The Loyalty Society
The Loyalty Society, recognizes donors who faithfully contribute each and every year. Membership in the Loyalty Society is established upon the third year of consecutive giving and continues with each consecutive year.
Honoring Our Newest Members
Loyalty Society donors who had given for 25 consecutive years or more were invited to attend the donor reception that followed The University at Albany Foundation board meeting in June 2014. Steve Beditz '71, '85 (pictured below on the left) and Renee '75 and Charles Gibbs '73, M.D. (pictured on the right) were some of the donors recognized and thanked by UAlbany President Robert J. Jones.
Pictured left: President Jones thanks and recognizes Professor Sue Faerman for her 25 consecutive years of giving to UAlbany at the annual Faculty and Staff Donor Reception (February 14, 2013).
History of the Loyalty Society
The Society was launched June 21, 2012 at The University at Albany Foundation board meeting and reception. At the reception, we celebrated the alumni and friends who have faithfully contributed to the University on a consecutive basis for the last 25 years. Pictured above are donors honored at the reception, including former UAlbany President George Philip. (Left to right: David S. Laiosa '71, Joyce R. Laiosa '72, Kenneth T. Doran '39, President George M. Philip '69, James E. Panton '53, Georgiana Panton,and Betty A. Devine '73.) Kathleen E. Doran '70 (not pictured above) was also at the reception.