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What To Do If A College You Love Doesn't Have Your Major

Does this sound familiar? You're loving everything you're reading about a certain college: the location, the campus, the real-world learning opportunities, the student life

...and then, ugh, they don't offer the major I’m interested in?

When that happens—when you don't see your intended major listed at a college you're really interested in—repeat after us: DON’T

Sprucing Up Campus

To make room for the Bells of Remembrance structure, three mature spruce trees had to give up their spots. What would St. Francis do?
History, School of Liberal Arts

The Intern Journal: Brookside Museum

Victorian hair wreaths were popular among the heartbroken in the 19th century. When a loved one passed, their hair was sometimes saved and then fashioned into a wreath of remembrance. The tradition was lost to time, probably for its creepiness, so it's not surprising Molly Maron '24 was unaware of the tradition... until victory depended on finding a Victorian hair wreath, and fast.

From Earthly to Heavenly Life

Each fall, Siena’s friars mark the passage of St. Francis of Assisi from earthly life to heavenly life. Called Transitus – Latin for “crossing” – it is solemnly observed in a liturgy held the evening of October 3, one day in advance of St. Francis’ feast day.
Center for International Programs, Management, School of Business

Saints Around the World: Lyon

Last month, Caroline Garrett '23 attended a family reunion with cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. She had a wonderful time talking and laughing with 30 members of her extended family who - until that party - she had never seen before in her life.
Center for International Programs, Mathematics, School of Liberal Arts, School of Science, Modern Languages & Classics

Every Student Has a Story: Samantha Welsher '22

Samantha Welsher '22 has never stepped foot inside of an airport, but there's a plane leaving for Spain next year, and she desperately wants to be on it.
Biology, School of Science, Political Science, School of Liberal Arts

Saints Organize a Health Clinic for Refugees

Three Siena students are combining service to the local refugee community with preparation for careers in medicine, public policy and law

Earning Her Wings

Medicine or the military? Second Lieutenant Kacie Oliver ’21 plans to find room for both in her life. 2LT Oliver – she was commissioned at Siena in September – was originally a pre-med major in the College’s prestigious Albany Med program when she enrolled as a freshman. But inspired by the examples of family members who served in uniform and her own passion for science, she made a career path change and joined the College’s ROTC program her junior year.

A New Course Explores #blacklivesmatter

To explore anti-Black racism in America and to help Siena students learn what is theirs to do in the fight for social justice, Andrea Smith-Hunter, Ph.D. is teaching her new course “Black Lives Matter: Issues of Race, Class, Identity and Power.”