Looking to sponsor events? Learn more about how SponsorPitch helps brands and agencies buy sponsorships!
View Site

Albany Great Danes



Do you work here?
Property Summary
The Albany Great Danes are the intercollegiate athletic programs of the University at Albany, SUNY. The University's intercollegiate athletics date back to the late 1890s, but its development was hampered for several decades by inadequate facilities, uncertain financial support, and the relatively small number of male students in an institution designed to develop elementary school teachers. Tennis remained a constant from 1898 onward along with men’s basketball from 1909, but attempts to field teams in football , baseball , swimming, and hockey were aborted. Expansion into men’s and women’s sports increased after World War II and then expanded greatly in the 1960s , as a direct result of the introduction of the new Uptown Campus and its expanded athletic facilities. A nickname change also occurred, the Pedagogues becoming the Great Danes — making Albany the only American college or university with that mascot. read more
If you currently work at this organization, click the “Do you work here?” button to request editing privileges.
This SponsorPitch page is about Albany Great Danes and contains information about this organization's sponsorship activity, sponsorship decision makers and sponsorship preferences. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with Albany Great Danes, though it may be actively managed and updated by company representatives. If you currently work at this organization, click the Manage Sponsor button to request management privileges. All trademarks, service marks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.