Welcome to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development

Our office exists to build and sustain lifelong, mutually beneficial relationships that engage and serve alumni while raising the necessary funds to support our students and ensure the school’s prominence in social work and nonprofit education.

Our Alumni

Mandel SchMake a Giftool alumni are more than 7,700 strong, living in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and 41 countries around the world. Our alumni successfully pursue social work careers in a variety of traditional and nontraditional fields.

Get Involved

alumni2Mandel School alumni give back by contributing time and talents as well as financial support. They work on Mandel School Alumni Association committees to raise money, recruit students and encourage life-long learning. To learn more about how you can get involved to make a difference at the Mandel School, contact the Mandel School Alumni Association or the Office of Development and Alumni Relations using the information provided below.


Administration and Staff

Dionne Broadus, J.D.
Associate Dean, Advancement
Phone: 216.368.2511
Email: dionne.broadus@case.edu

Nada DiFranco, MNO
Director of Alumni Relations and Development
Phone: 216. 368.2281
Email: nada.difranco@case.edu

Marianne Lax, MSSA
Director of Charitable Giving
Phone: 216. 368.1832
Email: marianne.lax@case.edu

Edna Wade
Department Assistant
Phone: 216. 368.0113
Email: edna.wade@case.edu

Mailing Address
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106-7164

Physical Address
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
11235 Bellflower Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106-7164