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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,…

John Avitabile, Saint Rose associate professor of computer science

Online Learning: Faculty Tips for Success

  Taking an online course may not be something you ever planned to do. However, online learning is becoming ever more present – and, with the recent outbreak of COVID-19, more and more schools across the country are putting their classes online. The College of Saint Rose is one of many schools taking this precaution to minimize risks to our…

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…

Plastic bag caught on a fence

What to Expect Now That Plastic Bags are Banned

You may have heard about state-wide plastic bag bans. This law is already in effect in California, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, and, as of March 1, 2020, New York. That means when you check out at most stores, the cashier will no longer provide you with a plastic bag for your items, but instead a paper bag. In some counties, this…

Kayla Hughes

MBA, SDBL, and Fulltime Work: Kayla Hughes G’20, G’21

Kayla Hughes G’20, G’21 is currently earning her School District Business Leader (SDBL) certificate, which she began immediately after finishing her MBA at Saint Rose. The SDBL program, offered entirely online, prepares candidates to assume leadership roles within a school district. Hughes, who has been working full time while completing two graduate programs back to back, shared her career aspirations,…