Alumni Profile: Cara Friedman
Mar18

Alumni Profile: Cara Friedman

Cara Friedman is a driven student, professional, and social entrepreneur. Friedman is the former Senior Director of Marketing at Likeable Media and is now studying full-time toward earning a Juris Doctorate. Friedman graduated from the University at Albany in upstate New York with a BA in Communications and an MA in Organizational Communication. She soon joined the team at a then-young company called Likeable Media in New York City....

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Two SUNY Teams Headed to March Madness
Mar15

Two SUNY Teams Headed to March Madness

The University at Albany Men and Women will be represented in the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament. The State University of New York is once again sending two basketball teams to the NCAA Tournament, or March Madness. For the second year in a row, the University at Albany Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams are both slated to compete in the fierce bracket-style contest that takes place across the United States in March and...

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4 SUNY Campuses Named Top 10 “Best College Values” by Kiplinger’s
Mar11

4 SUNY Campuses Named Top 10 “Best College Values” by Kiplinger’s

Four SUNY campuses have been named among the Mid-Atlantic’s 10 Best Public College Values for 2014 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Kiplinger’s also ranked four SUNY campuses among the United States’ 25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year for 2014 and one in the nation’s 30 Best Values in Small Colleges for 2014 in March 2014. In producing these rankings, Kiplinger’s looked in to schools’ academic quality,...

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SUNY Mascot Madness 2014 – Round 1
Mar11

SUNY Mascot Madness 2014 – Round 1

Welcome to the Second Annual SUNY Mascot Madness! This is a competition where YOU can decide who is New York’s favorite campus mascot! We are excited to announce that this year’s contest includes a record 44 SUNY campuses representing more than 637 athletic teams and 350,000 students! SUNY has more than 85 NCAA Division I, 290 NCAA Division III, and 385 NJCAA athletics teams, as well as hundreds of non-competitive athletics...

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The University at Albany’s ‘Thompson Trio’ & Co. in GIFs
Mar10

The University at Albany’s ‘Thompson Trio’ & Co. in GIFs

The University at Albany Men’s Lacrosse Team is one of the most prolific lacrosse teams in the nation. Emerging as a true force in the 2013 season, led by the top-scoring ‘Thompson Trio’ of brothers Miles and Lyle and cousin Ty Thompson, the team has returned this season with a finished design. In March 2014, The New York Times profiled the family following the three being named to the ‘watch list’ for...

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5 SUNY Campuses Ranked 2014 “Best Colleges” for Value, Size by Kiplinger’s
Mar05

5 SUNY Campuses Ranked 2014 “Best Colleges” for Value, Size by Kiplinger’s

  Five SUNY campuses have been ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for 2014 for their value and size. Kiplinger’s ranks four campuses among the United States’ 25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year for 2014 and SUNY Purchase College in the nation’s 30 Best Values in Small Colleges for 2014, both honors for the nation’s largest comprehensive system of higher education and further evidence that SUNY...

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From the Dominican Republic to SUNY: An alumna inspiring others to excel
Feb25

From the Dominican Republic to SUNY: An alumna inspiring others to excel

From the Dominican Republic to SUNY: An alumna inspiring others to excel  University at Albany — The Kingston Times this month profiled University at Albany alumna Ashley Knox, who has earned a master’s degree in humanistic and multicultural education and bachelor’s degrees in Spanish/African American studies and sociology, as she leads a series of inspirational talks titled “Go Beyond Greatness.” Ms. Knox...

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Meet ‘Somewhere Up There’, Voted Best Band
Feb24

Meet ‘Somewhere Up There’, Voted Best Band

“Somewhere Up There”, a five-member rock group from SUNY Oneonta, has been named the first-ever SUNY Music Madness champion through a SUNY-wide contest that collected thousands of votes during the fall 2013 semester.  The band beat out over a dozen entrants and edged ahead of the other two finalists, SUNY New Paltz‘s Analise & EJ Rios and classmates Hello, Seattle. INTERACT Official Website Facebook Twitter...

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