Campus Facilities and Programs
- Alternative Spring Break
Each Spring close to 100 students spend their spring vacation traveling to southern US States working with Habitat for Humanity builds, inner city service or rural school projects, as well as environmental service trail maintenance. The expedition is being organized as part of Habitat for Humanity, which is designed to provide educational and spiritual experiences for participants within cross-cultural environments.
- Alumni Center Building Fund
This fund supports the construction and renovation of a facility on the southeast corner of the intersection of Main and Marlboro Streets. The facility will house the Barry Alumni Center, College and Media Relations and Development. Offering both function and design, a few of the exciting new features are a function hall, alumni archives and library, conference rooms and ample adjacent parking. The facility itself will be a conduit for connecting students with alumni for guest lectures, career connections, networking and other Alumni Association programming. A place where everyone can feel welcome.
- Child Development Center
The purpose of this fund is to provide funds that support the educational activities to be used with children ranging in age 4 months to 6 years as well as provide materials to be utilized for children by KSC students in training at our lab school as early childhood teachers.
- Children's Literature Gallery
The Festival Gallery Collection, which began in November 1990, is a permanent collection of original illustrations, working drawings, and pieces related to children's book illustration. It currently contains over 200 works by 75 artists.
Funds shall be used to enhance the collection, to frame new acquisitions, and to strengthen the Gallery's educational mission.
- Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies
Funds received for this fund provide general support to the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies to include the purchase of books, videos, etc. to preserve the historical record of the Holocaust and to provide a rich material resource for students, faculty and the public.
- College Camp Enhancement Endowment
This endowment was established in 1999 to provide an annual source of financial support that may be used to purchase new equipment for the College Camp and / or to make enhancements deemed appropriate by an oversight committee compromised of members from the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
- Counseling Center
The Counseling Center The Counseling Center at Keene State College offers a full range of mental health services to all KSC students. The Counseling Center is staffed by counselors who are sensitive to the many issues affecting college students today. They provide individual and group counseling to KSC students who would like help dealing with personal (including relationship) issues and crisis situations.
- Keene Endowment Association (KEA) Redfern Arts Center Endowment
This endowment was created as part of a tribute to the Arts Center in 1996, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its opening. The Arts Center was renamed to Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond in honor of the fifth President of Keene State College, Dr. Leo F. Redfern. The purpose of this endowment shall be to support the Arts Center by providing new opportunities for students and faculty, to subsidize public performances and to support residencies by visiting and guest artists.
- Keene Endowment Association (KEA) Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery Endowment
This endowment was created to support and enrichment of the annual Gallery programs.
- KSC Redfern Arts Center Endowment
The Arts Center on Brickyard Pond Endowment was created in 1989 as a goal of the Investment in Quality Capital Campaign. The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide new opportunities for students and faculty, to subsidize public performances open to the entire community, and to support residencies by visiting and guest artists.
- KSC Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery Endowment
This campaign was created in 1992-1993 to construction of new gallery facility and
a new endowment. The purpose of this fund is to provide assistance for the support and enrichment of the annual gallery programs.
- Mason Library
Mason Library's mission is to provide the Keene State College community with resources, and user-centered support and instruction necessary for accessing and evaluating information. As part of this mission, Mason Library Administration supports and provides staff development information and opportunities for growth. The purpose of this fund is to support the needs of the Library - books, resource materials, supplies, furnishings etc.
- Media Arts Center Program
To be established in the former Zorn Dining Commons in 2006, the Media Arts Center will house communication/journalism, film studies and graphic design. The purpose of this fund is to provide discretionary income to support the programs housed in the Media Arts Center through facility enhancements, equipment purchase, guest speakers or other initiatives that promote greater collaboration among students and faculty on media projects
- Francis C. Oliver Campus Beautification Endowment
The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide financial assistance: 1) to enhance campus beauty by nurturing the flowering plants, trees, and shrubs, with preference to the grounds surrounding the Redfern Arts Center; and 2) to support the updating and printing of the "Walking Tour of the Arboretum and Grounds of Keene State College" brochure.
- Orang Asli Archive Endowment
In 2000, an Orang Asli Archive was established in the Mason Library at KSC to be the repository for scholarly research on the Orang Asli people of Malaysia. The archive will include ethnographic and historical materials on Orang Asli, the Peninsular Malaysian indigenous people. Gifts received for this endowment will provide permanent financial support for the Archive.
- Science Center Program Fund
The new Science Center houses research and teaching facilities for biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, geography, geology, physics, and science education. The 32 new labs - with equipment worth more than $1 million - will extend Keene State's well-established ability to involve undergraduate students in research projects. The Science Center also houses an outdoor courtyard that doubles as a "living" classroom, a greenhouse full of tropical plants, an herbarium, a lecture hall that will be outfitted with teleconferencing and distance-learning technology, many class and seminar rooms, a map room, and a geology collection. This campaign is to support the construction of the building along with the equipment, furniture and maintenance of the Science Center.
- Barbara J. Seelye Memorial Endowment
In 1994 a memorial fund honoring the sixth president of Keene State College, Dr. Barbara J. Seelye, was established by her friends and colleagues. The purpose of this fund is support of the Alumni Center and Barry Alumni House, specifically to be used for hospitality purposes.
- Small Business Institute
This fund was established in 1996 to be used to support the Small Business Institute Program.
- Thorne-Sagendorph Dublin Colony Art Colony Acquisition Fund
This fund was established so that the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery would be able to collect artwork from the Dublin Art Colony as an educational and historical resource for the Monadnock Regions. The Gallery's collection of Dublin Art will remain a legacy for our community and illustrate the importance of our Region in the cultural history of America.
- Thorne-Sagnedorph / Art Department Student Fellowship Endowment
This fellowship represents a cooperative effort between the Art Department faculty and the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery staff to better facilitate faculty and student exhibits and other exhibitions. The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide recognition and financial assistance to a selected art major to assist the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery for an academic year. This fellowship will provide a stipend for a student to work 150 hours for both fall and spring semester.
- Marion Wood '26 Room Endowment
This fund established in 1992 through a generous gift by F. Marion Tebbetts Wood '26 will provide financial assistance for the purchase of books, other resource materials, furnishings, and equipment which will be used exclusively in the Wood Room located on the first floor of the Wallace W. Mason Library at Keene State College.
Alphabetical Listing of restricted funds
Restricted funds by category