Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

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Good to know: Starting college, one adventure at a time

Their first full day as college students had everything going for it: wind flowing through endless pine trees and the sparkling blue water of Otsego Lake dotted with sailboats and seagulls. It was in this setting that 32 brand new Saint Rose students divided into teams were assigned homework: build a raft from four plastic barrels, four planks and assorted…

How to pack for college: Things you didn’t know you needed

Packing for college the first time can be stressful. What do you need? What should you leave at home? How will it all fit? Where’s the best place to get everything? There are somewhere around 100,000,000,000 different versions of lists with titles such as “50 things all students need to pack” or “the BEST college checklist.” These lists are all over…

Project 70 – My Metrohm USA Internship Pt. 3

My uncle, Kwame Ababio, proved to be my most significant critic. There were days in which I wondered why he invested all his time and energy in me. His selflessness made me realize the art of giving is a testament to pure happiness. My deliberate acts induced pleasure in the face of others’ success. I am fortunate to find this…

Good to know: The night David Sweat came to Albany

Richard Matt was already dead. Now the hunt for Matt’s accomplice, David Sweat, continued to rivet the nation three weeks after the two murderers escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York’s North Country. Back in Schenectady that Sunday afternoon in late June 2015, Joseph Bianchino ’11 G’14, a producer at CBS affiliate WRGB CBS 6, was planning the day’s…

Project 70 – My Metrohm USA Internship Pt. 2

At the end of every month, I help out in the warehouse at Metrohm USA to organize and ship out the excess amounts of customer shipping orders. Though I have been in familiar situations, this one has been the most taxing, physically and mentally, by far. I spent much of the time walking back and forth through the warehouse while…