University Advancement & Marketing Staff Profiles

Steven Nicolet

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

(231) 591-3664
Prakken 101


Professional Qualifications/Affiliations/Awards

  • C.F.R.M. Certificate in Fundraising Management, Indiana University, 2003
  • M.A. Humanities, Central Michigan University, 2001
  • B.S. Public Administration, Grand Valley State University, 1995
  • Member, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Bio Information

Steven Nicolet has over 17 years of experience in fundraising for the non-profit sector and higher education. He is currently managing the newly created calling center at Ferris State University. Prior service was Director of Development at Community Action House and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where he was the Director of the Annual Fund. He created the Annual Giving departments at both Florida International University and Grand Valley State University. Additional higher education and philanthropic experience includes employment with Siena Heights University, the Heart of West Michigan United Way and a private fundraising consulting practice.

He is a doctoral candidate at Grand Canyon University. Doctorate in Education: Organizational Leadership, expected graduation 2016.