Saint Rose Alumni in the News

Brewing up new projects, creating thought-provoking art, and handing out large amounts of cash on the street: Saint Rose alumni continue to make headlines.

In addition, Jeff Buell’s renovation plans for State Street were featured in “Upscale Renovation Proposed for Downtown Side Street,” in the Daily Gazette, October 24, 2017.
Also in: “Troy Developer Eyes Another State Street Corridor Project,” Times Union, October 23, 2017.

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Events at Saint Rose for November 2017 (and Beyond)

November is a time to enjoy the colors of fall, celebrate our veterans, and give thanks. The Saint Rose calendar is filled with entertaining and educational events featuring sports, music, art, and social connections.

November 15:

  • 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. – National Philanthropy Day, presented by the Office of Annual Giving. Snacks, games, and contests to thank Saint Rose donors. Events and Athletics Center, Main Lounge.

November 18:

  • 1:30 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving vs. Le Moyne, at RPI.

November 21:

December 2:

December 16 and 17:

  • Women’s Basketball hosts Saint Rose Holiday Classic. Nolan Gymnasium.

1 p.m. – December 16. Women’s Basketball vs. Dominican.

Noon – December 17. Women’s Basketball vs. University of the Sciences.


  • Through December 6: “Reaching for the Sky,” an exhibition by Lothar Osterburg, at the Esther Massry Gallery, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany. The gallery is closed for Thanksgiving, November 22 to 26. Open 1st Fridays: December 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.
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Fifty Years After Graduating, Our Golden Roses Look Back

Graduating during one of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history, the Saint Rose Class of 1967 fought on the front lines for women’s rights. The assassinations of JFK and Malcolm X, the struggle for women’s equality, and the beginning of the Vietnam War were just some of the momentous events at the fore as they emerged into adulthood and the workforce.

Read more about their stories here.

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Dorothy Fitzgerald Nealon ’46: Study-Abroad Pioneer

When Dorothy Fitzgerald read about a female Ivy League student who decided to study French at the Sorbonne, she wondered why she couldn’t study Spanish in Mexico. She shared her vision with the Saint Rose administration. Months later, Dorothy led the College’s first-ever study-abroad cohort to Mexico City. That was in 1945.

Read Dorothy’s story here.

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