Academic Community Engagement

Renewed Commitment to Community Engagement

Siena was recently notified after a lengthy and intensive application process that its Carnegie Community Engagement Classification has been renewed. The classification highlights an institution’s commitment to community engagement and serving the public good. Only 368 campuses in the country are currently active holders of this important designation, which is awarded by the Washington, D.C.-based American Council on Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Every Student Has a Story: Breanna Stiefvater '24

Flip to the picture of Breanna Stiefvater '24 in her high school yearbook, and you'll find a spot-on senior superlative underneath it: "Most likely to be involved in... everything." Yeah, pretty much.

7 Questions You Can Ask Financial Aid Counselors

Wherever you are in your college journey—just starting on your list, visiting your top choices, or maybe you recently applied (or were admitted!) to Siena—please know this: our financial aid counselors are HERE FOR YOU.

A Franciscan Friendship in Brazil

Siena has had a longstanding working relationship with FAE Centro Universitário, a Franciscan university in Curitiba, Brazil. Their president recently paid a visit to Siena’s campus to talk business – and have a party.

Economics Students Get a Seat at the "Table"

Students in the Federal Reserve Challenge class (ECON 460) taught by Aaron Pacitti, Ph.D. participate throughout the semester in a national competition for undergraduate economics majors run by the Federal Reserve. As part of the class this year, the seniors in the honors seminar also got a chance to join their economics professor during his weekly appearance on the WAMC program “The Roundtable.”

Siena Invited to Partner with Saint Rose for Teachout

The College of Saint Rose announced today that it has invited Siena to become a teachout partner. While details are still being finalized, Siena is appreciative of the opportunity to support the Saint Rose community. 

Christmas at Siena

A winter coat. A Pokémon toy. A pair of warm gloves. Several local families in need are “adopted” each year by Siena, and the only Christmas gifts they receive will be the ones purchased and wrapped by Saints.