Alumni Profile: Kent Knappenberger
Feb11

Alumni Profile: Kent Knappenberger

Kent Knappenberger is a music advocate, devoted mentor, and a GRAMMY Award winner. He received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia and a master’s degree in music education, harp performance, and literature from Eastman School of Music. For the past 25 years, Knappenberger has been educating children as a music teacher and choir director at Westfield Academy and Central School in Central New York in a pursuit to teach and grow...

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SUNY Students and Alumni Take on Sochi
Feb10

SUNY Students and Alumni Take on Sochi

One thing that SUNY has an amazing opportunity to do is brag about our outstanding alumni and all of the amazing accomplishments they achieve using their SUNY education! All across the state, SUNY students are encouraged to excel both inside and outside of the classroom. For many students, sports training and competition become a significant part of their experience and can take them to great heights! With the 2014 Winter Olympics in...

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Alumni Profile: Daniel Andrews
Feb04

Alumni Profile: Daniel Andrews

Daniel Andrews is a journalist, photographer, and contributor to some of the biggest award shows in the music industry. He graduated from SUNY Old Westbury with a bachelor’s degree after transferring from Nassau Community College and has since moved to the South to write and photograph for a Knoxville, Tennessee newspaper. Enamored by the charm of the South and its music, Andrew has become a member of the Academy of Country Music, the...

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Al Roker praises SUNY during TODAY Show discussion
Jan22

Al Roker praises SUNY during TODAY Show discussion

Al Roker on the TODAY Show talking about SUNY system SUNY Oswego alumnus Al Roker, while engaging with his TODAY Show colleagues about SUNY Potsdam alumna Renée Fleming headlining the 2014 Super Bowl, talks about his passion for public education in the State of New York....

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Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox
Jan07

Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox

Angelo Maddox is an entrepreneur, boxer, and and true New Yorker. He attended Hudson Valley Community College for two years and seamlessly transferred to the University at Albany to complete a bachelor’s degree and decided to stay in the Capital City to start a retail company, Fresh and Fly Clothing. As if his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to education is not enough, Mr. Maddox’s story is empowering; in 2013, Mayor...

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Alumni Profile: Greg Aidala
Dec17

Alumni Profile: Greg Aidala

Greg Aidala is a comedian, entrepreneur, and active community member. An upstate New York native, he attended Hudson Valley Community College and completed his four-year degree at the University at Albany immediately following. Aidala now operates Radial Gage Entertainment in Albany, NY. Aidala has performed from New York City to Los Angeles with comedians such as Colin Quinn, Nick DiPaolo, Kathleen Madigan, Charlie Murphy, Bo...

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