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University-wide Recognition Societies

We are grateful for your gifts to UB and we want to recognize you for the support you have given the university.  Learn more about our recognition societies and join other donors who know the value of empowering UB with the resources necessary to fund our future progress.

For more information on joining a leadership giving society, please call the Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship at 877-825-7482.

University Circle


University Circle
$5,000 or more annually

President's Circle


President's Circle
$50,000 or more annually

University Founders


University Founders
$50,000 or more cumulative, lifetime

University Pillars


University Pillars
$1,000,000 or more cumulative, lifetime

Hayes Society

Bequests and deferred gifts


School-based Leadership Giving Societies

Members of school-based leadership giving societies are generous donors of $1,000 and more ($500 and more for graduates of the last decade) who share the university’s vision.

The John Eberhard Society
School of Architecture and Planning

The Julian Park Society
College of Arts and Sciences

The Daniel H. Squire Society

School of Dental Medicine

The Dean's Millennium Society

Graduate School of Education

The Delta Society
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The Jacob D. Hyman Society
SUNY Buffalo Law School

The Shareholders Society
School of Management

The James Platt White Society

School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

The Anne W. Sengbusch S

School of Nursing

The Willis G. Gregory Society
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The J. Warren Perry Society
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Elizabeth C. Harvey Society
School of Social Work

Students First Fund Leadership Circle
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