Giving Matters

UAlbany students share why they are grateful, thankful and inspired by your generosity.

  • Yvonne Lerner

    Yvonne Lerner Remembers Inspiring Professors, Incredible Journey

    This past year, the 2015-2016 Massry Charitable Foundation Inc. Citizen Laureate Scholarship had a huge impact on Yvonne's life. Read Yvonne's Story.

  • Maribell Guerrero

    Maribell Guerrero is 'motivated to do even better' thanks to her scholarship

    The 2015-2016 Robert and Lynn Hassan Jones Presidential Inauguration Scholarship recipient is excited for what the future holds. Read Maribell's Story.

  • Samuel Cittadino

    Samuel Cittadino had an amazing semester, unforgettable experiences

    The 2015-2016 Zenger Hall Scholarship recipient shares how his scholarship has had both a financial and social impact on his UAlbany experience. Read Samuel's Story.

  • Fall 2015 Stories

  • Josette Hartnett

    Josette Hartnett

    Robyn Fishelberg Memorial Scholarship recipient Josette Hartnett of Katonah, N.Y., is so grateful for the time she has spent at UAlbany that she plans to return for graduate school. Read Josie's Story.

  • Deyshawn Clarke-Wells

    Deyshawn Clarke-Wells

    “Without this scholarship,” says Clarke-Wells, who studies journalism and education, “I most likely wouldn’t be attending the University at Albany. Read Deyshawn's Story.

  • Juan Cifuentes

    Juan Cifuentes is looking forward to completing his degree in accounting this year. “It means keeping up the hard work and taking advantage of every opportunity UAlbany provides me,” observes Cifuentes. Read Juan's Story.

  • Shaye Taylor

    Biochemistry and molecular biology major Shaye Taylor fell in love with science in her high-school physics class in Old Bethpage, N.Y. Read Shaye's Story.

  • Cassandra Edwards

    “A passion for helping others” has led junior Cassandra Edwards to prepare for a career as “a clinical psychologist within the criminal justice system.” Read Cassandra's Story.