In an effort to take the learning experience out into the community as much as possible, our adjunct professor Michelle Brown arranged a field trip to the Casparus F. Pruyn House located in Latham, NY, a short time ago as our last field trip of the semester for the Local History class.
On the morning of Thursday, December 13, 2018 the students of the College Experience put their culinary talents to work by creating a substantial amount of chocolate chip cookies to enhance the Yuletide cheer at the celebration they had at the end of this week!
An annual tradition within the College Experience and Living Resources is a Holiday celebration at Mallozzi’s Banquet and Ballrooms located in Schenectady, NY.
Staff and students piled in the CDTA buses on the afternoon of December 13, for some Holiday Shopping at the massive Crossgates Mall, a short ride from campus. Students employed their budgeting skills and were assisted by staff when necessary on how much to buy.
David recently visited the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY on the date of Thursday, November 29, 2018 to deliver a lecture to the classes of Children with Disabilities and Understanding Autism.
The College Experience is pleased to welcome Allison Fuller to our team as a full-time social worker for the students. We are very excited that Allison has come aboard to work with our talented students on these challenges that come with being a college student.
One of our alumni, Jose visited the American Red Cross where he is in the process of applying to become a new volunteer. Casey Garvey who is one of the coordinators was kind enough to provide a tour of the premises, and a regular volunteer named, Margaret also showed him the ropes.
College Experience staff, Jennifer Richard and Jesse Saperstein, had the privilege of enjoying lunch with Heather Kuzmich at The Standard Restaurant. Heather is a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model with Asperger’s syndrome.
The students of the College Experience have been cherishing the horror-saturated joys of Halloween all week long! Some of the students chose to open up their dorm room to host a Halloween party compete with music and dancing. Costumes were optional but fun was mandatory!
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 two alumni of the College Experience enjoyed an adventure to the City of Kingston, to attend a gathering of the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership (GRASP).