Pugsley Hall was dedicated on February 19, 1931 as a gift of Cornelius A. Pugsley. The plaque reads: "This stone is from the foundation of the farm house near Peekskill, New York in which was born. 17 July, 1850. Hon. Cornelius Amory Pugsley member of Congress, trustee and honorary alumnus of Rollins College, founder of its institute of statesmanship and donor of this dormitory.