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Elaine K. Miller Women and Gender Studies

Dr. Elaine K. Miller, an associate professor emerita in Foreign Languages and Cultures, established the scholarship in her name to recognize an outstanding student in the Department of Women and Gender Studies or in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at...

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Elaine Leshnower Scholarship in Social Equality

Elaine Leshnower ‘61/’98, longtime volunteer for The College at Brockport, has enjoyed careers in teaching, business, and politics. Having come to the College from New York City, she served as copy editor and managing editor of The Stylus and was on the College Union...

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Elizabeth More Bretton Scholarships

Established by the late Dr. Henry Bretton, University and Distinguished Professor of Political Science, to honor his daughter Elizabeth More Bretton, these scholarships enhance the quality and quantity of students at The College at Brockport who achieve admission to...

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Eric M. Steel International Scholarship

Dr. Eric M. Steel, first chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at The College at Brockport, launched the first Brockport-European Study Tours in 1953. He was a pioneer among SUNY professors in developing and offering credit-bearing study-abroad...

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Eric M. Steel Scholarship

Dr. Eric M. Steel had an appreciation for French language and culture. He earned his baccalaureate degree from the University of Caen in France, taught in Paris, and came to The College at Brockport as professor of French and English in 1942. At Brockport, he was the...

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Ernest C. Hartwell Memorial Award

Dr. Ernest C. Hartwell served as president of The College at Brockport from 1936 to 1944. He earned his degrees from the University of Michigan and taught and served as superintendent in several communities in that state before coming to Brockport. In the mid-1930s...

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Eugene C. Fish Scholarship

Joan C. Young ’53 established the Eugene C. Fish Scholarship in memory of her late husband to recognize an outstanding student in the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education at The College at Brockport who has demonstrated a commitment to...

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Eugene F. Orbacker Scholarship for Teacher Education in Physical Education

Dr. Eugene F. Orbaker established the scholarship in his name at The College at Brockport to recognize deserving students who are planning a career in teaching physical education. A member of the Class of 1953, Dr. Orbaker was named as an All-American in soccer while...

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Evelyn L. Schurr Scholarship

Dr. Evelyn L. Schurr, with support from friends and colleagues, established this scholarship to recognize an outstanding undergraduate student in the Physical Education Teacher Education major at The College at Brockport who has demonstrated the potential for...

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Evelyn Source Pengelly Scholarship

Scott Turner and Mary Worboys-Turner established the Evelyn Source Pengelly Scholarship to support a student in the School of Business and Management who is both an accomplished student and actively engaged in the community, showing an aptitude for future...

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Fannie Barrier Williams Women of Courage Scholarship

Fannie Barrier Williams, Class of 1870, was a native of Brockport and the first African-American to graduate from the Brockport Normal School. Friends and donors of the Women’s Center at The College at Brockport established this scholarship to recognize an...

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Flieger Family Fellowship

A fellowship established by Scott Flieger ’77 honors his family while recognizing an outstanding graduate student in history. Mr. Flieger earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history at The College at Brockport. Following his graduation, he worked in capital...

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Four Sisters Scholarship

Charlotte (Chuckie) Garelick Holstein ’46 and Alexander Holstein established the Four Sisters Scholarship to honor Mrs. Holstein and her sisters, Bettie Garelick Roth ’44, Salmone Garelick Noun ’42, and Sylvia Garelick Allison Kaplan ’38/ ’58, all of whom credit...

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Frances Moroney Whited Award

This scholarship honors Dr. Frances Moroney Whited, charter member and past president (1962-64) of the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, the International Society for Key Women Educators. The Moroney Whited Award recognizes a third-year student in the...

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Frances Moroney Whited Reading Scholarship

A founder of the Reading Teacher Master’s Program, now the Literacy Program, in the Department of Education and Human Development at The College of Brockport, Dr. Frances Moroney Whited set a professional standard for her leadership and dedication to quality...

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Francis Claffey Award

Dr. Francis Claffey joined the Brockport faculty in 1946 after serving as a biologist for the National Park Service. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine and his master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts. He obtained his PhD in...

