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Good to know: Getting off campus, getting out the vote

      On a recent Tuesday morning on Albany’s Washington Avenue, Saint Rose sophomore Marys Christie watched the foot traffic and had an insight about American democracy. “I was looking at how many people get on and off the bus,” said Christie, who is majoring in political science with a minor in economics. “That means they don’t all have…

Good to know: extending the definition of “home” to a community in need

“The first home was beautiful and it was awesome and I found out it was all built by volunteers and it was inspirational,” said Addison Todd, a Saint Rose junior, recalling the first time she witnessed the work of Habitat for Humanity. “I remember walking up the steps to the program where we were going to stand in front of…

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,…