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How Students Can Protect Themselves from Flu and Other Illness

Cold and flu season is here. Good hand washing is key to getting ahead of ailments. The campus community is encouraged to use the hand sanitizer available across campus. Here is some additional information from Saint Rose Health Services: What is the biggest health concern this winter? The main concern during the winter is always the flu. Although there has…

Cybersecurity 101

Cybersecurity 101, Part 2: How to Protect Yourself Without Becoming a Paranoid Shut-in

Continuing our eye-opening chat with Saint Rose cybersecurity experts, we discuss the risks we face every day; how to defend ourselves against hacking and data theft; a commonsense approach to risk assessment; and how to balance our needs for privacy, convenience, and security. The cybersecurity experts Zumrut Akcam, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science Kimberly Cornell, Ph.D., assistant professor of…

How to Make Some Side Cash During the Fall Semester (and Beyond)

As a college kid, you’re already busy with school and maybe even work study, too. You may find yourself wishing you had a little extra cash for pizza and coffees, so we rounded up a few of those money-making apps out there that can help line your pockets with some spare change. Look, we’re not saying you’re going to get…

Civility

Bringing Civility Back to the Workplace

by Sally Hart, SHRM-SCP, SPHR I recently spent some time boating on Lake George, an activity that includes sunny skies, cooling dips in the lake, and the enjoyment of summertime adventures in upstate New York. My time was unfortunately marred by rude behavior from others, such as other boaters pushing ahead in line, or creating their own boating lanes and…

The Challenges of Leading Responsibly in Business

  Business leaders are, more than ever, expected to make complex and time-critical decisions, often affecting the lives of many. For instance, a clothing manufacturer finds its Asian textile mills are polluting local streams and forcing underage seamstresses to work 14-hour days. “It’s easy to preach about doing the right thing, but it is a whole new ball game when those…