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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.
Saint Rose student Sarah Sharkey staffs the Golden Knight Shop

College opens Golden Knight Shop to encourage community to use resources

  Recently, the College opened the Golden Knight Shop, which offers no- or low-cost food and clothing to the Saint Rose community. The pop-up shop will be open in the Events and Athletics Center on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations of nonperishable food and gently-used adult clothing are welcome.…

Jessica Staiger G'23

Saint Rose school counseling student embraces field’s emerging role, wins scholarship

Jessica Staiger waited five years after earning her undergraduate degree to pursue her goal of becoming a school counselor. Academics didn’t come easily to her, she said. And once out of college returning to school while also balancing work felt daunting. With encouragement from her husband, though, she went for it. As she applied to graduate programs, the pandemic hit.…

International educators connect with Saint Rose professor for career development

When students from other countries come to Saint Rose, it isn’t only to study American approaches in their field but also to share common goals and challenges. This was the case with Kashmira Jaiswal, a school administrator in western India, who spent Spring 2015 at the College to learn new ways to engage students. “What Kashmira focuses on in her…

Pine Hills Review’s unique take on COVID-19 pandemic

  Karila Warner, who grew up in New York City, has seen plenty of adversity. But it wasn’t until the pandemic that they really looked around and started noticing the struggles of others.   “I used the pause to realize a lot of my problems are trivial and maybe there’s a way to fix the situation,” noted the Saint Rose…

Saint Rose communications professor writes about Gen Z

  Each generation, it seems, looks down on those that follow. Professor of Communications Karen McGrath believes the distinctive traits of every wave of young people presents opportunities – even if they take some adjustment. “Even Elvis wasn’t welcome right away – he wiggled his hips,” she notes.  “But things change. And as a professor, I need to ask, ‘How…