Category: Tales from the Archives

Tales from the Archives: What does an archivist do?

What does an archivist do? This is the question that plagues every archives intern. I could tell you that an archivist –  Preserves history and cultural heritage –  Digitizes materials for accessibility –  Assists with research I could stress –  how an archivist selects what is significant and worth saving –  how an archivist describes the content and conditions of materials –  how an archivist preserves…

Tales from the Archives: Why Officer Muldoon Was Thankful

Last week many Saint Rose students participated in activities to celebrate National Philanthropy Day. Students wrote thank you notes to generous alumni for supporting the College and participated in friendly trivia competitions about their beloved Saint Rose. Weeks before Thanksgiving students remembered the meaning behind the holiday season and shared feelings of gratitude and warmth. Back in 1931, Saint Rose…

Tales from the Archives: Alma Mater

An Alma Mater is a college or university from which a student graduated. The phrase comes from the Latin words meaning “nourishing mother.” However, Alma Mater can also mean the school anthem or song. Over the years Saint Rose has had several songs associated with the college; songs like Mystical Rose, The Gold and White and Memories of Saint Rose.…