President Tripathi presents outgoing RIA Director Gerard J. Connors with a plaque commending him for his services on behalf of RIA employees.
Nancy Smyth, Dean and professor of UB’s School of Social Work and Chair of the RIA Director Search Committee, reflects on the search.
New RIA Director Kenneth E. Leonard presents his vision for the future of RIA along with a look at its past.
Deborah S. Finnell (L), Associate Professor, UB School Of Nursing, family nursing student Shahrzad Nowzari (C), and RIA Research Scientist Neil McGillicuddy (R) socialize after the introductions and presentations.
Interim Provost Bruce D. McCombe (L), Distinguished Professor of Physics and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at UB, congratulates newly appointed RIA Director Kenneth Leonard (R).
Former RIA Director Howard T. Blane (L) catches up with Steven Schwartz (R), former director of Stutzman AddictionTreatment Center.
Friends and colleagues gathered at RIA to recognize and honor a new director, and thank the previous director for his services.