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Media Advisory: UAlbany Celebrates Fountain Day

Contact: Catherine Herman (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 13, 2006)

The University at Albany will celebrate Fountain Day, the annual rite of spring when the main fountain on the campus podium is turned on for the season, with games, contests, prizes, free food, music and entertainment.

UAlbany students, faculty, and staff only may attend

Sunday, April 23, 2006, noon - 4 p.m.

Collins Circle "Island" and academic podium, UAlbany Uptown Campus, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY

Fountain Day began in 1978 as Human Awareness Program day and the celebration was moved from a weekday to Sunday in 2005 allowing for more faculty and staff participation. UAlbany students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend this event, sponsored by the Student Association and the Division of Student Success.

For additional information visit UAlbany's 2006 Fountain Day Events.


  • Media check-in on Fountain Day is at the front doors of the University Art Museum, on the podium.
  • Parking on Carillon Drive East
  • Entry to events are with UAlbany-issued passes only. Contact the Office of Media Relations, (518) 437-4980 or with your required number of media badges.

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