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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.

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…

“I Teach in Hope”: New English faculty writings address race

The Saint Rose English Department, like others at Saint Rose, has voiced solidarity with Black students and pledged to recognize the history of racial bias in literature, whether or not a given course specifically addresses race. Professors have vowed to offer more courses on more diverse literature and follow teaching practices that serve all students. And they outlined steps to…

Sister Sean Peters, CSJ, asked Murphy what he could do for the dear nieghbor

Saint Rose Counseling Professor Continues Sister’s Legacy

  As he prepared to leave his teaching post in Atlanta to join the Saint Rose faculty in 2018, Dr. Thomas Murphy received an email from Sister Sean Peters, from the College’s office of spiritual life. She requested a meeting. So, soon after arriving on campus, Murphy and several other new professors, gathered with Sister Sean in the cozy library…