Your annual fund gift helps make it possible for PCA&D to prepare students to pursue art as their life’s work. Your generosity has a lasting impact, and allows PCA&D to educate and inspire the next generation of artists. For many talented and hardworking prospective students, the cost of a college education is out of reach without scholarship assistance. Your annual contribution will make it possible for PCA&D to provide scholarships to deserving students who have demonstrated financial need.
Mary Colleen Heil Presidential Scholarship
Robert Brandt, Jr., Chairman, Benchmark Construction Company and Chair of the PCA&D Board of Trustees, announced that, in honor of her many years of dedicated service to the College, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s Board of Trustees is establishing the Mary Colleen Heil Presidential Scholarship. This half-tuition, renewable, scholarship will be awarded annually to an exceptional rising junior in honor of the long serving president of the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Mary Colleen Heil. President Heil will retire June 30, after serving as PCA&D President for 25 years.
Brandt said, “Probably the single most important gift Mary Colleen has given the college is her student-centered approach to a college education. Every decision is factored with a question of the benefit to the student. She expects that every professor and administrator will consider the benefit to
Those interested in contributing to the Mary Colleen Heil Presidential Scholarship fund are invited to visit here to donate online. Please indicate “Mary Colleen Heil Presidential Scholarship” in the “In Honor Of” box. You may also contribute by mail to Robert Brandt, c/o Amy Gaston, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, PO Box 59, 204 N Prince Street, Lancaster PA 17608-0059.
Your gifts help students at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design become strong thinkers, strong makers and strong communicators.
If you have questions about donating to PCA&D, call the development office at (717)396-7833 x 1088. Office hours are M-F from 8:30a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (EST).
Simple Ways to Give
There are many ways for you to support PCA&D’s students, faculty and the greater Lancaster community.
- Make a charitable gift of any size to PCA&D;
- Become a member of Remarque Circle (our upper-level giving program);
- Include PCA&D in your estate plans;
- Sponsor an event or program during the year;
- Attend a special fundraising event;
- Hire a PCA&D intern;
- Volunteer on a committee or for a special event; or
- Tell your friends and neighbors about the wonderful things happening at PCA&D and bring them here to see it.
As the leading creative force in Lancaster, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is preparing for transformational change. Together, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and Lancaster are poised to become one of the best creative centers on the East Coast.
As a community leader, your contribution as a member of the Remarque Circle can inspire others to give to the College. These gifts will help us attract the best students and nationally-known artists and designers to our city and create innovative partnerships with business and industry.
For more information on how you can add your support to this vision by becoming a member of Remarque Circle, please contact Megan Gallagher or 717.396.7833 x 1088.