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UC History... A Timeline


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1968


May

Utica College holds its first campus Commencement. SU Chancellor Dr. William P. Tolley is the speaker.

1967


Summer

The College employs the first full time chaplain, V. James Lauducci.

1966


Fall

UC begins club football. Dean of Students, James C. Doremus, named first coach.

1965


May

Isaac Gordan, father of a UC student, offers a gift of $200,000 to help complete the first floor of the Science Center. The Science Center is named Gordon Science Center in his honor.

1964


UC hockey club is formed; Dana Babcock is the first coach.

1963


October 23

Groundbreaking for UC's first dormitory providing residence for 100 men and 103 women is held.

July 19

President J. Kenneth Donahue breaks ground for the Science Building.

February 3

Dr. J. Kenneth Donahue is appointed the first president of Utica College (fourth chief executive officer).

1961


October 19

Dedication of new campus. Utica College presents its first honorary doctorate from Syracuse University to Moses G. Hubbard, president of the UC Foundation Board.

Spring

Utica College moves from Oneida Square to Burrstone Road campus.