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Tyler A. McNeil

Tyler A. McNeil

Tyler A. McNeil is the current managing editor for the Albany Student Press. The Capital Region native previously served as managing editor for The Hudsonian, a contributor for Community College Campus News, and press secretary for the SUNY Student Assembly.

Havidán Rodríguez, a Texas public higher education leader, will be the next University at Albany president. SUNY Board officials announced on Wednesday that Rodríguez, 58, will assume the presidency on Sep. 14. …

The space is not ideal, but the location is. That’s how Student Association President Jerlisa Fontaine described the organization’s new office expected to open come Monday in the Campus Center …

Throughout most of its history, hard hats were required in the Campus Center west addition. Things are different now. As of Monday, the uncompleted new wing was open to the …

Student Association President Jerlisa Fontaine earlier this month closed a long-mulled decision to expand the Camp Dippikill wilderness retreat for the first time in decades. Acquisition of the property had been considered to prevent other potential …

Interim President James Stellar wants to lead the University at Albany under a permanent title. But under SUNY policy, interim leaders are prohibited from throwing their names into a presidential …

What would happen to roughly 140 acres of land if added to Camp Dippikill? New trails and lodges could cover some of the property in the future. But as of …

A Science Library study hub could be uprooted as early as summer. Facilities Management has vetted the building’s second floor — home to study rooms, desks, tables, and periodicals — …

Adam MacDonald has long been interested in charity and mobile technology — separately. And now both are part of his business. For years, MacDonald volunteered for Big Brothers Big Sisters, …

Jerlisa Fontaine broke down in tears around a huddle of her supporters watching a historic Student Association presidential race unfold. It was a landslide victory. Fontaine, running with Madeeha Khan, …

Student Association presidential candidate Tiran Koren stirred controversy after questioning Camp Dippikill’s lack of wifi, one of the several flags raised over the wilderness retreat at Monday’s presidential forum. “So, tell …