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University at Albany, The State University of New York

Motto: Sapientia et sua et docendi causa (Wisdom both for its own sake and for the sake of teaching)
Established 1844
Type: Public
Faculty: 940
Undergraduates: 12,013
Postgraduates: 5,027
Location Albany, NY, USA
Campus: Suburban, 560 acres (2.3 km²)
Athletics: 24
Colors: Purple and gold
Mascot: Great Dane
Website: www.albany.edu

University at Albany, SUNY, is a public university located in the capital of New York state, and is the senior campus of the SUNY system. The University was founded in 1844 in Albany, New York, and has three campuses; the Uptown and Downtown Campuses in the city of Albany and one campus in the town of East Greenbush, just east of Albany. The officially designated informal name is "UAlbany", but the university is sometimes referred to by locals, outsiders, oldtimers and alumni as Albany, Albany State, SUNY Albany, SUNY A. or just plain SUNY. It began as a normal school in the mid-19th century and evolved into a State University Center by the middle of the 20th. In 2001, it was designated a State Center of Excellence for nanotechnology and subsequently has seen a large investment from both the State and from industry. The University hosts the only School of Public Health in SUNY (in conjunction with Wadsworth labs), two SUNY-wide research centers - the Atmospheric Science Research Center, and the Center for International Studies and World Affairs. UAlbany is one of four SUNY university centers. Image File history File linksMetadata Left_Aligned_color_2. ... Image File history File linksMetadata UAlbany_official_seal_color_3. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... For other uses, see Albany. ... This article is about the state. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... The Great Dane is a breed of dog known for its giant size and gentle personality. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... This does not cite its references or sources. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... For other uses, see Albany. ... For other uses, see Albany. ... East Greenbush is a town located in Rensselaer County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 15,560. ... Former crewmembers of the battleship Missouri pose for photos shortly after the Anniversary of the End of World War II ceremony, held aboard the famous ship. ... An alumn (with a silent n), alum, alumnus, or alumna is a former student of a college, university, or school. ... A normal school or teachers college is an educational institution for training teachers. ... Buckminsterfullerene C60, also known as the buckyball, is the simplest of the carbon structures known as fullerenes. ...


Colleges and schools

The university comprises 10 colleges and schools:

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences, comprising 25 departments and 59 programs, forms the largest academic division at the university.

Departments of the College of Arts and Sciences include Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Classics, Communication, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, East Asian Studies, Economics, English, Geography and Planning, History, Judaic Studies, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies, Mathematics and Statistics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theatre, and Women's Studies. African American studies, or Black studies, is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of African Americans. ... Anthropology (from Greek: ἀνθρωπος, anthropos, human being; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is the study of humanity. ... This article is about the philosophical concept of Art. ... For the song by Girls Aloud see Biology (song) Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology (from Greek: βίος, bio, life; and λόγος, logos, speech lit. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Classics (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Earth science (also known as geoscience, the geosciences or the Earth Sciences), is an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. ... Atmospheric sciences is an umbrella term for the study of the atmosphere, its processes, the effects other systems have on the atmosphere, and the effects of the atmosphere on these other systems. ... East Asia Geographic East Asia. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; Joseph Conrad was Polish, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Edgar Allan Poe was American, Salman Rushdie is Indian, V.S... Urban planning is concerned with the ordering and design of settlements, from the smallest towns to the worlds largest cities. ... This article is about the study of the past in human terms. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Literature (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Culture (disambiguation). ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... West Indies redirects here. ... For other meanings of mathematics or uses of math and maths, see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disambiguation). ... This article is about the field of statistics. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Philosophy (disambiguation). ... A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... Psychological science redirects here. ... Sociology (from Latin: socius, companion; and the suffix -ology, the study of, from Greek λόγος, lógos, knowledge [1]) is the systematic and scientific study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social action, and culture[2]. Areas studied in sociology can range from the analysis of brief contacts between anonymous... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

College of Computing and Information

The College of Computing and Information at the University at Albany, State University of New York, was created in 2005.

It is composed of three founding faculties:

The College of Computing and Information commits itself to supporting world-class, discipline-based research and educational programs related to computing and information. Library and information science (LIS) is the study of issues related to libraries and the information fields. ... ALA Logo The American Library Association (ALA) is a group based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally. ... The Librarian, a 1556 painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo A librarian is an information professional trained in library science and information science: the organization and management of information and service to people with information needs. ... Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... Informatics includes the science of information, the practice of information processing, and the engineering of information systems. ...

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, named for former U.S. Vice President and Governor of New York Nelson Rockefeller, was created in 1981 and is home to the university's departments of Political Science and Public Administration and Policy. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American Vice President, governor of New York State, philanthropist and businessman. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Political Science is the field concerning the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour. ... Public Administration can be broadly described as the development, implementation and study of government policy. ...

Rockefeller College offers degree programs that range from bachelor's level study in political science and public policy, to master's programs in political science, public administration and public policy, to doctorates in political science and public administration. Research centers within the college include the Center for Legislative Development, the Center for Policy Research, the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, and the Institute for Traffic Safety Management & Research.

In U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Graduate Schools 2005 Edition, Rockefeller College was ranked 10th overall, 4th in "Information technology & management", and 6th in "Public administration & management" out of 253 schools of public affairs. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...

School of Business

The School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The School Of Business for Graduate School at Suny Albany focuses more on the GMAT Score rather than the students' credentials. Therefore, a stellar G.P.A will not help you as much as a High GMAT score.

The School of Business has a 3.0 Grade Point Average requirement and numerous prerequisite courses. Undergraduates in the School of Business graduate with a Bachelor of Science in either business administration or accounting. Business administration majors concentrate in one of four fields, finance, marketing, information technology management (ITM, formerly management systems information science, or, MSIS), or management. Students are also permitted to combine concentrations as to further expand their knowledge and education. Recently there has been a new and excellent Financial Analyst program that was created. Both accounting and business administration majors are 60-credit majors, as opposed to the normal 40-credit majors in nearly every other field. Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... It has been suggested that Accounting scholarship be merged into this article or section. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses, and organizations raise, allocate, and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. ... For the magazine, see Marketing (magazine). ... Information technology management (or IT management) is a combination of two branches of study, information technology and management. ... For other uses, see Management (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that Accounting scholarship be merged into this article or section. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ...

Due to the extremely diverse nature of this school, there are numerous extracurricular activities that align themselves with the school of business. There are a number of business groups and business fraternities that do many interesting and remarkable events around campus. One such group is the international business fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi. Their Zeta Psi chapter organizes, amongst other events, the annual career fair. Numerous companies and recruiters come to this event every year in order to meet with the students of the school of business. ΔΣΠ (Delta Sigma Pi) is a co-ed professional business fraternity in the United States of America. ...

The School of Business also offers master's and doctoral level courses of study.

The current dean of the School of Business is Paul A. Leonard, Ph.D., who was formerly a professor of finance with a long history in bond and bond analysis, and municipal lending.

School of Criminal Justice

The School of Criminal Justice was formed in 1966, and covers all aspects of criminal justice. The school was ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. United States criminal justice system flowchart. ...

School of Education

The School of Education is home to the departments of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Educational and Counseling Psychology, Educational Theory and Practice, and Reading.

College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Created in 2003, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (previously the School of Nanosciences and Nanoengineering) is the first college in the world devoted exclusively to nanoscale science and engineering. By being completely independent from traditional disciplines, the college is able to create its curriculum from the ground up instead of relabeling traditional courses as "nano." The college features four academic "constellations" in place of traditional departments: Nanoscience, Nanoengineering, Nanoeconomics, and Nanobioscience. The college currently offers 4 different degree programs: a Master's of Science Degree in Nanoscale Science, a M.S. in Nanoscale Engineering, a Doctor of Philosophy in Nanoscale Science, a Ph.D. in Nanoscale Engineering. The college has also collaborated with the School of Business at UAlbany to offer two dual-degree programs through the "Nano+MBA" program: a M.S. in either Nanoscale Science or Nanoscale Engineering and a Master's of Business Administration.

CNSE is a worldwide melting pot of industry and academia. Not only are the students from around the world, but major companies in the various nanotechnology industries have offices and labs at the CNSE facilities- IBM, Infineon, AMD (Advanced Micro Devices), GE (General Electric), Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, SEMATECH, DuPont, Kodak, DARPA, Honeywell, Intel, Lockheed Martin, M&W Zander, ASML, Philips, NASA, and Motorola. Dubbed Albany Nanotech, this consortium is unlike anywhere else in the world. It also has the only 300-mm wafer processing line in the academic world. The University at Albany, these industry partners, and the State of New York have invested more than $3.5 billion in this 450,000-square-foot facility. Alternate meaning: crucible (science) The melting pot is a metaphor for the way in which heterogenous societies develop, in which the ingredients in the pot (iron, tin; people of different backgrounds and religions, etc. ... Buckminsterfullerene C60, also known as the buckyball, is the simplest of the carbon structures known as fullerenes. ... For other uses, see IBM (disambiguation) and Big Blue. ... AMD redirects here. ... “GE” redirects here. ... The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technology for use by the military. ... Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC, SEHK: 4335), founded in 1968 as Integrated Electronics Corporation, is an American multinational corporation that is best known for designing and manufacturing microprocessors and specialized integrated circuits. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (IPA [ˈnæsə]) is an agency of the United States government, responsible for the nations public space program. ... It has been suggested that Wafer prober be merged into this article or section. ...

Besides working alongside researchers from these notable companies, students are able to use state of the industry tools, learn from faculty with real world industrial experience, and therefore enjoy a high placement rate in top-notch research labs.

School of Public Health

The School of Public Health was created in 1985 and is the only school of public health in the State University of New York. The school offers programs in biomedical sciences, biometry and statistics, environmental health and toxicology, epidemiology, and health policy, management, and behavior. It is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health. Through a partnership with the New York State Department of Health, the School offers a research oriented approach for faculty, and valuable professional experiences for students. Degrees offered include MPH, MS, DrPH and PhD in four academic departments. The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and certain public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health. ... The neutrality of this section may be compromised by weasel words. ...

Research interests of over 200 doctoral-level faculty include AIDS, GIS, maternal and child health, hospital epidemiology, infectious diseases, environmental and occupational health, eldercare, minority health and health disparities. For other uses, see AIDS (disambiguation). ... A geographic information system (GIS) is a system for managing data that has a spatial specialized form of an information system. ... In medicine, infectious disease or communicable disease is disease caused by a biological agent (e. ... Elderly care or elder care is a broad term encompassing such services as assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes, hospice care, and Alzheimers care. ... Health disparities refer to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial and ethnic groups. ...

School of Social Welfare

The School of Social Welfare was created in 1965, and offers programs in Social Work. Social Workers are concerned with social problems, their causes, their solutions and their human impacts. ...

State University of New York Research Centers

The University hosts two University-wide research centers:

Atmospheric Sciences Research Center

The Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) is the State University of New York Center for research in the atmospheric sciences. The center was established on February 16, 1961, by the Board of Trustees as a university-wide center for the specific purpose to promote and encourage programs in basic and applied sciences especially as they related to the atmospheric environment. is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Center performs research to study the physical and chemical nature of the atmosphere and its implications to the environment. Current research areas include boundary layers, solar radiation, radiative transfer, atmospheric chemistry, aerosol physics, air quality, solar energy, cloud physics, climate systems, and air quality monitoring. In addition the center has a large "jungle research group" exploring atmosphere and biosphere relationships in Amazonia, the Alaskan Tundra, the Canadian Boreal Forest, and the eastern U.S..

International Studies and World Affairs


In 2006,University at Albany was ranked among the top 300 universities in the world and 45th among world universities in Social Sciences by the Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jaio Tong University, Shanghai, China ( SJSU) a participant in the International Expert Group Created to Improve Higher Education Rankings.

According to US News and World Report, UAlbany is a tier 3 national university; Tiers 1 and 2 are ranked according regarding the school as a whole and tier 3 institutions are otherwise unranked. Several individual programs, however (particularly graduate programs) are ranked among the top in the country. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...

The University ranks 77th nationally in NSF funded research, behind Carnegie Mellon at #76.[1] The University has no medical school, which makes the relatively high NSF funded profile noteworthy. When medical and engineering schools (Albany possesses neither) are excluded from NSF funded research national rankings, it is ranked 38th nationally. Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...

Chronicles of Higher Education ranks the doctoral programs in criminal justice, educational administration, and social welfare in their "Top 10" list nationally in their respective disciplines.

According to The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, it is a Public Ivy.[2] Public Ivy is a term first used by American author Richard Moll to mean a public institution that provide[s] an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public school price. ...

Albany's stated mission is to move to become "most selective" university, and has engaged in a growth strategy that supports this objective.[3]

Other Top 25 Program Rankings and sources:

Criminal Justice - #2 (US News 2006)

Educational Administration - #7 (Academic Analytics 2006) Academic Analytics is the term for business intelligence used in an academic setting. ...

