Good news: College honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

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Union has been named the winner of a "Good News" award by the Chamber of Schenectady County.

Each year, the Chamber recognizes organizations that "have shown extraordinary community support, undergone major growth or expansions, survived through economic ups and downs or launched a unique product or service within the past year, or are simply a true success story."

The College was cited for being the first campus in America to be designed with an architectural master plan. This year, Union is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the design by French architect Joseph Ramée with a series of events, including an exhibit and a symposium. To learn more, click here.

"Schenectady is fortunate to be the home of America's first architecturally planned campus, which served as model for many colleges and universities," said Chamber President and CEO Chuck Steiner.

Union is among 10 individuals and organizations that have brought “feel good” stories to the county.

In addition, the College will be added to the Chamber's Centennial Honor Roll to recognize 100 or more years in existence.

To read the news release from the Chamber, click here.

The awards will be presented on Thursday, May 2, during a luncheon at River Stone Manor in Glenville.

President Stephen C. Ainlay will accept the Chamber award on behalf of the College.