Albany, NY (September 30, 2021) – M. Dolores Cimini and Jessica L. Martin received $1 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to deliver specialized HIV/STI and substance use prevention services, designed to be relevant and responsive to the cultures and health needs of UAlbany’s BIPOC and LGBTQ+-identified students.
Heidi Andrade of Educational & Counseling Psychology and Jason Bryer PhD ’14 seven years ago led their research team to create Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (DAACS), a suite of technological and social supports to optimize learning for incoming college students. It has just received a $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Albany, NY (August 27, 2021) – The Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has awarded full 7-year accreditation to the University at Albany’s graduate programs for school leadership, literacy educators, and special education preparation. The award includes a commendation for the literacy and special education programs (inclusive of the early childhood and childhood education programs).
ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb. 27, 2020) — Chronic pain, a disabling health condition that various surveys have said affects anywhere from 50 million to 116 million Americans, is often treated with opioid pain medication. But there is little evidence of this treatment's long-term benefit, and it comes with the risks of addiction and harmful, even deadly, overdose.