Social Welfare - #5 (Academic Analytics 2006)

Public Policy - #10 (US News 2005)

Information Technology and Management - #4 (US News 2006)

Educational and Counseling Psychology - #13 (US News 2006)

Africana Studies - #3 (Black Issues in Higher Education July 2004)

Public Administration and Management - #6 (US News 2006)

Public Finance and Budgeting - #9 (US News 2006)

Public Policy Analysis - #25 (US News 2006)

Library Science - #15 (US News 2006)

Nanoscience and Engineering - #1 overall, ahead of Cornell (#2), Michigan-Ann Arbor (#3), Rice (#4), University of Pennsylvania (#5), and Virginia (#6).[4] Cornell is the name of some places in the United States of America. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ...

Atmospheric Sciences: ranked in the first quartile of NSF rankings in total federal R&D expenditures.


Uptown Campus

The front of UAlbany's Uptown Campus, overlooking Collins Circle

The main (Uptown) campus, located at 1400 Washington Ave., is modernist in style, designed by world renowned architect Edward Durell Stone and based on a symmetrical plan. Since its opening in the mid 1960's, the Uptown campus has evoked strong responses. As University at Albany Professor of English and art critic Thomson Littlefield noted in the Times Union in 1967: “The place is so huge, so imposing, so beset with illusion, so far out of this world, that people are blinded to the actual, at least until they have looked assiduously for a very long while. A glance at the University is like a glance at the sun.” As recently as September 2006, a UAlbany student defended his campus in a letter to the editor of the Times Union. “The entire campus is a work of art – and I am not the artsy type,” he wrote in response to the opinion that the campus is unsightly. However prior to the Fall 2007 semester the Princeton Review listed the UAlbany campus as the #1 "Campus Is Tiny, Unsightly, or Both" as well as #10 on the list "Dorms Like Dungeons." Picture of the front of UAlbanys uptown campus, taken by myself. ... Picture of the front of UAlbanys uptown campus, taken by myself. ... This article focuses on the cultural movement labeled modernism or the modern movement. See also: Modernism (Roman Catholicism) or Modernist Christianity; Modernismo for specific art movement(s) in Spain and Catalonia. ... Edward Durell Stone (1902 Fayetteville, Arkansas - 1978 New York City) was an American modernist twentieth century architect. ... This article is about the Albany, New York newspaper. ... The Princeton Review (TPR) is a for-profit U.S. company that offers private instruction and tutoring for standardized achievement tests, in particular those offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), such as the SAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, and MCAT. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in...

The campus exemplifies the signature style Edward Durell Stone used in his major projects between 1954 and 1970, including the United States Embassy in New Delhi, India; the Hotel Phoenicia in Beirut, Lebanon; the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.; 2 Columbus Circle in Manhattan, NYC; and the Aon Center, originally the Standard Oil Building, in Chicago. The academic buildings are located on the monolithic "Podium", a huge rectangular structure in the center of campus. The podium on which Stone clustered the academic buildings brought the disciplines together in a unified way, giving them all the same architecture and connecting them through stairways and walkways. Living and learning went hand in hand, with dormitories built within walking distance of classroom spaces. In the original design, automobiles were relegated to the perimeter of the campus. The Podium's architectural centerpiece is the "Carillon", a tall, cylindrical carillon that electronically emulates the sound of the original 15th century mechanical design. By employing various musical patterns, it is used to signal the beginning of hourly scheduled classes. At the base of the carillon is a large fountain, which is perhaps the most well recognized and appreciated feature of the campus. The Kennedy Center as seen from the Potomac River. ... The original design of the Edward Durell Stone building in 2 Columbus Circle. ... There is also an Aon Center in Los Angeles, California, see Aon Center (Los Angeles). ... For the University of Regina student newspaper, see The Carillon. ...

On the west end of the Uptown Campus is the Albany Nanotech facility. The 450,000 square foot, $3.5 billion facility is comprised of three buildings. NanoFab 200, also known as CESTM (Center for Environmental Science and Technology Management) houses a majority of the metrology or characterization tools, the National Weather Service (NWS), the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC), the 200mm clean rooms, and various labs and offices. NanoFab 300 North houses the only 300mm processing line in the academic world, as well as a massive cleanroom for industrial R&D. NanoFab 300 South houses the academic offices of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, classrooms, a caferteria, offices, labs, and an additional cleanroom in the annex (NanoFab 300X). A fourth building (NanoFab 300 East) is set to open in 2008 and will hold additional lab, office, and cleanroom space.

Uptown Campus Housing

The Uptown Campus is home to six of the university's seven dormitory complexes. Four of these—Indian Quad, Dutch Quad, Colonial Quad, and State Quad—sit at the Podium's corners; each consists of eight three-story low-rise buildings encircling a 22-story tower with a total capacity of 1,200 students each. The four quads serve as a chronological timeline of New York State history, beginning with Indian Quad, moving clockwise to Dutch, then Colonial, and finally, State. The other two, Freedom Quad and Empire Commons, are reserved for juniors, seniors, graduate students (Empire only), or married couples; these are "apartment-style" and include kitchens, furnished living rooms, and on Empire: washers, dryers, dishwashers, single bedrooms, central air conditioning. Students living on Empire's E block (E1-E3) have the previously mentioned amenities along with private bathrooms (one in each bedroom).

The Uptown Campus is also home to two of the university's three libraries, the University Library and the Science Library.

Downtown Campus

The Downtown Campus, located at 135 Western Ave., is the site of the original New York State College for Teachers. Construction began in 1909 on the first three buildings: Draper, Husted and Hawley halls, after the previous location on Willett Street burned down. Later additions to the campus were Richardson Hall, Page Hall and The Milne School (all in 1929), along with additions to Draper and Richardson halls (both in the 1960s). The Milne School was the campus laboratory school in Albany, New York, for what is now known as the University at Albany, State University of New York. ...

The Downtown Campus is home to the University's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, School of Criminal Justice, College of Computing and Information, and School of Social Welfare. The Downtown Campus is also home to one of the University's three libraries, the Thomas E. Dewey Graduate Library, located in Hawley Hall. Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was the Governor of New York (1943-1954) and the unsuccessful Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidency in 1944 and 1948. ...

The Downtown Campus is located just one mile from the New York State Capitol building and Empire State Plaza. New York State Capitol The New York State Capitol is the state capitol building of the U.S. state of New York. ... A glimpse of The Egg—the egg-shaped performing arts center at the Empire State Plaza—as seen from State Street. ...

Alumni Quad, one of the university's seven dormitory complexes, is a short distance away from the Downtown Campus. Students living on Alumni Quad are typically sophomores, transfer students and international students (who are generally placed in Waterbury or Pierce Hall). Alumni Quad was named to commemorate the college's alumni who initiated a fundraising campaign to construct the residence halls.

