This holiday season, the UAlbany community is giving back to those in need through a variety of initiatives. While University volunteers works throughout the year to assist the underserved, holiday giving presents a special opportunity to help the community-at-large.
We attract the best minds on the planet
UAlbany President Robert J. Jones today announced that the next Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is James R. Stellar, Ph.D.
A new study by scientists at UAlbany and UC-Berkeley published in Science predicts a 50 percent increase in lightning strikes across the United States during this century as a result of warming temperatures associated with climate change.
University at Albany midfielder Paula Heuser has been named the 2014-15 Honda Sport Award Winner for Field Hockey – the top individual accolade in female collegiate athletics. The sophomore becomes the first all-time Great Dane to earn the Honda Sport Award.
Massry Family Gift
University at Albany President Robert Jones announced today that the University has received a $5.25 million gift from the Massry family to support the School of Business and key University-wide initiatives. This is the largest gift ever made to UAlbany.
Excellence at a Great Value
More than 1,000 students earned their degrees from the University at Albany on Sunday, December 7, during winter commencement at UAlbany's SEFCU Arena. Proctors' CEO Philip Morris delivered the keynote address and received an honorary degree.