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Dear Neighbor

A community podcast sharing stories from Saint Rose

The Dear Neighbor Podcast

Dear Neighbor is a podcast that brings you stories of growth and learning at Saint Rose.

Our production team interviews students, faculty, staff and administration throughout the year to capture voices and experiences from across campus. As we listen to your submissions, we’ll build programs around themes that are important to you, and that inspire all of us to become better neighbors to one another.

Share your own story by recording a conversation with a friend and sending it to dearneighbor@strose.edu, or by speaking with one of our producers in person!

Each and every person on campus contributes to our collective mission of fostering growth and learning. Stay tuned for each upcoming episode, join us for listening parties, and keep in touch as the conversations about radical hope and student-centered pedagogy continue.

Recent Episodes Playlist

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  • Dear Neighbor Trailer

    Dear Neighbor Trailer

    Oct 21, 2021 •

    Overall, this podcast experience was incredible! I hope that others will find the conversation just as helpful as I did.

  • Episode 1: Creating Community in the Classroom

    Episode 1: Creating Community in the Classroom

    Nov 12, 2021 • 39:15

    On our first episode of Dear Neighbor, listen to professors and students work together to create a sense of welcome in the classroom, and how they build on that feeling of community to grow and learn.

  • Episode 2 Finding our place on campus: before, during, and after quarantine and distance learning

    Episode 2 Finding our place on campus: before, during, and after quarantine and distance learning

    Dec 10, 2021 • 40:18

  • Episode 3 Conversations About Race, part 1: In the Classroom and Beyond

    Episode 3 Conversations About Race, part 1: In the Classroom and Beyond

    Apr 22, 2022 • 33:52

    We revisit Liz’s conversation with Communications senior, Jada Hart, and she shares her perspective on why it is so critical to support conversations about race on campus. Then Professor of Political Theory, Angela Ledford, talks to two of her students about the relationship between personal and systemic forms of racism,…

  • Episode 4 Conversations about Race Part 2: Antiracist Teaching Tools

    Episode 4 Conversations about Race Part 2: Antiracist Teaching Tools

    May 6, 2022 • 37:51

    We continue our conversations with guests from Episode 3, this time connecting conversations about race on campus and in the classroom with antiracist teaching tools.

  • Episode 5: Creating the College You Want

    Episode 5: Creating the College You Want

    Sep 13, 2022 • 34:39

    Yolanda Caldwell, Chief Diversity Officer and Director of the Bold Women's Leadership Institute at the College, talks to Glesaidys Eve, BOLD Scholar and College senior.

  • Episode 6 Advising Students Every Step of the Way

    Episode 6 Advising Students Every Step of the Way

    Dec 5, 2022 • 38:00

    Jen Hankin, Jenny Soudachanh, and Joann Consuello from Academic Advising discuss meeting students where they are and supporting them year-round. 

Co-producer Liz Richards interviewing students

UPCOMING EVENTS

A listening party for the latest episode will be held December 7 at 2:40 p.m. in the Reading Room of the Neil Hellman Library.

Finish up the semester with your dear neighbors and enjoy some free coffee, tea, snacks, conversation, and community.

Production Team

Emily Pinkerton
Co-Producer
pinkerte@strose.edu
Liz Richards Liz Richards
Co-Producer
richarde@strose.edu
Ali Rider
Events Coordinator, 2021-2022
Christian Shear
Production Apprentice, 2021-2022

Let’s talk about it!

Share your thoughts or ideas with your Dear Neighbors! If you have any questions, please reach out. We’re here to help.

Dear Neighbor Team

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