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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.
Joan Horgan, Saint Rose director of spiritual life

Office of Spiritual Life Retains Connection to Students through Technology and Conversations

The Interfaith Sanctuary is a singular space on the Saint Rose campus that offers the opportunity to engage in community service, worship, ask big questions about society, share music, or simply find some quiet. As they take part in the events, clubs, yoga classes, meals, and social justice projects, students are encouraged to consider their emotional well-being. Among its functions,…

Saint Rose Chronicle Student Newspaper Wins Statewide Honors

  The New York Press Association awarded The Chronicle, the College’s student-led weekly newspaper, second place in the 2019 Best College Newspaper competition, for a story about campus health services. In addition, the newspaper earned third place for a columnist’s reflection on her cancer treatment. The Chronicle’s November article, “Ailing Health Center Concerns Students,” took second place in the news…

Saint Rose Employees to Students: ‘I’m available if you need to talk.’

  Saint Rose staff and administrators continue devoting themselves to our students – only now from their kitchens and living rooms. They are offering services and support via email, phone, Zoom, and other real-time platforms. For details on how to contact various offices, check out the office’s page on www.strose.edu. Along with official business, our employees have delivered board games,…

Expert Advice for Teens, College Students About Managing Mental Health Through COVID-19

In a matter of days, young people have been thrust into an entirely new reality. High school and college students abruptly find themselves at home, with parents who are working remotely, or who have been laid off. No one knows what’s next. To help Saint Rose students and families define the scope of the crisis and identify strategies to manage,…

Bright Lights, Big Honor

Saint Rose has replaced incandescent, high-pressure sodium, mercury vapor, and fluorescent tubes with LED lighting – more than 2,000 lights in parking lots, classrooms, residence halls, gathering spaces, and athletics facilities. Providing the same – or more – light, the new technology has reduced energy usage 222,607 kilowatt hours in a year. That’s equivalent to planting 206 acres of forest…