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The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College, named in honor of Bernard Spitzer '43, an engineering graduate and prominent New York City real estate developer. Mr. Spitzer's gift, in 2009, is one of the two largest in CCNY’s history.


Andrew ('97) and Anya Shiva. Dr. Shiva's gift to John Jay College is the largest in the school's history. It supports a range of programs and initiatives in the field of Forensic Psychology and established the Anya and Andrew Shiva Art Gallery, John Jay's first official exhibition space.


The Grove School of Engineering at City College, named in honor of Andrew S. Grove '60, co-founder and former chairman of Intel Corp. Mr. Grove entered CCNY in 1957 as a recent immigrant from Hungary. His gift, made in 2005, was the largest in the College’s history.


Martin and Michele Cohen, the lead donors to CCNY’s Division of Science. A gift by Mr. Cohen '70, co-chairman and co-CEO of investment firm Cohen and Steers, in 2012, established the Martin and Michele Cohen Dean of Science at CCNY, the College's first endowed deanship.


Harriet Kupferberg, a former Queensborough Community College trustee, with former QCC President Eduardo Marti. Mrs. Kupferberg’s gift, the largest in the college's history, provided endowment support and was honored in 2009 with the naming of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives.


Alfajo Jallow, Guttman Community College. Mr. Jallow is the President of the college's Student Government Association and Vice Chair for International Student Affairs in the University Student Senate. The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College was named with one of the largest gifts ever made to a community college.



CUNY Philanthropy Forum >>

The Invest In CUNY Campaign Office will hold its fourth annual CUNY Philanthropy Forum, The Challenge of Success , on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

This University-wide all-day professional development conference will convene Advancement professionals and college and University leaders from across CUNY for a host of fundraising-related workshops, panel discussions with leading CUNY donors, and a chance to hear from grantmakers.

The forum offers an unparalleled opportunity to share insights and practical information with your colleagues and to hear from experts in a variety of areas of fundraising.

If you wish to attend the Philanthropy Forum but have not received an email invitation, please contact the Invest In CUNY Campaign Office by emailing Ed Rhodes at