the Bryn Mawr community.
- Wear your Bryn Mawr gear around town;
- List the College on every profile and bio;
- Like, share and retweet College social media posts;
- Hang your diploma prominently in your office and display memorabilia on your desk;
- Mention Bryn Mawr at professional engagements;
- Talk about the power of Bryn Mawr with young women and their parents;
- Sport a window decal on your car. In fact, we'll send you one! Just write us at email@example.com;
- Send your news and accomplishments to firstname.lastname@example.org—we'll boast for you!
Give: Participation impacts reputation and rankings. Period.
- Make a gift to the Bryn Mawr Fund;
- Join the Archways Society by giving for three consecutive years;
- Share why you give with others and encourage them to support the College;
- Join the Taylor Society by naming Bryn Mawr as a beneficiary in your estate plan;
- Give a gift in memory or in honor of a favorite faculty member, classmate, or family member;
- Determine whether your employer provides matching gifts;
- Offer a Challenge grant to help spur participation by your classmates.
Connect: A connected community is a strong community.
- Update your contact information;
- Submit a class note;
- Join our online networking platform called Mawrter Connect
- Join our LinkedIn and Facebook groups;
- Attend local club, affinity, and GOLD events;
- Follow President Cassidy’s blog;
- Read the Alumnae/i Connections eCalendar and the monthly Alumnae/i eNews (both are sent to your email address on record);
- Support the Bryn Mawr and Lantern Bookshops in Cambridge and D.C.;
- Attend athletic events on campus or when BMC is the visiting team in your area.
Volunteer: Lend your time and talent to the cause!
- Help plan club and affinity group programming;
- Join your class Reunion or Giving Committee;
- Support our students through the Career and Civic Engagement Center;
- Post job and internship opportunities for students and fellow alums;
- Work with the Admissions Office to fill the next class;
- Act as a social media ambassador by touting our successes and strengths;
For Sue Savage Speers '51, it's an ode to her Grandmother.
As a young child, anytime I was going to an event or party, she’d ask, "Did you pay your way?" meaning “don’t just go and enjoy the party, do something positive....
Severa von Wentzel '95 tells us why Bryn Mawr is a focus of her philanthropy
During the itinerant fluidity of my twenties, I benefited from the meaningful downstream effects of my Bryn Mawr education and its reputation when applying to graduate schools and for jobs.