Academics

2019 Siena College Commencement

More than 800 Siena grads in business, science and liberal arts picked up their diplomas and celebrated with classmates at Commencement on May 12 in the Times Union Center.
Admissions

Mental Health & Wellness at Siena College: Q&A 2 of 2

ICYMI: Our previous blog post was an interview with Siena’s Director of Health Promotion Katie Kaufman Burns, all about our Office of Health Promotion and the efforts they’re putting forth to increase and evolve our resources for Gen Z. You’ve heard from Kate. Now hear from Dr. Nate.

Nate T. Pruitt, Ph.D., is the director of the Counseling Center here and a licensed psychologist. He’s taught several undergrad and graduate courses and has done extensive research on topics like building emotional resilience in college students and the opportunities and challenges of working at a faith-based school.
History

Two Classrooms, Two Disciplines: History and Aikido

Aikido (EYE-kee-doh) is a modern Japanese martial art that unifies mind, body and spirit. Its practitioners learn to defend themselves by redirecting their attacker’s energy and using it to control them.
Alumni Kayla Allbright '20

Kristin Bernert '96: "My Path is not Something I had Planned"

Alumna Kristin Bernert ’96 spoke to members of the Siena community on Monday April 15th in the Key Auditorium in Roger Bacon. As Senior Vice President of Business Operations at Madison Square Garden (MSG) Sports, she shared what she has learned from her experiences working closely with major sports teams such as the New York Knicks and New York Rangers.
Admissions

Mental Health & Wellness at Siena College: Q&A 1 of 2

It’s nearly impossible to log onto Twitter or scan the news without seeing the words mental health, anxiety, wellness, meditation or depression—and it’s often coming from the mouths (or fingertips) of smart, curious and concerned Gen Zers.

More than ever, you want college to be about personal growth as much as it is academic growth. We hear you loud and clear, and that’s why Siena has added new programs and resources to address these issues—and will continue to innovate ways we can help our students.
Alumni, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Jim Morrell ’66 honored as Siena's Entrepreneur of the Year

James J. "Jim" Morrell ’66 has been named the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year by Siena College. The award is presented annually to a Siena graduate who has excelled as an entrepreneur, positively impacted the community, and is driven by the entrepreneurial spirit and Franciscan values of the College.