This fall the Creative Arts Department produced the premiere of “The Snow Queen,” a play with music based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story about a girl who travels barefoot in search of her childhood friend who was abducted by the Snow Queen.
By Meg Fryling ’97, Ph.D. When used properly, cell phones are entertaining, educational and, at times, life-saving. When abused they can quickly become deadly, as was evident in Rebecca Sedwick’s case when the 12-year-old committed suicide, the apparent latest victim of cyberbullying. Knee-jerk reactions are common in the wake of tragedy. Parents are tempted to […]
By Jim Eaton When Barry Dale, lecturer in modern languages and classics, enters his classroom it isn’t unusual to see him dressed in a pair of old blue jeans and a shirt that is lightly soiled. Chances are, he’s coming straight from the field sites where he serves as a project leader for excavations. Dale, […]
Students had the chance to speak with 28 professionals, including attorneys, teachers, salespeople and marketing pros at the career center’s speed networking night. Representatives from the Capital Region Human Resources Association demonstrated a perfect “elevator speech” – a 30-second spiel touching on the main points a person wants an employer to know. Students also learned that […]
Fr. Kevin Mullen ’75, O.F.M., Ph.D., was presented with the Teresian Community Service Award during the 23rd Annual Teresian House Foundation “Friendraising” Gala in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
By Kristen Bossio ’16 Every two years, Siena College devotes a year-long seminar class to studying the works of a modern, living philosopher. As part of the Symposium on Living Philosophers, the featured philosopher visits campus once each semester to deliver a public lecture and interact with the students in the course. This year’s featured […]
By Kristen Bossio ’16 As the defending champions of a financial investment competition called the Adirondack Cup, members of Siena College’s team of portfolio managers have bull’s-eyes on their backs. So far, the students seem unfazed. The Siena College team is once again leading the investment competition where groups of students from 18 colleges and […]
By Mike Clemens ’15 In 2006 Siena College created the David E. Bjorklund Investment Fund, a student-run investment portfolio that allows Siena undergraduates to gain experience buying and trading stocks. “Students are working with real money,” said Eric Girard, Ph.D., professor of finance and manager of the Bjorklund Fund. “It is high stakes, but also […]
By Sarah Vistocco ’13 The English Department’s Greyfriar Living Literature Series welcomed author Julia Alvarez to campus this spring. She also headlined the annual Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Lecture Series on Race and Nonviolent Social Change. The dynamic writer has received critical acclaim for her novels, poetry and essays. She is […]
By Ken Jubie ’04 “Agree to disagree.” It’s the clichéd line you might hear when people reach an impasse in an argument or debate. But, when they have the same information, why do people disagree in the first place? The answer to that question is what Assistant Professor of Philosophy Joshua Alexander, Ph.D., is trying […]