Plattsburgh College Foundation
The Plattsburgh College Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, was
established in 1963 to receive and manage all private gifts to SUNY
Plattsburgh. Managed by a Board of Directors, the foundation partners
with SUNY Plattsburgh alumni, friends, faculty and other benefactors to
provide scholarship and academic support for current and future
students. All gifts to the Plattsburgh College Foundation support the
mission of SUNY Plattsburgh and may not be used for any other purpose.
How Your Support Helps Students
Your gift to the Plattsburgh College Foundation allows us to:
- Provide need- and merit-based scholarships.
- Purchase technological resources that allow us to stay current and competitive.
- Improve and expand academic programs.
- Enhance the quality of student life through the support of the arts, athletics, and other campus activities and initiatives.
Make a Gift Today
Make your gift online or by calling (800) 964-1889.
Faculty & Staff Campaign
The Faculty/Staff Campaign is under way! Employees of SUNY
Plattsburgh can make a gift online or donate through payroll deduction
by using the Payroll Deduction Authorization Form. (PDF file size 155KB). Note: this document requires Adobe Reader, which is available as a free download.
News & Events
Former SUNY Plattsburgh President Joseph Burke and his wife, Joan, a clinical social worker who maintained a practice in marriage counseling while her husband served at the college, will be honored with the 2015 Distinguished Service Award at spring commencement exercises on Saturday, May 16. Read more.
Expeditionary Studies (EXP) program founder Laurence Soroka, and his wife, Cerise Oberman, provide deserving EXP students financial support by establishing the Expeditionary Studies Endowment Award. Read more.
As a final act of generosity to college-age young people in and around Plattsburgh, Grace Howard-Allen, who died in June 2014 at the age of 100, left the remaining $500,000 from an IRA to the Plattsburgh College Foundation to manage and distribute the Allen-Howard Scholarship. Read more.
Friends, former colleagues, faculty and staff packed the lower lobby
of Myers Fine Arts Building for the occasion, where Brohel’s
contemporaries hailed him as a visionary and a fearless advocate for the
arts. Read more.
The Mohamed Gaber Excellence in Mentoring Endowment is named in honor
of Dr. Mohamed Gaber for his excellence in creating mentoring
opportunities for SUNY Plattsburgh students. Read more.
After 43 years of service, Vice President for Student Affairs William
D. “Bill” Laundry took one last curtain call at a farewell dinner Feb.
23, 2013, in honor of his recent retirement. Read more.
SUNY Plattsburgh has received one of the largest gifts from an alumna
in the history of the college. The donation of $470,000 comes from the
estate of former librarian Phyllis Wells. Her gift is the second largest
bequest to the college from an alumna — second only to the estate gift
of another former employee, Olive Mason Flynt, who bequeathed $1 million
to the college in 2007. Read more.
A new permanent gallery was dedicated Nov. 5, 2012, to Professor Emeritus and
College Historian Douglas Skopp and his wife, Evelyne, a former
assistant registrar at the college. Read more.
As a distinguished teaching professor and director of SUNY
Plattsburgh’s honors program, Dr. David Mowry has mentored a generation
of students. Read more.