Honorary Degree Rescinded

The Executive Committee of the Siena College Board of Trustees voted on August 8 to rescind an honorary degree awarded to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop emeritus of Washington, effective immediately.
Physics & Astronomy, Academics, Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Dark Matter Summer School

Matt Bellis, Ph.D., associate professor of physics, gave the overview talk that kicked off a week of learning for graduate and undergraduate students. DMSS was held across town at the University at Albany and funded by the National Science Foundation.
Academics, School of Liberal Arts

Siena to Offer New Communications Major

Siena College has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a bachelor of arts in communications.
Physics & Astronomy, Modern Languages & Classics, Social Work, Political Science, M.S. Accounting, Academics

Five Professors. Five Topics. Five Days.

Siena College was spotlighted in a weeklong takeover of “The Academic Minute,” a national radio production that features outstanding faculty from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners up to date on the ways new academic research contributes to solving problems and serving the public good.
Admissions, Academics

What's New in Academics at Siena College

Browsing our website to learn more about the programs we offer? We’re glad you landed here. We’ve got in-demand new majors, awesome concentration options and more exciting additions on the way. Right now, we’re up to 36 majors, 49 minors, 3 graduate programs, 15 certificates and 20 concentrations.
School of Business, Management, Academics, Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Streets to Grace; Siena to Kenya

Five Saints and their professor recently put their International Management studies to practice in Kenya. Jessica Salmon, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, led the May trip to Nairobi, which was partially funded through Siena’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA).
Academics, Modern Languages & Classics

Culture Through Cuisine

They spent a semester at Siena studying the language and culture of the Basque Country of Spain, then they hopped on a plane to experience it all first hand.
Academics, Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry Stephen Pendergast ’18

Siena Research Travels the Globe

Jon Bannon, Ph.D., professor of mathematics, and Stephen Deyrup, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, were awarded highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Scholar grants for the 2018-2019 academic year.


Siena professor of 40 years, Paul J. Smith, Ph.D. 80, passed away on Wednesday, July 11. He graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, received his undergraduate degree from Siena College and his doctorate in organic chemistry from Florida State University.

From Disney/Pixar to Amazon, Recent Siena Graduates Talk Siena

When you’re researching colleges, it’s important to look beyond all the information you see on postcards and on websites. All of that is critical, of course, but to get the full story, listen to recent alumni. Fresh off the graduation stage, they’re the ones who have nothing to lose in telling the truth and a lot of perspective on their experiences now that it’s time for them to move forward in the working world.