Last Look

By Christine A. Doyle, M.B.A.'04

Homecoming–Family and Reunion Weekend

Photos: Rob Totaro, Mark Schmidt

Homecoming Weekend 2013, Oct. 18-20, was especially vibrant, with stunning fall weather, dozens of action-packed events, and hundreds of alumni and families descending on campus. These photos represent just a handful of the festivities, including the Half-Century Breakfast, the Great Dane pregame and football game, the scholarship reception, and the Great Dane Great Bash.

Lisa Lillien and Rehnuma Rahman

Lisa Lillien ’87, left, poses with Rehnuma Rahman, recipient of the Edward Gallatin B. Hudson Scholarship, at the Oct. 18 reception celebrating student achievement.

Lisa Agoglia chats with Judith Mysliborski

Mysliborski Women’s Golf Scholarship recipient Lisa Agoglia, right, chats with Judith Mysliborski, M.D., ’69, who established the award.

Homecoming Football Game 2013
Homecoming Football Game 2013


Citizen Laureate

Photo: Gary Gold ’70

SEFCU Arena was the setting Oct. 24 for the 34th Annual Citizen Laureate Awards Dinner. The event grossed more than $150,000 for The University at Albany Foundation and student scholarships. Pictured, left to right, are UAlbany Foundation Board President George R. Hearst III; Community Laureate James J. Barba; Academic Laureate Stephen M. Berk, Ph.D.; and University President Robert J. Jones.

George Hearst and Robert Jones pose with 2013 Citizen Laureates

Additional photos and video

Winter Commencement

Photos: Mark Schmidt

Cristina Samuels
Cristina Samuels
Raj Maheshwari

At the 2013 Winter Commencement Dec. 8 in SEFCU Arena, UAlbany awarded more than 1,000 degrees – and graduates joined a global network of more than 160,000 alumni.

A few quick facts:

  • 571 class members earned undergraduate degrees; 431 earned graduate degrees.
  • Graduates hailed from more than 315 cities and towns across New York State, as well as from California, Georgia, Maine, South Carolina and other states.
  • China, India, Korea and Bangladesh were among the countries represented.
  • Class members ranged in age from 19 to 63.
  • There were 18 military veterans in the class.
  • UAlbany’s newest alumni studied a wide range of subjects, earning degrees in 50 different majors ranging from psychology, sociology, accounting, and communication to business administration, history, economics, and biology.
  • Information science, literacy, mental-health counseling, criminal justice, business and public health were among the disciplines studied by those who earned graduate degrees.