Kelly Gagan Elected to The Strong's Board of Trustees

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

July 19, 2017

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Kelly Gagan Elected to
The Strong’s Board of Trustees

The Strong is pleased to announce that Kelly Gagan, vice president of institutional advancement at Nazareth College, has been elected to the museum’s Board of Trustees. Gagan worked in previous leadership roles with Nazareth College and as senior associate for major gifts at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Ga. She is also a board member on the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, District II.

Gagan holds a bachelor’s degree in English from LeMoyne College in Syracuse. She lives in Pittsford with her husband and three children.


About The Strong

The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and 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, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.