Academics, Internships

Learning to Lead and Other Labs

The break between semesters has been especially long this academic year, so the College offered an added learning experience this winter to promote skill-building, professional development and mentoring opportunities. Jerry DeFrancisco ’68 DPS, LHD ’18 (right), distinguished executive in residence, taught Servant Leadership, relating it to Franciscan values and principles.

Ten College Scholarships That Are Still Up for Grabs

We know college is a big investment. Hence, the Siena Guarantee, and of course, the FAFSA. But in addition to Siena aid and federal aid, there are quite a few ways to get additional funding that can actually be pretty fun and thought-provoking. Enter: external scholarships.

Take a look at the ten scholarship opportunities below. It’s not an exhaustive list, but these 10 feel very much in line with the kinds of students who apply to Siena—and they’re also relatively low-lift and unique.
Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Academics

Every Student Has a Story: Emma Beals '24

When Emma Beals '24 was 10, she dreamed off bottling smiles for sad kids. Her imagination, and heart, launched a non-profit.

To Lead Boldly for Racial Justice

Every person is running a race through life, but the starting line is different for everyone. The first step toward solving the problem is to understand, as a community, that there is one.

Fans Pack the ARC in Spirit, and Cardboard

Because of the pandemic, fans are not currently permitted to attend MAAC basketball games - but Siena fandom has been more fervent (and creative) this season than ever.
Political Science, School of Liberal Arts, St. Thea Bowman Center for Women

Projecting Siena's Voice on Feminist Studies

Culture, power, activism and more were on the agenda for the 9th annual Capital District Feminist Studies Conference. Held virtually on January 15 and hosted by Russell Sage College, the conference was an opportunity for area scholars to present academic papers and poster presentations on gender and sexuality topics.
History, Political Science

A Tested, Peaceful Transition of Power

A violent insurrection at the seat of U.S. government, followed by an impeachment, and then the inauguration of a new leader who called for unity and understanding – January 2021 will live in American history as a time of great turmoil and hope for a new beginning.