East Campus

The East Campus, located in East Greenbush, is home to the School of Public Health, and the new Cancer Research Center, dubbed "Gen*NY*sis." Also located in this state-of-the-art facility is the Center for Functional Genomics, which facilitates research in the areas of microarrays, proteomics, molecular biology and transgenics. East Greenbush, New York can refer to two things: East Greenbush (CDP), New York, a small community in Rensselaer County in New York, USA East Greenbush (town), New York, which also includes the surrounding area This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might... Example of an approximately 40,000 probe spotted oligo microarray with enlarged inset to show detail. ... For the journal Proteomics, see Proteomics (journal). ... A genetically modified organism is an organism whose genetic material has been deliberately altered. ...

Event Facilities

Campus Center

The Campus Center is the community center of the University at Albany, serving students, faculty, professional staff, alumni, and guests. Traditionally considered the "hearthstone" or "living room" of the campus, the Campus Center provides services and conveniences that community members need in their daily life. These include lounging areas and famous chain eateries. The Campus Center seeks to create an environment for getting to know and understand others through formal and informal interactions.

Facility Reservations: The Campus Center Facilities & Operations function coordinates and manages the eight meeting rooms and Ballroom that comprise the conference portion of this multi-faceted building. During the academic year, the Campus Center’s meeting rooms host over 9,000 persons/month for meetings and functions within the building’s confines. Assuring that each is afforded of pleasant, comfortable accommodations is a goal of this office.


The University was chartered in 1844 as a normal school, charged with the task of training teachers as part of the Common School movement. The teachers' college joined with dozens of other state-run institutions of higher learning across New York with the founding of the State University of New York system in 1948. In 1962 the University at Albany was officially designated a doctoral-degree granting University Center by Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller. The same year, Rockefeller broke ground for the current main campus of the University on the former site of the Albany Country Club. A normal school or teachers college is an educational institution for training teachers. ... A common school was a public school in United States in the nineteenth century. ... Not to be confused with University of the State of New York. ... Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 - January 26, 1979) was a Governor of New York and the 41st Vice President of the United States of America from December 19, 1974 to January 20, 1977. ...


Name Period
State Normal School May 1844 – March 1890
New York State Normal College March 1890 – April 1914
New York State College for Teachers April 1914 – September 1959
State University of New York College of Education at Albany September 1959 – October 1961
State University College at Albany October 1961 – June 1962
State University of New York at Albany (the University's legal name) June 1962 – present
University at Albany, SUNY (common name) Fall 1986 – present

Presidents and Principals

  • David Perkins Page (1844 – 1848)
  • George R. Perkins (1848 – 1852)
  • Samuel B. Woolworth, LL.D. (1852 – 1856)
  • David Cochran, A.M., Ph.D. (1856 – 1864)
  • Oliver Avery (1864 – 1867)
  • Samuel B. Woolworth, LL.D. (1867)—Acting
  • Joseph Alden, D.D., LL.D. (1867 – 1882) —First to be called "President"
  • Edward P. Waterbury, A.M., Ph.D. (1882 – 1889)
  • Albert N. Husted (1889)—Acting
  • William J. Milne, M.S., Ph.D., LL.D. (1889 – 1914)
  • Leonard Blue (1914 – 1915) —Acting
  • Abram Roy Brubacher, Ph.D. (1915 – 1939)
  • John Sayles, Pd.B. (1939 – 1947) —Acting
  • Milton Nelson, Ph.D. (1947 – 1949) —Acting
  • Evan R. Collins (1949 – 1969)
  • Allan A. Kuusisto, Ph.D. (1969 – 1970) —Acting
  • Louis T. Benezet Ph.D. (1970 – 1975)
  • Emmett B. Fields, Ph.D. (1975 – 1977)
  • Vincent O'Leary (1977 – 1990)
  • Judith Ramaley, Ph.D. (1990)—Acting
  • H. Patrick Swygert, J.D. (1990 – 1995)
  • Karen R. Hitchcock (1996 – 2003)
  • Carlos Santiago (2004)—Acting
  • John R. Ryan (2004 – 2005) —Acting
  • Kermit L. Hall, Ph.D. (2005 – 2006)
  • Susan Herbst (2006 – 2007 ) —Acting, Officer-in-Charge
  • George H. Philip (2007 – ) Officer-in-Charge, interim president

H. Patrick Swygert is an American higher education executive. ... Karen R. Hitchcock PhD is Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. ... Category: ... Professor Kermit L. Hall is the author of book summarizing key Supreme Court decisions, the president of University at Albany in the State University of New York system, and a noted legal history scholar. ...

Noted faculty

  • Manuel Alvar (deceased), head of the Spanish Royal Academy, world renowned for his linguistic atlases of Spain and Spanish South America.
  • Victor Asal, political science. Expert on terrorism and director of the Certificate Program in Public Security.
  • Ronald A. Bosco, Distinguished University Professor of English & American Literature (2004), Distinguished Service Professor(1992), Collins Fellow, Grand Marshal of the University. President, The Association for Documentary Editing. General Editor, The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harvard; has edited, co-edited (primarily with Joel Myerson), and authored over 20 volumes on Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Michael Wigglesworth, and Cotton Mather.
  • Don Byrd, poet and literary critic. His works include his poetry collection Technics of Travel, the book-length poems The Great Dimestore Centennial and Aesop's Garden, an analysis of Charles Olson's Maximus, and his masterpiece of literary analysis The Poetics of the Common Knowledge.
  • Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Spanish Novelist (1910-1999). Distinguished Professor at the university from 1966 to 1970.
  • Gordon G. Gallup, evolutionary psychologist; developed the mirror test.
  • Thomas Galvin, (deceased), founding director of the Ph.D. in Information Studies or Informatics. He was a former director of the American Library Association, and an authority on information science.
  • John S. Justeson, linguistic anthropologist responsible for the decipherment of the Epi-Olmec script.
  • Leonard Kastle director of The Honeymoon Killers and notable American opera composer Of Deseret, The Pariahs and others
  • William Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning professor. Kennedy taught creative writing and journalism as an instructor from 1974 to 1982 at the University. In 1983, Kennedy was awarded the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. Part of that award went to the institution of Kennedy's choice, which was UAlbany. The University made a commitment to match the funds he donated—$15,000 for five years (each), to create a writers' institute. The following year, Gov. Mario M. Cuomo signed into law the legislation creating the New York State Writers Institute.
  • Paul Kurtz, philosopher and director of the Center For Inquiry
  • Michael J. Malbin, political science. Expert on campaign finance, and former speech writer to Richard B. Cheney.
  • Jon Mandle, philosopher. Author of several books. Chair of philosophy department.
  • Ron McClamrock, philosopher. Works at the intersection of phenomenology and psychology.
  • Paul Pimsleur (deceased), linguist and educator. Author of Pimsleur Language Series. Pimsleur's research focused on the language acquisition process.
  • Vincent Schaefer (deceased), founder and longtime director of the Atmospheric Science Research Center (ASRC).
  • Richard E. Stearns (emeritus), Turing award winner for computational complexity theory.
  • Bonnie Steinbock, philosopher. Noted expert on reproductive ethics. Former chair of philosophy department.
  • Omar J. Vázquez, advanced doctoral erudition; author of Classical Western Canon and several texts.
  • Bernard Vonnegut (deceased), atmospheric scientist renowned for his expertise in the physics of lightning. As a colleague of Vincent Schaefer at General Electric in 1946, Vonnegut discovered how to seed clouds with silver iodide shortly after Schaefer discovered the first successful method of cloud seeding, with dry ice. Older brother of author Kurt Vonnegut.

