College Experience Bowman Orchards

Alumni Indulge in the Joys of Berry Picking

On the afternoon of Sunday, July 14, 2019 staff transported participants of the Awesome Alumni Activities Club to Bowman Orchards located in Rexford, NY. This site has long been a favorite location for apple picking in the autumn months, although we happily discovered this location also bears strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries throughout the entire summer.

College Experience Family Corner Henry

Family Corner: Henry Medina

Henry’s family and the College Experience are honoring his numerous accomplishments with our second entry of Family Corner in which family members have the opportunity to talk about their child in their own words. Here is an entry composed with help from Henry’s father, Dennis, and his stepmother, Lisa!

College Experience Self-Advocacy Open House

Self-Advocacy Flourishes at Open House Party

On the evening of Friday, June 28, 2019 the Self-Advocacy Open House Party was so successful that we had to order a second pizza pie at the last minute to accommodate all of the individuals who showed up in the Cafetorium. The purpose of the celebration was to revive group membership and collaborate on finding our voice.

College Experience Albany Clean Up

Students and Staff Clean Albany

The College Experience Volunteerism class learned about how to turn litter collection into a fun activity as well as making small changes in one’s routine can help reduce their carbon footprint. After the lesson was completed, staff led the students to the nearby streets in the proximity of the College of Saint Rose. Armed with a litter collection claw to pick up glass shards and latex gloves…they got to work.

College Experience Alumnus Theatre

Alumnus Takes the Theatre World by Storm

This has been quite an incredible two weeks for our College Experience alumnus, Nick Williams. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, he ventured out into New York City with staff to attend the EPIC Players Cabaret fundraiser. On Saturday, May 4, 2019, he had the chance to serve as an assistant usher at an Albany Symphony Orchestra event.