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Frank and Carrie Sapienza Scholarship

Frank and Carrie Sapienza dedicated themselves to their family. In return, their grandson John established a scholarship recognizing the couple for their encouragement, support, and commitment. John Sapienza ’96/’99, who graduated from The College at Brockport with...

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Frank Beltran Memorial Scholarship

Frank Beltran was an enthusiastic and vibrant member of the business faculty who passed away from cancer at age 35 in 2005. A native of Peru, Mr. Beltran also was completing a doctorate in education at the University of Rochester. In 2006, the Frank Beltran Memorial...

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Fred Dean Scholarship

Frederick E. Dean ’60 served as an educator with the Greece (NY) Central School District from 1960 to 1992, retiring as principal at the English Village School. One of nine children, Mr. Dean grew up in Greece. After graduation from high school, he married and began...

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Frederick G. Turner Pre-Law Scholarship

For more than 50 years, Frederick G. Turner practiced law as a sole practitioner in Clinton, NY, near Utica. According to his son, Scott Turner, chair of The College at Brockport College Council and himself a lawyer, Mr. Turner was thoughtful, considerate, and...

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George and Mary Bauer Scholarships -- Married Student, Early Childood, Transfer, Study-Abroad

The year 2019 marks the 60th wedding anniversary of George ’63 and Mary Lamonica ’56 Bauer, both teachers who established their scholarships to give back to The College at Brockport. The couple met in 1956 when Mr. Bauer was working at the Genesee Settlement House in...

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George Rich Student Philanthropy Award

George M. Rich ’54/’62 was a lifelong supporter of The College of Brockport. A retired, long-time teacher in the Rochester City School District, Mr. Rich grew up in the Brockport community, attending the campus school and receiving his bachelor’s and master’s degrees...

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George S. Queen History Award

Dr. George S. Queen spent 33 years in teaching, first in rural schools in Illinois and his last 24 years at The College at Brockport. He earned his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University and his master’s and PhD degrees from the University of...

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Gisela Fritzsching Memorial Scholarship

Gisela Fritzsching was an actress and a faculty member in the Theatre Department at The College at Brockport from 1968 to 1990. She received her training in the theatre and spent her early career as an actress in her native Germany. Mrs. Fritzsching left Germany when...

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Gladys W. Queen Future Teacher Award

During the time her husband, Dr. George S. Queen, was a member of the faculty at The College at Brockport, Mrs. Gladys W. Queen taught social studies at the Brockport School District. She was a member of the district’s faculty for 24 years. She supported her...

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Gloria Mattera Scholarship

Dr. Gloria Mattera was in the business of changing lives. After her graduation from The College at Brockport in 1952, she taught in the Greece Central School District for one year. With a reputation as a creative teacher, Dr. Mattera then was invited to join the SUNY...

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Guy and Sophia Jadick Smith Scholarship

Dr. John Kutolowski and Dr. Kathleen Kutolowski, professors emeriti from the Department of History at The College at Brockport, established the Guy H. and Sophia Jadick Smith Scholarship in memory of her father and step-mother to recognize an outstanding incoming...

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Hannelore and William Heyen Graduate Scholarships in Creative Writing

Dr. William Heyen ’61 and Mrs. Hannelore Heyen ’62/’79 came to The College at Brockport from opposite ends of New York State: he from Long Island and she from the Dunkirk area. They married following her graduation in 1962. After he earned his master’s and doctorate...

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Harry and Peggy Boutet Scholarship

The Harry and Peggy Boutet Scholarship recognizes the memory of two long-time volunteers in the Tonawanda, NY, community. Mr. and Mrs. Boutet were grandparents to Mike Andriatch, vice president for Advancement and president of the Brockport Foundation at The College...

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Harvey A. Dorfman '57 Scholarship

Harvey A. Dorfman ’57/’61 spent 27 years in education before embarking on his second career in the early 1980s as professional baseball’s first true sports psychologist. Mr. Dorfman began his sports psychology career with the Oakland A’s in 1984, remaining with the...