- February 20, 2014 at 11:25 am
The Theater Institute at Sage will host a candid discussion with Rachel Maines, Ph.D. on Sunday, February 23 at 4:00 p.m. Maines, author of The Technology of Orgasm, will speak at the conclusion of the Sunday 2 p.m. performance of In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Dr. Maines’ book served as the inspiration for the play and was a principal source of research for In the Next Room and the film Hysteria.
- February 13, 2014 at 10:46 am
The Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is now accepting preliminary concept grant applications for funding to support non-profit organizations and government agencies in Rensselaer County by partnering with local educational institutions.
- February 6, 2014 at 11:26 am
To mark the 50th anniversary of many key events in the Civil Rights Movement, The Sage Colleges is offering a series of screenings and discussion forums centered on the Created Equal documentary film series. The Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle film set introduces documentary movies with riveting footage and testimony illustrating the long history of civil rights in America. Screenings will be shown on the Albany and Troy campuses beginning in February and continuing through the Underground Railroad History Conference in April. The screenings include:
- January 23, 2014 at 4:20 pm
The Academy for Character Education at The Sage Colleges is pleased to announce as the New York State Schools of Character.
- January 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm
Perceptions marks the third exhibition of work by Sage College of Albany’s Art + Design faculty at the Opalka Gallery, including work by 18 full-time and adjunct professors: JoAnn Axford, Brian Cirmo, Beau Comeaux, Jean Dahlgren, Melody Davis, Sean Hovendick, Kelly Jones, Jennifer Kemp, Christopher Lisio, Harold Lohner, Timothy Martin, Melinda McDaniel, Matthew McElligott, Janice Medina, Linda Morrell, Leah Rico, Gary Shankman, and Ed Ticson.
- January 8, 2014 at 3:28 pm
The Sage Colleges were recently awarded a $10,000 grant from The Bender Scientific Fund of The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region to further study the effects of non-pathogenic bacterium Mycobacterium vaccae (M. vaccae) on mice. In studies already conducted, Dr. Susan Jenks, professor of biology and psychology, Dr. Dorothy Matthews, professor of biology, and their team of Sage student researchers found that the soil bacterium, M. vaccae, when fed to mice influenced their anxiety behaviors and maze learning.
- December 12, 2013 at 10:42 am
The Sage Colleges will observe a moment of silence in honor of Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung and the other victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Friday, December 13 at 3 p.m. in Buchman Pavilion on the Russell Sage campus. Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung was the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School and a doctoral candidate in Sage’s Educational Leadership program when she lost her life in the Newtown, CT shooting on December 14, 2012.
- December 4, 2013 at 3:42 pm
The Sage Colleges will host the 12th Annual Northeast U.S. Character Education Youth Leadership Summit on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Russell Sage campus in Troy. More than 200 junior and senior high school students from 17 local school districts will participate in the conference sponsored by The Academy for Character Education at the Esteves School of Education at The Sage Colleges.
- November 29, 2013 at 3:18 pm
The Sage Colleges is pleased to host the Undergraduate Nursing Conference on Monday, December 2, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Bush Memorial Center on the Russell Sage campus in Troy.
- November 19, 2013 at 10:25 am
Returning to the Opalka Gallery at the Sage College of Albany on Sunday, November 24 at 4 p.m. and Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m. after last year’s successful collaboration at that location with sculptor John Van Alstine, the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company (ESDC) has been invited to create site specific performances in the gallery that will interact with and are inspired by An Armory Show, an installation by artists Michael Oatman and Ken Ragsdale.