Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

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#StroseNOLA – Our Alternative Spring Break Experience

Hello Saint Rose! This blog is going to be a little different, so bear with me. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to return to New Orleans, LA for an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip with a group of amazing Saint Rose students and staff leaders. While in New Orleans, our group was working with a non-profit organization called Lowernine.org,…

Thank You for all you do, Saint Rose

It’s no secret that the buzz of campus has been the recent announcement of programs and faculty getting cut from our community. As someone in one of the programs being affected, this is news that certainly hits home on a personal level. However, I have shed enough tears about this issue, and it is time to bring some light back…

Good to know: PB&Jams: sticky fingers, sweet rewards

  The fifth edition of PB& Jams had more of everything: More volunteer help, more community support and, most important, more sandwiches to serve to people in need in the Capital Region. “We made 3,594 sandwiches.” said Ellen Praught, a Saint Rose sophomore who co- chaired the annual student-centric marathon held earlier this month. “There are 3,000 homeless people in…

“Living the Dream” – The Saint Rose Way

I can’t tell you the number of times I interact with someone, ask them how their day is going, and their response is “Living the dream.” I say it daily, you probably say it, and you’ve probably heard someone else say it. I never really thought about what this phrase meant until my boss Matt Vincent asked me one day…

Saint Rose Reached Out – So What Now?

If you were one of the nearly 900 volunteers that participated in the 20th Reach Out Saint Rose on September 12th, congratulations! You just made an impact on the Capital Region, represented the Saint Rose community, and made the Office of Spiritual Life staff very happy people! This year’s Reach Out Saint Rose was a record-breaking year, and an amazing…