Impact Report 2019-20
50 Years Supporting Student Success
The Purchase College Foundation was established 50 years ago. Throughout the decades, private contributions from alumni, parents, and friends of the College have greatly enriched the quality of academic life at Purchase by enhancing teaching, learning, and discovery.
Making an Impact for Our Students
Impact is one of those fundraising words that tends to accompany the largest gifts, but every gift truly makes a difference here at Purchase. Read the full story.
Roy R. Neuberger Prize Awarded to Yto Barrada
Moroccan-French multi-media artist Yto Barrada received the 2019 Roy R. Neuberger Prize honoring living artists who embody outstanding artistic achievement. Read the full story.
Chair of the Board of the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art
International artist Basil Alkazzi
Removing Barriers through Education and Engagement
This past year, The PAC took an important step in widening its definition of education. The Arts-in-Education program, which provides high quality, low-cost education to K-12 students in the region, was restructured to incorporate a broad range of community engagement initiatives. Read the full story.
We’re Staying Connected
During FY19-20, Alumni Engagement helped thousands of alumni stay connected to classmates, each other, and the College through various channels. Read the full story.
Kevin Collymore ’10 (President, Purchase College Alumni Association) and Nadège Boisson Pardo (Executive Director, Alumni Engagement)
Are a Top Priority
To Help Recent Grads
The Christopher Gorman Memorial Award was established in memory of Purchase College alumnus Christopher Gorman ’79 (acting) who passed away in 2001 from AIDS complications at the age of 45.
Daniel Galen Niccum (1953-2016) loved the entertainment business and theatre in all its forms.
Kyle Abraham ’00
Choreographer, Dancer, Mentor. Read Kyle’s story.