School of Social Welfare Interns Ease Isolation for Older Adults, Veterans During COVID-19
Jennifer Casale, a native of Tennessee, and Nicole Gardy of Schenectady, both second-year MSW students, have internships through the Internships In Aging Project to help older adults and veterans stay connected to health care services during COVID-19. Casale interns at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, and Gardy at the Alzheimer’s Association of Albany.
UAlbany Among Peace Corps' Top 10 Peace Corps Prep Certificate Institutions
The program centers on empowering students to prepare themselves to be the best Peace Corps volunteer they can be and is an opportunity for colleges and universities to globalize their campuses through a partnership with the Peace Corps. This diversity-focused program enhances students’ undergraduate experience by preparing them for international development fieldwork and potential Peace Corps service.
CREST Fellowship brings Additional Challenges of Experiential Learning in a Pandemic
The Capital Region Engaged Scholar Teacher (CREST) Fellowship was formed to build regional leadership in community engaged teaching and scholarship through networking, professional development and mentorship. The 2019/2020 fellows from UAlbany were Dr. Wonhyung Lee and PhD Candidate Griffin Lacy who both faced the additional challenge of teaching during a pandemic.
SPH students increased access to healthy foods, spread HIV awareness and more this summer
Experiential learning in real-life community settings and applied research is a hallmark of programs at the School of Public Health and the summer during a global pandemic is no exception.
International Student Deepens Knowledge of Epidemiology to Make an Impact in Her Home Country
During the pandemic, Kyzayeva interned at the New York State Department of Health’s AIDS Institute, a partner of UAlbany’s Center for Collaborative HIV Research in Practice and Policy. There, she helped to assess opioid overdose-related deaths among persons living with HIV. The findings of this work may help to better understand trends and key affected populations for opioid-related deaths.
Apply by August 9th for new Virtual Internship Program
To help students secure virtual internship opportunities, the Center for Experiential Education (CEE) is partnering with Riipen, an online "marketplace" that connects thousands of unique international and domestic virtual internship opportunities to college students, for the Fall 2020 semester through our Virtual Internship Program.
Troy Farmers Market Gets Business Boost from MBA Students
The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market has a new business idea and $1,000 to set it in motion, thanks to a team of UAlbany School of Business MBA students.
Community and Public Service Program takes action during pandemic
The collective force of UAlbany's massive Community and Public Service Program — with some 950 undergrads — is making life brighter for others during the stressful time of COVID-19.