Doris and Walter Miga were UC basketball's most loyal supporters. Today, their sons are honoring their legacy with an exciting new project in Clark Athletic Center.
Utica College welcomes the opportunity to recognize local veterans with its annual Veterans Tribute Concert
It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of Ray Simon, professor emeritus of public relations and journalism, on Nov. 7, 2017. He was 102.
This Friday is a perfect time to learn more about UC ... majors, minors, sports, clubs and more.
Michael McConnell to speak on "Cybersecurity in a Dangerous World"
New, targeted major joins UC's suite of criminal justice programs
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Young Scholars will host a special event to benefit the YWCA
“At bigger schools, undergrads are lucky to wash dishes in a research lab. At UC, I got to own my own project as a sophomore. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”
“Students spend a good amount of time here, and a nicer, updated space makes for a better student experience,” said Damien Boehlert, campus dining services general manager.
For the third straight year, Utica College has received a record number of freshman applications for undergraduate admission.
Empirical literature on diversity points in opposite directions
Poet, writer and MFA professor Eduardo Corral to read from his works at UC Monday evening
The Erie Canal has played a vital role in our state's history
Events for everyone, including a professional conference, celebration of the life of Emeritus Professor Eugene Nassar, 25-plus year reunion, football, water polo, Varick Street Pub Trail, Alumni Awards breakfast and so much more!
Dr. Eugene Nassar, professor emeritus of English at Utica College, founded the college's Ethnic Heritage Studies Center and touched the lives of many
Keynote speaker Charlie Kingdollar to discuss emerging issues in the insurance industry
The region, state and nation are facing a serious teacher shortage; UC is planning an information session for those considering obtaining teaching certification.
Members Juried Exhibition
Led by physics professor Joseph Ribaudo, UC students are analyzing data from the world's most advanced radio telescope to answer fundamental questions about how galaxies form and evolve.
Dr. Sharon Kanfoush's groundbreaking work on climate change contributes to a growing body of research predicting more climate-related population displacements around the globe—some of which are already underway.
The Economic Crime and Cybersecurity Institute of Utica College has named Bernard Hyman, professor and assistant district attorney, as its director
Physics professor shares ideas to help students learn difficult concepts
Paid internship program helps recently graduated Young Scholars, local businesses
UC Professor of Physical Therapy Thomas Crist is helping to fill in some pretty large gaps in our understanding of the African diaspora – the often-forced migration of African people to other areas of the world. During a recent trip to Romania, he uncovered the first documented evidence of the African diaspora in the Balkans or Southeastern Europe.
UC was well represented at statewide conference with two computer science students and one professor presenting
In 2012, Jennifer Blanchard quit her corporate job to pursue her dream of writing fiction. Today, she's written more than 10 books and is inspiring other would-be novelists through her popular writing blog.
“I’m on a mission to empower writers, authors and creators to go after their writing dreams and live the life they’ve always imagined.”
Utica native and journalist Jim Asher ’70 has spent the majority of his decades-long career uncovering injustice for America’s most respected newspapers. After working on the groundbreaking Panama Papers series, which won a Pulitzer in spring 2017, Asher left a high-powered job as Washington Bureau Chief for McClatchy Newspapers to join a fledgling startup on a mission to change the world.
John Johnsen, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has announced the names of students who have achieved academic honors for the spring semester.
SucSeed, a nutrition app developed by three UC students, is getting real attention from investors. How Prof. Brett Orzechowski’s Entrepreneurial Media course turned Emily Coope ’17, Becky Vennero ’18, and Adam Westbrook ’20 into budding business moguls.
Data Science named "one of the sexiest careers of the 21st century" by Harvard Business Review
English major Alison Brown ‘17 has always been inspired by William Shakespeare’s work. But while researching his classic comedy The Tempest, she discovered how one of her own ancestors might have inspired the playwright himself.
“Throughout Dr. Casamento’s remarkable life journey, she has always remained true to the priorities and values that make a community stronger,” Senator Griffo said. “Her leadership at Utica College has not only helped make the college an exceptional institution, but her clear vision has also paved the way for greater opportunity among our youth."
President Casamento honored in Albany for commitment to affordable education
Allard, associate professor of nursing at Utica College, has been preparing students for the nursing licensure exam for decades. But in 2014, Allard embarked on a unique effort to share her methods with future nurses in Saudi Arabia.
The world of financial crime is moving faster than ever. In UC's Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation program, Parker Smith '17 learned the skills to take on today's sophisticated economic criminals—and land a job in a top bank's financial intelligence unit.
As a kid, Asad Emi ’19 saw his mom benefit physically and emotionally from her work with a physical therapist. Today, Utica College’s health studies program is helping Asad reach his goal --- to open his own PT practice in his hometown.
For government and politics major Paul Joyce ’17, his most valuable learning experiences happened far from any classroom. Last spring, he presented his research at a national conference in Manchester, NH, and saw political history unfold firsthand at last summer’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. His next stop? Graduate school at the University at Albany.
In his upcoming book, cybersecurity prof Austen Givens explores the essential—and unexpected—players in America’s disaster recovery efforts.
“Many people think homeland security and disaster recovery are exclusively government responsibilities,” he says. “But that’s just not true.”
PR/J Alum Rob Flaherty '81 returns to UC to give Commencement keynote
As Therapeutic Recreation Leader at Sitrin Health Care, Melissa Sayles '16 helps residents regain strength and independence in unexpected (and fun) ways.
“Bowling and Zumba seem like simple games and activities, but they remind people that they’re still capable of doing so much,” she says. “That’s a powerful form of therapy.”
Todd Hutton once dreamed of becoming a dentist. As a young man, he favored long hair, sandals, and “garish green” neckties. He twice disguised himself as a member of UC’s football team and made it all the way through practice without being discovered. This summer, he’s planning to jump out of a plane.
Revelations like these were many in our candid—and sometimes emotional—conversation with President Todd Hutton. Reflecting on the past 18 years, Hutton opened up about his unlikely path to the presidency and the place he’ll “always call home.”
Neighborhoods in Utica have some of the highest rates of lead poisoning in the state. Lana Nitti ’17 is working to raise awareness in a way that involves—and inspires—local kids.
With more 50 submissions and 70 student participants, this year’s Student Research Day was the biggest yet, and highlighted research in topics ranging from brain imagery to British literature.
In the wake of recent shooting tragedies, the issue of gun control has once again risen to the media forefront. We turned to Luke Perry, professor of government and politics at Utica College, for some insight.
The latest CSI spinoff, a cybercrime-themed version appropriately titled CSI: Cyber, starring Patricia Arquette (above), premiered March 4 on CBS. How realistic was the episode’s plot (which involved a malware-infested baby cam and a social network called “FriendAgenda”)?
R. Scott Smith, professor of psychology at Utica College, co-authored a book titled “Interplay of Cultural Narratives in Martinique.” The book, written by Smith and his wife Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, explores the journeys of French, African, and Indian cultures toward a pluralistic society on the island of Martinique.