Triangle Education Foundation Hires Two New Staff Members


The Triangle Education Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of Alexandra Williams as the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Stewardship and Case Hamilton as the Director of Development, both set to start their roles on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Alexandra is a recent graduate of Ohio University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Strategic Communication. Alex is a proud member of Alpha Gamma Delta and has served her chapter and community as both chapter president and executive vice president. As the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Stewardship, Alex will be responsible for planning and implementing comprehensive programming for our 20,000+ living alumni, serving as the primary contact for alumni groups, developing resources and materials for alumni development, and creating a robust training and resources program for our hundreds of volunteers nation-wide. Additionally, Alex will be supporting the Triangle Education Foundation’s work to continue cultivating our donors for both the Foundation and Fraternity. “Alex’s understanding and commitment to the fraternal experience is going to be a huge value-add to the Triangle team. I have no doubt that she will not only be able to support our alumni in an intentional way but will be able to share the stories of how Triangle has impacted their lives in a way that has not yet been told,” said Ariel Tarosky, Sr. Director of Development and Marketing.

Case joins us as the Director of Development, bringing over ten years of enthusiasm in the non-profit sector. Case received her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication from Keuka College. During her time at Keuka, she competed both regionally and nationally for the Enactus Team using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives. Prior to serving as the Director of Development, Case served as a school program Director in up-state New York where she managed the daily operations of multiple programs and volunteers. Additionally, Case has extensive experience working with the Scouts BSA and EMS. As the Director of Development, Case will work with the Vice President to support all Triangle Fund major gifts and donor fundraising campaigns including housing campaigns, chapter endowment funds, and other approved major gifts and endowment funds. Furthermore, Case will work to create a consistent fundraising program that aligns with the overall mission of the Triangle Education Foundation that fosters strong relationships with our members and donors. “We are excited to have Case join the Triangle professional staff and expand the Foundation’s capacity to reach alumni,” said Aaron Girson, Vice President of the Triangle Education Foundation.

Alex Williams
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement & Stewardship

AWilliams@Triangle.org

Case Hamilton
Director of Development

CHamilton@Triangle.org


Steven Egnaczyk os21 Named Foundation Undergraduate Member on Board of Directors


The Triangle Education Foundation is happy to announce the appointment of its new Undergraduate Member on the Board of Directors, Steven Egnaczyk os21.

Steven is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering at Ohio State University and is a recipient of the National Buckeye and Provost Scholarships from 2020-2022.

Currently, Steven is a Technology Development Intern at Optum where he works with the Corporate Financial Reporting team to re-design their service intake website.

Steven was initiated into the Ohio State chapter in 2021 and has served as the chapter's New Member Educator and President. Under his leadership, the chapter saw the largest new member class in over 30 years.

As the Undergraduate member of the Triangle Education Foundation Board of Directors, Steven will attend all regular meetings and conference calls of the Board of Directors, providing the Board with information on the current needs of the undergraduate membership.

Additionally, Steven will assist Foundation staff with the marketing and solicitation of undergraduates as members of the President's Men and will review and evaluate the achievement of the Foundation's annual goal and strategies.

Please help us in congratulating and welcoming Steven to the Triangle Education Foundation team.


Announcing the Landuyt Illinois Fellowship


For Immediate Release:

The Triangle Education Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the Landuyt Illinois Fellowship. Thanks to Rick Landuyt, we are able to offer two (2) $12,500 awards this year which can be renewed for up to 4 years total. This is the largest and most significant scholarship the Triangle Education Foundation has ever offered.

Scholarship Details:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA for a 2.7 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled as a qualified major through the Grainger School of Engineering
  • Be a resident of the state of Illinois
  • Be a citizen of the United States

Please note that membership in Triangle Fraternity is not required. Applications are due October 28, 2022.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Questions regarding the Landuyt Illinois Fellowship can be directed to Triangle Education Foundation President & CEO, Scott Bova at SBova@triangle.org or 317-837-9641.


Triangle Education Foundation names Ariel Tarosky Senior Director of Development and Marketing


We know that developing engaged and committed alumni, volunteers, and donors can lead to strong and healthy chapters – a value-add to each active member and the sustainability of Triangle on every campus.

