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.

Opening Doors.

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

Giving Back.

Jon Luther, former CEO and chairman of the board of Dunkin’ Brands, helps others follow his path.

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.


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

Give 5

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


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


“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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