Fall 2018

Around Campus

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Rockefeller College Receives Gifts from Alumni

Two seven-figure gifts totaling nearly $3.5 million will enable Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy to attract and support outstanding graduate students.

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Freshman class poses for a photo taken from the top of the Casey Stadium
 Paul Miller

A Different Perspective

Shortly after arriving at UAlbany for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, a freshman class of 2,750, joined by 1,430 transfer students, posed for a photo. The picture was taken from the top of Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.

Luce Foundation Grant Supports Museum

A $75,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s American Art Program will maintain the activities and educational initiatives of the University Art Museum’s newly created Collections Study Space, which houses the University at Albany Fine Art Collections. The collections include more than 3,000 objects reflecting 50 years of modern and contemporary paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, and sculptures by many prominent 20th- and 21st-century artists.

New Deans Appointed

Nilanjan Sen, Dean of the School of Business
Karl Rethemeyer, Dean of Rockefeller College
Lynn A. Warner, Dean of the School of Social Welfare
Jason Lane, Interim Dean of the School of Education

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Artist rendering of Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex

UAlbany Breaks Ground for ETEC

UAlbany’s Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex (ETEC) is taking shape at the southwest corner of the Harriman State Office Campus.

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OSTP, NSF Recognize Cimini

Dolores Cimini

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have honored Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research Director M. Dolores Cimini with a United States Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).

Cimini earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from UAlbany in 1986 and joined the University staff more than 28 years ago. She directs the nationally recognized Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program and co-chairs the Tobacco-Free Campus Steering Committee. In addition, Cimini leads multiple research projects and serves as a mentor for students and professionals. 

Washington Monthly magazine cover 2018 College Rankings


Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings, which “rate schools based on what  they are doing for the country,” ranks UAlbany 43rd nationally – the highest among SUNY schools, including the three other University Centers.

CEHC Students Aid Puerto Rico clean up after Hurricane Maria

CEHC Students Aid Puerto Rico

Last May, 30 College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) students and two staff volunteers answered the call to aid Puerto Rico, which is still struggling with the aftereffects of Hurricane Maria.

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Blitz the Great Dane

Football coach Greg Gattuso’s Great Dane “Blitz” shows off his school spirit!

Alumni Mark SCJ’s 50th With Gifts

50th Anniversary ribbon

Four School of Criminal Justice alumni – including Dean and Distinguished Professor William Alex Pridemore, Ph.D.’02 – are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the school’s founding with gifts of at least $100,000.

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