1889 Society

1889 Society Scholarship Dinner Group Photo
1889 Society Circle

Did You Know...

Current 1889 Society members account for 52 percent of all charitable gifts and grants to SUNY Oneonta. Their support provides funding for scholarships, global experiences, research, internships, and much more.

With annual gifts of $1,000 and higher, 1889 Society donors invest in and strengthen SUNY Oneonta's student-centered learning community.

The entire SUNY Oneonta community graciously thanks all members of the 1889 Society. You truly are "philanthropy in action".

1889 Society Benefits

When you join the 1889 Society, you become an active part of SUNY Oneonta’s pursuit of excellence by providing financial resources that create opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. We want to thank you for that!

As a society member, you will enjoy:

Invitations to exclusive President’s events:

  • Annual Scholarship Dinner
  • December Holiday Reception
  • Reunion Weekend Reception

Recognition in the Honor Roll of Donors - printed as part of the Annual Report of Philanthropy.

Opportunities to have your loyalty and support featured in publications and online.

QUESTIONS? Please contact the Division of College Advancement

View our photos from past events!

2017 President's Holiday Reception 

2017 Scholarship Dinner 

2016 Scholarship Dinner 


College Advancement
308 Netzer Admin Building
Oneonta, New York 13820
(607) 436-2535

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The State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation
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