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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…

an assortment of hand sanitizers sitting on a desk

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…