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2017 Homecoming 10/20-22 (Football vs. Maine 10/21)

09 September 2017 - 11:54 AM

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Registration:

http://www.alumni.al...&gid=2&pgid=413

 

 

 

Sports related items:

 

Friday Oct 20th:

 

1:00 p.m.
UAlbany Field Hockey vs. Vermont

Alumni Turf Field (behind John Fallon Field)

 

6:00 p.m.
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

SEFCU Arena
Join UAlbany Athletics in honoring this year's class of inductees which include Jamar Wilson and the 2005-2006 Men's Basketball team. Cost: $50 
Click here to purchase tickets.

 

7:00 p.m.
UAlbany Men's Soccer vs. Hartford

Tom & Mary Casey Stadium, Bob Ford Field

 

 

Saturday Oct 21

 

1:00-3:30 p.m.
Great Dane Game Day

Adjacent to Tom & Mary Casey Stadium, Bob Ford Field

Get into the UAlbany spirit before watching UAlbany take on Maine in the Homecoming football game! Enjoy a lunch buffet, live music and family-fun activities with other Great Danes fans. Package includes buffet and football game ticket. $30 for game ticket, lunch buffet and giveaway. $10 children 10 and under.  Current UAlbany Students can swipe their SUNY Card for free game ticket and use a meal swipe for buffet. 
 


1:00-3:30 p.m.
Donor Pavilion at Great Dane Game Day

Adjacent to Tom & Mary Casey Stadium, Bob Ford Field
In recognition of your generosity and support, UAlbany Heritage Society, Loyalty Society and 1844 Society donors are invited to stop by our exclusive picnic area to enjoy specialty drinks and desserts while mingling with UAlbany administrators, staff and students. Casual attire is welcome; UAlbany gear is encouraged!

 

3:30 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game: UAlbany vs. Maine 

Tom & Mary Casey Stadium, Bob Ford Field
Wear your purple and gold proudly, and cheer on the UAlbany Great Danes as they host the Maine Black Bears in the Homecoming game.

 

Sunday, Oct 22

 

1:00 p.m.
UAlbany Field Hockey vs. Maine

Alumni Turf Field (behind John Fallon Field)

 


Honor a loved one at the UAlbany PINK Football game! (vs. Nova)

09 September 2017 - 11:23 AM

Due Sept 10 -- one day left
Honor a loved one at the UAlbany PINK Football game!

You have the unique opportunity to honor a loved one who has been impacted by cancer at the University at Albany's pink game on September 23rd at the Casey Stadium!

 

With a $35.00 donation, your loved ones name will be on 1 of the UAlbany football player's jersey in pink letters and you will receive 2 tickets to attend the game. 

 

The Great Danes are adding this flare of PINK to their purple and gold to support their Athletic Director, Mark Benson's participation in the 2017 Real Men Wear Pink Campaign! With the support of his teams, friends, and family, Mark has committed to raising $2,500 in support of the fight against breast cancer and to wearing pink every day in October to raise awareness.

 

This special game kicks off at 7:00pm and will feature a beautiful firework display. Join the American Cancer Society, the 2017 Real Men Wear Pink participants and the University at Albany in playing for more then just a win against Villanova! 

 

If you would like to purchase additional tickets to this game click here and enter the promo code PINK.  If you would like to make an additional donation to Mark's fundraising campaign, click here!

 

Please note: all names must be submitted by September 10th to be displayed on a jersey.

 

Donation/Ticket:

https://acsedwc.ejoi...73/Default.aspx

 

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2017 Coaches vs Cancer - Capital Region Event

04 September 2017 - 11:01 AM

EDIT: DP feel free to edit my title to fix my typo on Cancer

 

Sept 19th

Albany Capital Center

6:30-9:30pm

 

Food and great silent auction items

 

Fighting Spirit Award

Mary Ann Donnelly - SEFCU

 

Inspiration Award

Coach Mike Brey -Notre Dame

 

Champion of Hope Award

Doug Mcclaine - Albany Capital Center

 

Master of Ceremony

Freddie Coleman

 

Tickets: https://acsedwc.ejoi...63/Default.aspx


Football: Malloy - Jets

29 April 2017 - 10:30 PM

Kevin Malloy was invited to Jets rookie mini camp as a Center.

New SUNY chancellor is ex-Obama energy official, sources say

23 April 2017 - 08:54 PM

New SUNY chancellor is ex-Obama energy official, sources say Kristina Johnson could be named as soon as Monday to replace Nancy Zimpher

 

 

A former undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Energy under President Barack Obama will be named the next SUNY Chancellor.

A source with knowledge of the process told the Times Union that Kristina Johnson will succeed retiring Chancellor Nancy Zimpher to become the 13th chief executive of the national largest university network. The announcement will likely be made when the SUNY Board of Trustees meets on Monday.

 

The co-founder and chief executive officer at Cube Hydro Partners LLC served in the Energy Department from May 2009 to October 2010. As undersecretary, Johnson was responsible for unifying and managing a $10.5 billion energy and environment portfolio, including an additional $37 billion in energy and environment investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to her professional biography on Crunchbase. Under her leadership, the department developed an integrated Strategic Technologies Energy Plan for reducing dependence on imported oil by 75 percent to achieve a reduction in greenhouse gas and low carbon electricity, the site said.

 

Before her appointment in the Obama administration, Johnson was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the Johns Hopkins University from 2007 to 2009  and served as dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University from 1999 to 2007.

Named an NSF Presidential Young Investigator in 1985 and a Fulbright Faculty Scholar in 1991, Johnson's academic awards include the Dennis Gabor Prize for creativity and innovation in modern optics (1993) and the John Fritz Medal (2008), widely considered the highest award in the engineering profession.

 

She was inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame (2003), The Colorado Women's Hall of Fame (2014) and the U.S. Inventor's Hall of Fame (2015). 

 

Johnson will replace Zimpher, who announced last year that she would resign at the end of this school year, effective June 30.

SUNY Board Chairman H. Carl McCall led a year-long international search to find Zimpher's replacement.

Zimpher, the first woman to head the system, was appointed chancellor in 2009. During her tenure, she saw both cuts in state aid, regular tuition hikes as well as recent investments in life sciences. She also enthusiastically supported Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excelsior Scholarship plan, which would provide free tuition to SUNY and CUNY students whose families earn less than $125,000 a year. The plan will take effect in the fall.

 

In her final address to the SUNY community, Zimpher said SUNY should continue to focus on affordability, degree completion and preparing students for careers.

 

Over the past eight years, she has worked to expand proven programs like Quantway, a math remediation course, and SmartTrack, a financial literacy tool, across all campuses. She also initiated the SUNY Impact Foundation, which would enable the university to seek investment from the private sector for programs.

 

http://www.timesunio...on-11093309.php