The ancient spirit of All Hallow’s Eve is alive and well here at the College Experience. On the afternoon of Sunday, October 28, 2018 four students traveled to the Palace Theatre for a special Family Day Showing of the 1993 Halloween classic, “Hocus Pocus”.
We happily present to you an image of freshman student Dan in his dorm area and one of his many culinary concoctions created so far during the fall semester.
The College Experience wishes to offer their heartfelt, congratulatory wishes to David Lieberman who has just been selected to join his former staff members and teachers as their new colleague! This is the first time in the thirteen year history of the College Experience that an alumnus is now an official staff member.
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.