On Monday, April 30, 2018, the University at Albany community honored the following individuals and programs for exemplary public engagement through research, teaching, learning, service and creative activity.

A Lifetime Achievement Award Will Be Presented to
Hal A. Lawson
Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership and Professor of Social Welfare

Congratulations to the 2018 Awardees:

  • Duncan Cumming, Associate Professor, Department of Music and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Youth Movements Festival
  • Living-Learning Community Program, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Justin Minder, Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences and the UAlbany Weather & Climate Camp
  • Blanca Ramos, Associate Professor, School of Social Welfare and the Amsterdam Minority Health Task Force
  • Luke A. Rumsey, Assistant Director of Neighborhood Life, Division of Student Affairs, Community Standards-Neighborhood Life
  • Tomoku Udo, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, School of Public Health and the Chatham Cares 4 U Program    


For more information, please contact Mary Hunt in the Office for Public Engagement at 518.442.3470 or