The laugh-yourself-silly, true-to-life musical about friendship, men’s health and the issues they go through as they age is coming to campus in May and June. It’s written by Siena alumnus and Queensbury, N.Y., mortgage broker Rick Wilson ’73. Performing will be professional actors from Will Par Productions, the company Wilson founded with his wife Nancy. […]
By Mark Adam Siena College raised more than $140,000 during its one-day fundraising challenge Siena Gives Back Day. The initial goal was to receive 409 donations to the Annual Fund on April 9, which marks when the cost of operating the College for the remainder of the academic year is paid not by tuition and […]
By Jim Eaton Like many students from his era, Vince Puritano ’59, a Korean War veteran, used the GI Bill to help pay his college tuition. He spent his days attending class at Siena and his evenings working at the steel mill in Watervliet. “I was on my own and learning how to make it,” […]
By Mark Adam Col. Denise Lind ’82 investigated the bench in the Girvin and Ferlazzo Moot Courtroom in Siena Hall while she was visiting campus on Veterans Day. It’s a familiar site for the judge who has spent her career in military courtrooms. She has been a military judge in the Army JAG Corps at […]
The Lonnstrom Legacy at Siena College began 70 years ago when a father brought his young son to the Washington Avenue Armory for Siena basketball games. Thirty years later, his grown son joined the faculty of the College. Over the span of four decades, Douglas Lonnstrom ’66, Ph.D., has served as professor, Dean of the […]
The following is a list of scholarships and endowed funds that were established from November 16, 2012 – June 1, 2013 through the generosity of alumni and friends of Siena College. A minimum gift of $30,000 is required to name a scholarship at Siena. Scholarships The Boyle Family Scholarship Steven P. ’67 and Rosemarie Boyle […]
A record 618 members of the Siena community came together to raise nearly $125,000 for Siena Gives Back Day on April 10. Siena Trustee Ginny Darrow ’83 pledged $25,000 if 410 donations were secured. In true Siena spirit, other alumni and friends joined in and made challenges of their own. Mark and Karen DeBlieux ’83 […]
Among the thousands of charities researching cures and rebuilding disaster areas, fighting homelessness and feeding the hungry, there is a nonprofit with close ties to Siena College.