ALBANY, NY (October 4, 2012) — Russell Simmons, hip hop mogul and co-founder of Def Jam Records headlines the World Within Reach Speaker Series on Saturday, October 13, at 7 p.m. in the University at Albany’s SEFCU Arena.
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 17, 2011) - An estimated 3,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University at Albany were in attendance to listen to basketball legend, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Earvin 'Magic' Johnson at the Fall 2011 World Within Reach Speaker Series event.
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 03, 2011) - Former President Clinton spoke at SEFCU Arena before 4,500 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of UAlbany Wednesday. The event was part of the Student Association's World Within Reach Speaker Series.
Karl Rove, former senior advisor to President George W. Bush, spoke with UAlbany Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy Dean Jeffrey Straussman about politics, civic engagement among students and other topics.
Soldier and statesman General Powell, USA (Ret.), the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Persian Gulf War and U.S. Secretary of State from 2001-2005, gave the inaugural address of the University's World Within Reach Speaker Series. Powell spoke on "Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust & Values," at UAlbany's SEFCU Arena in front of faculty, staff, students and administrators.