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UAlbany's Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Chicago State University Interim President Frank Pogue, who initiated UAlbany's first Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon, will be the guest speaker for the event's 30th anniversary at noon on Feb. 5 in the Campus Center Ballroom.

UAlbany Officials Address NCAA Decision on Baseball, Football Programs
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Committee on Infractions accepted the University at Albany's findings and self-imposed corrective actions and penalties related to rules violations by staff of the University's baseball and football teams. The NCAA's report found the case to be narrow in scope.

Innovative Programs, Targeted Resources Key Regents Exam Success
A rigorous curriculum, innovative instructional programs, transparent communication and strategic targeting of resources are among the key factors found in high schools whose students consistently perform well on State Regents Exams according to a new University at Albany School of Education study.

Experts Advisory: Black History Month Experts from the University at Albany
History of American slavery, issues affecting people of African descent and African American literature and poetry are among the topics covered by UAlbany's faculty experts.

University at Albany Solidifies Partnership with Tula State
University at Albany Interim President George M. Philip recently signed an agreement with Rector Nadezhda A. Shaidenko, of Tula State Pedagogical University of Russia, to deepen and expand collaborative efforts between the two universities.

UAlbany Doctoral Student Travels to Namibia as Fulbright Scholar
University at Albany doctoral student David Jones, Department of History, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to research the liberation struggles in Namibia during the 1970s and 1980s.

SUNY SBDC Awarded Small Business Sustainability Grant
The State University of New York's State Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the state's leading provider of small business management and technical services, was awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration's Small Business Sustainability Initiative Grant to help small businesses plan for efficient and cost-effective energy use.

University Auxiliary Services Names J. Eric Smith New Executive Director
The  University Auxiliary Services (UAS) Board of Directors at the University at Albany has appointed J. Eric Smith as the not-for-profit corporation's new executive director.

Experts Advisory: Experts on the Historic 2009 Presidential Inauguration
UAlbany faculty experts offer insight into the historic 2009 presidential inauguration.

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