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Br. F. Edward Coughlin, O.F.M., Ph.D., Named New Siena College President

The Siena College board of trustees has announced that Br. F. Edward Coughlin, O.F.M., Ph.D., has been appointed the 11th president of Siena College, lifting his interim title effective immediately. A Franciscan brother for more than 40 years, Coughlin...

Two Students Receive Scholarships from Veteran and Cadet Fund

By Jenna Kersten ’17 Veterans’ Day gives all Americans – soldiers, vets, and civilians alike – the chance to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of members of the United States military. Former Navy chaplain and current guardian of the Siena...

Siena Posts 92% NCAA Graduation Success Rate

Siena student athletes continue to outperform their Division I peers in the classroom by a wide margin. Using the most recent data released in the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report, student athletes who entered Siena as freshmen in 2007...

Siena’s Grotto Opens With Beautiful Blessing

By Romey J. Romagnoli ’15 With a warm blessing on a chilly autumn afternoon, The Grotto at Siena College was officially opened. The Most Reverend Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, D.D., H ’77, bishop emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, joined...

Festa Vino Raises Nearly $50,000

Siena College raised nearly $50,000 for Campaign initiatives at the 15th annual Festa Vino last Thursday. More than 700 guests attended the food and wine benefit in the Marcelle Athletic Complex on campus, with proceeds going toward the Siena Saints...

CURCA Receives $50,000 Grant from Hearst Foundation

Siena’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity received a $50,000 grant for team-based research from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The project, titled “TeamBILD,” will focus on big issues and leading-edge discovery for topics...

New Student Lounge Opens to Rave Reviews

Siena’s new student lounge Casey’s is a hit with students. It opened in September in Sarazen Student Union and features a large, open room with comfortable seating, a performance stage, game room, coffee shop and lunch service. Casey’s satisfies...

Students Share Undergraduate Research with the Community

By Angelina Castro ’16 Siena College celebrated its annual Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Summer Symposium in the Maloney Great Room on September 26. Siena students shared with the community the faculty-led research they...

Campaign Q&A: Ellen Villafuerte ’15

Welcome to Campaign Q&A, a series of interviews with Siena community members integral to Living Our Tradition: The Campaign for Siena College. This week’s interview subject is Ellen Villafuerte ’15, a biology major who spent three weeks in the...

Siena’s Stack Center is Open for Business

Though the Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been engaging Siena students for four years, teaching them about business and starting new ventures, it has not had a dedicated space on campus – until now. The Stack Center was formally...