Affinities & Societies

Inner Circle

The Inner Circle is Wagner College’s leadership giving society, made up of alumni, parents, friends, and corporate and foundation leaders who annually support the College at the level of $1,500 or higher. The Inner Circle allows Wagner College to advance, enhance, and  grow our historic mission devoted to achievement, leadership, and service. Visit our site for more information or contact Kristen Krista at 718-420-4529 or kristen.krista@wagner.edu.


Chai Society

The Chai Society is dedicated to  strengthening the ties between Wagner College and the Jewish community. Through support for academic studies and co-curricular activities, the Chai Society promotes knowledge and understanding of the richness of the Jewish experience. Members of the Chai Society represent a group of community leaders from Staten Island, and the New York metropolitan area. Chai Society memberships help provide for Jewish Culture and Lectures Series, partially underwrite the Campus Rabbi, and help support the College's Hillel Chapter. For more information, please contact Lindsay Hansen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, 718.420.4530, or lindsay.hansen@wagner.edu.


DaVinci Society
DaVinci Society DaVinci Society

The main purpose of the DaVinci Society is to promote greater understanding of Italy and Italian-American contributions to America’s vibrant democratic culture. The generosity of the DaVinci Society provides invaluable experiences and knowledge for the students at Wagner College and the community of Staten Island in promoting the value of Italian heritage. For more information, contact Betty McComiskey, Development Office Liaison for the DaVinci Society at 718-420-4014, or emccomis@wagner.edu.


Friends of the Library

The Wagner College Friends of the Library group works closely with the Dean of the Library and the Office of Institutional Advancement to provide the most effective Library services to students and faculty. It promotes and supports the use of advanced technology to enhance available resources by participating in fund raising activities for Library projects. For more information regarding donations, please contact Lindsay Hansen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, 718.420.4530, lindsay.hansen@wagner.edu.


Friends of the Theater
Friends of the Theatre Friends of the Theatre

The mission of the Friends of the Theatre is to join together in love of the performing arts while recognizing the importance of sustaining and nurturing the theatre program at Wagner College. They seek to promote the program, in all its dimensions, for the betterment of the students, the College and the community at large. For more information regarding donations, please contact Lindsay Hansen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, 718.420.4530, lindsay.hansen@wagner.edu.


Heritage Society
Heritage Society Heritage Society

Members of the Heritage Society help secure the future and ensure the vitality of Wagner College by including the College in their estate and/or financial plans.  More than 130 members of the Heritage Society have already made a commitment to the lasting future of Wagner College and we encourage alumni and friends to be part of the future of the College.  Contact Kristen Krista, Director of Major Gifts at (718) 420-4529 or via e-mail at kristen.krista@wagner.edu to learn more or to join.


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