Skip to Main Content
Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Category: International

Still Studying Abroad: International Weigh in on Staying Here

  It’s safe to say that every Saint Rose student felt the jolt of having their semester upended by COVID-19. But those from other countries – approximately 125 students – faced an added challenge: whether to stay in the U.S. (and where) or return home. “They had to figure out how would they stay in touch with their classes, how…

International Students at Saint Rose: Meet Akporode Esha G’19 of Nigeria

We sat down with a few of our international graduate students, who joined us from a variety of countries around the world. They shared their thoughts on Albany and the area, what they like about being here and what they miss about home, and their best advice to their peers for settling into their new home at Saint Rose. Akporode…

Getting a Visa for College: My Long Journey to Graduate School

By Ridina Shakya G’19 Growing up in Kathmandu, Nepal, Ridina Shakya G’19 was interested in analyzing business activities. She traveled halfway around the world in 2017, ready to start her MBA in the United States. She was successfully admitted into the Huether School of Business with scholarships, but found that she faced an arduous journey of another type: waiting for…

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…

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…