Benefit Raises $675,000 for Kevin Mackin Scholarship Fund

Janet Gianopoulos Around the Province

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. — Kevin Mackin was feted by Siena College trustees and friends on May 17 to benefit a scholarship fund for Siena College students that the college created in his name. The event raised $675,000 to benefit Siena students for years to come.

Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings, Town of Colonie Supervisor Mary Brizzell, and more than 250 other leaders of business, civic, spiritual, health and education venues participated in the event. Also on hand were Dr. Joseph Pastore, shown in photo, a Pace University professor who is retiring as chair of Siena’s board of trustees, and friars including Jerome Massimino from New York.

— Janet Gianopoulos is director of news services for Siena College.