Thanks to the Ulster Community College Foundation, education extends beyond the classroom at SUNY Ulster. As a cultural hub for the region, community members, students, faculty and staff enjoy live arts events, including musicians, writers and poets, and public lectures from renowned experts.
The Foundation’s programing strengthens and enhances the learning experience for students, and inspires achievement in both the cultural arts and academics.
Selection for induction into SUNY Ulster's Alumni Hall of Fame is based on professional and personal accomplishments, community service, and/or special or unique situations which qualify the individual as distinguished. Learn more
Kingston High School students compete for scholarship awards for the best public speaking presentations. Each student delivers a five-minute persuasive speech on a current event topic before a panel of judges. Learn more
Each year, the Annual Gala recognizes those who have given so generously for over the years to help the students of SUNY Ulster turn their dreams into reality. Learn more
The Elizabeth Gross Lecture Series is an annual horticultural series made possible through a bequest received by the Ulster Garden Club from long-term club member and Kingston resident, Mrs. Elizabeth Gross. Learn more
The Poetry Forum is an annual event which brings well known and award winning poets to SUNY Ulster for intimate question and answer sessions, as well as a special evening reading of their poetry. Learn more
The SUNY Ulster Herbert H. & Sofia P. Reuner Library Writers Series brings renowned writers to campus every fall. This is a truly unique opportunity for SUNY Ulster students and community members to hear award winning authors read from their work. Learn more
The Krembs Family Innovation Award recognizes SUNY Ulster faculty and staff members who demonstrate their ability to propose and implement innovative solutions within the context of our mission at the College and/or who undertake work within the community that significantly improves a pre-existing condition. The application deadline for 2018 is Sunday, April 29, 2018. Learn more, or apply or nominate someone for the award
The Howard C. St. John Distinguished Lecture Series was established in recognition of Howard C. St. John's many contributions to Ulster County. This annual lecture series features speakers who address issues of government, business, law, or public policy. Learn more
The Artist-in-Residence Series is dedicated to the late Larry Berk, Dean of Library and Information Services, who initiated cultural events that have brought renowned writers, artists, and musicians to the college and the community. This unique program brings an established regional artist to campus for an entire semester to present a series of events, open to the public. Learn more
The Words and Music Series is dedicated to the late Larry Berk, Dean of Library and Information Services, who initiated cultural events that have brought renowned writers, artists, and musicians to the college and the community. This series focuses on the multi-disciplinary blending of music and the spoken word. Learn more
In Memory of Barbara A. Adams, Past President Emerita, this program helps the ever-rising financial needs of our students to ensure their success. Through the purchase of symbolic lights, donors help fund transportation, housing, books, and assistance. Learn more
The Darlene L. Pfeiffer Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at SUNY Ulster and the NYS SBDC (NYS Small Business Development Center) present conferences for women entrepreneurs and dream-to-be entrepreneurs. Local experts provide advice, information and ideas used to grow your business. Learn more