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Naming Opportunities

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Cortland College Foundation
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045 
607-753-2518
Email us 

Gradin Avery
Interim Vice President for
Institutional Advancement
gradin.avery@cortland.edu 

Tina Aversano ’96
Alumni and Advancement Officer
tina.aversano@cortland.edu 

Richard Coyne ’07
Alumni and Advancement Officer
richard.coyne@cortland.edu

Doug DeRancy ’75
Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement Emeritus
doug.derancy@cortland.edu

Jennifer Janes
Director, Alumni Engagement
jennifer.janes@cortland.edu

Jill Mirabito
Major and Planned Giving Officer
jill.mirabito@cortland.edu

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Naming Opportunities

Campaign - Naming

Our Naming Program

SUNY Cortland is pleased to offer the first SUNY Board of Trustees-approved naming program. Alumni and friends can now permanently demonstrate support for the College by participating in its exciting naming program.

The program offers donors the opportunity to attach a name to a designated facility or space, or to a non-physical asset, such as a school, department, faculty position or scholarship.

For additional information, please call the Institutional Advancement Office at 607-753-2518 or email us.

Funding

In most cases, gifts may be made over a five-year period. All combinations of gifts, pledges and irrevocable deferred gift arrangements are acceptable forms of philanthropy to support naming commitments. However, deferred gifts supporting an immediate naming opportunity will require a higher dollar figure because of the delay in the College receiving the gift. 

Recognition

Typically, the naming of physical/non-physical assets will be recognized with the installation of a cast bronze plaque. Other forms of recognition, based on the gift amount, also will be offered to donors.

Fowler Plaque