Crisandra Harrison Named Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

April 13, 2015

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Kim Della Porta, 585-410-6325,

Crisandra Harrison Named
Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations

at The Strong®

The Strong® museum is pleased to announce that Crisanda Harrison has been hired as director of annual giving and donor relations. In this role, Harrison oversees all aspects of the museum’s annual giving and donor stewardship programs. Prior to joining The Strong, Harrison served as the assistant director of reunion giving programs at the University of Rochester.

Harrison holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in business administration from the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. She lives in the city of Rochester.

About The Strong

The Strong is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play. It is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play and houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play. Known widely as the nation’s museum of play, The Strong blends the best features of both history museums (extensive collections) and children’s museums (high interactivity) to explore the ways in which play encourages learning, creativity, and discovery and illuminates cultural history.