Campus Life

Alumni Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano Make Princeton History with Major Gift that Will Name Two Dormitories

September 16th, 2020 / Advancement

Kwanza Jones ’93 and José E. Feliciano ’94 have made a $20 million contribution to Princeton that is the largest gift to date by Black and Latino donors. Their gift highlights the promise of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for the larger University community and will support undergraduate expansion with the construction of two adjoining dormitories in one of the two new residential colleges.

Thomas-Graham Reading Room dedication

Princeton dedicates Thomas-Graham Reading Room in Firestone Library

October 4th, 2019 / Advancement

The Thomas-Graham Reading Room, located in the east end of the first floor of Firestone Library, was formally dedicated on Oct. 3. Lawrence Graham ’83 and his wife, Pamela Thomas-Graham, provided the generous gift that refurnished the space, part of the decade-long renovation of the 71-year-old Firestone Library.  

Rivers Way dedication

Princeton renames roadway connecting campus with Nassau Street for Robert Rivers ’53

October 4th, 2019 / Advancement

The roadway that enters campus from Nassau Street between Firestone Library and the Andlinger Center for the Humanities was formally dedicated as Rivers Way, a tribute to one of the University’s first black undergraduates and the first African American elected by the Board of Trustees to serve as a Princeton trustee.

Sheila Pontis's “Creativity, Innovation, and Design” class

Princeton’s New TigerWell Initiative Shines a Light on Student Health and Wellbeing

February 8th, 2019 / Advancement

Princeton is addressing student health and wellbeing from multiple directions, in the curriculum and beyond. Last semester, the University launched TigerWell, a collaborative, cross-campus health, wellbeing, and resilience initiative that coordinates existing resources with creative new approaches. The catalyst for action was a well-timed gift from the Elcan Family Fund for Wellness Innovation, a game changer that will enable the University to provide students with more accessible and more responsive services over the next five years.

Princeton Bonfire

Together We Celebrate

December 14th, 2018 / Annual Giving

The bonfire brought together students, alumni, parents, and friends to celebrate all that is Princeton. Please consider making your gift to the 2018-19 Annual Giving campaign before the end of the calendar year and keep the orange spirit glowing.

Debra G. Perelman and Ronald O. Perelman

Perelman Family Foundation makes lead gift for new residential college

December 5th, 2018 / University Comm...

Ronald O. Perelman and Debra G. Perelman announced that the Perelman Family Foundation is making the lead gift to establish a new residential college at Princeton University. The construction of Perelman College will advance one of Princeton’s highest strategic priorities — the expansion of the undergraduate population by around 10 percent.

Whitman College

Whitman College Celebrates 10 Years

December 1st, 2017 / Advancement

Want to know the best thing about Whitman College? Ask the students who live there. Completed in fall 2007 and named for alumna Meg Whitman '77, the Collegiate Gothic college -- one of Princeton's six residential colleges -- houses and advises first-year students, sophomores, juniors and seniors. In this video, they share some highlights of life in Whitman.

José Rico ’18

The Artful Gamer: José Rico ’18 Conjures Digital Worlds

July 10th, 2017 / Advancement

As an aspiring wizard, wand in hand, steps before a huge screen projecting an image of the Hogwarts School Great Hall of Harry Potter fame, José Rico ’18 waits. At the moment the youngster flicks his wand while pronouncing magic words, Rico does his magic—making the spell come to life with the click of his computer’s buttons.

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