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Chris's Favorites:
Chris with friend●Relaxing
●Playing basketball
●Writing poetry
●Fridays (gives Chris time to plan for the next week)
●Hanging out in Ekow King's office, Student Activities & Multicultural Affairs

Chris's Links:

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Sociology Department

Chris"Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide."
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UAlbany Students: Who we are. What we do.

Meet Junior:


Who he is...Diligent. Reliable. Patient. Ambitious.

Hometown: Colonie, NY
High School: Colonie Central
Major/Minor: Public Administration/Sociology
Activities: President of NAACP, NCBI, intern in Government Affairs at NY State Energy and Research Development Authority, Management Leadership for Tomorrow Fellow, Rockefeller College Research Fellow
If he were an object what would he be? Chris would be a tree. "The roots go into the earth beyond what people can see. I have a lot of things going on underneath. Trees persevere."


What he does...

Chris with friends on the podiumChris with midnight basketball team

Great DaneChris's interest to study Public Administration came out of a series of other areas of study. Because he liked writing, he wanted to study English. That turned into Psychology because he liked to argue and analyze things. Before he knew it Chris was studying current events and politics and that turned into law, economics, and political issues. All these interests led to Public Administration. "I felt I could influence more change if I was a Public Administration major".

Great DaneChris made an easy transition from his high school to UAlbany, but he would like to see more diversity. His strategy involves putting on more programs for multicultural students so that they both feel comfortable and inspired to get involved. "Even though it's a big school, you can make it small."

Great DaneChris's best moment at UAlbany happened when he and the NAACP brought renowned speaker Cornel West to come speak at Albany. It took a year of planning, but the event drew a huge crowd, received good publicity, and the outcome was a huge success.

Great DaneTen years from now Chris hopes to achieve high endeavors. "Cornel West talked about success versus greatness and I'd like to be great."

Chris with friends in the Campus Center

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