Alumni Sightings

Provost James Stellar and student veteran Crystal Wilson in front of WWI and WWII plaques

UAlbany veterans and their families, faculty, staff, and alumni gathered on the downtown campus to rededicate Civil War, World War I, and World War II plaques in May. Provost James Stellar and student veteran Crystal Wilson ’19 participated in the ceremony.

Two alumni pose for a photo at the Hearst Tower reception in New York City

At a summer reception at Hearst Tower in New York City, alumni had the chance to meet President Havidán Rodríguez and discuss ways they can help the University meet its goals.

Mayor Roach with UAlbany Alumni Day proclamation

City of White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach ’83 declared April 26, 2018 “UAlbany Alumni Day” at an alumni reception.

Dan Hart poses for a photo in front of the main fountain with his parents after speaking at commencement ceremony

Spring 2018 Undergraduate Commencement speaker Dan Hart ’83 and his parents celebrated with new grads at the Torch Reception in May.

Jamal Rasoully poses for photo with recent alumni and current students

Jamal Rasoully ’11 shared his insights about personal branding with Graduates of the Last Decade and current students at a recent panel. Dorcey Applyrs ’05, ’14; David Gerth ’10; and Bill Newman ’81 also participated in the panel.

UAlbany grads show off UAlbany gear in Denver

Class of 2012 grads Ariana Schechter, Crystal Gunsch, Megan Wolszczak, and Jackie Willmott traveled from their homes in four different states to reunite in Denver last April.

Fraternity and sorority alumni at UAlbany cording ceremony

Fraternity and sorority alumni participated in the cording ceremony of graduating seniors at Fraternity and Sorority Life’s Senior Send-Off.

Joe Bonilla interviews Tyler Oakley at UAlbany

Joe Bonilla ’11 conducted an onstage interview of YouTube sensation and LGBTQ activist Tyler Oakley on March 27, 2018 at the University at Albany Speaker Series.

WSUA and WDCB radio alumni celebrate anniversaries

WSUA and WDCB radio alumni celebrated the stations’ 55th and 45th anniversaries in March. Alumni took over the airwaves throughout reunion weekend.

Hollie and TJ Kennedy are sworn in

Hollie Kennedy ’80 and son TJ ’13 achieved victory at the Rensselaer County polls in the same year. The mother-and-son political duo began serving their terms in January – Hollie for the East Greenbush Town Board, and TJ for the Troy City Council.

EOP alums attend excellence awards gala

EOP alum Beny Poy ’17 attended the 2018 Excellence Awards Gala to support his mentor and former UAlbany staff member Christopher Fernando ’92, ’97, ’05, the recipient of the Excellence in Education Award.

UAlbany men's lacrosse team and coaches pose for photo

Men’s lacrosse alumni and coaches celebrated the team’s 50th anniversary in April.