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Media Advisory: University at Albany Dedicates New School of Business Site
New facility will strengthen the School's undergraduate and graduate educational and research mission

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

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 2, 2008)

Local and state government officials, as well as UAlbany alumni join the University to dedicate the site of the new School of Business building. The new facility will provide a significant boost to the School's faculty and staff in their growing recognition as leaders of one of the top public business schools in the northeastern United States, and in their efforts to attract accomplished academic and scholarly talent.

George Philip, Interim President, University at Albany
Members of the Capital Region Delegation:

Tom Amell, Regional President of First Niagara 
Donald Siegel, Dean, School of Business, University at Albany

Friday, October 3, 2008
11 a.m.

Grand Entry Plaza, located in between Academic Podium and Collins Circle, University at Albany uptown campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany

The 2008-2009 New York State budget earmarks $54 million for the University at Albany's new School of Business building. The state-of-the art building will incorporate classrooms, technologies and research space for the ever-changing needs of the modern business student.

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