Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Caroline Murray

5 Reasons to Visit Saint Rose for a Day

  You were recently accepted into The College of Saint Rose and now you’re dying to know what our “college life” is all about. You’ve read our blog posts (right?), watched our videos (right?), and listened to our counselors go on and on about how great our college is (right?). But, if you really want to know what all the…

Meet Ruby, the Counseling Center’s Furriest Employee

If you’re having a “ruff” day and want to de-stress, Ruby is your girl. Stop by the Counseling Center on Mondays from 3 to 5 p.m. to visit (cuddle) with this certified therapy dog. Her mom and volunteer, Phyllis Conley, said Ruby’s favorite activities include hanging out with people, giving handshakes, and dancing. There’s a lot to love about Ruby,…

Saint Joseph's Hall

Where to Find Student Support Services in College

  Sometimes College-life sneaks up on you. One minute, you’re going to class, making new friends, joining the club baseball team, catching up on laundry, and then the next minute, you’re falling behind on coursework or feeling lonely. It happens. At Saint Rose, there’s a team of people here whose job it is to get you back on track and…

Black student union members hanging out in classroom

Club Focus: Q&A with the President of the Black Student Union

The Black Student Union (BSU) is an independent club at Saint Rose that promotes unity and social consciousness among the student body. They hold events and activities throughout the year to progress their mission and encourage an open dialogue with students of all backgrounds and beliefs. Black Student Union President Tyler Sumter ’20, a forensic psychology major with a concentration…

two students talking to each other on the campus green

How to Make Friends in College

We can name several Hollywood blockbusters that make it look easy to make friends in college (“Animal House,” “Pitch Perfect,” “Old School,” “Legally Blonde,” etc.). In reality, though, making lifelong college friends looks and feels a lot different than it does on the big screen. Although, we’re confident you’ll leave The College of Saint Rose with friendships that will last…