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Albany Great Danes logo

All athletics are run by the University at Albany Department of Athletics and Recreation. After the 1972 NCAA restructuring, the university competed in Division III athletics till the 1995-96 school year. The university would remain in Division II athletics until 1999 and currently has 19 varsity sports (8 men, 11 women) competing at the Division I level. Albany athletics however dates back to the late 1890s. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

The school's sports teams are called the Great Danes and participates in Division I sports in the America East Conference since 2001. Football participates in the Football Championship Subdivision (former Division I-AA) as an associate member of the Northeast Conference. The school is the only college or university with the Great Dane as its mascot. The Great Dane is a breed of dog known for its giant size and gentle personality. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The America East Conference is a college athletic conference whose members are located mainly in the northeastern United States. ... This article is about the NCAA division. ... The Northeast Conference (NEC) is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. ...

The university's men's hockey club participates in the American Collegiate Hockey Association, but is not affiliated with the universities athletic department. The men's and women's crew team is student-association funded and participates in regional and national regattas. Official ACHA Logo The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) began as a mens collegiate hockey league in 1992, and quickly grew to a league of over 150 teams in three mens divisions. ...

The current Athletic Director of the University at Albany is Dr. Lee McElroy.


One of the most well known coaches at the university is football coach Bob Ford. The architect of the University at Albany's football program, Ford has been Albany's only head coach since the program was reinstated after a 46-year absence. Ford joined the program in 1970 when it was a club. After only three seasons at the club level, the program was upgraded to varsity status in 1973, and finished with a 7-2 record. In 1974, the team finished 9-0, the school's only undefeated season. Ford has compiled a 35-year varsity record of 216-139, while his 225 career victories ranks second among active NCAA Division I-AA head coaches. His Albany teams own a 86-44 mark for a .661 winning percentage over the last 12 years (all records as of 11/30/07).

One of Ford's most celebrated season at the Division I level with the Great Danes was in 2002 by winning the program's first-ever Northeast Conference title. They would go on to defeat unbeaten Duquesne in the ECAC Division I-AA Football Classic. Duquesne can refer to: French admiral Abraham Duquesne and the 8 vessels in the French Navy named after him: 74-gun ship of the line (1787–1803) 73-gun school ship (1811–1814) 86-gun ship of the line (1811–1814) 74-gun ship of the line (1814–1836) 82... The Eastern College Athletic Conference is a College Athletic Conference comprising schools that compete in 35 mens and womens sports. ...

Ford's knowledge has also created a "coaching factory scenario" at the university. More than 100 coaches, who have started their careers under Ford, are currently employed with 60 different high schools, colleges, and professional teams from around the world.

Success for Ford's program continued during the 2006 season. The Great Danes would defeat #11 Division I-AA ranked University of Delaware (a full-scholarship program) 17-10 in front of just over 22,000 people on September 16. Two weeks later, for the first time in the program’s history, the team would be ranked in both The Sports Network and College Sporting News Division I-AA national polls, ranked at No. 23 in both national rankings. The Great Danes would finish the season 7-4. The University of Delaware (UD) is the largest university in the U.S. state of Delaware. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sports Network (commonly known as TSN) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel and is Canadas leading English language sports television channel. ...

The 2006 season also marked a major change in recruitment of athletes for the football program. The program which had played non-scholarship football since being established, as of the 2006 season had begun offering scholarships to part of its roster players, joining other Northeast Conference programs in the expansion of the conferences football teams. Note: The term scholarship can mean either the methods employed by scholars (see scholarly method) or an award of access to an institution and/or money for an individual for the purposes of furthering their education. ...

In 2007, the Great Danes ran through the NEC Conference, going 6-0, to win their first conference championship since 2002. In what was deemed the 'NEC Championship Game', UAlbany defeated Central Connecticut State University 49-14 in the final regular season game. The Great Danes became the fifth team in NEC history to go undefeated in conference play. The victory also gave them a postseason appearance against the University of Dayton of the Pioneer League in the Gridiron Classic in Dayton, Ohio. 2006 NEC CHAMPS BABY! GO CCSU BLUE DEVILS WHOOO!!! Central Connecticut State University is a state university in New Britain, Connecticut. ... The University of Dayton is a private Catholic university operated by the Society of Mary located in Dayton, Ohio. ... The Pioneer League is a minor league baseball league which currently operates in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. ...

As part of the Athletic Departments "Project 2010" and continuing to improve the programs recognition, the University has a stated goal of building a 10,000-15,000+ seating capacity football stadium by 2009.

UAlbany and the NFL

The UAlbany football program continues to grow under Ford's leadership, leading to connections between the program and the National Football League. Rudy Vido, who graduated in 1974 as a fullback and defensive end, became the first player in school history to try-out for an NFL team. He tried out for the New England Patriots, but never played in the league. NFL redirects here. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ...

In 2005, Kurt Campbell became the first player in the program's history to be drafted into the NFL. Campbell was selected in the 7th round by the Green Bay Packers. Kurt Campbell (born July 30, 1982) is an American football linebacker who currently plays for the Green Bay Packers. ... Packers redirects here. ...

In the 2007 NFL Draft, Rashad Barksdale, who made the game winning interception against Delaware in 2006, became the second player in school history to be drafted. He was selected in the 6th round by the Philadelphia Eagles. Barksdale was cut however at the end of training camp, but was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs, and became the first player in school history placed on an NFL 53-man roster. The 2007 National Football League Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ... Rashad Barksdale (born May 11, 1985) is an American football cornerback who currently plays for the Philadelphia Eagles. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, white and yellow Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League...

Barksdale made his National Football League debut on October 7, 2007 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. It marked the first time a UAlbany player had appeared in an NFL regular-season game when he took the field on special teams. He also played on the punt cover and punt return units and recorded his first career tackle in the fourth-quarter. City Jacksonville, Florida Other nicknames The Jags Team colors Teal, Black, White, and Gold Head Coach Jack Del Rio Owner Wayne Weaver General manager James Harris Mascot Jaxson de Ville League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) American Football Conference (1995-present) AFC Central (1995-2001) AFC South (2002...

