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Michael M. Hayes ‘67 Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Software company founder Michael M. Hayes ’67 has been named the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by Siena College.


Siena to Build Observatory on Campus

Monday, April 24, 2017

Will feature the largest telescope in the Capital Region Physics & Astronomy


Introducing Siena’s Dual-Degree Nursing Program For Undergrads

Monday, April 24, 2017

One of the most honorable careers out there today is that of a nurse. Good nurses work hard and touch thousands of lives—and as the demand for healthcare services increases, nurses are expected to know more and do more with each passing year. That's why the job outlook for registered nurses is so bright, with employment projected to grow 16 percent by 2024. Is this the field where you belong? Fantastic news: you can now get started at Siena.


86% of Capital District Residents Say Government Food Programs are Necessary

Monday, April 24, 2017

86% of Capital District Residents Say Government Food Programs are Necessary; Just Over Half Say They are Being Misused
Compared to Rest of State: More Capital District Residents Donate Food/dollars for Hunger Relief; 2 in 10 Volunteer; Less Use SNAP or Food Pantries
8 in 10 Say Employment, Food Affordability, and Meal Planning are Significant Issues for Lower-income Residents
94% agree, “No One in New York Should Go Hungry,” on Par With Rest of State
Rensselaer County Residents and Blacks/Hispanics Struggle Most to Put Food on Table


While State Budget Gets Mixed Reviews, Strong Support for Big Ticket Items, Including Money for Scho

Monday, April 24, 2017

While State Budget Gets Mixed Reviews, Strong Support for Big Ticket Items, Including Money for Schools & Water

Trump Continues to Be Unpopular with New Yorkers, Though Ratings Edge Up a Tad; Voters Give Him a 1.6 GPA on 8 Big Issues

Voters Upbeat About Direction of NYS; Less Downbeat About USA