News Briefs

In the photo above: Norman E. Snyder, Jr. ’83, president and chief executive officer at Avitae USA, spoke at the Albany Center for Entrepreneurship Spring Entrepreneurship Seminar in February.

Undergrad Program Garners 113 Ranking from U.S. News

In the 2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate business programs, the University at Albany School of Business comes in at 113 of 472 schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and before hundreds more nonaccredited schools. This is up from 126 on the same list last year.

MBA and Digital Forensics Labs Named

Information technology management Professor Emeritus Lakshmi Mohan has been honored with a MBA computer lab named for her. Additionally, the ARC Group of New York, one of the top three vendors of forensic software, is funding an incident response lab for undergraduate students enrolled in the newly created major in digital forensics. The lab will be a model for five additional university labs to be selected in the future.

Below: The naming of the Mohan lab was an alumni-led initiative spearheaded by former students, Gary A. Duncan ’84 and Tony McCarthy ’84. Here they stand with Professor Lakshmi Mohan at the dedication of the lab, Duncan at left and McCarthy at right.

Digital Forensics team


Women Excelling at Harvard

UAlbany women group at Harvard

Women from the School of Business club, Women Excelling in Business, attended the 24th Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference hosted by the Harvard Business School Women’s Student Association.

The theme was “Going Beyond.” Courtney Stern ’15, who organized the trip said, “Among the many lessons I learned was to not underestimate myself, to redefine the status quo, and to stay true to my authentic self.”

Clockwise from bottom left:
Amy Zeng ’19, Nya Oscar-Comacho ’19, Jamie Warfield ’16, Mary Zhang ’17, Nyesha Oscar-Comacho ’19, Tara Ventimiglia ’15, Courtney Stern ’15


Accounting Orientation

Accounting orientation was sponsored by KPMG this year, a full day of practical information for juniors entering the major. Below are the faces of the class of 2016.

 Accounting orientation

Accounting orientation

Various students attending accounting orientation

 Various students attending accounting orientation