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Educational Leadership Graduate Examines Challenges and Opportunities for Principals in Saudi Arabia

  As women in Saudi Arabia gain rights, women are helping transform the national educational system. Moneerah Alarefe is one of them. An Arabic-language teacher, she, her husband, and their four children came to the U.S. in 2016 to develop the skills to help improve life at home. Here, Alarefe discusses her decision to enroll in the Saint Rose educational…

Marlee Clarke

Graduate Students Share Remote-Study Experiences

When COVID-19 began to change the way we study and work, Saint Rose graduate students transitioned to operating remotely without missing a beat. They’ve adapted to new routines for studying and keeping vital connections with family, friends, faculty, and classmates. A few of our graduate students gave us an inside look at how they are currently succeeding in school while…

Going to School While Working: Our Grad Students’ Tips

If you’re like many graduate students, you’re working a full- or part-time job in addition to attending college. How do you go to class, study, and complete projects while working (and possibly caring for a family or serving in the military, on top of grocery shopping, laundry, and the myriad other responsibilities of daily life)? We asked a few of…

International Students at Saint Rose: Meet Akporode Esha G’19 of Nigeria

We sat down with a few of our international graduate students, who joined us from a variety of countries around the world. They shared their thoughts on Albany and the area, what they like about being here and what they miss about home, and their best advice to their peers for settling into their new home at Saint Rose. Akporode…

Sarah Uzzi G'21

Choosing the Right Graduate School: My Story, Part 2

Making the decision to go to graduate school is exciting. It can also be overwhelming and nerve-racking. Saint Rose graduate student Sarah Uzzi G’21 shares tips and insights from her personal experience. If you missed it, catch up with Part 1 of Sarah’s journey. As I discovered during my journey to graduate school, the application process involves a large commitment…