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With SUNY Oneonta shutting the campus down for the semester due to COVID-19, Albany area colleges have safety plans in place for the holiday weekend.

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Saying major structural changes need to be made to stay afloat, the College of St. Rose in Albany plans to cut more faculty.

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Marcia White, the former president of Saratoga Performing Arts Center, has been named the interim president of the College of St. Rose. 

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The College of Saint Rose in Albany has opened its new Women’s Leadership Institute. 

8/1/19 Panel

Aug 1, 2019

     The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor and former NYS Senator Terry Gipson, Associate professor and chair of the Department of Communications at The College of St. Rose, Cailin Brown, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.

7/25/19 Panel

Jul 25, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor and former NYS Senator Terry Gipson, Dan Irizarry of Capital District Latinos, Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and College of St. Rose Journalism Professor Cailin Brown.

1/10/19 Panel

Jan 10, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, College of St. Rose Journalism Professor Cailin Brown, Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and Dan Irizarry, Chairman of Capital District Latinos.

The last section of the show features a live conversation between Alan Chartock and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. 

12/27/18 Panel

Dec 27, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, James Ketterer, Dean of International Studies at Bard College and Academic Director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program, Fran Berman, the Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, at Harvard University, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Communications Department at the College of St. Rose.

For the final segment today, Alan speaks with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

8/9/18 Panel

Aug 9, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Chair of the Communications Department at The College of St. Rose Cailin Brown; Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly, and political consultant Libby Post.

8/8/18 Panel

Aug 8, 2018

     The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Chair of the Communications Department at The College of St. Rose Cailin Brown; corporate attorney Rich Honen, and communications consultant Joe Bonilla.

7/25/18 Panel

Jul 25, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Berkshire Eagle reporter Jenn Smith, and chair of the Communications Department at The College of St. Rose Cailin Brown.

7/12/18 Panel

Jul 12, 2018

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and College of St. Rose Journalism Professor Cailin Brown.

5/24/18 Panel

May 24, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's Panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, College of St. Rose Journalism Professor Cailin Brown, and former Albany City Council President Helen Desfosses, who currently teaches  Presidential Politics at George Mason University.

Dr. Menhaz Afridi is an Associate Professor of Religious studies and Director of Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College. She is committed to interfaith, and the Holocaust education. She teaches contemporary Islam, Holocaust, Genocide and issues of gender within Islam. 

She will join the Sidney and Beatrice Albert Inter-Faith Lectureship Program at The College of St. Rose next Tuesday, April 17 to present a lecture entitled “The Rise of Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: Solutions and Challenges.”

Saxophonist Steve Wilson, Pianist Helen Sung, Bassist Ira Coleman are teaming up for a concert tonight at Massry Center at the College of St. Rose

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  Two of the Capital Region’s best music venues – The College of Saint Rose Massry Center for the Arts and the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall – join forces again to present The Bridge Jazz Fest – two nights of outstanding jazz, one great event.

The Bridge Jazz Fest will kick off Friday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall with Nnenna Freelon, Pierre Bensusan and the Tim Olsen and Eric Walentowicz Duo. The action shifts west of the Hudson River on Saturday, February 27, to the Massry Center for the Arts at The College of Saint Rose with Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis, The No BS!Brass Band and the Arch Stanton Quartet starting at 7:30 p.m.

Here to tell us more are Jon Elbaum, Executive Director of The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and Salvatore Prizio, Massry Center Programming Manager.

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He shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. That’s the line from Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution that has morphed into the president’s annual state of the union address. And most years, that address has a section devoted to education. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll review President Obama’s final state of the union.

    

  Marda Mustapha is a political science professor at The College of St. Rose who just returned from Sierra Leone to deliver food and supplies to his Ebola-stricken homeland.

He arrived in Sierra Leone in mid-December and found that the deadly virus had changed everything: Christmas celebrations were canceled, New Year’s celebrations had to end by 5 PM, weddings were subdued affairs, dead bodies lay in the streets – and everyone everywhere was suspicious of everyone else. He says Ebola had practically destroyed the foundation of the community.

Ebola isn’t much in the news these days, but the scourge isn’t over. In fact, after declining steadily, the number of new weekly cases rose last week for the first time this year. Dr. Marda Mustapha is an associate professor of political science at The College of Saint Rose, teaching courses in comparative politics. He is a native of Sierra Leone in West Africa, where his parents still live.

Judith Enck
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  EPA Regional Administrator and College of St. Rose alum Judith Enck will be speaking at the College on Thursday night at 7PM. The subject? Climate Change.

2014 was the hottest year on record. Enck says the only way that we can rise to the challenge of climate change is if every one of us gets involved. She says it is important to learn the scope of the problem and the steps that the EPA is taking to fight climate change and tips on how you can help. The title of her talk is: A Call to Action.

In 2009, Judith was appointed US Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator of Region 2 by President Barack Obama. Previously, Enck was deputy secretary for the Environment in the NYS Governor's office, responsible for policies and operations of the state’s environmental protection agencies.