Partners in Lifelong Learning Logo

Initiated in 2008, Excelsior's Partners in Lifelong Learning Award allows the College to draw attention to the importance of lifelong learning while funding scholarships for students in need of financial support to complete their degrees. 

The event has raised more than $650,000, benefiting nearly 450 students from the Capital Region and its surrounding areas. In its history, the event has recognized the achievements of 48 individuals and organizations.

The 2016 event will be held 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 13 at the New York State Museum and will recognize


Exclusive Event Sponsor ($10,000)

Keybank Logo

Media Sponsor

Times Union

Master's Level Sponsor ($5,000)

BBL Construction Services
Massry Family

Bachelor's Level Sponsor ($3,000)

NBT Bank, N.A.
Standard Commercial Interiors

Associate Level Sponsor ($1,500)

Albany Medical Center
The Desmond Hotel
Fidelity Investments
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. 
Nixon Peabody LLP
W.B. Mason Company

Ever Upward Scholarship Sponsor ($500)

The Daily Gazette
Don and Catherine Dea
Empire BlueCross
Jack Lafield
Mazzone Hospitality
Dr. Mary O'Connor
Premiere Transportation
Price Chopper's Golub Foundation
Solomon and Solomon PC
Richard Yep

Contact Information

To discuss how you can make a difference please contact us at:

Development Office:

888-647-2388 ext. 145 


Sponsor and Honorary Committee Opportunities & Reply Form
Due April 8

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