RNA therapeutics and dark matter research may seem worlds apart on the science spectrum. Now UAlbany students in both fields are benefiting from generous gifts by alumni committed to fostering future generations of scientists.
William Alex Pridemore, dean of the School of Criminal Justice (SCJ), has made a $100,000 planned gift to increase the SJC’s Dean’s Excellence Fund. Dean Pridemore’s gift is the fourth gift of $100,000 or more SCJ has received this year in conjunction with the school’s 50th anniversary.
Adell Y. Smith often thinks about where life might have taken her had she “dreamed bigger” as a teenager. To help others “dream bigger,” she’s established an endowment at UAlbany’s School of Public Health (SPH).
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy has received two seven-figure gifts totaling almost $3.5 million to attract and support outstanding graduate students.
Five years ago, Peter Bulger '77 made a $50,000 gift to establish The Family of Peter Bulger Scholarship, which supports deserving scholar-athletes. Now Bulger has made a new $500,000 planned gift to support the fund.
Military veterans have dedicated their lives to aiding and protecting others. Thanks to a $500,000 gift to the University at Albany from a nonprofit established by an alum, a new scholarship program will assist veterans as they return from deployment.