The same year, defensive end Andre Coleman was signed to the practice squad of the San Diego Chargers. Andre Coleman (born January 18, 1971 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for five seasons for the San Diego Chargers, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Seattle Seahawks. ... Chargers redirects here. ...

Multiple alumni have also participated in the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Arena Football League (AFL). CFL redirects here. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ...

The strongest connection however to the NFL is the university hosting the New York Giants summer training camp. Since 1996, the universities practice fields are handed over to the Giants, brining fans and media from around New York and the United States to Albany. In 2007, the school dedicated the University’s football practice field in honor of Wellington T. Mara and Preston Robert Tisch, the late co-owners of the Giants. Mara and Tisch were instrumental in making the University at Albany home to the Giants’ summer training camp. This article is about the current National Football League team. ... Preston Robert Bob Tisch (April 29, 1926 – November 15, 2005) was the chairman, and, with his brother Laurence, part owner of the Loews Corporation. ...

Men's Basketball

Sauers Era

The second longest serving coach in UAlbany history belongs to Richard “Doc” Sauers. Sauers served as Great Danes men's basketball coach from 1955-1997. Little known to many, Sauers is one of the most victorious coaches in the history of college basketball with 702 victories. He led the program to eleven NCAA and four NAIA post-season tournament appearances in his tenure. Conference Tournament Champions 2006, 2007 Conference Regular Season Champions 2006 The Albany Great Danes Basketball team is the basketball team that represent the University at Albany, The State University of New York in Albany, New York. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ...

Sauers joined the program when the school was known as the State College for Teachers, and helped in the transition from the College Division into Division III and then Division II basketball. From 1975 to 1995, Sauers led the team to 10 NCAA Tournaments, 2 ECAC Championships (1978 and 1989), ten 20-win seasons and 26 17-win seasons. Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The Eastern College Athletic Conference is a College Athletic Conference comprising schools that compete in 35 mens and womens sports. ...

Sauers finished his career with a 702-330 record in 41 seasons. Sauers achieved the prestigious 700-win mark on Feb. 8, 1997 in an 89-71 victory over the University of Bridgeport. He would retire one month later. University of Bridgeport is a private university in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Its campus is in the southern part of the city, on Long Island Sound. ...

A banner is flown in the rafters of the SEFCU Arena honoring Sauers accomplishment of 702 wins. Sauers still coaches for UAlbany, now leading the Women's Golf program, in which he led the Great Danes to the 2004 America East Championship. He also was head coach for men's golf from 1962-79. He was inducted into the university's Hall of Fame in 2004.

Division I

The process to become a legit Division I program was slow. From the 1999-00 season, the first year in Division I, to the end of the 2004-05 season, UAlbany recorded a 48-118 record. The team finished over 10 victories in only two seasons. However, in the 2005-06 campaign, the Great Danes compiled a 21-11 season. In that season, the Great Danes would take on both the eventual national champions the University of Florida and UCLA, both of which would play each other for the National Championship. The University of Florida (Florida, UFL, or UF) is a public land-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... Binomial name Ucla xenogrammus Holleman, 1993 The largemouth triplefin, Ucla xenogrammus, is a fish of the family Tripterygiidae and only member of the genus Ucla, found in the Pacific Ocean from Viet Nam, the Philippines, Palau and the Caroline Islands to Papua New Guinea, Australia (including Christmas Island), and the...

On March 11, 2006, the men's basketball team won the America East conference tournament, earning the school (and the SUNY system) its first ever berth to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, defeating the University of Vermont 80-67 in a sold out RACC. The Great Danes were seeded #16 in the Washington, D.C. region and were matched up against top-seeded UConn. On March 17, 2006, the Danes nearly became the first #16 seed to defeat a #1 seed in the Division I tournament (#16 seed was 0-87 before Albany took the floor). The Danes, down only 1 at the half, went on a 13-0 run early in the second half to take a double-digit lead over the Huskies. With the game televised on CBS, the Danes led 50-38 with just over 11 minutes left in the game. Ultimately, the Huskies' stifling defense stopped the Danes' offense, and the Huskies averted the upset, winning 72-59. is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... UVM redirects here. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... The University of Connecticut is the State of Connecticuts land-grant university. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ...

The play against UConn gave the program instant notoriety. However, in the 2006-07 season, the Great Danes faced a much stronger America East conference. The Great Danes would accomplish a 20-9 regular season, but be the #2 seed in the conference tournament. This forced the Great Danes to travel to Vermont, who was the #1 seed for the conference championship, where they were previously 0-7.

The Great Danes, considered underdogs, would not falter. On March 10, 2007, the men's basketball team won their second consecutive America East title beating Vermont 60-59 in the conference final on a last second steal by Carl Ross and Brent Wilson. The Great Danes would be seeded 13th in the South Division of the 2007 NCAA Division I Tournament, and lost to the 4th seed Virginia Cavaliers 84-57 in the first round in Columbus, Ohio. March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Virginia Cavaliers are the athletics teams of the University of Virginia. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Fairfield, Delaware Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City 212. ...

Prior to the conclusion of the 2006-2007 season, the men's basketball program retired the number 31 of player Jamar Wilson. Wilson finished his career as the school’s all-time scorer with 2,164 points, plus ranked second in assists with 488. Wilson became the first player in school history to score 500 points or more in three different seasons. He also shattered the school standard with 620 points in a season, breaking a record set by Jason Graber in 1993-94. He would also win two America East Player of the Year Awards, something only three other people in conference history had achieved. Many believe that his commitment to the university is part of the early Division I success of UAlbany's men's basketball program. No athlete in the program's history has had their number retired prior. 31 (thirty-one) is the natural number following 30 and preceding 32. ...

The Great Danes success has brought national attention. The program has participated in ESPN's BraketBuster series in 2005-06 (at Virginia Commonwealth) and 2006-07 (at Boise St.), both of which were shown on one of ESPN's family of networks. The Great Danes will also be participating in BracketBuster during the 2007-08 season, and will play a national television game against Duke early in the season. Virginia Commonwealth University, or VCU, is a large public American research university with its main campuses located in downtown Richmond, Virginia. ... Boise State University is a state university located near downtown Boise, the capital city of Idaho. ... This article is about the nobility title. ...

Other Division I Athletic Success

- The women's volleyball team in 2006 became the first team in school history to host a Division I NCAA Tournament event. In 2007, the Great Danes won their second consecutive America East Conference championship and defeated Cleveland State 3-0 to win their first NCAA Division I Tournament match. Cleveland State University (abbr. ...

- Men's soccer goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul would sign a contract with the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer and make his professional debut, the first for an Albany alumni in the major-American (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS etc...) sports, on May 13, 2006. Bouna Coundoul (born March 4, 1982 in Dakar, Senegal) is a Senegalese goalkeeper who currently plays for the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids, Pids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Commerce City, CO Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league sanctioned by FIFA as the top flight of the American Soccer Pyramid. ...

