Campus Update
December 2006

UAlbany Responds to Need for Gen Ed Seats
This summer, when freshmen were advised and registered prior to coming to campus for orientation, for the first time in recent memory, they all got into the classes they wanted. That was no accident. More>>

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, Alumnus Richard Wesley Address UAlbany Graduates
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer and Richard C. Wesley '71, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, offered congratulations and words of advice to graduates at the University at Albany winter commencement on Sunday, December 10. More>>

New Five Quad Member Already a Life Saver
As a freshman trying to join Five Quad Ambulance Service, Rob Wasp of North Salem could be excused for returning from Veterans Day weekend with a request to be waived from the member-in-training course each prospective Five Quad candidate must complete in their first semester. More>>

Video Available UAlbany Wins Best PSA in State for Fighting Underage Drinking
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) announced on Dec. 13 that a panel of judges has named the University at Albany the winner of its Public Service Announcement (PSA) contest aimed at combating underage drinking on New York's college campuses. More>>

Straussman, Wyckoff, Nathan Named to Spitzer's Transition Team
Jeffrey Straussman, James Wyckoff, and Richard Nathan have been named to the transition team of Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer. More>>


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