Giving Societies





The Oneida Square Society honors the visionary leadership of those donors whose lifetime giving to Utica College totals $100,000 or more. Their generous gifts helped build Utica College and lay the foundation for its future.


Plant Street 
Hart Street 
Francis Street 
State Street

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Your membership in the Pioneer Society gives you the opportunity to participate in the life of the College at any level you prefer. You become part of an exclusive circle of supporters who play an active role in facilitating student learning and in shaping the future of the institution.


Charter Circle
$1,000 - $2,499
  • Acknowledgement letter/receipt of gift on Pioneer Society letterhead
  • Development Officer phone call and handwritten note
  • Listing in President’s Report
  • Invitation to one annual donor recognition event during Commencement weekend honoring all members of the Pioneer Society.

Scholar’s Circle
$2,500 - $4,999
All recognition opportunities previously listed, plus:
  • Annual Scholars (Annual Fund Donors Only)
  • Name annual scholar to those with a 4-year commitment of $2,500 + per year
  • VIP passes to events and programs with VIP seating
  • Designation specific stewardship (Non-Annual Fund Donors Only)

Burrstone Circle
$5,000 - $9,999
All recognition opportunities previously listed, plus:
  • Invitation to academic enrichment presentations
  • Special access to publications or works by faculty and/or alumni
  • Pioneer Society Strategic Communications
  • Designation specific stewardship (Non-Annual Fund Donors Only)

President’s Summit Circle
$10,000 – $19,999
All recognition opportunities previously listed, plus:
  • “Thank you” phone call from President
  • Invitation to Summit Circle reception during Homecoming
  • Invitation to “state of the college” roundtable with President and Senior Officers

Chair’s Summit Circle
All recognition opportunities previously listed, plus:
  • Guest of Honor at Trustee Dinner

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We gratefully acknowledge the commitment, foresight, and generosity of our community of alumni and friends who believe so fervently in our mission to educate that they have included the College when planning their philanthropy. Members of the Heritage Society have either made provision in their estate and/or have taken steps to make a planned or deferred gift at some future point to benefit the faculty and students of Utica College.

Learn more about the Heritage Society >

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