Judite Vamvakides Named as SHU's Director of Annual Giving

News Story: August 1, 2010
Judite C. Vamvakides

Judite C. Vamvakides has been named the director of Annual Giving at Sacred Heart University. The Hamden resident will plan and manage a comprehensive annual giving program including University fundraising events and special solicitations.

An alumna of Southern Connecticut State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a concentration in corporate communications, she is pursuing a master’s there in Women’s Studies. For the past three years, she has been a marketing coordinator and sales associate in Latin American equities for Credit Suisse in New York City.

Prior to that assignment, she was for nine years associated with her alma mater, where she rose to become assistant director for annual giving. At SCSU, she led the Development Office’s annual giving efforts, increased phone-a-thon results by 75 percent, and increased alumni donations by 43 percent.