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Deanna Harkel

Deanna Harkel

Director of Donor Relations
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., The College of New Jersey

Deanna Harkel joined the Peddie Alumni and Development team in 2015 after prior experience in communications at The College of New Jersey. She holds a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree from The College of New Jersey. As Director of Donor Relations, Deanna collaborates with faculty, staff and students to ensure high-quality interactions with donors that foster long-term engagement and a sense of connectedness to Peddie. She lives on campus with her husband, faculty member Jon Harkel, and serves as a dorm supervisor and student advisor.