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Jessica Staiger G'23

Saint Rose school counseling student embraces field’s emerging role, wins scholarship

Jessica Staiger waited five years after earning her undergraduate degree to pursue her goal of becoming a school counselor. Academics didn’t come easily to her, she said. And once out of college returning to school while also balancing work felt daunting. With encouragement from her husband, though, she went for it. As she applied to graduate programs, the pandemic hit.…

Joelianice Feliciano '22

Meet Joelianice Feliciano ’22: Having internship experiences to get ready for the big game

Joelianice Feliciano, a sports management major from Poughkeepsie, New York, who will graduate in May 2022, has already gained a wealth of knowledge from two internships. She’s also serving our country in the Army National Guard. We talked to her about why she chose Saint Rose, how her internship experience has enhanced her education in sports management, and where she…

Mark Edem in front of the NYS Capitol

Saint Rose political science students honored for research papers as part of legislative internship

Each year, the New York State Assembly Legislative Internship Program names Paper of the Year award recipient for those interns who have authored exemplary research papers. Of 90 interns, only 11 are nominated. Saint Rose was proud to have two students recognized. Mark Edem, a political science major who will graduate in May 2022, was one of the three award…

Karsen Hallas

Meet Karsen Hallas ’21, G’22: Finding the right fit in the Huether School of Business

Initially, Karsen Hallas ’21, G’22, a human resource management major with a business administration focus and finance minor, started college at a large university. But after the first semester, she knew the right college experience for her was going to be at a smaller institution closer to her home in Ballston Spa that would still allow her to explore the…

Colleen Quaglia

Meet Colleen Quaglia ’21: Standout swimmer who’s on her way to an accounting career

Colleen Quaglia ’21 is best known at Saint Rose for her accomplishments in the pool, as she holds multiple Saint Rose records, is a multi-time Northeast-10 Conference champion, and qualified for the NCAA Championships in 2019 and 2020. But don’t discount her abilities in the classroom, as the Accounting BS/MS major is a familiar name on the NE10 Academic Honor…