Timeline

June 2011

Trustee Phase of Living Our Tradition: The Campaign for Siena College is launched.

June 2011

Friars of The Holy Names Province commit $1.5 million to endow CURCA.

June 2011

Former Trustee John Dawson ’68 (1947-2009) bequeaths Siena $3 million over 60 months.

June 2011

James E. Cushing ’58, Trustee Emeritus (1921-2011), bequeaths Siena $1 million.

June 2011

J. Spencer and Patricia Standish commit $1 million to endow the Honors Program.

June 2011

Class of 2011 Senior Gift raises $10,000 for NEH We the People Challenge Grant and names an office in New Hall.

July 2011

Siena meets and exceeds Year 1 goal of five-year NEH We the People Challenge Grant.

Sept 2011

The McCormick Family and Trustco Bank commit $1 million to the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution.

Oct 2011

Siena launches five-year strategic plan focused on student engagement, resources, diversity and athletics.

Oct 2011

The Dake Family and Stewart’s Shops commit $1 million to endorse program within the Office of Academic Community Engagement and Siena’s Financial Relief Fund for students.

Dec 2011

David ’73 and Christine Spicer ’75 Stack commit $1 million to support the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Dec 2011

Douglas Hickey ’77 commits $500,000 to support Athletics.

Dec 2011

Audrey Thompson commits $1.8 million in the name of her late husband Dell Thompson, Ed.D., for campus beautification and the distinguished author lecture series. Thompson Trail is dedicated.

Jan 2012

Leadership Phase of Living Our Tradition: The Campaign for Siena College begins.

Feb 2012

George ’54 and Sally Maloney commit $2 million to Pre-Law and Athletics.

May 2012

Richard and Joan Rosetti present lead gift to name Rosetti Hall.

May 2012

Class of 2012 Senior Gift raises $16,000 to name study area in main lobby of Rosetti Hall.

July 2012

Siena meets and exceeds Year 2 goal of five-year NEH We the People Challenge Grant.

Oct 2012

The 13th Annual Festa Vino raised a record-breaking $75,000 with proceeds going toward the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution and Saints Alive! Athletic Fund.

April 2013

A record 618 members of the Siena community came together to raise nearly $125,000 for Siena Gives Back Day on April 10.

May 2013

Class of 2013 Senior Gift raises $16,000 for the Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

July 2013

Siena meets and exceeds Year 3 goal of five-year NEH We the People Challenge Grant.

July 2013

Siena dedicates The Trustco Bank Center.

Sept 2013

Siena College dedicates Richard and Joan Rosetti Hall.

Oct 2013

Siena launches public phase of Living Our Tradition: The Campaign for Siena College

Oct 2013

Siena's 14th annual Festa Vino raises $75,000 for McCormick Center and Athletics.

April 2014

Siena College raised more than $140,000 during its one-day fundraising challenge Siena Gives Back Day. The donations will go toward the Annual Fund.

June 2014

Serra Hall was re-named Lonnstrom Dining Hall to honor Douglas '66, Ph.D., and Cris Lonnstrom for their enduring support of Siena College.

Sept 2014

Siena's Sarazen Student Union (SSU) renovation, which includes new student lounge Casey's, is officially complete.

Sept 2014

Siena's Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is dedicated in Siena Hall.

Oct 2014

Siena's grotto is dedicated.

Dec 2014

New hall was renamed Snyder Hall in honor of Jim Snyder who founded Siena's Mentoring Program. This was made possible by a substantial leadership gift to Siena College from Dennis Winger '69 and his wife Barbara Waldman.