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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.

A first-year teacher not boxed in by convention

      On picture day in Alaina Foust’s pre-K class at Joseph Henry Elementary School in Saratoga County, the students were called up one at a time to pose in a big cardboard box. “The rest waited at their desks. We asked them to play with crayons, but they watched. They were way too excited,” said Foust ’19, G’20.…

Student research a pandemic could not disrupt

  For more than a century, large companies dumped chemical waste into Onondaga Lake, and today, Gabrielle Canzano worries about the impact. A Syracuse resident and Saint Rose forensic science major, she grew up visiting the nearby lake with friends and family. Sheba Mendoza, a Saint Rose biology major, loves the aquatic life she grew up with in Trinidad and…

A silver lining: Camerata CD assures enduring performances

    When the Saint Rose Camerata, the faculty-led music ensemble, canceled its season finale in March due to COVID-19, the group found another way to showcase its work. Using funds set aside for the concert, the Camerata produced a CD, which Professor Yvonne Hansbrough, the Camerata founder and director, said “allows us to document, promote, and preserve our performances.”…

Tents, Extended Dining Hours, and Key Cards Needed: What to Expect When You Return to Campus

Few of us think about global pandemics until we absolutely have to. Gary Goss is not among them. As the College’s associate vice president of facilities operations, projects and services, he lives in a world of “what ifs.” Snow emergencies, fires, power outages, all are on his mind; even worldwide health emergencies. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the College…

Saint Rose Communications Grad Jackson Murphy ’20 on Lights, Cameras, and College

  By the time he arrived at Saint Rose as a first-year student, Jackson Murphy had won a New York Emmy for his film commentary, appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” twice, and considered Roger Ebert and Regis Philbin his idols. The Rensselaer County native got his start at age seven, providing reviews for Radio Disney. He kept…

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