Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Jenn GIsh

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Do You Think You’re Depressed? National Depression Screening Day Can Help.

Students who are concerned about whether they may be experiencing depression can get a free depression screening on Thursday, October 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Counseling Center, 441 Western Avenue, as part of National Depression Screening Day. No appointments are necessary. In the meantime, we asked Alan Martell, assistant director of Counseling and Psychological Services at…

Barbara Ungar, English professor at Saint Rose

Saint Rose English Professor Barbara Ungar Wins Poetry Prize

We’re proud to say our students have the opportunity to learn from faculty who are outstanding in their field. Recently, Dr. Barbara Ungar, professor of English at Saint Rose, won the Ashland Poetry Press 2018 Richard Snyder Memorial Publication Prize for her manuscript “Save Our Ship.” You can get the book beginning fall 2019. Read more about the prize here. Ungar…

Saint Rose Best Buddies president accepts outstanding chapter award.

Saint Rose Best Buddies Receives Outstanding Chapter Award

Saint Rose Best Buddies, a student group that offers social activities and friendship to those both with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities, received the outstanding chapter award for the state of New York at the annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference in July. Best Buddies is an international organization that operates at colleges, middle schools, and high schools. The Saint…

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Why International Travel Matters for Music Students: France Trip 2018

Even when the audience’s spoken language is different, music bridges the gap, said Mallorie Meyer, a member of the Saint Rose Chamber Choir who recently returned from the group’s trip to France. “Music students should experience time abroad, so that they are able to feel how limitless music is. It was so amazing to perform for audiences that could speak little…

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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fill Out the FAFSA 

Ugh, FAFSA. Acronyms. It wouldn’t surprise us if even the FAFSA people didn’t know what it stands for. (Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Thanks, Google.) Do you seriously have to fill out this thing? Here are three reasons not to: 1. Setting fire to money keeps you warm at night.  You can’t beat a good, hot money fire. And…