Yearns Joins Greensboro College Fundraising Team

Ellie Puckett Yearns
"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Ellie Puckett Yearns has joined Greensboro College as assistant vice president for development. As part of the Greensboro College Institutional

Advancement team Yearns will help to plan and implement the college's strategic fundraising programs.

A 2005 Greensboro College graduate with a degree in English/Communications, Yearns has worked at Guilford College since 2006. She has 10 years of successful fundraising experience at Guilford, starting as assistant director of annual funds and rising to senior director of annual giving and finally senior director of philanthropy.

"We are thrilled to have Ellie Yearns join our Institutional Advancement team," said Anne Jones Hurd, vice president and chief advancement officer for Greensboro College. "Not only is she an alumna with a deep love and appreciation for Greensboro College, but she brings a decade of experience in higher education development to our program. Having worked with Ellie in the past, I know firsthand her depth of knowledge of fundraising and strong work ethic. We are fortunate to have her join us as we enter this period of growth in our advancement program."

Greensboro College provides a liberal-arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master's degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities."

- A Press Release

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