Through the School of Business, UAlbany has provided more than 50 K-12 classrooms in the Capital Region with Junior Achievement volunteers. JA provides a curriculum that uses hands-on experiences to prepare young people for success in a global economy. Student volunteers (both undergraduates and MBAs) use the curriculum to teach students about free market economics, money management, and entrepreneurialism. Since 2000, approximately 100 undergraduate and graduate students per year from the School of Business participate in an annual bowl-a-thon fundraiser for JA. The School of Business hopes to expand UAlbany’s partnership with JA through participation from students in other UAlbany schools and colleges. Volunteering for JA can be done through the CPSP program.
Linda M. Krzykowski
School, college, division or unit: School of Business