UAlbany Rockefeller College alumna Christine Hmiel, Director of Development for Habitat For Humanity / Albany, NY (far right), leads a tour of the Sheridan Hollow neighborhood on Albany's near north side. The neighborhood is slated for an affordable housing project spearheaded by Habitat For Humanity with initial planning assistance from the University at Albany Geography & Planning faculty and students.
Congressman Paul Tonko meets with UAlbany School of Social Welfare graduate students participating in the NYS Navigatior Program funded by a grant through the Community Service Society of New York. These graduate students help guide individuals, families and businesses with enrollment in a health plan through the NY State of Health Program which is a health insurance marketplace where consumers and businesses can shop for insurance, compare prices and benefits, and enroll into health coverage.
The Great Dane Project is an initiative designed to celebrate our University pride by converting nineteen 4 foot tall, 60 lb. fiberglass Great Danes, graciously donated by University Auxiliary Services, into unique works of art that reflect the spirit of the University at Albany community. All Great Danes sculptures are available for viewing for the remainder of the semester in the Science Library and will find permanent homes at both the uptown and downtown campuses after the spring semester.
Teams of UAlbany students pick up trash in the Pine Hills section of Albany recently during an annual clean up effort by students to promote good relations with their neighbors. The Pine Hills neighborhood has a large ratio of student housing to permanent residents.
courtesy of Office of Personal Safety and Off Campus Affairs
President Robert Jones is presented with an America East championship ring by UAlbany's Women's Basketball team. The Great Danes, led by Head Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, earned an appearance in last year's NCAA tournament and will tip off their season on November 8th against Siena.
Chef Maria Nogueira de Paula Eduardo of Brazil serves up some tasty Brazilian dishes to UAlbany students in the Colonial Quad Dining Hall as part of a UAS sponsored "Global Chef" program featuring expert visiting chefs from other countries.
Iranian-born dance artist and transformational teacher, Banafsheh communicates the universal message of Sufi mysticism in a choreographed dance performance at the University at Albany Performing Arts Center as part of a week-long conference on the impact of Women of the Middle East organized by UAlbany’s Global Institute for Health and Human Rights.
Beautiful fall weather brought out a huge turnout for Homecoming Weekend at the University at Albany. Despite the UAlbany's loss to Towson University in Saturday's football game, UAlbany alumni jammed the new stadium in support of the Great Danes.
Lisa Lillien ’87, the New York Times best-selling author and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand, kicked off the University at Albany Homecoming and Family Weekend at the Reaching Higher, Achieving More Luncheon held in UAlbany's Campus Center Ballroom.
His Majesty Benjamin Ikenchuku, right, of the Kingdom of Agbor, Nigeria, and University at Albany President Robert J. Jones shake hands as they embark on discussions and a tour of the University. UAlbany students, from Nigeria, Kenneth Aduba and Itonisiyinowaji (Ito) Egopija, look on.
In front of a sell-out crowd of 25,201 at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va., the Great Danes football team fell 40-13 to the hosting James Madison University Dukes Saturday afternoon in CAA play.
University at Albany President Robert Jones and Kansai
Gaidai University President Yoshitaka Tanimoto sign Letters of Agreement reaffirming
the on-going exchange program between the two schools. The visiting Japanese
delegation including President Tanimoto also attended the Inauguration of
President Jones as the 19th President of the University at Albany.
The University at Albany Student Association's World Within Reach Speakers Series featured senior advisor to President Barack ObamaDavid Axelrod, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe and speechwriter Jon Favreau for a look "Inside the Obama Campaign" in the SEFCU Arena. The lecture was held in conjunction with "Celebrate and Advance," a weeklong series of events culminating in the inauguration of Robert J. Jones as the 19th president of UAlbany.
Student volunteers from various majors and disciplines at the University at Albany visit Hackett Middle School to participate in "A Taste of College" readiness workshops. Meant to give young students inspiration as part of the Albany Promise Cradle-to-Career Partnership, a cross-sector initiative that brings together community partners to improve the academic outcomes of students from the neighborhoods of West Hill, Arbor Hill, and the South End of Albany, our students provided entertaining and informative hands-on workshops in science, health, and art to name a few.