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Saint Rose Counseling Center Offers Tips for Managing Anxiety Related to COVID-19 Changes

  The decision by The College of Saint Rose to move classes online from March 16 to March 27 as a precautionary measure in light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic may have caused students some anxiety as they’ve had to make arrangements, say goodbye (at least for now) to friends, and consider taking courses in a way they hadn’t…

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Sustainability Hacks for Students

If you’re like many of us, you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but aren’t sure where to start. Nearly every day there’s a news story about the devastating effects of climate change, ocean pollution, or land degradation -— it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. The good news: We can all make a difference. Each of us may not be able…

From Akcam to Ziamandanis: What Your Professors Want You to Know

“We are Partners in this Journey! Saint Rose students: If there’s *one piece of advice your professors want you to heed in order to be successful it’s this: Zumrut Akcam, Assistant Professor of Computer Science: Note-taking is an important part of every lecture. It helps students to highlight the important parts of the course and increases their attention to the…

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How Students Can Protect Themselves from Flu and Other Illness

Cold and flu season is here. Good hand washing is key to getting ahead of ailments. The campus community is encouraged to use the hand sanitizer available across campus. Here is some additional information from Saint Rose Health Services: What is the biggest health concern this winter? The main concern during the winter is always the flu. Although there has…

Cybersecurity 101

Cybersecurity 101, Part 2: How to Protect Yourself Without Becoming a Paranoid Shut-in

Continuing our eye-opening chat with Saint Rose cybersecurity experts, we discuss the risks we face every day; how to defend ourselves against hacking and data theft; a commonsense approach to risk assessment; and how to balance our needs for privacy, convenience, and security. The cybersecurity experts Zumrut Akcam, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science Kimberly Cornell, Ph.D., assistant professor of…