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Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Caroline Murray

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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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Advice for Sending your Student to College: Resist the Urge to Help

  Fellow parents and families, I wanted to share with you a few heartfelt thoughts of encouragement as your students begin their journeys at Saint Rose. My wife and I are Saint Rose parents. Two years ago, at this time of year, we saw our firstborn son Marcos begin his own Saint Rose journey. As we watched him walk through…

A First-Year Student’s Guide to Success This Fall

  At Saint Rose, we understand that your first year at college is a huge transition. For some students, it is their first time living independently and managing an academic schedule on their own. That’s why the College has a trusted system to help students adjust to their first couple semesters of college (and beyond). The Circle of Success is…

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Saint Rose Communications Grad Presents Undergraduate Research at International Conference

A recent Saint Rose graduate had the opportunity to present his undergraduate research at the 70th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, an international forum for communications scholars, which took place May 20 through May 27.  Of those who submitted entries, only 44% were accepted into the conference. Kyle Humphreys ‘20, a communications major with a concentration in critical media…