UAlbany's Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, Prof. Jeanette Altarriba, welcomes incoming freshman to the University during one of the many activities for students and their parents during Freshman Orientation.
UAlbany alumnus and author Gregory Maguire is one of the featured speakers at this year's Empire Collaborations held in the Campus Center Ballroom. Maguire's talk was part of a week-long event by the Academic Librarians Conference (sponsored by the New York 3Rs and the Academic and Special Libraries Section of the New York Library Association) and the SUNYLA conference (sponsored by the SUNY Librarians Association).
UAlbany's legendary coach Bob Ford, the architect of the Great Danes' football program since its inception, bid farewell to hundreds of well wishers at a banquet in his honor at the SEFCU Arena on Saturday night.
University at Albany men's lacrosse stars Miles and Lyle Thompson became the first co-winners of the Tewaaraton Award, the sport's version of the Heisman Trophy.The brothers became the first Native Americans to take home an award given to the top collegiate player in a sport that traces its roots to Native American origin
The University at Albany observes Memorial Day which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May. As a federal holiday it was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died while in the military service. It typically marks the start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end.
The UAlbany softball team earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by capturing its fifth America East Conference championship and first since 2011 this past Sunday. The Great Danes defeated Stony Brook twice in the championship round of the double-elimination tournament, 3-2 and 8-1.
University at Albany MSW student, Katie Merrill ('15) assists individuals in the community needing to enroll in health insurance as a Navigator through the Affordable Care Act. She was selected for the Albany Internships in Mental Health for her second year internship for 2014-2015.
UAlbany celebrates the annual Spring Stomp game with a 21-7 victory over America East conference rival Binghamton. With the win, the Great Danes advanced to the 2014 America East Lacrosse Championship and will face Stony Brook this Thursday 5/1 at 7:30 pm.