Student stories, faculty accolades, fundraising efforts and more updates
from Paul Smith’s College Office of College Advancement.

Funding Student Futures.

A scholarship afforded senior Jen Maguder the opportunity to educate the public about fragile ecosystems.
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Opening Doors.

Scholarships made coming to Paul Smith’s an easy choice for Brandon Bills, and put him on a path to success.
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Giving Back.

Jon Luther, former CEO and chairman of the board of Dunkin’ Brands, helps others follow his path.
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A Message From The College

There are opportunities before us at Paul Smith’s College that no other institution can claim.

Our home in the Adirondacks. Our ongoing commitment to experiential, hands-on learning. Our partnerships with businesses across all the fields we work in – hospitality, the culinary arts, environmental sciences, natural resources and more – that ensure our students are building successful careers even before they graduate.

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Endowment Chart

Financial Information

Data on the 2013-14 fundraising efforts including total given and percentage of students in receipt of financial aid. Information on the Paul Smith’s College Fund, and government grants and sponsored programs at the college.

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Efforts & Updates

Fundraising opportunities, planned giving, donor recognition and more.

A New President

Cathy Dove takes the helm as Paul Smith’s 10th president - and the first woman to hold the job.

Support

Prof. Don Kirche established a scholorship in memory of his late father.

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Why support Paul Smith's? A few reasons to consider.

Donors

Special thanks to those who gave to Paul Smith’s College in the past year!

Testimonial

“I hail from the Kenmore-Tonawanda area in Western New York. It can be an economically challenged area, and these scholarships provide an opportunity to give the kids there the same chance I had.”

Jon Luther, Class of 1967

The Year In Review

record scholarship gift

Frank Hutchins was a man who understood the value of opportunity. That’s why Hutchins’ wife, Jeanne, created the $2 million Frank M. Hutchins Scholarship Endowment — the largest-ever scholarship gift given to Paul Smith’s.

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Watershed program expands

In 2015, a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration will help expand the college’s stewards to even more launches across the western Adirondacks.

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A crafty solution

Our newest offering – a minor in craft beer studies and operations – prepares students for careers in this growing segment. Students gain skills in management, operation and marketing of a craft-beer brewery. That means classes in food science, marketing, and the business of craft beer.

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