Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Maria Hartz

What up, Saint Rose?! My name is Maria, and I’m a junior Spanish adolescent education major from Scotia, NY. I am a Resident Assistant, the Vice President of our Student Events Board, and most recently, an Online Ambassador! I am living the dream as a Saint Rose student each and every day, so check out my blog for my look into the Saint Rose community!

An Open Letter to my Graduating Friends

To the members of the class of 2016 that I hold near and dear to my heart, this blog is dedicated to you. In less than two weeks you will be graduating from The College of Saint Rose and going on to amazing things. For some of you, that means graduate school, for others it means employment, and for a…

Embracing the Madness

If you’re a Saint Rose student, you’re probably somewhat familiar with our annual event Dodgeball Madness. I will never forget that my first free Saint Rose t-shirt was one that I received at my freshman orientation: a green Dodgeball Madness shirt, that said “Embrace the Madness”. Let me tell you, when I went home from Orientation, that was my new…

#StroseNOLA – Our Alternative Spring Break Experience

Hello Saint Rose! This blog is going to be a little different, so bear with me. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to return to New Orleans, LA for an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip with a group of amazing Saint Rose students and staff leaders. While in New Orleans, our group was working with a non-profit organization called Lowernine.org,…

Wait…We Have to Go Home? – Making the Most of College Spring Break

Congratulations, Saint Rose students! We’ve [almost] made it to Spring Break. For some, this is a sigh of relief knowing that we have reached the point in the semester to earn a week of no classes, no commitments, and hopefully nothing but sleep and Netflix. For others, like myself my first year, spring break is a time where you’re forced…

APCA, Baby! – Making Leadership Development Fun!

If you know me, you know that I have dedicated the past four semesters of my college career to the Student Events Board. Now, halfway through my term as Vice President, I am so proud to say that I have had multiple opportunities to grow into the leader that I am. One of these opportunities took place this past weekend,…