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#StroseNOLA – Our Alternative Spring Break Experience

Hello Saint Rose! This blog is going to be a little different, so bear with me. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to return to New Orleans, LA for an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip with a group of amazing Saint Rose students and staff leaders. While in New Orleans, our group was working with a non-profit organization called Lowernine.org,…

Guest post: “My adventures as a transfer student to alum at Saint Rose”

I met Rachel May ’13 through New Orleans alternative spring break trips. Since graduation she has been with Americorps in NOLA. Rachel was a transfer student who was so active on campus it was like she was always here. I asked her to share a guest post about her transfer experience– The College of Saint Rose hooked me in at…

A nail gun, a shovel, and memories made: New Orleans 2014

The following is a guest post from two students that traveled to New Orleans on their 2014 alternative spring break. Drew Mancini ’16, communication sciences and disorders (CSD) major, writes in regular font. Meghan Mallon ’17, music education major, is in italics. A total of 13 students participated in the NOLA trip and they volunteered with lowernine.org rebuilding the community of…

March is Truly Madness

In reflecting on this month, I say it  has probably been my busiest all school year.  Between midterms, spring break, keeping up with classes, and school activities it seems as if this was the time on the calendar that everything happened to take place.  I can confidently declare everyone hates midterms and for me, preparing for them is always worse…

Saint Rose- Helping, laughing, and dancing in NOLA

This past break I had one of the best weeks of my life volunteering with my peers in New Orleans. I was one of 14 students and two faculty members that chose to go help others instead of doing typical college break activities. We volunteered with an organization called lowernine.org and also had the chance to work with students from…