Siena Hall

Room 301

PH: (518) 783‑2321

FX: (518) 786‑5040


Academic Year: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday

Summer: 8:00am - 4:15pm Monday - Thursday
8:00am - Noon Friday

School of Business


Our School of Business offers undergraduate business degree programs in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing, as well as a graduate program in accounting. Siena’s School of Business is accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). This prestigious accreditation means that our faculty meets very high standards in teaching and research.

When you study business at Siena, you’ll learn in small classes with direct access to your professors. You’ll get hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art Hickey Financial Technology Center, Raub Trading Room, and Alonge Accounting Lab. You’ll conduct and present undergraduate research, publish papers, and attend national conferences. You’ll take internships, and you’ll participate in projects that support local nonprofit organizations. 

At Siena, you’ll learn to lead in business and in life.

  • Hickey Financial Technology Center
    Hickey Financial Technology Center
  • Marketing Research Lab
    Marketing Research Lab
  • Academic Poster Presentation
    Academic Poster Presentation
  • Accounting Students Assist Community Members Filing Taxes
    Accounting Students Assist Community Members Filing Taxes
  • Travel Courses Are Gaining in Popularity and Offerings
    Travel Courses Are Gaining in Popularity and Offerings

School of Business News

  • Dr. Margaret Madden Named VP for Academic Affairs

    Siena College has announced the appointment of Dr. Margaret E. Madden as Vice President for Academic Affairs. With a distinguished career in higher education that spans more than three decades as a faculty member and administrator at private and public colleges and universities, Dr. Madden succeeds Dr. Linda Richardson, who will retire in August after 12 years as Siena’s top academic administrator. Read More

  • Class of 2015: ‘Go forth and serve’

    “I firmly believe that we are going to excel at whatever we set out to do,” Meaghan Flatley assured fellow graduates of the Class of 2015 as she delivered the Senior Commencement Address. “More importantly, we’ll hold the door.” Read More

  • From a Thought to a Think Board

    Garrison Grant ’15 and his brother Hanson might make the world of scrap paper and planners obsolete with their creation of the Think Board. The portable, clear adhesive can turn any smooth surface into a dry erase board. Since returning from his study abroad experience in India, Garrison has taken over managing the flourishing project that has been featured in the USA Today. Read More


Chuck Seifert

Charles F. Seifert

Dean, School of Business

301D Siena Hall

(518) 782‑6501

Chuck Seifert is dean for the School of Business at Siena College a professor of Management. He holds a BA in Economics from the University at Buffalo, a MBA in Finance from Sage Graduate School, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Studies from…read more

Siena Profile

Melissa McLaughlin

Class of 2013

Accounting Major

South Glens Falls, N.Y.

“During freshman orientation, everyone was very friendly, and I got to know people the first night. I knew at that point that I was in the right place.”

The Siena Difference

#181 In 2013, business students won the Adirondack Cup, an investment competition between 18 colleges and universities that manage a hypothetical small cap portfolio worth $1 million.