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Renee Adamany, LMSW


Elston Hall, Room 202

M.S., Educational Psychology, College of St. Rose
M.S., Social Work, University at Albany
B.S., Elementary Education, College of St. Rose

Renee is the lead faculty member for the Human Services A.S. and A.A.S. degree programs. Renee is the recipient of the SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching, the YWCA of Northeastern New York’s Women of Achievement Award, the John and Susan Roche National Award for her work in the area of Applied Learning and the Schenectady Human Rights Commission Group Award for her role as the co-advisor of the SUNY Schenectady Student Volunteer Organization. Renee is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the internship program. This program has 35 sites in the Capital Region. Renee is the SUNY Schenectady representative on the SUNY Applied Learning committee as well as the Chairperson of the SUNY Schenectady Applied Learning Task Force. She has presented workshops on Applied Learning to the faculty and created the SUNY Schenectady Service Learning Website. Renee is a member of the Executive Committee of Schenectady County Embraces Diversity and a board member of Fostering Futures New York. Renee provides her students with the opportunity to apply social work theory through their participation in service learning community projects. Through service learning, Renee’s students have impacted the local community by conducting after school activities for youth, collecting supplies for various community agencies, and advocating with elected officials to improve social welfare programs.