Press

The International Center of the Capital Region works collaboratively with the media to share stories of international exchanges and cultural connections within the Capital Region. If you are a member of the media on deadline, please contact info@iccralbany.org or 518-894-8766.

March 21, 2022

Press Release: Nominations Now Open for Achievement Awards

Troy, N.Y. – The International Center of the Capital Region (ICCR) is hosting its first Achievement Awards Ceremony this fall to honor foreign-born community members and others in the community who have made significant contributions to the area while advancing cross-cultural dialogue through volunteerism and advocacy. Nominations are open now until April 22nd. Read full press release

Jennifer Zhao, ICCR Executive Director
February 24, 2022

Press Release: New Executive Director Future Plans

Troy, N.Y. – The International Center of the Capital Region (ICCR) announced their new Executive Director, Jennifer Zhao, at the end of 2021.In a few short months, Zhao has laid the groundwork for an exciting and inspiring future for the international focused non-profit organization in the Capital Region. Read full press release

ICCR Leadership receives certificate of commendation for Grand Re-opening.
November 18th, 2021

Press Release: International Center of the Capital Region Celebrates Grand Reopening

Troy, N.Y. – The International Center of the Capital Region (ICCR) today celebrated its relocation to Hudson Valley Community College with leaders from Hudson Valley, ICCR, local elected officials, and Aneesa Waheed, owner of Tara Kitchen, as the event’s keynote speaker. After the speaking program, attendees participated in round table discussions focusing on fund development, community engagement, and the speakers’ bureau and local resources. Read full press release

From left, Fred Erlich VP of the Board of ICCR, Jennifer Zhao Executive Director of ICCR, Jay Deitchman Global Initiatives Coordinator of Hudson Valley Community College, Michael O'Brien President of Board of ICCR.
July 21st, 2021

Press Release: International Center of the Capital Region Moves Headquarters to Hudson Valley Community College

Troy, NY – The International Center of the Capital Region (ICCR) has moved its headquarters to the Hudson Valley Community College. Formerly located in Troy, the ICCR is a non-profit organization founded in 1956 to promote cultural understanding by welcoming international leaders and newcomers to the Capital Region. The new office of ICCR will be located in the Fitzgibbons Health Technology Center in a shared space with the college’s Office of Global Initiatives. Read full press release