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volume 24, Number 5, November 2, 2000

WWII Veteran Francis Anderson

East Campus DETA Boosts Economy Statewide

Community Loan Fund Helps Capital Region

SBDC Outreach Center to Open on Troy

UAlbany Seminar Addresses Sweatshop Issues

Health Center Accredited

Your Favorite Chopin with Findlay Cockrell


Fall Report to the Faculty from President Karen R. Hitchcock
We’ve had an excellent start to the academic year. Indeed, let me start this President’s Report with both a “Thank you” and a “welcome.” Full Story

Veterans to Be Honored At Special UAlbany Celebration
Eunice Baird Whittlesey ’44, has been on a quest - one that will be realized in June when the University at Albany honors alumni, faculty, staff, and students who have served in the armed services. Full Story

Beeten Emphasizes Character
Scott Beeten’s coaching style was forged much like the steel products from factories in his native Allentown, Pa. The first-year University at Albany men’s basketball coach believes in strength of character, honesty, discipline and respect, traits he learned during a coaching career that has spanned well over 30 years. Full Story

Charitable Venture Grant Enhances Training of Future Scientists, Other Professionals
A $380,000, five-year grant from Charitable Venture Foundation has been awarded to a unique University at Albany student research initiative that seeks to heighten teenagers’ interest in science research and prepare them for science and other professional careers. Full Story

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