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From Akcam to Ziamandanis: What Your Professors Want You to Know

“We are Partners in this Journey! Saint Rose students: If there’s *one piece of advice your professors want you to heed in order to be successful it’s this: Zumrut Akcam, Assistant Professor of Computer Science: Note-taking is an important part of every lecture. It helps students to highlight the important parts of the course and increases their attention to the…

Rone Shavers, saint rose professor, at Afrofuturism exhibit he co-curated

Saint Rose Professor Co-Curates Afrofuturism Exhibit

  Many of the works in “In Place of Now,” an exhibit at Albany’s Opalka Gallery devoted to Afrofuturism, appear to shift their form or function. Five ironing boards evoke slave ships, or maybe, tombstones. Digitally-manipulated portraits of prominent African Americans spin rapidly into mandalas or machinery. Examined closely, a woman’s braids are interwoven with traditional African symbols. Viewed from…

Suna Gunther with musicians in Saudi Arabia

Featured Faculty: Suna Gunther, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Voice

  Saint Rose professors teach small classes without relying on teaching assistants. They make themselves available to support their students individually. But faculty members across campus also work in their disciplines. Their students benefit by moving beyond the theory to get a first-hand account of what happens in their field on a given day. Students also get pointers on their…

Al Chapleau, professor at Saint Rose

Featured Faculty: Al Chapleau, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Saint Rose professors teach without relying on teaching assistants. They lead small classes and make themselves available to support students individually. But faculty members across the College also work in their disciplines. Their students benefit by getting a first-hand account of what happens in their field on a given day. Practicing professors also assist students with their own fieldwork. Another…

Saint Rose Professor Silvia Mejia

Featured Faculty: Eurie Dahn and Silvia Mejía Present at World Humanities Forum

Eurie Dahn, associate professor of English Silvia Mejía, associate professor of Spanish, chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures Eurie Dahn and Silvia Mejía each study portrayals of outsiders, Dahn as an English professor, and Mejía, as a professor of Spanish. Recently, they each presented a paper at the 5th World Humanities Forum, a conference in Busan, South Korea, that…