May 7, 2021
Teen Playwrights in China Receive Encouragement, Feedback from Sage Theatre Majors
Professor David Baecker and his students hosted a competition for middle and high school playwriting students in China.
April 29, 2021
Russell Sage College Announces New Entrepreneurial Sustainability Minor
The Entrepreneurial Sustainability minor is designed for students who would like to complement their major with interdisciplinary courses that explore multiple approaches to environmental and social challenges.
April 21, 2021
Russell Sage College Partners with CDC’s MASCUP! Study
Russell Sage College is one of 60 colleges participating in the nationwide Mask Adherence and Surveillance at Colleges and Universities Project.
April 16, 2021
Sage Announces Changes to 2021 Commencement Plans
Ceremonies Will Be Held Outdoors, Graduates Will Be Allowed Two Guests
April 13, 2021
Physical Therapy Department Presents Call-In Seminars on Healthy Living for Homebound Adults
Seminars are Part of Community Caregivers
“Lunchtime Chat” Series
March 29, 2021
Six to Present Research at Honors Conference
LGBTQ representation in picture books, strengthening democracy via digital tools and harnessing flow state are some of the topics Sage students will present at the NRHC conference.
March 23, 2021
The Rev Announces Shortlist for 2021 Issue
Print and Digital Editions of Creative Journal Includes Work from Russell Sage College and Partners in the UK
March 17, 2021
Russell Sage College Plans Return to In-Person Classes, Campus Life for Fall 2021
Sage plans for fall semester 2021 to be in-person, with classes on campus, activities, athletic competition and campus housing open at regular occupancy.
March 11, 2021
Three Affiliated with Sage Named to 40 Under 40 List
Two Sage graduates and an employee are on the Albany Business Review’s list of young professionals who are shaping the Capital District.
March 10, 2021
Russell Sage College Announces 2021 Commencement Plans
Sage will celebrate the Classes of 2020 and 2021 with a series of small, on-campus gatherings during the week of May 10, 2021.
March 4, 2021
Sage’s COVID-19 Surveillance Testing is a Team Effort
Sage's COVID surveillance testing effort has been running smoothly, thanks in large part to support from Nursing students and the Athletics department.
March 2, 2021
Sage and CDPHP Present Mass Vaccinations: A Global Call to Action
Online panel discussion to feature Moderna adviser, former NYS deputy commissioner for public health and experienced clinical trial investigator.
March 2, 2021
Book by Professor Michelle Napierski-Prancl Mediates the ‘Mommy Wars’
Paperback edition of "Mothers Work: Confronting the Mommy Wars, Raising Children, and Working for Social Change" is coming in July.
March 2, 2021
Spotlight on Nutrition Science
In honor of National Nutrition Month, we are proud to introduce you to a few of the faculty, students and graduates of Russell Sage College’s Nutrition Science programs. Watch this […]
February 25, 2021
Sage, Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar Make Higher Education More Accessible
Russell Sage College and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar signed a memorandum of understanding that will help make a college education more accessible for local students.
February 23, 2021
Russell Sage College Named a Top Destination for Transfer Students
The honor society for two-year colleges has included Sage on its Transfer Honor Roll for the second year in a row,
February 22, 2021
PT Program and Troy YMCA Help Kids Find Fun in Physical Fitness
Ready, Set, Play! project is supported by Rubin Community Fellows Program
February 16, 2021
Russell Sage College Theatre Programs Announce Scholarship Opportunity
Maureen Stapleton Scholarship Honors Memory of Troy-Born, Award-Winning Actress and Supports Housing for Students Who Begin Theatre Career at Troy College  Russell Sage College is accepting applications for its Maureen […]
February 11, 2021
Positive Attention for Occupational Therapy Students’ Research
Four Russell Sage College Occupational Therapy students were recent guests on The Telehealth OT Podcast with Reina M. Olivera, DrOT, OTR/L.
February 9, 2021
Sage Votes Inspires Young People to Make the Most of Right to Vote
For the Russell Sage College students involved in Sage Votes, the presidential election was just the beginning.
February 9, 2021
Selections from the Course Catalog: The Roaring '20s
Students who take The Roaring ’20s expect to learn about the 1920s — but they are surprised at how often current issues come up.
February 1, 2021
Russell Sage College Art and Design Student to Present at National Conference
Danielle Kadtke, an Interior and Spatial Design student at Russell Sage College, has been selected to present research at the College Art Association annual conference, to be held online Feb. 10-13, 2021.
