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volume 25, Number 8, December 13, 2001

Faculty & Staff


Hank Kirchner Honored

Better Science Education

Biggs Explores Moral Education

New Graduate Certificate Offered

Small Business Development Center

Honoring Victims of Flight 587

UAlbany in the News

Master Plan

First Official December Commencement a Great Success
Judging from the full house at the Recreation and Convocation Center on Sunday, Dec. 9, the University at Albany’s first official December Commencement was a resounding success. Full Story

Conference on Community-Higher Education Partnerships
On December 4 at the Campus Center Assembly Hall, the University at Albany and Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC) hosted 12 other academic institutions and many community leaders throughout the Mohawk and Hudson valleys to focus on partnerships that promote community and economic development. The half-day conference, titled “In It Together,” featured eight college and university presidents, and other senior higher education representatives, as well as community leaders who presented a snapshot of how they are working as partners to improve schools and neighborhoods, build a skilled workforce, enrich cultural life, and foster economic growth. More than 125 people came together for the event. Full Story

UAlbany Alumni Return for Honors
In Milne Hall Room 200 - a lovely meeting space where friezes on the walls depict scenes from classical times and colorful paintings memorialize the history of Albany - Rockefeller College students gathered November 27 to welcome a UAlbany alumnus who is a witness to United States history and policy. Full Story

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