December 7, 2017
The Yale Alumni Fund honored four individuals with Chairman’s Awards during the combined Association of Yale Alumni Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation event.
Stephanie Hickman TD ’19
March 1, 2017
The arrival of Yale’s acceptance letter brought several firsts for Stephanie Hickman TD ’19: she became the first person in her family to attend college and the first person from her high school in Haymarket, Virginia, to be admitted to Yale.
Christina Figlus JE ’20
December 1, 2016
As a high school student in Kyiv, Ukraine, Christina Figlus JE ’20 dreamed of a college education in the United States but recognized that cost was a challenge. “I only applied to need-blind schools, because I knew I would need financial aid to be able to attend college in the U.S.,” said Christina. “I had my sights set on Yale in particular, as it is one of the best liberal arts programs in the country.”