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Five best things about fall in upstate New York

Ask any student in the Northeast what it’s like to live and go to school here in upstate New York, and chances are good they’ll reference one of the four seasons. And that’s because we get ‘em all, and we love ‘em all. (Yes, even the winters.)

If we haaad to pick a favorite though, it’s really hard to beat the fall.
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What To Do If A College You Love Doesn't Have Your Major

Does this sound familiar? You're loving everything you're reading about a certain school: the location, the campus, the real-world learning opportunities, the student life and then, ugh, they don't offer wizardry as a major?!
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Apply to college early: here’s why

As the summer winds down and a busy new school year begins, you might be inclined to push off college applications until they’re actually due. After all, application deadlines serve a purpose, right?
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Mental Health & Wellness at Siena College: Q&A 2 of 2

ICYMI: Our previous blog post was an interview with Siena’s Director of Health Promotion Katie Kaufman Burns, all about our Office of Health Promotion and the efforts they’re putting forth to increase and evolve our resources for Gen Z. You’ve heard from Kate. Now hear from Dr. Nate.

Nate T. Pruitt, Ph.D., is the director of the Counseling Center here and a licensed psychologist. He’s taught several undergrad and graduate courses and has done extensive research on topics like building emotional resilience in college students and the opportunities and challenges of working at a faith-based school.
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Mental Health & Wellness at Siena College: Q&A 1 of 2

It’s nearly impossible to log onto Twitter or scan the news without seeing the words mental health, anxiety, wellness, meditation or depression—and it’s often coming from the mouths (or fingertips) of smart, curious and concerned Gen Zers.

More than ever, you want college to be about personal growth as much as it is academic growth. We hear you loud and clear, and that’s why Siena has added new programs and resources to address these issues—and will continue to innovate ways we can help our students.
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“I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for the Stack Center”: Q&A With Siena Alumnus Kevin Danaher

If you’re at all intrigued by the entrepreneurship program at Siena College and are eager to learn more, stay right here. We caught up with Siena graduate Kevin Danaher, who majored in computer science and minored in entrepreneurship, to talk about the entrepreneurship program, dancing, Siena and more.

During his time here, he actually created a business directly tied to one of his passions—and is still working on mobile apps to this day. Check it out.
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“I started a business my freshman year”: Q&A with Siena alumnus Nicolas Earl

You dream up the idea. You call the shots. You reap the benefits. If you love the thought of running or creating your own business one day, you’re in good company. The hustle to become a successful entrepreneur is real and widespread (ever seen Shark Tank?!), but there’s always room for more. In fact, at Siena College, entrepreneurship is one of our most popular programs, and for good reason.

Take it from Nick Earl, who graduated from Siena in May 2018 with a major in marketing and a minor in innovation and entrepreneurship. Here’s what he said about his experience in Siena’s entrepreneurship program and more.
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15 places you can walk to from Siena

Two things we want you to know on this topic: 1) The value of having shops, eateries, and convenience stores within walking distance of your dorm cannot be underestimated. Even if you have access to public transportation or a car, being able to get places by foot too can seriously make campus life easier and so much more fun. (Also, the exercise = two thumbs up.)