Academics, Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Spark Tank: Cashing in on Innovation

A pair of brothers and their (real, actual) charms nabbed the top spot at Siena’s fall 2018 Spark Tank competition.
Alumni

2018 G.O.L.D. Standard Winners

The G.O.L.D (Graduates of the Last Decade) Standard Award annually recognizes five young alumni for extraordinary achievements. Award recipients distinguish themselves through professional success, service to the community and/or engagement with Siena College.
Chemistry & Biochemistry, School of Science, Academics, Siena in the News, Research/Grant Activity, Council for Teaching and Learning

A $282K NSF Grant - and a Cover Article

The chair of Siena’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been awarded $282,383 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help fund further research at the College, as well as workshops for area high school teachers.
Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Council for Teaching and Learning Cate Lawyer '20

Saints' Research Rises Above

Every semester Siena students have the ability to explore high-impact and hands-on learning and form lasting connections while working with CURCA.
Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy, Council for Teaching and Learning Ta’Shay Gordon ’19

Saints Lend a Helping Hand

This year, over 100 Saints demonstrated their commitment to service, the local community, and Franciscan tradition during Siena’s Community Service Day.
School of Business, Council for Teaching and Learning Cate Lawyer '20

School of Business: Peter O’Malley ’88

Peter O’Malley ’88 has traveled all over the world, but the New York City native found himself back at his alma mater last week. A 1988 graduate of Siena College, O’Malley received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctor from Saint John’s University School of Law in 1991.
Admissions

HOW BRAND AWARENESS OF FAST-FOOD RESTAURANTS DIFFERS BY ECONOMY: Q&A WITH A SIENA STUDENT RESEARCHER

In our research series, we sit down with several of Siena’s Summer Scholars—student researchers who are paid for their work through Siena’s renowned Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, aka CURCA. And we’re doing so because 1) their research is fascinating, and 2) for high school students, “doing research in college” might not be super clear. So our goal is to demystify the concept and show you what it really looks like.
Academics, Marketing

Biting into Food Marketing

Russell Zwanka, Ph.D, assistant professor of marketing, teaches Food Retail Marketing. His students are learning about all levels of the food industry – distribution, wholesaling and retailing.
Admissions, Academics

Siena Signs Agreements with Local High Schools

Siena has just signed two innovative early assurance agreements with Capital Region schools to secure their eligible students a seat in Siena’s future freshman classes.
Admissions

EXPERIENCING HISTORY THROUGH VIRTUAL REALITY : Q&A WITH SIENA STUDENT RESEARCHERS

College is so much more than just classes, reading and papers. Research is a seriously big part of higher education. Siena undergrads are pursuing their passions, innovating, creating and learning new skills outside the classroom. For many high school students, the idea of research may still be a little unclear. That’s where we come in. We’re uncovering the mysteries of what research really means and why it’s some of the most impactful learning you’ll do in college.