On the evening of Friday, August 9, 2019 the Alumni Activities Club took a trip to Washington Park for a free show of “Newsies”, offered by the Park Playhouse, which is a publicly and privately funded endeavor to bring free shows to the Capital Region.
Our full-time social worker, Allison Fuller created a brand new class with the assistance of her interns, Zhixin and Elaine. The class is called, “Character Strengths,” which rages against perceptions created by society that there is always going to be something wrong with us that has to be fixed.
The Alumni Activities Club of the College Experience recently traveled to Puzzles Cafe and Bakery in Schenectady, NY followed by the Rivers Casino down the street where they engaged in some light and “responsible” gambling. Rob Corso, Bill Fitzpatrick, Jessica Lewis, and Jose Galvez were transported by their staff on this trip planned by the Alumni Activities Club.
The 2019 Best Buddies Friendship Walk was held at Crossgates Mall recently. The Best Buddies Program has allowed our students to experience many aspects of campus life that would have been much harder to initiate on their own. We look forward to witnessing many more adventures on campus and throughout the Capital Region thanks to the support of others outside the program.
The College Experience is stationed in the heart of the Capital Region of New York State. Many students choose to remain in the area very close to the College of…
On the date of Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Jose Galvez and his support staff treated the American Red Cross on Everett Road in Albany, NY, with two large pizza pies arrived from a local restaurant from Sweet Willy’s Pizzeria located on 85 Sand Creek Road.
Twelve high school students participated in the 2019 Summer Exchange at the College Experience. Students spent the week attending College Experience classes, sleeping in the College of Saint Rose dorms, and visiting a number of attractions located around the Albany area.
The goal of the Alumni Activities Club right now is to rule the summertime before it inevitably fades into lukewarm days and semi-chilly nights come this autumn. They took this action on the date of Sunday, July 7, 2019 when four alumni piled into a vehicle that was driven by staff to SplashDown Beach located in Fishkill, NY.
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.
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!