In the wake of the catastrophic earthquake that rocked Haiti, University at Albany senior hurdler Alie Beauvais, whose parents are Haitian natives, leapt into action to help.Read More
UAlbany ROTC Cadet Wins Prestigious USAA Scholarship
UAlbany senior Alex Saxby, receipient of the USAA Spirit Award scholarship for ROTC cadets who best embody the concept of service to the community, the U.S. Army, and the nation.
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 16, 2009) -- University at Albany senior and ROTC member Alex Saxby won a United Services Automobile Association (USAA) Spirit Award scholarship, which acknowledges cadets who best embody the concept of service to the battalion, the community, the U.S. Army, and the nation.
"Cadet Saxby is by far one of our top cadets," said ROTC Major Michaela M. Phillips. "His leadership as Commander of Charlie Company, the cadet organization here at UAlbany, has generated motivation to improve levels of physical fitness, technical knowledge, and leadership. He gets results and is definitely deserving of the USAA Spirit Award."
Saxby, from Bloomfield, N.Y., is a senior majoring in political science. The Army ROTC Department will recognize his achievements at a joint awards ceremony at the end of the spring semester.
For more news, subscribe to UAlbany's RSS headline feeds
Educationally and culturally, the University at Albany-SUNY puts "The World Within Reach" for its 18,000 students. An internationally recognized research university with 58 undergraduate majors and 128 graduate degree programs, UAlbany is a leader among all New York State colleges and universities in such diverse fields as public policy, nanotechnology and criminal justice. With a curriculum enhanced by 300 study-abroad opportunities, UAlbany launches great careers. For more information about this globally ranked University, visit www.albany.edu. For UAlbany's extensive roster of faculty experts, visit www.albany.edu/news/experts.shtml.