Donor Societies

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' Donor Societies acknowledge the dedicated alumni, friends, parents, employees, corporations, and foundations who annually support the College.

These annual gifts help ensure that we are able to provide the highest quality of education and research opportunities for our students and faculty.

To honor those who generously support ACPHS, the College has created several special recognition societies.

1881 Society

The 1881 society recognizes constituents of ACPHS who make an annual gift to the College in a single fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) at one of the levels listed below. This society was created to honor the year the College was established. ACPHS recognizes members of the 1881 Society at six different levels:
  • Diamond Circle $1,000,000 +
  • Platinum Circle $500,000-$999,999 
  • Gold Circle $250,000-499,999 
  • Silver Circle $100,000-$249,999 
  • Bronze Circle $50,000-$99,999 
  • Chairman’s Circle $25,000-$49,999

President’s Society

The President's Society recognizes constituents of ACPHS who make an annual gift to the College in a single fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) at one of the levels listed below. This society was created to honor the "founding fathers" of the College who pointed the way for the ACPHS of today. ACPHS recognizes members of the President’s Society at five different levels:
  • Willis Tucker Circle $10,000-$24,999
  • William Mansfield Circle $5,000-$9,999
  • Archibald McClure Circle $2,500-$4,999
  • Founders Circle $1,881-$2,499
  • DeNuzzo Circle $1,000-$1,880

Maroon and White Society

The Maroon and White society recognizes constituents of ACPHS who make an annual gift to the College in a single fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) at one of the levels listed below. This society was created to honor donors who give  to College, regardless of the amount. ACPHS recognizes members of the Maroon and White Society at five different levels:
  • Benefactors Circle $500 - $999
  • Associates Circle $250 -$499
  • Panthers Circle $100 - $249
  • Campus Circle $50 - $99
  • Patrons Circle $1 - $49

ACPHS Loyalty Society

The ACPHS Loyalty society recognizes constituents of ACPHS who make an annual gift to the College in five or more consecutive years.

Francis J. O’Brien Planned Giving Society

The Francis J. O'Brien Society recognizes and honors benefactors who have thoughtfully remembered the College with a gift through their will, trust, life insurance, or life income. Click the following link to learn more about planned giving opportunites or contact Michael Buckley, Director of Development, at (518) 694-7126 or Michael.Buckley@acphs.edu.