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Washington, DC 20016
Kathe Albrecht

Art Historian ’89 Shapes Visual World Using Technology

For art historian Kathe Albrecht, CAS/MA ’89, the visual world is paramount. As manager and curator at AU’s Dept. of Art and a founding director of the Visual Resources Assoc., she helps image management professionals stay current with technology.

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AU Parents Kathy and Frank Billanti with their daughter, Kristin '09

AU Parents Share Why They Give

In the stories below, several parents share what inspires them to support AU. Each family has a unique reason for giving, and their enthusiasm is contagious.

Jess Delahanty '12

Scholarship Allows Student to Create Unforgettable Memories

For Jess Delahanty ’12, the dream of coming to AU became a reality when she was offered a scholarship. Hailing from New York, she was eager to leave one big city for another, excited to explore the endless opportunities on campus and off.

Hannah Hankins '11.  Photo by: Jeff Watts.

Scholarship Recipient Eager to Pay it Forward

Hannah Hankins ’11 knows firsthand the difference charitable giving can make. The Minnesota native received a merit scholarship to make her dream of attending AU a reality and hopes her own donations will make an AU experience possible for others. 

Jan Du Plain

PR Executive Sparks Connections Across Washington

Jan Du Plain, SPA/BA ’66, is a connector who takes great pride and joy in being the “go-to” person, helping people make connections and experience Washington as “a world-class capital city” – a calling that sprung from her student days at AU.