American Red Cross Gift of Life

Alumnus Assisting with the Gift of Life

A few months ago we presented an ambitious alumnus on the blog named, Jose Galvez who was in the process of applying to be a volunteer at the American Red Cross. We are proud to give you an exciting update that after months of preparation, Jose has completed his second consecutive three-hour shift.

College Experience Broadway

Alumni Enjoy the Lights of Broadway…in Colonie, NY!

Who needs the travel and expense necessary to see a show on Broadway? Even though excursions into New York City are definitely in the works for the Alumni Activities Club, the reality is there is often a plethora of talent located right in our backyard. On that note, the College Experience would like to show our appreciation to Jessica Lewis who led a trip to Colonie Central High School so the Alumni Activities Club could see the play, “Legally Blonde.”

LGBTQA Club at the College Experience

LGBTQA Club Launched at the College Experience

Students have advocated for a LGBTQA club that will be a safe place for students to speak about gender issues that affect them or choose to attend if they support others with these identities. The club has been proposed and organized by Gillian Friedlander, who is one of our College Experience tutors. The club started about a month-and-a-half ago and is known as the Rainbow Moon Club, which the students have named themselves.

College Experience Heather Kuzmich America's Next Top Model

America’s Next Top Model Visits the College Experience

All the students of the College Experience surely had stars in their eyes on Monday, March 11, 2019. A national celebrity came to visit them for the two Student Forums composed of freshmen and seniors, respectively. Heather Kuzmich, who competed on the 7th Season of America’s Next Top Model Cycle 9 in 2007, visited our program to speak to the students about her experiences being famous and the realities of pursuing one’s dreams.