A Visit from the Lieutenant Governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 31, 2017) — Lieutenant Governor of New York State Kathy Hochul visited the University on Wednesday afternoon to promote the Excelsior Scholarship Program, Governor Cuomo's proposal to allow individuals from families making up to $125,000 per year to qualify to attend all public universities in the state tuition-free.

Hochul spoke in the atrium of University Hall along with Interim President James Stellar and Student Association President Felix Abreu, a senior computer science major from The Bronx. She also met with Purple & Gold Student Ambassadors, UAlbany Legislative interns and other student leaders.

Photos by Carlo de Jesus

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