More Tools for the Pedagogical Toolbox

Most students and faculty are eager to get back to in-person classroom and lab work now that colleges are opening up post-pandemic. However, let’s not throw the pedagogical baby out with the bathwater. Some of the technology that was used to teach remotely will still prove very useful going forward even when we’re all back on campus.

Phishing and Catching with Bait

We’ve all heard of phishing scams, but how many of us are truly aware enough to resist one? Rachel Cleary ’21 wanted to find out. The recent computer science graduate took an Intro to Cybersecurity course at Siena and knew she had found her calling. She signed up for all the classes she could on the topic, but wanted to take her studies even further so she could better leverage herself for the job market.
Admissions

10 Things to Consider As You Plan Summer Campus Visits (That You Wouldn't Have Thought of Pre-Pandemic)

While the world is beginning to reopen this summer, so are college campuses. This means… summer campus visits! The best way to know if a college is right for you.

Yet, there’s a pretty good chance that most prospective students are used to everything about the college admissions process being virtual.

So to make sure each and every student stays healthy and safe while planning productive summer campus visits, here are some things to keep in mind, think about, and consider:
Academics

Siena Commencement 2021

With physical distancing and masking still in force, Siena’s Class of 2021 celebrated their achievements with an in-person ceremony on May 30 at the Albany’s Times Union Center.
Academic Community Engagement

A United Way Forward

Additional funding received through VISTA AmeriCorps has led to an enhanced partnership between Siena and the United Way of the Greater Capital Region.
Academics, School of Liberal Arts

Congratulations, You're Hired!

If the weather is clear, you can see almost all of London from the top of the London Eye observation wheel. Alyssa Guzman '21 (above, right) couldn't have known it at the time, but she could see all the way to her future.
Center for International Programs, Academics

Saints Around the World: Copenhagen

Sophia Tavantzis '22 studied whales in her marine biology class, and then she went searching for them. Her class took a whale safari boat tour off the east coast of Denmark, and Sophia spotted several porpoises. It's one of the perks of studying abroad in Copenhagen.
Academics, Education

An Uncovered Underground Railroad Stop Near Campus

The Capital Region has a direct connection to the Underground Railroad that was nearly lost to time. What does it look like? When Fr. Ken couldn't take his students there, he brought the railroad to campus.
Academics, Social Work, School of Liberal Arts

Every Student Has a Story: Jenn Collazo '21

On Sunday, Jenn Collazo '21 will graduate with a degree in social work. She wants to help children living through traumatic circumstances. She wants to show them a path out. Her path.