Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Category: International

Daria Lee '19 with children.

Saint Rose Service Trip to Guatemala Serves Many Purposes

As the 2018 spring semester came to a close and students were busy making summer plans to visit beach towns and cookouts, one group of students at The College of Saint Rose was busy preparing for a service trip to Guatemala. Some of the students never before visited Central America, while others were returning to a place they grew to…

Good to know: Saint Rose brought her to Romania, a Fulbright is bringing her back

“I just want to know what’s out there,” Priscilla Ly, December ’15   As a Saint Rose student, Priscilla Ly helped organize a conference on human rights and a student semi-formal dance. She headed the Student Events Board and the Philosophy Club, co-chaired “Social Justice Week,” moderated the Student Ethics Forum and worked with the Office of Spiritual Life. She…

Good to know: Welcoming them home

HELPING REFUGEES EASE THE TRANSITION At home in Bhutan, a small country bordering India and China, Chhabilall Timsina Sharma was a doctor overseeing a network of public health facilities. But in the 1990s, his family and thousands more ethnic minorities fled to Nepal to escape intimidation and torture by the government. Sharma spent the next eight years treating individuals who,…

Winter is coming!

So if you’re anything like anyone from the Northeast, chances are you’ve experienced a snowy Upstate New York winter. If you’re not from an area where it snows, this post is for you! Now, believe me when I say that winters here get real. So here is a list of the top five things I am doing to save myself from freezing…

Good to know: Next stop: Help the Ebola orphans

      A College That Hasn’t Forgotten. When Ebola ravaged West Africa last year, assistance poured in from across the United States. Corporations, elementary schools and even the military pitched in to get money, food and medical care to those afflicted. The College of Saint Rose stood out. After the College community collected funds, a professor took the money…