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Zak's Favorites:
Zak at Dance Council●Crew
●Two favorite places on campus are under the willow tree near Indian Pond and the area between the Campus Center and Science Library; it's a nice quiet place where you can just relax, eat, or talk to friends.

Zak's Links:
Josh and Zak showing UAlbany SpiritUAlbany Crew Team
Presidential Honor Society
UAlbany Hillel

Biology Department
Judaic Studies Department
Mathematics Department

Zak in dance costume"Live the day like it's the last one."

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UAlbany Students: Who we are. What we do.

Meet Sophomore:


Who he is...Energetic. Driven. Spirited.

Hometown: Staten Island, NY
High School: New Dorp High School
Major/Minor: Biology & Judaic Studies/Mathematics
Activities: Presidential Honor Society, UAlbany Crew Team, UAlbany Judicial Board member, UAlbany Hillel, RUACH (Reform University at Albany Chavurah), UAlbany Spirit Committee, Biology Club, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Dance Council, UAlbany Students Against Cancer


What he does...

Zak with friends at the Big Purple Growl basketball game

Great DaneZakhar is heavily involved on the UAlbany campus and he has been since he stepped foot on campus as a freshman in August 2004. He believes, "You are only here for four years, why miss out on so many opportunities? You must take advantage of what is available to you." He brings an enormous amount of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to everything he does on campus.

Great DaneZak has a bumper sticker on his car that reads, "Crew is in my Soul." That should give you a decent impression of what his favorite activity is. During the fall and spring he wakes up at around 4:00am to make crew practice and some days doesn't see his room again until after 9:00pm.

Great DaneHe hopes to become a doctor--possibly a pediatrician at some point in his future. He gained valuable experience at his pediatrician's office this past summer and volunteers at a local volunteer ambulance service to gain hours towards his EMT license.

Great DaneZakhar was recently chosen as "UAlbany President for a Day" and gained valuable insight into the workings of an institution of 17,000 enrolled students. He also had an opportunity that day to give testimony to the NYS Senate and Assembly Committees on Higher Education.

Zak, Rudolph Guiliani and Jason
Zak with President Hall at the NYS Assembly Hearing

Written by Jason Zogg






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