The College of Saint Rose is a private, independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Albany, New York. Through its 72 undergraduate and 33 graduate programs, Saint Rose serves more than 5,000 students from 20 states and eighteen countries.
Campus Facilities & Equipment
The College of Saint Rose has spent $7 million recently on new technology. The College's Networked Writing Lab allows students to write in teams and edit each other's work. The journalism, science, business, and education departments also have their own computer labs with software specific to those career fields so that students are trained in the latest technology in their particular industry. The Massry Center for the Arts (Spring 2008)
It has been said that it is the arts which gives life meaning, the arts which make the heart want to create and the soul to sing. On December 9, the heart and soul of the College collectively sang with joy as the College announced a $2 million gift by the Massry family that will permanently and symbolically ensure that the visual and performing arts will always be a centerpiece of a Saint Rose education. The largest gift ever by this prominent Capital Region family, it will help fund the construction of the new Massry Center for the Arts on Madison Avenue.
Additionally, a $7.5 million Events and Athletics Center, features a new gymnasium, new team and training rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and two-story lobby. With the creation of this facility, The College of Saint Rose provides an on-campus venue worthy of welcoming best-selling authors, Nobel Prize winners, and world-famous performers. This space will also serve as a unique collegiate basketball venue in the Capital Region, large enough to showcase the premier Saint Rose NCAA intercollegiate athletics program, and to accommodate the Golden Knights loyal fan base
Thelma P. Lally School of Education. This new 56,000 square-foot building features the Joy Emery Educational and Clinical Services Center, the Patricia Standish Curriculum Library, and the Carl E. Touhey Multimedia Forum, as well as classrooms, computer labs, and faculty offices. This building is a national model for the training of skilled teachers, speech pathologists, counselors, and school leaders.
Features of the Saint Rose campus include: a full-scale television studio for communications majors and an internet radio station. The Center for Art and Design houses the Saint Rose Art Gallery as well as extensive photography labs, graphic design computers, and one of the largest screen-printing facilities in the state of New York; the Science Center; the Music Center featuring the Alice and Henry Cooper Finks Music Library, Patricia Brady-Danzig Performance Hall, Saints and Sinners Sound Studio; and The Hubbard Interfaith Sanctuary, which provides a welcoming space for interfaith programs as well as individual prayer and reflection.
At Saint Rose, students can experience a world-class education by studying in one of more than 30 countries (Australia, Ireland, England, New Zealand, Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Africa, Central and South America, just to name a few).
Through a unique partnership, Saint Rose and the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce offer intensive internships with corporations throughout the Capital Region.
During the past year, students have put their education into practice by working with 72 local businesses and have developed valuable contacts that serve as employment leads after college.
In addition to traditional internships, communications majors may also participate in the Media Education Program, a cooperative effort between Saint Rose, the City of Albany, and Time Warner Cable.
Students majoring in childhood, adolescence, early childhood, and special education program are prepared for the challenges of the classroom through several field experiences including classroom observation and a semester-long student teaching assignment. Communication disorders majors participate in several field experiences in area medical centers and schools, as well as in the Emery Educational and Clinical Services Center, a full-scale on-campus clinic within the College's Thelma P. Lally School of Education.
The College's location in Albany, the epicenter of New York State government, provides exciting internship options for history and political science majors. The Saint Rose campus is slightly more than a mile from the historic state capitol, legislative offices, city hall, and the headquarters of many state agencies.
In the Capital Region's Tech Valley area, Math, Science and Computer majors have put their education into practice by choosing from a number of internships locally and across the nation; field experiences including those held at the Pacific Whale Foundation in Hawaii. Several students have participated in scientific research conducted by professors on campus, funded by National Science Foundation research grants.
Student Organizations & Activities
Saint Rose offers more than thirty-five academic and special interest clubs or groups to choose from. The student government organization, the Student Association (SA), consists of elected students who want to make life at the College enjoyable, interesting, and as meaningful as possible.
Saint Rose is a member of the NCAA Division II and the prestigious Northeast-10 Conference. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swimming, and tennis. Women's sports include basketball, cross-country, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.