• Purple and yellow tulips near the podium. Purple and yellow tulips near the podium.

    Celebration of Scholarships

    A look back at our annual event celebrating UAlbany donors, the scholarships they've established and the impact their generosity has had on our student scholarship recipients.

A look back through the years in photos

We look forward to celebrating our scholarship donors and student scholars at our annual event. While we'll miss seeing you in person this year, we hope you enjoy looking through photos and reminiscing about years past. A gallery and links to download photos featured in the slideshow are also available.

Your support is inspiring and life changing

Hear from six of our students as they share their heartfelt thanks and how scholarship support has inspired them and truly changed their lives.

Our students will be forever grateful

Words of gratitude from some of UAlbany's most recent scholarship recipients.

 

Chenelle Gordon

Chenelle Gordon

Recipient of The Mount Vernon High School Scholarship

"You have really pushed me one step closer to graduating college, debt-free with two degrees. A big thank you again!"

Jack McEachern

Jack McEachern

Recipient of The Lewis S. Wiener '84 Scholarship

"I am sincerely thankful for your investment in me and my future. Your scholarship is very exciting to receive. It has allowed me to focus on my academics. I hope to thank you by continuing my education and working towards a better world."

Ryan Kane

Ryan Kane

Recipient of The Mark & Helen McCarthy Reagan Scholarship

"I am looking to bring environmental justice to the forefront of social work practice. The additional aid is extremely appreciated! Thank you so much!"
 

Andrea Leitner

Andrea Leitner

The Merlin W. Hathaway Memorial Scholarship

"It’s such an honor to receive a scholarship based on my athletic and academic leadership. It really means the world to me to see all of the hard work not going unnoticed. Thank you and Go Great Danes!"
 

Bryan de Vries

Bryan de Vries

Recipient of the Jahn Levin '89 Family Scholarship

"Thank you again for your generosity and support. I plan to continue working very hard and eventually give something back to others, just like you were able to do for me."
 

India Mehta

India Mehta

Recipient of The Goldie Brenner Swartz '51 & Howard Swartz Scholarship

"Not only did you help me get my degree, you showed me that there are many good people in the world. I will forever be grateful for the help you provided. My family and I can’t say it enough, thank you for helping a UAlbany student."