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Author: Caroline Murray

Understanding racism through storytelling and art: Music education students create lesson plans for today’s world

At the intersection of art and music, race and representation, and storytelling and listening was Dr. Jennifer Campbell’s elementary music methods class on Thursday, engaging with the latest exhibition at the Esther Massry Gallery. Music education students gathered around the gallery as Campbell, an assistant professor of music education-elementary, gave detailed instructions to her students: listen to Dr. Robert R.…

Abby Burkhard and Natalie Joseph

Making connections: Start-up company hires multiple Saint Rose business students

When Abby Burkhard ‘20, Business Administration B.S./MBA, received the Ruggiero Honors Internship Scholarship in the spring semester of 2020, she knew her options were limited. Completing an internship is required for almost every business program at Saint Rose, and the scholarship supports students financially with their summer internship aspirations. With a raging pandemic forcing companies and organizations to close their…

How to prepare for college when you are a sophomore in high school

You’re a sophomore in high school, and soon you will hear from teachers, school counselors, parents, or friends about the prospect of going away to college. If you’re considering joining the millions of students who invest in higher education each year, then starting your search now will give you a leg up in the future. Think about it this way: Is…

Computer with notepad

How to be a successful online learner from one college student to another

By now, we can say that both in-person and online learning during a pandemic is a challenge, but it does not mean that this challenge can’t be overcome. In the fall of 2019, I started my in-person college journey at The College of Saint Rose, a place far away from my hometown (Boston, Massachusetts). A year later, I can say…

Joan Horgan, Saint Rose director of spiritual life

Reach out from wherever you are: Reimagining a 25-year Saint Rose tradition

For the first time in 25 years, there is no Reach Out Saint Rose. I have had the unbelievable gift of being part of all 25 of the past Reach Out Saint Rose events, and I am finding it more difficult than I expected to not have this wonderful campus event as part of our plans this fall. Originally slated…

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