Yoanna (Freedman) Rofeh '11 with her husband, Yeshivah University professor Rabbi Beny Rofeh

Tzedakah times two: Alumna gives back in the name of justice

By taking advantage of her employer's matching program, Yoanna (Freedman) Rofeh '11 doubles the impact of her giving to Brandeis while honoring her personal religious philosophy.

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Louis Brandeis statue

Brandeis again receives national award for overall performance in fundraising

For the second time in three years, Brandeis University’s Institutional Advancement Division has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier fundraising operations by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the industry’s leading professional association.

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Representatives of the Class of '68 present a large novelty check to President Ron Liebowitz at their Reunion dinner during Alumni Weekend

Alumni celebrate their reunions by giving back

In total, Brandeis' 13 milestone-year classes raised $4,173,487 in support of their alma mater, with both the 50th and 25th reunion classes exceeding their fundraising goals.

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Brandeis relies on the support of alumni and friends to educate the best students, maintain a world-class faculty, provide state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities, and offer dynamic extracurricular programming.

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Profiles in Giving

Sy Bluestone

Seymour S. “Sy” Bluestone leaves Brandeis a $8.4 million bequest gift for social justice initiatives. Read more.

Mariah Rich Collins ’10 and James Collins ’09 establish program to support students engaged in community service. Read more.

Elinor Gollay with late husband Rex

Elinor Gollay MSW’71, PhD’77, decided to support the school after a friend's request reignited her passion for Heller's mission. Read more.

Jonathan and Renee Brant at their son's wedding in 2008

In honor of their 50th reunion, Renee Brant '68 established a fellowship to allow others to follow in the footsteps of her late husband, the Hon. Jonathan Brant '68. Read more.