Annual Fall Festival Welcomes 7,000 Community Members, Alumni and Parents to Campus
The University at Albany welcomed the community to campus on Saturday, October 15 for 'Fallbany,' UAlbany's annual fall festival celebrating knowledge, culture, sports and entertainment. Events included a faculty and alumni book fair, live student performances, science demonstrations, a farmer’s market featuring cooking demonstrations using locally-produced food, sheepherding, and kids' activities.
New York State Writers Institute Remains Unique Literary Enterprise The New York State Writers Institute at UAlbany is a unique creative enterprise, one which has brought to the University more than 1,000 writers -- in all genres, and winners of every major literary award in the United States and abroad -- to share their work with both student and community audiences.
SEED Entrepreneurial Program Generate 52 New Capital Region Jobs
In just six months, the University at Albany’s Small Enterprise Economic Development (SEED) program has invested $385,000 in the Capital District and created 52 new jobs. This unique job-creation partnership between UAlbany, SEFCU and Empire State Development (ESD) is the Capital Region's first character-based microloan program.
Students Help Unravel Mysteryof the Mummies
The University at Albany student-run Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service transfered two Egyptian mummies that are each almost 2,000 years old, from their home at theAlbany Institute of History & Art to Albany Medical Center (AMC) in March to undergo X-rays and CAT scans.
She's a Youth Ambassador for New York's Foster Children University at Albany student Raven Profit was thrust into the foster care system when her mother was diagnosed with schizophrenia. The Queens, N.Y., native's eyes were opened to the struggles facing more than 400,000 U.S. foster children. Profit's experience compelled her to find a way to help others in the foster system.