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Media Advisory: UAlbany Launches First-Ever Branding Campaign

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 11, 2008)

Distinguished UAlbany alumni, faculty, staff, students and invited guests will join together to launch the University's new brand. The announcement marks the culmination of a year-long process to transform input from internal and external constituents into messages that capture the University's distinctive qualities. The launch will include the unveiling of the University's new slogan.


  • Interim President George Philip
  • Interim Provost Susan Phillips, Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Joseph Persico, '52, best-selling author
  • David Brown, '05, President and Chief Executive Officer, Capital District YMCA
  • Kathryn Zox, '83, radio talk show host, VoiceAmerica Women's Network
  • Brian Lillis, '08, Fans' Choice Player of the Year, America East Conference
  • Other distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, students and invited guests

Monday, April 14, 12:30 p.m.

University Hall Atrium, University at Albany uptown campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, N.Y.

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