United Campus Responds
outpouring of compassion and unity in countless ways, UAlbany students,
faculty, and staff quickly responded to Tuesday’s horrific events.
By the hundreds,
UAlbany community members lined up to donate blood at the Campus Center
in the hours after the terrorist attacks. UAlbany members of National
Guard units, six Five Quad EMTs, and others prepared to join rescue efforts
in New York City. And in small and large groups, in organized and informal
gatherings, UAlbany community members offered support to one another.
UAlbany Symposium Draws Semiconductor
New York Governor
George Pataki told more than 175 representatives of the semiconductor
industry and investment world on Monday that “a large part” of the future
of the semiconductor industry will take place in New York State. Full
Grant Will Expand CLD Initiative
The United States Agency for International Development
(USAID) has awarded the Center for Legislative Development at the University
at Albany a $17.26 million grant to continue CLD’s efforts to strengthen
municipal institutions in Lebanon and increase their effectiveness in
support of democracy.
TRIO Grant to Aid Disadvantaged
The University at
Albany has a new program that will help 250 disadvantaged students realize
their full academic and professional potential. The program will offer
services designed to increase retention and graduation rates for students
disadvantaged by low income, disabilities or because they are first-generation
college students who lack support.
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