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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...

Alumni Wedding Donates to Scholarship

For Kelly Peckholdt ’10 and Kevin Flood ’10, August 29 was a big day. The couple, who met freshman year in Ryan Hall at Siena College, got married and began their life together. In true Siena fashion, they used their wedding as a way to help others,...

Siena Moves up on “Best Colleges” List

Siena College continues to be recognized as a “best” college and is ranked among the top tier of liberal arts colleges on the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list. Siena improved its ranking, moving from #126 to #113. Siena’s overall...

Environmental Studies Student Researches Local Water Quality

By Rebecca Davis ’15 While many people spend their summers trying to avoid bugs, Siena College environmental science major Nick McCloskey ’17 has spent his looking for them. Under the supervision of Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Mary...