Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > UAlbany Chapter of ODK Leadership Honor Society Hosts 2009 Capital Region Leadership Conference at UAlbany NanoCollege

Abstract:
College students from across the Northeast converged on the world-class College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) today to discuss and hone their leadership skills as the UAlbany NanoCollege played host to the 2009 Capital Region Leadership Conference and Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Region II Conference, sponsored and organized by the UAlbany chapter of ODK, the National Leadership Honor Society.

UAlbany Chapter of ODK Leadership Honor Society Hosts 2009 Capital Region Leadership Conference at UAlbany NanoCollege

Albany, NY | Posted on February 28th, 2009

Student leaders from as far away as Ohio, Maryland, and Massachusetts heard a keynote address from CNSE Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Alain Kaloyeros. In addition, several local executives discussed the process of building their careers through the "How I Became a Leader" panel, and students built their campus and real world leadership skills through skill building workshops and an etiquette lunch.

Speakers and presenters during the day included Ken Countermine, vice president and commercial banking officer for TD Banknorth; Rachel Zimolka, senior business development executive for Sunmark Federal Credit Union; Lisa Austin, chief human resources officer for the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York; and, Carmel Patrick, director of development at the Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium, among others.

"We are pleased to again be able to provide this intensive leadership training institute for campus leaders at UAlbany, around the Capital Region, and now from across the Northeast," said UAlbany ODK Chapter President Nicholas Fahrenkopf, a graduate student at CNSE. "Student leaders spend so much time leading on their campuses that a one day retreat, particularly as it's held at the NanoCollege, the world's leading college for nanotechnology, is critical for them to bring their skills to the next level."

"These regional gatherings, occurring around the country, bring together the most dedicated student leaders to hone their skills and exchange ideas. The opportunity to hold this event at the world-class, globally recognized UAlbany NanoCollege offers students an experience that is both unique and unparalleled," said Dr. Michael Christakis, ODK National Vice President for Circle Standards. "The University at Albany Circle's commitment to leadership development is a testament to the value they place on further refining young leader's skills and bridging the gap between their work on campus and their future service to their communities."

"The UAlbany NanoCollege is delighted to host this important leadership conference in partnership with Omicron Delta Kappa, an organization that truly represents the very best and brightest of today's generation," said Dr. Kaloyeros. "These students are destined to become tomorrow's leaders in academia, business, technology and government, and the education and training they receive as part of this event will serve to strengthen their skills and talents. I personally feel honored and privileged to be given the opportunity to meet and engage this esteemed and impressive group of future movers and shakers."

The University at Albany Circle of ODK was founded in 2003 with the induction of 44 members. In its commitment to promoting and developing positive leadership, ODK sponsors an annual conference to unite student leaders from multiple campuses. The organization also sponsors a variety of outreach programs as part of being a contributor to a better society. For more information visit www.albany.edu/~odk.

####

About UAlbany CNSE
The UAlbany CNSE is the first college in the world dedicated to research, development, education, and deployment in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience, nanoengineering, nanobioscience, and nanoeconomics. In May 2007, it was ranked as the world's number one college for nanotechnology and microtechnology in the Annual College Ranking by Small Times magazine. CNSE's Albany NanoTech complex is the most advanced research enterprise of its kind at any university in the world: a $4.5 billion, 450,000-square-foot complex that attracts corporate partners from around the world and offers students a one-of-a-kind academic experience. The UAlbany NanoCollege houses the only fully-integrated, 300mm wafer, computer chip pilot prototyping and demonstration line within 65,000 square feet of Class 1 capable cleanrooms. More than 2,000 scientists, researchers, engineers, students, and faculty work on site at CNSE's Albany NanoTech complex, from companies including IBM, AMD, SEMATECH, Toshiba, ASML, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, Vistec Lithography and Freescale. An expansion currently underway will increase the size of CNSE's Albany NanoTech complex to over 800,000 square feet, including over 80,000 square feet of Class 1 capable cleanroom space, to house over 2,500 scientists, researchers, engineers, students, and faculty by mid-2009.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
ODK Contact:
Nicholas Fahrenkopf

(518) 669-6051

CNSE Contact:
Steve Janack
UAlbany CNSE

(518) 312-5009

Copyright © UAlbany CNSE

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Newly-Developed Nanobiosensor Quickly Diagnoses Cancer August 20th, 2014

Ultrasonic Waves Applied in Production of Graphene Nanosheets August 20th, 2014

The channel that relaxes DNA: Relaxing DNA strands by using nano-channels: Instructions for use August 20th, 2014

Success in Intracellular Imaging of Cesium Distribution in Plants Used for Cesium Absorption August 19th, 2014

Academic/Education

SEMATECH and Newly Merged SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT Launch New Patterning Center to Further Advance Materials Development: Center to Provide Access to Critical Tools that Support Semiconductor Technology Node Development August 7th, 2014

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and the Center for Nanoscale Systems at Harvard University Present a Workshop on AFM Nanomechanical and Nanoelectrical Characterization, Aug. 21-22 August 6th, 2014

University of Manchester selects Anasys AFM-IR for coatings and corrosion research July 30th, 2014

Haydale Announces Collaboration Agreement with Swansea University’s Welsh Centre for Printing and Coatings (WCPC) July 12th, 2014

Announcements

Newly-Developed Nanobiosensor Quickly Diagnoses Cancer August 20th, 2014

Ultrasonic Waves Applied in Production of Graphene Nanosheets August 20th, 2014

The channel that relaxes DNA: Relaxing DNA strands by using nano-channels: Instructions for use August 20th, 2014

Electrical engineers take major step toward photonic circuits: Team invents non-metallic metamaterial that enables them to 'compress' and contain light August 19th, 2014

Events/Classes

The International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) is proud to announce the 2014 Space Elevator Conference! This annual event will be held at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington from Friday, August 22nd through Sunday, August 24th August 19th, 2014

KaSAM-2014 International Conference (September 7-10, 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal) August 19th, 2014

Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results and Provides Update on ARC-520 August 12th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014 August 12th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE