Octavia Spencer will be the featured speaker at UAlbany's homecoming

actor Octavia Spencer

Oscar-winning actor Octavia Spencer will be the featured speaker for UAlbany's homecoming this year. She'll be at the SEFCU Arena Saturday, October 21 at 8 pm. The event is free and open to members of the general public, but registration is required (see the link for details).

Spencer won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in The Help. And she was nominated again this past year for Hidden Figures.

Here's the full list of homecoming events.

SEFCU Arena sits about 4,000 people for this sort of event. But it's not a bad idea to claim a ticket sooner rather than later. Seating in general admission will be first arrive, first sit.

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