Susan Alexion

Susan Alexion '79

Independent Consultant, Information Technology and Systems

My classmates and I formed deep friendships, many of which continue today. We’ve even organized our own reunions.

Why She Gives Back

“I think it’s important to be a faithful annual donor and to remember the institution with a gift each year, which is also why I have included Columbia in my estate plans. Columbia has been in my family for more than 50 years, both as a staff member [as the former assistant dean at the School of Nursing] and an alumna. I want to ensure that future students are afforded the same opportunities as me.”

How Columbia Shaped Her Career

“At the end of the experience I took away more in self-confidence than book learning.”

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