The Academic Minute: Technology & Education

  On the Academic Minute, "The Phantom Vibration Syndrome," Robert Rosenberger describes the sensation of feeling your phone vibrate, when it actually has not vibrated at all. In a study of undergraduate students, approximately 90% reported that they experienced this "phantom vibration syndrome." When medical staff were surveyed, approximately 70% experienced the syndrome. Although many have experienced it, … Continue reading The Academic Minute: Technology & 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

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

‘One Faculty’

February 8, 2010. In an article from Inside Higher Ed. entitled, "Principles for 'One Faculty'"  a coalition of academic associations is today issuing a joint statement calling on colleges to recognize that they have "one faculty" and to treat those off the tenure track as professionals, with pay, benefits, professional development and participation in governance. … Continue reading ‘One Faculty’