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volume 25, Number 5, October 25, 2001

Features:
Researching New York Highlights Empire History

Michele Serros

Student News

Campus:
SBDC Sparks Econmic Growth

UAlbany's SBDC to the Rescue

Obituary

Sports:
Athletics Unveil New Logo

President’s Report to the Faculty, Fall 2001
As part of my preparation for these semiannual presentations to you, the faculty of UAlbany, I usually find myself reviewing my previous Reports and assessing the progress we’ve made and the challenges still before us.

In each and every one of these Reports, I have spoken of my pride in being a part of the UAlbany family… a part of an academic community whose values include compassion, tolerance and understanding.

And never have I been as proud as on September 11 and during the days and weeks which followed the horrific acts of hate and violence which shattered our complacency and ignited our resolve as citizens of a country dedicated to justice and democratic ideals.Full Story

Extraordinary Service, Lisa Taylor, Served by Harrison Ford as She Served at Ground Zero
By day, Lisa Taylor is secretary to University at Albany Vice President for Strategic Development and Economic Outreach David Gilbert.

By night, specifically from September 26 to October 16, she was a hospital corpsman patrolling Ground Zero in New York City for the Naval Reserves. Working the midnight shift at the Battalion Aid Station in Battery Park, Taylor walked to and from the site of the World Trade Center disaster, up West Street and down the East Side, to make sure that military personnel along the way had proper medical care.Full Story

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