- November 17, 2014 at 9:36 am
Faculty and students from The Sage Colleges will visit Brunswick/Brittonkill Central School District on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 to encourage student participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning activities. The presenters will demonstrate to Tamarac Middle and High School students how different centers of gravity affect their ability to complete a simple task. They will also facilitate a hands-on problem solving activity.
- November 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm
The Sage Colleges is pleased to welcome Kate Dahlstedt, LMHC, co-founder and acting executive director of Soldier’s Heart, to the Russell Sage campus in Troy on Wednesday, November 12 at 1 p.m. in Bush Memorial Center. Dahlstedt’s talk entitled “My Brother's/Sister's Keeper” is aimed at inspiring people across the nation to consider the true costs of war, how it impacts troops, families, and their greater communities. Dahlstedt will explore the relationship between how we treat our military veterans, especially women, and the difficulty they have reintegrating into civilian life. She will explain why we all have the responsibility to be part of their homecoming.
- November 10, 2014 at 3:08 pm
The Sage Colleges will salute the military men and women who have served our country with three Veterans Day events on the Russell Sage campus in Troy on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.
- November 6, 2014 at 4:42 pm
The Sage Colleges is pleased to host the Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities 11th annual conference on Saturday, November 8 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the Russell Sage campus in Troy. The conference entitled “The Pedagogical Pursuit of Environmental ‘Truth’: Mobilizing our Collective Expertise,” will offer an opportunity for participants to exchange approaches to pedagogy and collaborative programs aimed at advancing our region as a global center of environmental knowledge and learning.
- October 31, 2014 at 11:33 am
The Sage Colleges is proud to host the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE) and the U.S. Department of Education’s “School Environment Listening Tour” on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014. The listening session will focus on bullying, student discipline and offensive imagery and symbolism.
- October 29, 2014 at 10:48 am
The Opalka at Sage is pleased to host a film screening of "This Way of Life." In relation to the current exhibition featuring Mike Glier, we visit New Zealand with this profound film. "This Way of Life" is a lush and evocative portrait of an inspiring and maverick Maori family living on the edge of the world.
- October 29, 2014 at 10:46 am
The Sage Colleges will host the second in its series of four "think tank" creativity workshops for the general public on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. Joanne Curran, dean of Sage College of Albany, will lead the “i.Think Tank” sessions based on a model of creative thinking fostered by Alex Osborn, the advertising executive who coined the term "brainstorming." The sessions will offer professional development exercises and the opportunity to learn and practice effective problem solving strategies. Participants will work with Sage faculty and students to develop potential solutions to problems of their choice. This public outreach builds on the series of Innovative Thinking (i.Think ®) courses Sage College of Albany offers as its general education core curriculum.
- October 24, 2014 at 3:44 pm
Steven Leibo, Ph.D., professor of modern international history and politics at The Sage Colleges will speak about how the climate crisis is likely to impact America’s Northeastern states and how local communities are already starting to face the challenge. Although the warming of the globe, a phenomenon largely caused by humanity’s prolific burning of fossil fuels has impacted the entire planet, it is playing out differently in different regions. The WORLD Series lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 29 at 1 p.m. in Bush Memorial on the Russell Sage campus in Troy.
- October 23, 2014 at 11:35 am
The Sage Colleges welcomes the Interfaith Amigos to its Russell Sage campus in Troy on Friday, October 24, 2014. The Interfaith Amigos, which include Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Rabbi Ted Falcon, are known for their spiritual wisdom and humor. Their unique approach to addressing the taboos of interfaith dialogue encourages a more authentic conversation.
- October 21, 2014 at 10:22 am
The Sage Colleges welcomes Rachel Maines, Ph.D., to its Troy campus on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 for a lecture entitled “Stinks and Bangs: Hobby Science in Gendered Spaces.”