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Category: Student Profiles

Abby Burkhard and Natalie Joseph

Making connections: Start-up company hires multiple Saint Rose business students

When Abby Burkhard ‘20, Business Administration B.S./MBA, received the Ruggiero Honors Internship Scholarship in the spring semester of 2020, she knew her options were limited. Completing an internship is required for almost every business program at Saint Rose, and the scholarship supports students financially with their summer internship aspirations. With a raging pandemic forcing companies and organizations to close their…

Melanie Dillman

Melanie McCullough Dillman: An education on the road for Apple

Melanie McCullough Dillman is a senior project manager for Apple, and she spends about 50% of her time traveling throughout the country for work. Her reasons for pursuing her MBA at Saint Rose are exactly why the Flex MBA option was born – allowing students to take courses in-person, via livestream, or online on their own time. We talked with…

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…

Megan Mayer

Meet Megan Mayer ’22, Marketing Student, Student-Athlete

Megan Mayer ’22 is member of the Golden Knights volleyball team and a marketing student from Chittenango, New York. We asked her to reflect on her Saint Rose experiences and her experiences in the Huether School of Business. What are your career plans/goals? After college I hope to pursue a career in either the sales or sport management fields. I…

Moneerah

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…

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