Jimmy Patsos, the man who transformed Loyola University from a one-win team to a perennial MAAC contender, is the 16th head coach in Siena men’s basketball history, and the 10th since the program moved to Division I 1976-77.
In recent years, Siena College professors have revised course offerings by embracing new technological tools and student engagement techniques all in an effort to challenge students.
By W.T. Dickens, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Religious Studies Department Director, Franciscan Center for Catholic Studies Those who embrace Siena’s Franciscan tradition and mission can be cheered by the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Bishop of Rome. There are reasons to hope that Pope Francis will emulate his namesake, the great Italian [...]
From an associate trustee in charge of the national humanitarian efforts of the American Red Cross to alumni and students organizing relief efforts through various organizations and individual initiatives, Siena is making a positive difference to those affected by the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. Leading the Charge in Hurricane Relief Efforts Jerry DeFrancisco ’68, American [...]
Over the last decade, increased scholarly attention has been given to examining the political values and voting behavior of the “Millennial” generation (those born between the early 1980s and mid 1990s and who fill the classrooms of Siena College today)
By Jodi Ackerman Frank lthough media coverage focused on more populated areas of the Northeast, Surf City, N.J., a popular vacation spot on Long Beach Island, was deluged by Superstorm Sandy. Fortunately, the destruction and its aftermath didn’t escape the compassionate attention of Siena alums. Rescue operations in the tiny borough were largely headed by [...]
By Jodi Ackerman Frank early 100 members strong and one of the most active student organizations on campus, Siena’s chapter of the American Red Cross Club is well regarded in the local community for its fundraising activities and blood drives. The chapter, which has held the New York State college blood drive record since 2009, [...]
By Jodi Ackerman Frank erry DeFrancisco ’68 was at a mobile feeding van in Hoboken, N.J., alongside Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, briefing her on the mindboggling damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, when a woman in the neighborhood approached him. She pointed to a high-rise building across the street and said that the top [...]
Janet Shideler is inspired to change the view that the world has on a liberal arts education.
Siena brothers Blake ’04 and Taylor ’02 Hanan teamed up to form Mealeo.com.