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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.”…

Tweaking the Syllabus and Other Lessons from a Pandemic

  When the pandemic forced Saint Rose to move to remote operations in March, Saint Rose professors didn’t just teach the same material digitally. They incorporated the many lessons from the pandemic into their classes – and will continue to do so in the fall. If there was an upside to the experience of living through COVID-19, it was the…

Patrick Jokiel

Saint Rose Faculty Showcase Creativity During Remote Learning

When we realized that all of our students would have to move immediately to remote learning, we asked a few Saint Rose faculty to share some coursework they created to teach students who are no longer in the classroom. From a peaceful walk in the woods, to a step-by-step chemistry lab experiment, to impressive drum licks, the content they created…

Tenure, Retirements, and Other Faculty Milestones

The annual Saint Rose Faculty Awards and Reception was not held in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the College has announced the milestones. Provost Steve Ralston said his office hopes to hold an on-site celebration when it is possible to gather. Reaching milestones this year: 25-Year Awards Lucy Bowditch, professor of Art History Barbara Ungar, professor of English…

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