Times Union Citizen Laureate Scholarship

Chennel Dean

Currently an intern with Ernst & Young, Chennel Dean, 20, hopes to work for “a big accounting firm” after earning her accounting degree and a master’s in public accounting studies. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native, a junior, received the Times Union Citizen Laureate Scholarship in 2011. To Dean and her family, the award “means a lot” and “will help me complete my college experience.”


Curley Scholarship

Alexander Galline

Nineteen-year-old Alexander Galline, a junior political science and history major, is preparing for a career as a lawyer. The Huntington Station, N.Y., native will go on to law school after graduating from UAlbany in 2013. This year, he received the Curley Scholarship; “it is a true honor to be selected for this award among many other applicants.”



Mark R. Hunt '82 Scholarship

Elizabeth Aina

For junior Elizabeth Aina, the Mark R. Hunt ’82 Scholarship she received is not just a financial assist. Rather, it’s an incentive “to stay in school and do well.” Aina, 19, a political science major minoring in criminal justice and business, looks forward to attending law school after completing her studies at UAlbany. The New York City native would like to be a
judge one day.

The World Within Reach - The Morris Altman Research Fund

Gary M. Jacobson '82 Scholarship:
Established by Foundation Director and UAlbany alumnus Gary Jacobson, B.A. '82 to support undergraduates involved in community service projects benefiting children.