The Ronnenberg Legacy Society was established to recognize alumni and friends who have made a commitment to Mercy College through bequests. As founders, Mary Ellen & Francis Ronnenberg made a charitable pledge to Mercy College in 2001 using the many opportunities available through gift planning.
Planned gifts have become increasingly important to Mercy College’s strength and growth. They provide student scholarships, professorships, unrestricted funds, and a higher quality of education for all students. Your commitment may be made to any area of our College—the undergraduate or graduate programs, libraries, or athletics.
Benefits of Membership
How to Join
The following types of commitments qualify you for membership in The Ronnenberg Legacy Society:
If you have already included Mercy College in a bequest or other planned gift, we hope you will let us know by contacting our Gift Planning Office at Ronnenbergsociety@mercy.edu or 914-674-7782. Your willingness to be listed as a member of The Ronnenberg Legacy Society encourages others to follow your example. We acknowledge and respect those who wish to remain anonymous, but we urge you to let us know of your plans on a confidential basis in any case. It supports the College’s planning for the future. Of course, if you have not yet included Mercy College in your plans and you would like to explore the best options for you and your family, contact us at your earliest convenience. We would be glad to assist you on a confidential basis and without any obligation.
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