Usage

As recommended by the international Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), fundraising is always spelled as one word.

Although it is correct to say, “Smith was graduated from an institution,” AP style suggests that you write, “Smith graduated from…”

The term “freshman” should be replaced with the phrase “first-year student.” Sophomores, juniors and seniors are to be referred to by these designations or as upperclass students (not upperclassmen).