The Sage Colleges to Announce Largest Capital Campaign in its History in Anticipation of 2016 Centennial
TROY, NY – Susan Scrimshaw, president of The Sage Colleges, will announce details of a historic capital campaign leading up to the college’s Centennial in 2016.
Leadership gift fundraising for the campaign began in July of 2011 and thus far has raised over 200% more funds than any previous campaign. The event, that includes a champagne reception, will kick off the public phase of the campaign as well as celebrate donors to the campaign and the funds that have been raised to date.
President Scrimshaw will also outline the vision and future goals for the campaign. She will be joined by Donna Esteves, campaign chair and alumna of Russell Sage College; and Nelson “Tip” Simons, chair of The Sage Colleges board of trustees. New York State Assemblyman John McDonald III, Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino and Troy Mayor Lou Rosamillia will also be in attendance
WHEN: Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Russell Sage College
Bush Memorial Center
Corner of Congress and First Streets
Troy, NY 12180
VISUALS: There will be a short multimedia presentation and participants will be available for comment.
Deanna Cohen, director of external relations, email@example.com, (518) 244-4593 (O),(518) 598-4927 (C)
Interdisciplinary academics, combining the professions and the liberal arts, community engagement, international exposure, and artistic and athletic endeavors are among the pillars of the educational experience at The Sage Colleges. Sage enrolls more than 3,000 students in bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs at the undergraduate Russell Sage College for women in Troy, N.Y.; the coeducational undergraduate Sage College of Albany in Albany, N.Y.; and the graduate-level Esteves School of Education, School of Health Sciences and School of Management, with programs on both campuses; adult education through the School of Professional and Continuing Education and via the Internet through Russell Sage Online.