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Author: Jenn GIsh

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Discount for Employees of Albany Medical Center, St. Peter’s Health Partners Offered for MSSW Program

The College of Saint Rose has announced two agreements that offer employees of Albany Medical Center and St. Peter’s Health Partners a 20% discount on tuition for the Master of Science in Social Work program. The discount is available to those who meet the admissions criteria for the program, and it will be available beginning in Spring 2020. According to…

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Meet Frances Vorsky, Our New Director of Alumni Engagement

We’re offering a warm welcome to Frances Vorsky, who has joined Saint Rose as the new director of alumni engagement. Vorsky comes to Saint Rose from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, where she served five years in the Office of Alumni Relations as associate and acting director, and most recently, as director of alumni and advancement events. Vorsky looks forward…

How to Choose an Art and Design Program: 7 Things to Ask

Choosing a college for art and design can be an overwhelming process, but there are certain questions every art major should ask before they enroll in a graphic design or studio art program. Is the institution accredited by the National Association of Schools in Art and Design, the only accrediting body for art departments? Accreditation allows college programs to continue…

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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…

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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…