- The men's lacrosse team has won its conference and has gone to the NCAA tournament in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2007 seasons. The conference championship in 2003 would mark the first trip to a NCAA Division I Tournament for the university.

In the 2007 season, the lacrosse team had been ranked in the top-25 in both USILA and Nike/Inside Lacrosse polls, and reached a high of #2 in the USILA poll in 2007. Notable wins were against #1 ranked Johns Hopkins University and #10 Delaware. On May 13, 2007, the men's lacrosse team became the first team at the Division I level to advance/win a match in the NCAA Tournament, defeating Loyola College 19-10 in front of nearly 3,000 people at John Fallon Field. One week later, the Great Danes were defeated by undefeated Cornell University 12-11 in the NCAA Quarterfinals at Princeton University. The team finished ranked #4 in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse poll, the highest ranking for any team in school history. Head Coach Scott Marr was awarded the USILA Division I National Lacrosse Coach of the Year to cap the amazing season. The Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, is a private institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. ... The University of Delaware (UD) is the largest university in the U.S. state of Delaware. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Loyola College in Maryland, formerly Loyola College, is a private, coeducational university in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus and the Roman Catholic Church. ... Cornell redirects here. ... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. ...

- One of the big stars for the lacrosse team in 2007 was senior attackman Frank Resetarits. He would become the first Great Dane to earn first-team All-America honors as he was selected to the 2007 USILA All-America Team. Resetarits was also named a finalist for the Tewaaraton Trophy. Resetarits would also become the first lacrosse player in school history to be drafted into the MLL (Major League Lacrosse), selected by the Washington Bayhawks, but being traded and making his debut with the Long Island Lizards. Resetarits would also join the National Lacrosse League, drafted #5 overall by the San Jose Stealth in 2007 NLL Draft. Tewaaraton Trophy is an award given to the top American college lacrosse player since 2001. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional lacrosse league played in the United States. ... The Washington Bayhawks are a lacrosse team based in Washington, D. C.. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... NLL redirects here. ... The San Jose Stealth are a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America. ...

Resetarits was joined in the pros by UAlbany elite goal scorer Merrick Thomson. Thomson would sign a free agent contract with the New Jersey Pride on the MLL, and then drafted #2 overall by the Philadelphia Wings in the 2007 NLL Draft. The New Jersey Pride is a lacrosse team based in Piscataway, New Jersey. ... The Philadelphia Wings are a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America, since the 1997-1998 season. ...

- The Athletic Program would win a record-tying eight conference titles in the 2006-2007 school year, including five during the spring sports period. The Great Danes took home the conference championship in women's volleyball, men’s indoor track & field, men’s basketball, men’s lacrosse, men’s & women’s outdoor track & field, baseball and softball.

- Softball wont three straight conference titles from 2005-2007. The team would win its first NCAA Division I Tournament game and advancing to its first regional final after defeating Harvard 1-0 and Hofstra 4-2 in 2007. Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... Hofstra University is a coeducational institution located in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (USA) founded in 1935 on the basis of the estate of William and Kate Hofstra. ...

- Baseball won its first ever conference championship in 2007. They were selected as the #4 seed in the Fayetteville Regional in the 2007 NCAA Baseball Tournament (#1 University of Arkansas, #2 Creighton, #3 Oklahoma State). The University of Arkansas is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... Creighton may refer to: Creighton University Creighton, Nebraska Creighton, Missouri Creighton Mine, Ontario This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Oklahoma State University Logo The Oklahoma State University System comprises of five educational instututes across Oklahoma. ...

- UAlbany has had five players selected in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft: Terry Kenny (ninth round, 1974), Steve Checksfield (10th round, 2001), Mike Grasso (11th round, 2002), Adam Kroft (30th round, 2004), and Tom Hill (34th round, 2007). No Great Dane has ever played in the majors. Major Leagues redirects here. ... The First-Year Player Draft is Major League Baseballs primary mechanism for assigning amateur baseball players, from high schools, colleges, and other amateur baseball clubs, to its teams. ...

Team championships at the Division I level

America East

Sport Regular Season Conference Tournament
Baseball 2007
Men's Basketball 2005-06 2005-06; 2006-07
Field Hockey 2006 (co-champions)
Women's Golf 2004
Men's Lacrosse 2002; 2003; 2007 (co-champions) 2003; 2004; 2005; 2007
Men's Soccer 2004 (co-champions)
Softball 2004; 2005 2005; 2006; 2007
Men's Indoor Track and Field 2002-03; 2003-04; 2005-06; 2006-07
Men's Outdoor Track and Field 2003; 2005; 2006; 2007
Women's Outdoor Track and Field 2006; 2007
Women's Volleyball 2004; 2005; 2006 2004; 2006; 2007

The University at Albany has awarded the 2004-05 Stuart P. Haskell, Jr. Commissioner’s Cup. The Commissioner’s Cup annually recognizes the strongest athletic program in America East as determined by a scoring system which rewards a school for success both during the regular season and at championship competition in the conference’s 22 sports. Albany totaled 380 points.

Northeast Conference

Sport Regular Season Title (Conference Record) Postseason Game(s)
Football 2002 (6-1) ECAC Football Classic [University Field...Albany, NY: W Duquesne Dukes (MAAC Conference) 24-0]
2003 (co-champions) (6-1) -----
2007 (6-0) Gridiron Classic [Welcome Stadium...Dayton, Ohio: L Dayton Flyers (Pioneer League) 42-21]

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The SEFCU Arena, UAlbany's main athletic venue, was formerly known as the RACC (Recreation and Convocation Center). On November 1, 2006, SEFCU, the largest credit union in the Capital Region, paid $2.75 million for naming rights. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 497 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 993 pixel, file size: 427 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to en. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 497 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 993 pixel, file size: 427 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to en. ... SEFCU Arena is a 4,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Albany, New York. ... SEFCU Arena is a 4,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Albany, New York. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The SEFCU Arena has continued to expand its role as a major venue for community events, sporting events, and university activities. It is the home for UAlbany's men's and women's basketball teams.

The capacity of the arena is 4,538.



UAlbany's biggest rival is Siena College located in Loudonville, NY. Both schools are separated by 8 miles and both fan bases have strong hate for one another. Siena College is a nationally recognized independent Catholic Liberal Arts College situated on US 9 in the suburban community of Loudonville, New York, two miles (3. ... Loudonville is a village located in Ashland and Holmes counties in Ohio. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

While teams from multiple sports will face each other annually, the strongest part of the rivalry lies with men's basketball. Both teams met for the 47th time in 2007. The first match-up was February 23, 1957 in which Siena defeated Albany 75-66 at Albany. After nearly twenty years, the series ended on February 3, 1977 with a 62-49 Albany victory. The series was restarted in 2001 with Siena going 6-1 against the Great Danes. Overall, Siena is 29-18 against UAlbany.

