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You’ve Made Your Deposit. Now What? 

***Warning! This post is for the smarties who already made their deposit.*** Hi there, you Golden Knight, you. Welcome! We’re so excited to have you here, officially, at Saint Rose. The big stuff is over: you found a school, you applied, you got in, you decided to go, and you made your deposit! So now what? We know your summer…

Students unpacking a car at Saint Rose on move-in day in Fall 2017.

Five Ways to Feel More Prepared for College

Feeling prepared for college isn’t just about having the right size sheets for your dorm-room bed. Emotional and mental readiness is what will really help you sleep at night. The College of Saint Rose recently partnered with the JED Campus Program to support student well-being and mental health. With the help of JED’s Set To Go program, we came up…

Good to know: Hubbard Interfaith Sanctuary Turns 20

Twenty years of kindess On his second day at Saint Rose, Sean Butler was lonely. It was a Sunday, and quiet. He walked around campus and, eventually, he heard singing coming from a small brick building along Madison Avenue. “A Mass choir was rehearsing. I poked my head in and they invited me to sing,” said Butler, a freshman studying…

Good to know: Saint Rose improv troupe unpacks crate of surprises

A man goes to his doctor and is dismayed to learn he has a bad case of Bert and Ernie. “Oh no,” he replies. “My Grandpa had that!” “Remember,” his doctor notes, “I am beautiful in every single way.” The exchange continues and makes about as much sense as an earlier one, in which Britney Spears, a janitor and a…

Good to Know: The Massry Center: The College’s most public classroom

Before acclaimed jazz saxophonist Steve Wilson brought his trio to the Massry Center for the Arts, Tom Bystryk collaborated on a press release, took part in a radio interview and picked up the musician at the train station. “We had a very nice conversation,” said Bystryk, who carefully selected the music, a Mike Stern CD, for the car ride. “We…