Veterans in Higher Education

A recent survey poll on veterans reports that although Veterans are the most financially stable, less than 1/3 of the Veteran student population believe their needs are being met in higher education. In contrast, those who attended college while active on duty reported much higher percentages of having their needs accommodated for. Recent articles, White House Push on … Continue reading Veterans in Higher Education

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October 20th Provisions Session Summary: Teaching First Generation Students

**To access the podcast, click here!!** Our second Provisions session of the year explored the theme of Teaching First Generation Students. Presenters shared previous experience with teaching first generation students, and effective strategies for improving success for first generation students. An audience of approximately 35 faculty and staff members attended to hear presentations from Lai-Monté Hunter, Director of Intercultural Leadership, Gina Occhiogrosso, … Continue reading October 20th Provisions Session Summary: Teaching First Generation Students

For-Profit College Boom

April 7, 2010. An article from Inside Higher Ed entitled, "For-Profit College Boom" takes a look inside the world of student enrollment in private nonprofit colleges versus for-profit colleges. As enrollments rise private sector institutes are growing. Other findings in this article include college's operating margins shrinking, and the number of students receiving aid continues … Continue reading For-Profit College Boom

Negotiating the Religious Heritage of Saint Rose

March 16, 2010- This months Provisions Happy Hour presented a sensitive topic on campus here at Saint Rose. The topic was negotiating the religious heritage of Saint Rose and the presenters included Scott Brodie from the Art Department, Chris DeGiovine from Spiritual Life, and Mark Ledbetter from the Philosophy and Religion Department. Scott Brodie began … Continue reading Negotiating the Religious Heritage of Saint Rose

Religious Revival

March 11, 2010- Provisions Happy Hour will explore the Religious Heritage of Saint Rose at next weeks session. As part of this months theme, an article from December 2009, Inside Higher Ed, entitled "Religious Revival" talks about religion being the most popular field of study among historians, according to a new study from the members … Continue reading Religious Revival