All games since 2001 have taken place in the Times Union Center, officially making it a home game for Siena. Since 2001, the game has averaged 10,428 attendance for the annual match-up. The Times Union Center is an indoor arena located in Albany, New York, with a maximum seating capacity of 17,500 for sporting events. ...

While the women's basketball match-up receives less fan fare then the men's game, it is part of the Albany Cup battle. Siena owns a 10-3 all-time record against UAlbany, with their first match-up in the 1975-76 season.

While both the men's and women's basketball games battle for the Albany Cup, the rivalry has been dubbed the "Crosstown Showdown" by sportscasters in the Albany Region.

America East

A notable rivalry exists between the Great Danes and the Binghamton University Bearcats. Both teams joined the America East conference around the same time, and are relatively new to Division I sports. Their SUNY connection as well as geographic proximity has fostered the rivalry and generated the name, "The I-88 Rivalry." Both teams post the largest away crowds at either school's athletic events. Overlooking center of campus. ... The America East Conference is a college athletic conference whose members are located mainly in the northeastern United States. ...

The other notable athletic rivalry is between Albany and the University of Vermont (UVM). UAlbany and UVM have twice met in the America East tournament finals (basketball) with Albany winning both games. The first win came in 2006 at home and the second came in 2007 at Vermont (Albany's first win in Vermont ever). UVM redirects here. ...

Fight song

Purple and gold,
your colors shining through
Hear as the carillons
are ringing true
The State of New York
sends up its cheer to you
Let’s go Albany!

Hail, young and old
We shall prevail,
purple and gold
One true triumphant call
Albany Danes are standing tall

Purple and gold,
our flags are waving high,
sending our victory song
into the sky
All of the world will fear
our mighty cry
Let’s go Albany!


The University at Albany Libraries provide more than two million volumes, and rank amongst the top 100 research libraries in the United States (Association of Research Libraries). Users from around the world can access services and collections through the libraries' online systems and Web site. The university's libraries offer a program of information literacy and user education with instruction that ranges from a focus on traditional bibliographic access to collaborative classes integrated into the curriculum.

UAlbany Alma Mater

College of the Empire State,
Mother of an army great,
Thou the molder of our fate,
Thee we sing today.
Thine the hand with clasp so strong,
Holding tho' the years be long,
Thou the burden of our song,
Thee we sing today.

Ways of pleasantness are thine,
Leading where in wisdom's shrine,
Joy and cheer, and hope divine,
Ever dwell for aye.
Thine the voice whose call we hear,
Thine the hand which holds us near,
Thine the heart, so true, so dear,
Cherished, loved alway.

Wisdom's duty heeds thy call,
Ever in Minerva's thrall,
Pass the torch from one to all,
Guide each destiny.
'Neath the Purple and the Gold,
Let thy history unfold,
Sons and daughters, young and old,
Long live the struggle strong
Hail to Albany.


Traditional Fountain Day Celebration at UAlbany's Uptown Campus
  • The school's colors are purple and gold.
  • The Student Association of the university owns an 850 acre wilderness retreat facility in the Adirondack mountains called "Camp Dippikill". The Cabins and Campsites at Dippikill are open to reservations from University at Albany Undergraduates, Graduate Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff.
  • Transportation on the uptown campus is facilitated by buses run by the university which run shuttles around the campus. Buses between campus are facilitated jointly by the university and by the Capital District Transportation Authority; the university with links to the East Campus and from Freedom Quad/Empire Commons to area supermarkets, CDTA with most downtown-uptown service plus special service timed to school breaks.
  • In academic years ending in 1998 and 2004, the Princeton Review ranked UAlbany as "The #1 Party School in America". In 2005 the dubious honor was taken by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This ranking is contested by the University, and many students, who claim that the ranking is based upon a non-scientific survey, and that the reality of the school is more academic. The way that the survey is taken is by going into one freshman sociology class and asking the students how many times they drink in a week. Generally speaking, the survey is taken after the school’s “fountain day” which is described in another section of this article. By only asking the freshman students at SUNY Albany at the strategic time of the year that they take the survey, and only asking the junior students at other universities the Princeton survey can skew their article to get a better desired result and henceforth sell more copies of their book. The school has done much to change that image, and the latest survey ranks Albany as the number 20 party school in the country.[1]
  • On the University Seal is Minerva, the Roman goddess of crafts and wisdom. But because Minerva was also identified with the Greek goddess Athena, she also became the goddess of war and victory. This famous statue was purchased in 1888 and rescued by Charles Wurtham (a custodian) from a devastating fire in the college's administrative offices. This seven-foot, white plaster landmark of the University at Albany is on display in the Science Library foyer (Uptown Campus). While there is no official record of where the statue of Minerva came from, it is reported that she was purchased with funds from a $1 student fee collected for make-up exams.
  • As UAlbany is located in the capital city of New York State and is one of the four University centers of New York, its unofficial nickname is the "College of the Empire State" (which is in the first line of the University's school song).
  • UAlbany is home to one of the oldest independent college newspapers in the nation, the Albany Student Press. Published continuously since 1916, the newspaper has a circulation of more than 10,000 and serves the students and surrounding area.
  • On April 17, 2005 students from the University at Albany set and currently hold the record for the world's largest pillow fight with 3,648 participants, observed by Guinness Records officials.[5]
  • There is a network of underground maintenance tunnels open to students that allow access to many of the Uptown Campus's central buildings. Joggers often utilize these tunnels during winter, as they are heated year-round by large hot water pipes.
  • The University also hosts a Relay For Life, an American Cancer Society Benefit. UAlbany has hosted it for 3 years now. Last year over 1,200 students, faculty, and community member participated raising over $97,000. This year the Relay For Life is set to be held on April 5-6, 2008.

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  1. ^ http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/profiles/data/ess_ranking.cfm#E002835
  2. ^ http://www.jbhe.com/news_views/49_blackenrollment_publicivies.html
  3. ^ http://www.suny.edu/provost/MissionReview/MOU/Albany.pdf
  4. ^ http://cnse.albany.edu/downloads/Small%20Times%20May-June%202006.pdf
  5. ^ Guinness World Records

The Ualbany Fund is UAlbany's primary fund raiser.

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  • University at Albany, The State University of New York is at coordinates 42°41′10″N 73°49′26″W / 42.686193, -73.823884Coordinates: 42°41′10″N 73°49′26″W / 42.686193, -73.823884



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