On October 15, 2016 Alpha Delta Kappa Alumnae and friends gathered to celebrate the Alpha and Friends Endowment for the Sheard Literacy Center at SUNY Potsdam.
The Sheard Literacy Center is home to several programs that provide SUNY Potsdam students with an important authentic learning experience to deepen their knowledge and ability as future teachers. It also has programs that impact children in the local community. Major programs of the literacy center include the Literacy Mentor Program, Math and Science Education Center, O’Shaughnessy Center for Assistive Technology, and Branching Out With Books. 99% of the Sheard Literacy Center operating budget is from donors and grants.