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Senior David Lieberman Speaks at Mercy College

Our 19-year-old College Experience senior, David Lieberman accompanied his staff member, Jesse Saperstein to Mercy College on the evening of Monday, February 26, 2018! They both co-delivered a lecture to the students of Professor Eileen Hoffman’s class that focuses on studying the complexities of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Most of the students in the class…

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Alumnus Working at the Regional Food Bank

Jordan West is a productive 2017 alumnus of the College Experience. He braved the unexpected snowstorm on the morning of Friday, March 2, 2018 to volunteer for his first shift at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, where he is stationed in the Salvage Sorting Room. He has committed toward volunteering every Wednesday and Friday from 9:00…

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Athletic Awesomeness on the Weekend

Our program is called The College Experience because that is exactly what it gives our talented students! The students have the advantage of a residential experience within the proximity of The College of Saint Rose and having access to all the resources on campus. On Saturday, February 17, 2018 many of the students chose to…

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Sweet Treats Café Opened on Valentine’s Day

The College Experience students are gaining valuable insight on business skills thanks to their instructor, Edith “Plummy” Chase in a new class called, “Sweet Treats Café. Their business officially launched on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (a.k.a. Valentine’s Day). The business is going to be set up in the Living Resources, Inc. cafetorium from now until May 9th, 2018…

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Apple Picking with the Alumni

The alumni of the College Experience in the Transitions and Community Living Programs recently had the chance to embrace one of the most profound harbingers of autumn.  We visited Bowman Orchards in Rexford, NY on a beautiful day on Sunday, September 17, 2017 that boasts farm animals, entertainment, and ice cream in addition to hundreds…

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