University at Albany men’s basketball took the lead early and never gave it up in a rematch of the 2013 America East title game, downing Vermont 67-58 at SEFCU Arena in the league semifinals thereby assuring a slot in the upcoming America East Championship.
UAlbany junior guard Sarah Royals drives hard to the basket in Saturday's game versus Stony Brook at SEFCU Arena. The America East Champion Great Danes lost a 66-56 decision, snapping their record setting win streak at 38 games.
UAlbany seniors and art majors, Julia Fox and Daviana Angus
get some face-time with visiting Minnesota artist, Lamar Peterson. Peterson’s work is currently on display in
the Art Museum until April 5thas part of a
University Diversity Transformation Grant.
In a wild contest featuring 12 lead changes and eight locked scores, the University at Albany women’s basketball team pulled out the nail-biter over the hosting University of Maine Black Bears, 58-56, Sunday afternoon. The win marked the Great Danes’ ninth straight win in the series with Maine, 14th consecutive victory this season, and 36th straight America East conference victory, dating back to January 2012, which is tied for the longest active streak in Division I.
In Friday evening's "Pink Out" at the SEFCU Arena, the UAlbany Great Danes Women's Basketball team took down Hartford 90-68 for their 12th consecutive win. The "Pink Out" highlights the need to raise awareness of breast cancer and fans were encouraged to wear pink with the first 250 fans receiving free pink t-shirts.
The University at Albany RNA Institute recently hosted an outreach workshop, co-sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich, with the goal of mentoring and training the next generation of RNA scientists in state-of-the-art research technologies. Students from many colleges and universities traveled to the University at Albany to gain this exposure and instruction.
At the opening of last night's UAlbany Men's Basketball game against Stony Brook at the SEFCU Arena, players display the Australian flag in observance of Australia Day. Australia Day is on January 26 and commemorates the establishment of the first European settlement at Port Jackson, now part of Sydney, in 1788. At game's end, the Great Danes handed Stony Brook its First League Loss in America East Semifinal Rematch, 77-67.
The University at Albany's Rockefeller College Alumni-Student Jeopardy Challenge Champions for the second year in a row are Team Schadenfreud (L to R: Jayson Kratoville, BA 10, MPA '11, Cyndi Mellen, BA 10, MPA '12, Ben Spear, BA 10, MPA '12, and Brian Peter, BA 10, MPA '11). The Jeopardy Challenge kicks off the spring 2014 semester for our students and will give them a chance to chat with our outstanding alumni in an informal setting.
Local elementary and middle school students line up to kick footballs into an inflatable containment cage at UAlbany’s 8th Annual Commitment to Education Day. The University at Albany women’s basketball program hosted the event for area schools, sponsored by SEFCU and CDPHP, including a game against the University of New Hampshire in a key America East Conference contest. The Lady Danes routed UNH 88-47.
UAlbany Head Football Coach Bob Ford who turned 76 this past year, serves up pieces of cake to his team at a surprise birthday celebration after practice. Forty-three years, 436 games, and 255 varsity wins later, Ford, the longest active tenured coach in all of college football, has announced that he will coach his final season in 2013.
The UAlbany Indian Student Organization and Albany State Indian Alliance co-hosted the first ever on-campus Holi celebrations this past weekend at the Interfaith Center. Holi (the festival of colors) is undoubtedly the most fun-filled and boisterous of Indian festivals with the use of powdered pigments and is the celebration of the arrival of spring and happiness.