Academic Advising, SPCE

[Albany Admin Building roof]The learning environment in the School of Professional and Continuing Education at Sage is geared to working adult students and emphasizes professional, academic and personal development.

Careful and advance planning will ensure your academic and career needs are met. Prior to the start of your first term at Sage, as a new Sage student, you will meet with the Associate Dean of Academic Advising ( to discuss the following:

  • SageAdvisor: Academic Evaluation Report & Transfer Credit Report
  • Course Planning/Scheduling
  • Establishing a Completion or Graduation Timeline

Faculty Advisors

All students are assigned a professor in their major department for advisement and course planning.  Your assigned major Faculty Advisor information is listed in SageAdvisor.  Log-in to SageAdvisor/Students Menu: User Account   --> My Profile

Student Advising & Class Registration Assistance:

  • Accounting: Dr. Gerald Silberstein,, 292-8628
  • Business: Professor Eileen Brownell,, 292-8637
  • Business/SageOnline: Professor MaryEllen Tedesco,, 292-1931
  • Information Technology/SageOnline, Dr. Dawit Demissie,
  • Nursing: Dr. Nancy Michela,, 244-2231
  • Pre-Med Post Bacc Certificate: Dr. Mary Rea,, 244-2244
  • Psychology: Dr. Pat O'Connor,, 244-2221

**Recommended: Contact advisors via email.
Use your new Sage email account ( to contact Sage faculty & personnel.  Email is the quickest method to receive a response.  Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.


SageAdvisor is a SECURE site that contains live information from the College's system. Sage students' academic record and account information are available in SageAdvisor. You must log in to access your personal information and registration functions.

Use SageAdvisor for:

  • Student Profile Information
  • Faculty Advisor contact information
  • Academic Program Evaluation Report
  • Transfer Course Equivalency Report
  • Schedule/Transcript/Grades
  • Registration Functions
  • Financial: financial aid, student account and tuition bill information



For additional information

  • Contact:

SPCE degrees and diplomas are conferred by Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY.
Students are ultimately responsible for satisfying all degree requirements including adhering to Catalog policies and academic calendar.