Another Round of Applause

Five Projects Honored for Exemplary Public Engagement 

Recipients of the 2017 President’s Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement. (Photos by Mark Schmidt)
Awards for the School of Social Welfare: Associate Professor Lani Jones, left, was honored for work on Liberty Partnerships Rising Stars program for at risk students. With her are Interim Dean Lynn Warner and Assistant Professor Eunju Lee, who won for the state Kinship Navigator, which works with grandparents and others caring for vulnerable children.

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 9, 2017) — On Tuesday, April 25, Interim President James Stellar and Interim Provost Darrell Wheeler presented the President’s Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement to five member of the UAlbany faculty and their community partners. The awards honor outstanding efforts to uphold the University’s commitment to public engagement.

This year’s recipients are Breathing Lights; Building Professional Learning Communities to Improve Student Achievement; Lani Jones of the School of Social Welfare; Healthy Historic Walking Paths; and New York State Kinship Navigator Demonstration Project.

For more information, read a story or view video recaps of the projects.


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