Your Siena Bucket List

We can't wait for your Siena life to officially begin this fall, but we don't want to wish away your summer either! You've worked hard all year and deserve a little fun in the sun!
Social Work, School of Liberal Arts

"I Feel that I've Got to Help Them"

They are in need of food. Sometimes first aid. Maybe clean needles or other safe use supplies. But it’s simple human warmth and conversation they crave the most. Jacob Schoff ’23 served the needs of the homeless population in Albany County during the fall and spring semesters for his senior year field placement in social work (he double majored in psychology).

A Signature Win for Nursing Students

Siena representatives were on hand when Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law a bill that will allow nursing students in New York state to use cutting-edge, simulation-based learning experiences for up to one-third of their required clinical training hours.

Lonnstrom HEOP Excellence Award, Now and Forever

Julene Ventura '23 will dedicate her life to helping marginalized communities. She's well on her way, thanks to a little help from a Siena benefactor that left her "crying tears of joy, honestly."

Caps off to the Class of 2023

Siena College’s annual undergraduate Commencement ceremony was held the morning of Sunday, May 14 at the MVP Arena in Albany.
Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Chemistry & Biochemistry, School of Science, Creative Arts, School of Liberal Arts

Showcases of Extraordinary Talents

Siena's record-setting Academic Showcase recognized hundreds of Saints and their research; a separate regional showcase specifically recognized Isaiah Korostil '24.

"He Literally Saved the Woman's Life"

After a tough week of final exams, Prince Asante ’23 was dozing on the shuttle bus from campus back to Siena’s student housing in Troy when he was quickly awakened by the swerving of the vehicle. What he did next saved a woman’s life.

Anything, but an Essay, Goes

To explore how writers and artists represent the trauma of sexual assault, Shannon Draucker, Ph.D. created the honors seminar “Narratives of Sexual Violence.” She wanted to offer her students impactful ways to examine the topic, and a final assignment called an “un-essay” grew into a campus event that resonated far beyond the class.