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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…

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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…

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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…

A Veteran’s Guide to Surviving School

by Nicholas Lanier I can still remember my first day at school, as if it were yesterday. There I was, a recently retired Army veteran at the ripe old age of 40, with a wife and four kids at home, going to back to college to complete my undergraduate degree. Suddenly, it hit me: Nothing I was experiencing made any…

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7 Reasons to Fall in Love with Albany this Fall

Albany is affectionately nicked-named “Smallbany” for a reason. It’s a small city with a big heart. And Saint Rose is located right smack-dab in the middle of it all. Whether you are the outdoorsy type or a city-slicker, you’ll find something to love about New York State’s capital. 7 reasons to fall in love with Albany this fall: Walkability Once…