Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Jane Gottlieb

Good to Know is a series of posts about Saint Rose, academic and otherwise. Writer Jane Gottlieb works in the Office of Public Relations and Strategic Communications.

Professor Drey Martone and Saint Rose President Carolyn J. Stefanco

Dr. Drey Martone: A Professor Who Is Always Learning

  Last spring, Saint Rose graduate student Drey Martone spent six weeks student teaching full time at the Albany School of Humanities. Her supervisor, Associate Professor of Special Education Susan DeLuke, made regular observations. The progression was pretty typical: “The first lesson she saw did not go great. I’d just met the students,” recalls Martone, of an ELA unit in…

Students in faculty studying abroad holding Saint Rose banner

Students on Faculty-Led Trip to Spain, Morocco, and Portugal Share their Insights in Two Languages

Dr. Silvia Mejía, chair of Department of World Languages and Cultures,  just wound down a two-week trip with students to Spain, Morocco, and Portugal retracing the steps of the protagonist in the book “El tiempo entre costuras.” Set around the time of the Spanish Civil War, the novel was adapted into a television series called “The Time in Between.” As…

Saint Rose Education Faculty Offer Next Steps for New Teachers

One said she was two months behind grading papers. Another said he found it difficult to restore order from the chaos. A third was overwhelmed by the constant emails from parents. “So overall, how’s my first year of teaching going?” one new educator asked rhetorically. “I’m alive.” Each month during the school year, new teachers get some pointers – and…

Michael Levi at commencement conducting his final performance

One Last Chat With Retiring Professor Michael Levi

  Saturday’s commencement, the 96th annual for Saint Rose, was the 21st and final for Professor Michael Levi, conductor of the Saint Rose Chamber Choir, who is retiring. Levi has guided hundreds of singers to become educators, performers, promoters, publishers, and producers of music. Colleagues praised his support of his students, and his musicianship. They said that he established a…

Study Before the Kids Wake up and Other Tips from Saint Rose Graduate Students

Classes have ended for the year — for Saint Rose undergraduate students, that is. For many grad students, school continues through the summer — along with family commitments and work. How do they fit it all in? We asked some of our grad students for their best practices for studying, including do’s and don’t’s learned through experience. As one of…