President Katherine P. Douglas cutting a ribbon with large scissors

Donor Stories

Below is a selection of stories that reflects the deep caring of our donors and the various ways they express it across our community.

Read Their Stories:

Debbie Quigley ’81

Debra (Crumb) Quigley '81 cannot stress enough what her SUNY Corning Community College education meant to her. Attending SUNY CCC gave her the opportunity to discover her interests and realize the possibilities available to her.




Lauretta Beckhorn Estate

The Lauretta Beckhorn Estate endowment benefits aspires nurses who are studying at Corning Community College.





Chuck Edmister and Linda Patrick

“Linda was the kind of nurse every patient wants. She loved her profession. She was as talented as she was kind. And when she trained her successors, she emphasized compassion and competence. She left them with big shoes to fill."




Tom and Barbara Blumer

"Neither of us expected to settle in this area" said Tom.  "We fell in love with the region, the people, and the nature of the community..."



Cameron Manufacturing & Design

Cameron Manufacturing & Design and CCC share a goal and a need for an educated citizenry, so when the opportunity to contribute to the Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library Capital Campaign presented itself, Cameron didn’t hesitate...



Arnie Gissin

Arnie realized he wasn't such a bad student afterall at CCC.