We Speak Because They Can't

Clair-Djinie Bazar ’21 called her fellow peaceful demonstrators to action on a sunny, crystal clear Saturday morning. Their September 5 gathering was named “We Speak Because They Can’t,” to honor Black lives lost to police violence.

Change to the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced several significant adjustments of Siena’s 2020-2021 academic calendar to help ensure the safety of our campus community during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and to offer new opportunities for students to engage in winter term online coursework.

Five Myths About Student Debt After College

Even though there is so much to be excited about when it comes to college, you may be nervous about cost; student debt and private school tuition seems to always be in the news these days.

But we're here to tell you that much of what you hear is actually inaccurate, and as the admissions team at an affordable private college, we're happy to see that the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has set the facts straight with their 2019 report on student debt.


As much as we seriously love hosting Open House at Siena—from the full-on pep rally to the petting zoo to the alumni panels and more—well, you know, COVID-19.

So in an effort to keep our visiting families safe and still provide a campus visit that exceeds your expectations, we’ve created a brand new way to see Siena.

The VIP Visit. It’s private, personalized, socially distant and still full of surprises. (And food.)

Finding His "Something More"

It was a persistent and unshakable feeling... there must be something more than this. A six-year journey to find his something more culminates on September 5

Strengthening the Bonds of Racial Justice

Among the first campus activities for the new academic year are – fittingly – those offered as part of the “Strengthening the Bonds of Racial Justice” initiative by Siena’s Mission Office.

A Role Model for Boys and Girls

Lorenzo Sibilia ’20 was looking for a job after graduation that would combine his interests (and double major) in political science and sociology. He also wanted to hang on to an ideal apartment in downtown Albany.

Looking for Clues in the Toilet

Research is being conducted on campus wastewater to supplement clinical testing for SARS-CoV-2. In simpler terms, let’s find out if the coronavirus is present by checking out the stuff we flush down the toilet.