This is why the Triangle Education Foundation is continuously committed to enhancing the Triangle experience for both actives and alumni by providing leadership and resources that help achieve the educational and personal development goals and objectives of Triangle and its members.

With this goal in mind, we are excited to announce the hiring and return of Ariel Tarosky, as Triangle Education Foundation’s Senior Director of Development and Marketing. With nearly 15 years of experience driving objectives for the fraternal experience, Ariel brings extensive expertise to support Triangle’s alumni and active members. She will officially join the staff on February 21st.

In her most recent role at Ohio University, Ariel served as the Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life leading the strategic initiatives for the sorority and fraternity community and creating invaluable partnerships with campus and community stakeholders in an effort to support chapter’s daily operations.

Prior to Ariel’s time at Ohio University, she served the Triangle Fraternity staff for almost five years as the Director of Education and Communication, where she supported OneTriangle’s mission and strategic initiatives through comprehensive educational and leadership programs, creating the Pyramid, the Journey, the Melissa and John Gargani Academic U Program, and the Garatoni Building Better Men Program. Ariel also worked to tell the story of OneTriangle by increasing engagement in monthly newsletters, the national website, social media, and by serving as the content creator and editor of the Triangle Review.

In this new role, Ariel will work to support the annual fundraising program and will focus on developing, implementing, and continuously enhancing a comprehensive alumni engagement strategy. She will return to her communication efforts, by ensuring consistent branding across all Triangle entities that shares the amazing work of Triangle active and alumni members.Scott Bova CFRE, President of the Foundation shared, “I am so excited to have Ariel rejoin Triangle.She was a very valued and talented team member who made Triangle better.In her new role she will have immediate and significant impact on all our efforts.” Ariel’s addition to the Triangle Education Foundation team will be key in ensuring the support of our 22,200+ alumni, valued donors, and active members.


Financial Aid Program Applications Now Open!


The Triangle Education Foundation is pleased to announce that our suite of financial aid program applications are now open. The Foundation offers over $80,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students, emergency student loans with 0% interest and income share agreements. These programs help to offset the rising cost of education and ensure that our members have access to financial tools that will help them pay for school. More information about our programs can be found HERE


Foundation Board Seeking Undergraduate Director


The Triangle Education Foundation is currently seeking an undergraduate to serve on its Board of Directors as a full voting member. Applications are due by April 1, 2022.The position is a one year appointment from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Serving as a voting member of the Foundation’s Board, the Undergraduate Director is the link between the Foundation’s staff and Board and the main population it serves. The Director provides feedback on programs, guidance on future programs and assists with the fundraising efforts of the Foundation. The Undergraduate Director should have attended at least one of Triangle’s educational programs, be a member of a chapter in good standing, willing to promote the Foundation to various audiences and support its efforts as a member of the President’s Men giving society.

Full details on the position and how to apply click HERE.


Triangle Is Looking For Volunteers!


Are you interested in volunteering with Triangle Fraternity? We are currently looking for volunteers to help support active chapters, alumni chapters, and special projects across the country. There are a wide variety of ways to get involved and volunteer to fit your time availability as well as interests and skill set. From coaching undergraduate chapter leaders to facilitating at a national leadership event and providing support to alumni chapters- there is sure to be a volunteer opportunity for you!

If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities near you, please visit complete the Triangle Volunteer Interest Form located at https://bit.ly/Triangle-Volunteer. If you have additional questions regarding volunteer opportunities, please contact Carrie Loveless, Director of Alumni Engagement & Stewardship at cloveless@triangle.org.

Example Chapter Coach Roles (Active Chapter Support):

-Executive Coach

-Academic & Career Readiness Coach

-Philanthropy Coach

-Alumni Relations Coach

-Finance Coach

-Marketing and Communications Coach

-Recruitment Coach

-Brotherhood Coach

-New Member Education Coach

-Harm Reduction Coach

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

-Alumni Chapter Officer (if they select this, I typically ask what alumni chapter they are interested in and forward information to the Alumni Chapter President listed since we cannot place these volunteers ourselves)

-Speaking Opportunity (local level or national level)

-Program Facilitator


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