University at Albany

2016 Alumni Award Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

Vincent J. Abramo, BA ’67
Construction Safety & Occupational Health Manager, Overseas Buildings Operations
U.S. Department of State

Distinguished Alumna in Political Science

Lesley Massiah-Arthur, BA ’89
Associate Vice President for Government Relations and Urban Affairs
Fordham University

Distinguished Alumna in Public Administration and Policy

Mary Beth Labate, MPA ’86
Senior Advisor for Fiscal Policy
State University of New York

Young Alumna in Political Science

Angelica Clarke, BA ’11
Executive Director
Albany Social Justice Center

Young Alumnus in Public Administration and Policy

Andrew Kennedy, MPA ’07
Deputy Director of State Operations for Policy
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Distinguished Service to the College

Sue Faerman, PhD ’87
Distinguished Teaching Professor, University at Albany
Academic Chair, Women’s Leadership Academy,
Center for Women in Government and Civil Society

Judith R. Saidel, MA '78, PhD '90
Associate Professor Emerita
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy