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Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Jane Gottlieb

Good to Know is a series of posts about Saint Rose, academic and otherwise. Writer Jane Gottlieb works in the Office of Public Relations and Strategic Communications.
Allie Crystal '11

Catching Up with Allie Crystal ’11, Writer of a Holiday Song that Took Off with Starbucks and Kohl’s

At age 26, just four years after graduating from the music industry program at Saint Rose, Allie Crystal had her cheery tune “Coming Home to You” selected as the holiday song for Kohl’s department store commercials. The ad showcased Kohl’s merchandise and smiling models. The following year, Starbucks chose the same song for its holiday ads. Coffee drinkers used the anthem…

Professor Young Kim in front of the hall of fame

Saint Rose Coordinator of Piano Named to Steinway Hall of Fame

Saint Rose professors teach without relying on teaching assistants. They lead small classes and make themselves available to support their students individually. Many of our faculty members across the disciplines earn external honors for their work. A look at one professor’s recent recognition: Young Kim, Professor of Piano; Coordinator of the Piano Program; Steinway Artist D.M.A., piano performance, University of…

Go To Class, Then Hit a Movie

Starting next month, Saint Rose students and employees can get to a first-run movie in little more than the time it takes to power up Netflix. After three years of being dark, the Madison Theatre’s deco marquee a block from campus will light up once again to announce the movies on its four screens. Saint Rose is expected to be…

Faculty Feature: Saint Rose Professors, Students to Present at National Communication Association Conference

Professors in the Saint Rose Department of Communications not only teach public relations, journalism, broadcast news, critical media studies and film/new media, but also pursue their own research. Their work is driven by ever-advancing tools of technology and age-old concerns about the public’s right to know. Every year, communications faculty and students share their research at one of the field’s…

Mona Lisa painting

Featured Faculty: Theresa Flanigan, Professor of Art History

Professor’s New Take on the Most Famous Smile in Art Saint Rose professors teach without relying on teaching assistants. They lead small classes and make themselves available to support their students individually. But many of our professors across the disciplines also actively pursue their own research. Their students benefit by attending professional conferences with their professor-mentors, or learning verifiable research…