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June 06, 2024

New York State Food Summit Tackles Food Insecurity and Cultural Responsiveness, Food as Medicine, Strengthening Food Assistance Networks on June 12 at Russell Sage College

The New York State Food Summit on June 12 at Russell Sage College’s Albany campus will bring together approximately 400 food assistance providers, faculty from multiple colleges and universities, and advocates to share research, innovations, and best practices for hunger relief. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Armory […]
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June 06, 2024

Q&A with Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Francesca Durand, Ph.D.

Francesca Durand, Ph.D., found her calling as an educational researcher in graduate school, and now shares her expertise as a research methods professor in Russell Sage College’s Educational Leadership doctoral program and as member of a research team focused on improving educator practice in K-12 schools.   In May 2024, she received Sage’s Terry M. Cannizzaro […]
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June 04, 2024

Russell Sage College to Open Speech Clinic, Start Academic Programs With Three Faculty From The College of Saint Rose

Furthering its commitment to the health professions and education, Russell Sage College has hired three faculty from The College of Saint Rose to launch a speech therapy clinic July 8 and begin undergraduate and graduate programs in communication sciences and disorders in 2025 and 2029 respectively.  Saint Rose was a pioneer in the field of […]
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