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Institutional Advancement Office welcomes two new hires

Institutional Advancement Office welcomes two new hires

Alfred State is pleased to announce that Roxana Sammons and Hillary Brintle are joining the college’s Office of Institutional Advancement.

Effective March 19, Sammons assumed the role of interim director of Alumni Relations. Brintle will begin serving as the new associate director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations beginning March 23.

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Danielle White said, “I am so excited to have Roxana back at the college in advancement and to have Hillary join us. I have a terrific team and they will fit right in and help us accomplish great things.”

Roxana Sammons
Roxana Sammons

Sammons holds an associate degree in executive secretarial science from Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and an associate degree in liberal arts and sciences: math and science from Alfred State. She previously worked at Alfred State from 1992 to 2017, holding keyboard specialist and secretary positions in several departments, including the Office of Institutional Advancement. Most recently, she was employed at SUNY Geneseo as an administrative assistant to the vice president for Enrollment Management.

In her role as interim director of Alumni Relations, Sammons is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic plan designed to provide meaningful opportunities for volunteerism, professional development, and events and programs for Alfred State’s 50,000-plus alumni to enhance loyalty, dedication, and support for Alfred State College. Additionally, Sammons oversees the planning and execution of alumni chapters and activities in targeted regions across the country to enhance alumni engagement and cultivate connections.

Hillary Brintle
Hillary Brintle

Brintle, who holds a bachelor’s degree in applied arts and science from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), previously worked as the assistant director of Annual Giving at RIT and held the same position at Montclair State University.

In her role as associate director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, Brintle is responsible for assisting with developing and managing a comprehensive annual giving and alumni relations program. Her primary responsibilities include helping to ensure that the annual giving goals are met each year and helping to ensure that alumni relations and events are successful.