Activities + Events

Through campus-wide events the larger Albany community and the Sage College of Albany are brought together for cultural, ethnic, educational, and socially aware gatherings and celebrations.

Sage College of Albany campus has a number of popular events that happen every year. If you would like more information or have any questions please contact the Student Life Office at 292-1753.

Annual Albany Campus Events

Activities Fair kicks off every semester with food, fun, and a chance to find the many ways you can get involved in campus activities. Come meet a number of different representatives from student clubs and organizations at SCA, take part in the variety of novelty events and enjoy an afternoon of fun and relaxation!

Baccalaureate the ceremony is held on the Sage College of Albany Campus the day before Commencement for SCA and SPCE graduates. The Valedictorian and Salutatorian are honored and our endowed awards are presented. A reception follows the ceremony.

Community Meeting is a SCA tradition that celebrates the beginning of the academic year. This opening community gathering is an opportunity for students, faculty and administrators to participate in a campus-wide academic discussion of issues relating to higher education.

Earth Day is a campus-wide annual celebration sponsored by the Science Club. The event raises awareness of many environmental issues by student made exhibits. There is also a series of activities, music and food during this celebration. This event is one of the main highlights of the spring semester.

Family Day is annual event to bring families to the campus. It consists of an event in the fall semester. The Family Day is a way to show students and parents the fun events that take place at our college.

International Food Festival is an annual SCA event in December. This event celebrates diversity and ethnic heritage. Come and enjoy the food, music and the sharing of traditions and cultures.

Live Lunch Series provides students an opportunity during the lunch hour to enjoy highly diversity musical entertainment. The music ranges from R&B to Japanese Drum bands, to Mexican Salsa and World Music.

Sage Carnival is a campus-wide annual event during the last two weeks of classes for students to come and relax before finals start. There are a number of activities to do from seeing the caricature artist to finding out your future by the psychic. There is something for everyone.

Sage Olympics is an annual fall event where students participate in a series of sporting activities including: volleyball, flag football, slipnslide kickball and ultimate Frisbee. Sage Olympics also provides a small awards ceremony to conclude the event. The winning team presented with their teams name on the coveted Sage Cup.

Sage Votes provides nonpartisan information that helps enable the Sage community to become a more informed voter. The events do not necessarily address headline issues but address the issues and concerns of our community.

World AIDS Day is celebrated the 1st of December each year and is cross-campus event that brings together the Sage community with both the Albany and Troy communities. This annual event educates, advocates, and engages all on campus about HIV and AIDS both locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. More Information »

Other Campus Events

The Albany campus provide a wide variety of diverse, social, and educational programming throughout the year. Most of the annual events are listed on the calendar pages of this handbook and are advertised on bulletin boards around the campuses.