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Faculty Offer 2020 Graduates Some Pomp in These Circumstances

The College of Saint Rose hopes to hold an in-person commencement in September for the Class of 2020, which had its May 9 ceremony postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, the College has celebrated grads with a gallery of profiles, a virtual toast by Saint Rose alums, and handwritten postcards sent to the graduates’ homes. And Saint…

Saint Rose Student Carlos Pujols Serves During Pandemic with National Guard

Carlos Pujols is both a Saint Rose student and serves our country as a private first class in the Army National Guard (442nd Military Police Unit, under the 104th Military Police Battalion). At Saint Rose, Pujols, who is from Brooklyn, is a criminal justice major who will start his senior year in the fall. Recently, his unit was activated, and…

Still Studying Abroad: International Weigh in on Staying Here

  It’s safe to say that every Saint Rose student felt the jolt of having their semester upended by COVID-19. But those from other countries – approximately 125 students – faced an added challenge: whether to stay in the U.S. (and where) or return home. “They had to figure out how would they stay in touch with their classes, how…

Jack Zilgme

Meet Jack Zilgme ’20, Marketing Student, Student-Athlete

Jack “Ziggy” Zilgme ’20 is a graduating senior from Colonie, New York, studying marketing and playing men’s lacrosse at Saint Rose. We asked him to reflect on his Saint Rose experiences and his experiences in the Huether School of Business. Have you completed an internship? Can you tell us about it and what you learned through the experience? During the…

Lauren Billington '20

Student Spotlight: Lauren Billington ’20, Management Major and Marketing Minor

Lauren Billington ‘20, a management major with a concentration in sports management and minor in marketing, is finishing her final year at Saint Rose strong. A member of the women’s soccer team, in the 2019 season, the Golden Knights etched their place in history, claiming a conference title, regular-season title, regional title, and clinching a spot in the NCAA Final…