Recognition Societies

The university is grateful to all of our supporters; we are pleased to acknowledge these individuals and organizations through membership in various societies.

President James W. Hall Founders Society

Honorary Chair – James W. Hall

In recognition of former President Hall, whose vision and leadership established Empire State University as a leading institution of adult learners.


President Joseph B. Moore Builders Society

Honorary Chair – Joseph B. Moore  

In recognition of former President Moore, whose leadership motivated vast institutional growth and visibility.


Partners Society

In recognition of university leadership, whose work continues to enhance the institution through innovative programming addressing the current needs of society.


The Investors Society

Recognizes those investing in the university to enable motivated adults, regardless of where they live or work, to undertake a rigorous academic program and earn a university degree.


The Mentor Society

Honors the unique and significant relationship between student and mentor, a hallmark of the university.


The Anniversary Society

Honors alumni who contribute a minimum of $1 for each year since the college was founded in 1971.


Gifts of $500+. The President's Club recognizes our most committed alumni and friends; those who share the university's vision and demonstrate their commitment through their leadership support.

The Boyer Legacy Society recognizes those individuals who have named SUNY Empire State University in their will or as the beneficiary of a trust or other planned gift.

The Loyalty Leaders Club

The Loyalty Leaders Club was created to recognize and thank those donors who have supported Empire State annually for three, five, ten, 15 or 20+ consecutive years. Their commitment and steadfast support enables the university to continue to offer our students scholarships, emergency funding, and new academic programs that meet the current needs of society.


We are always happy to hear from alumni, students and other friends of the university.

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