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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…

“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…

Guest post: “Droplets of Service”

Kari Hendrickson ’18 was kind enough to share a guest post about her recent service trip to New Orleans. Kari is a mathematics ASPIRE major (she will earn both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years) from Saugerties, N.Y. In her own words: “Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve”, said by Martin Luther King Jr. is a quote I…

Students spend spring break dedicated to service learning

Spring break is often thought of as a time to vacation and relax. For those students who believe in the importance of volunteer service, spring break is a time to give back. Each year, the Saint Rose Community Service Office offers Alternative Spring Breaks, service learning trips across the country. This year, 33 students traveled to three locations: San Francisco,…

Guest post: “My adventures as a transfer student to alum at Saint Rose”

I met Rachel May ’13 through New Orleans alternative spring break trips. Since graduation she has been with Americorps in NOLA. Rachel was a transfer student who was so active on campus it was like she was always here. I asked her to share a guest post about her transfer experience– The College of Saint Rose hooked me in at…