On Friday, October 12, 2018 the students of the College Experience had the opportunity to explore the Fort Crailo Historic Site in Rensselaer, NY. The was just one of many trips planned this semester by adjunct professor, Michelle Brown who teaches the Local History class.
The Capital Region presents endless opportunities for the students to explore recreation and local culture. With that in mind, the students in the Local History class taught by adjunct professor, Michelle Brown, had the chance to go on a Ghost Tour of the sprawling State Capitol Building on Friday, October 19, 2018.
On Thursday, October 10, 2018, College Experience alumni Jordan West and Andrew Maggio were kind enough to lend their time to an EmployAbility event sponsored by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).
Sara is a College Experience alumnus from the Class of 2015 who has been active with employment and volunteering endeavors since her graduation. Sara is a much-appreciated volunteer at Mercy Care for Kids and the Eddy, which are both run by St. Peter’s Health Partners.
Amber and Nick who are paving a path in their first year of the Transitions Program, joined three of their alumni peers and a staff member at Indian Ladder Farms on Sunday, October 7, 2018 where they independently toured the area and had the opportunity to go apple picking.
The College Experience Cell Phone Photography class led by Suzanne Bernier, Coordinator of the College Experience Transitional Year, traveled to the Empire State Plaza to capture the essence of reflections, building configurations, enigmatic sculptures, and other pieces of city scenery that represent art in a plethora of ways.
Sean, Ryan, Mark, and Noelle had the chance to socialize with incredible students from the College of Saint Rose at a gathering of the Geeks of the Round Table. The club president, Nikos Assimakopoulos took the time to tell us about what a typical meeting is like and the fun activities.
Jessica is an alumnus of the College Experience and graduated with the Class of 2011 and we are pleased to feature her with one of the completed projects she has been working on this Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Guilderland YMCA, where she serves as a volunteer for two hours every week.
On the date of Friday, September 21, 2018 the fine game of golf and the College Experience joined forces at the Colonie Country Club in Voorheesville, NY. The purpose of the event was to raise funding for our valuable programs and provide necessary resources for the students.
The College Experience is pleased to present a candid photograph of senior, Leanne Strong working diligently during her lunch hour in the Camelot Room at the College of Saint Rose, where students are welcome to use all the facilities allotted to the mainstream students.