University at Albany Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Michael Christakis, greets parents and new incoming freshmen during a morning presentation as part of a day long Summer Orientation program.
Incoming EOP Pre-College Summer Program students are here for a five week orientation that runs from July 5th – August 7th. They are engaging in Community Service Projects every Friday with Albany’s Police Athletic League (or PAL), Albany’s South End, with UAlbany’s Sustainability Office, the Associate VP for Government Relations office, and the Albany Community Charter School. Some are doing undergraduate research with UAlbany faculty and professional staff.
University at Albany Professor Paul Agris, Director of the RNA Institute, highlights state-of-the-art equipment to members of the Capital Region legislative delegation and staff at The RNA Institute in the Life Sciences Research Building.
Kathleen C. Hochul, Lieutenant Governor of
New York, delivered an inspirational keynote address at the graduation ceremony
for the 2015 Fellowship on Women and Public Policy. The Fellowship is an intensive
leadership development program designed to maximize the skills and
contributions of women to achieve excellence in public service.
In addition to students back on campus for Summer Sessions, the University at Albany also has several major construction and maintenance projects on-going including building an extension of the Campus Center and replacement of windows in Dutch Quad Tower.
The seal of the university is proudly displayed in the tunnel connecting the School of Business building with the College of Liberal Arts building. The tunnel was made possible by the generous support of faculty, staff, student, alumni and friends of UAlbany donors.