Photo: Stephanie Snyder
On Feb. 14, 2017 – Valentine’s Day – the University’s interim president, James Stellar, hosted a coffee reception at the Alumni House to express UAlbany’s appreciation for its faculty and staff donors. Each year, hundreds of the University’s own go above and beyond their daily duties – and demonstrate their commitment to philanthropy – by contributing to the UAlbany Fund, which supports students.
Photos: Colleen Piccolino
The University Art Museum was transformed into an elegant dinner space for the Celebration of Scholarships dinner held March 9, 2017. Donors were seated with their respective scholarship recipients so that they could learn how their generosity impacts UAlbany students.
Photo: Paul Miller
The first of two University at Albany Speaker Series events within the 2016-17 academic year featured Brandon Stanton, creator of the popular online photojournalism series Humans of New York. On Oct. 8, 2016, in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend, more than 1,500 students, families, and alumni were treated to vignettes about Stanton’s career as a former bonds trader turned photojournalist.
Photos: Mark Schmidt
More than 400 guests attended The University at Albany Foundation’s 37th Annual Citizen Laureate Awards Dinner Oct. 27, 2016, at SEFCU Arena. Gross proceeds for the event, which supports student scholarships, exceeded $220,000.