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Meet Our Donors

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to Purchase College Foundation. Here are some of their stories.

That's Where My Heart Is

There was a time in Patricia (Pat) Jacobs' life when she wanted to be a famous actress. Life had other ideas, and led her instead to a successful 45-long year career in TV and radio. However, her love and appreciation of the arts remained with her, and it is at the heart of her enduring dedication to Purchase College.

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Because of the Kids

During her 22 years of employment at Purchase College, Deanne "Dee" Molinari crossed paths with hundreds, perhaps even thousands of people. But the ones she remembers the most, and the ones who inspired her both then and now, are the students, and they are the reason she continues to support Purchase in her retirement.

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It Gets Into Your DNA

From the moment he arrived at Purchase College as a new member of the Journalism faculty, Andrew Salomon knew he was in the right place. Purchase immediately felt like home.

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A Gift That Keeps On Giving

As described by his niece, Dale Schlein, Alex Gordon "made his living selling light fixtures and designs, but his real passion was art." Over the course of his lifetime, Gordon, who was a native New Yorker, established a collection of art that ran the gamut from pre-Columbian objects to Old Master paintings and drawings.

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