January 19, 2021
PT and OT Professors Help Moms-to-Be Make Healthy Movement a Priority
Moving Into Motherhood Project Is Supported by Rubin Community Fellows Program
January 19, 2021
Rubin Community Fellows Program Seeks Applicants for Grant Funding
The Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is accepting applications for grant funding.
January 15, 2021
Get Your T-Shirt in Honor of the First Female VP and The Women’s Institute
Dozens of members of the Russell Sage College community will watch the swearing-in of the first female vice president of the United States on Wednesday, Jan. 20, wearing locally made T-shirts in honor of “comma-la” and The Women’s Institute.
December 9, 2020
Shelly Calabrese Named Executive Director of The Women’s Institute
Shelly Calabrese has been named executive director of The Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College following a national search.
December 8, 2020
The Russell Sage College Community Mourns the Passing of Former President William Kahl, Ph.D.
Former Russell Sage College President William “Bill” Kahl passed away on December 4, 2020 at the age of 98.
November 16, 2020
Russell Sage College President’s Contract Extended Through 2024
Christopher Ames is Leading Sage’s Financial Turnaround, New Strategic Plan and Resiliency During COVID-19
November 11, 2020
The Rev Collaborates with International Publisher Founded by and for Student Creatives
Russell Sage College’s student-run literary journal is producing a publication with students at Haringey Sixth Form College in London.
November 4, 2020
Russell Sage College to Open New Veterans Lounge on Troy Campus
Public Invited to Online Ribbon Cutting and Video Tour
October 22, 2020
Russell Sage College and NYS Council of School Superintendents Form Partnership
Special Opportunity for Graduates of NYSCOSS Future Superintendents Academy who Pursue Educational Leadership Doctorate at Sage
October 8, 2020
Sage Honored for Assisting State’s COVID Response
The National Guard used the Armory at Sage to assemble COVID test kits distributed throughout New York.
October 5, 2020
Russell Sage College Names Barbara Cockfield as Director of Diversity and Inclusion
The director of Diversity and Inclusion coordinates Russell Sage College’s efforts to promote equity and social justice on campus.
September 15, 2020
U.S. News Ranks Russell Sage College Among Top 10 Universities for Social Mobility
Sage is Ranked Eighth Out of 389 Universities for Success Graduating Economically Disadvantaged Students
August 25, 2020
Russell Sage College Marks Centennial of Women’s Suffrage
The Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with Deeds Not Words: Women’s Political Past, Present and Future, a free, multi-event symposium on the centennial of women’s suffrage.
August 4, 2020
School of Management Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation
The School of Management at Russell Sage College has received reaffirmation of its specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas.
July 23, 2020
Rubin Fellows Program Announces More than $41,000 for Projects in Rensselaer County
Sage Faculty to Lend Expertise to Projects Addressing Childhood Obesity, Maternal Health, Human Services and the Environment
July 15, 2020
Sage Athletic Teams to Change Fall Of 2020 Plans
Albany, NY — Russell Sage College has announced that after discussions with the Empire 8 Conference membership and careful review and for the safety of all, our fall sports seasons have been postponed.
July 14, 2020
Students Join AmeriCorps Pandemic Resilience, Food Security Projects in Albany
Russell Sage College students Ryan Jennings ’21 and Irelynn Sheehan ’21 served as pandemic resilience associates at the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center, an environmental education center in Albany’s South End. […]
June 25, 2020
Professor Honored with American Psychological Association’s Sweetgrass Award
Gayle Skawen:nio Morse Recognized for Advancing Indigenous Values through Professionalism and Service The American Psychological Association’s Society for the Psychology of Women has named Gayle Skawen:nio Morse, Ph.D., as the […]
June 11, 2020
Recent Faculty Publications, Presentations and Honors
The Sage Colleges faculty members conduct research, write books and peer-reviewed articles for leading journals, and hold leadership roles in professional organizations. Here are some recent highlights. “To Leave or […]
June 1, 2020
Russell Sage College to Add Three Athletic Teams
Albany, NY — Russell Sage College is adding varsity baseball, esports and women’s golf teams to its athletics program. Endorsed by President Chris Ames, the new teams elevate the total […]
May 27, 2020
Russell Sage College Alumnae Association Honors Four for Professional Achievement and Service to College and Community
The Russell Sage College Alumnae Association is proud to announce the 2020 recipient of the Doris L. Crockett Medal and three recipients of the Women of Influence award. Judith Bopp […]
May 18, 2020
Freihofer’s Run for Women Health & Fitness Expo to Return to Sage’s Albany Campus In 2021
2020 Event Cancelled, But Freihofer’s Run for Women Will Continue to Support Scholarships for Sage Students The Freihofer’s Run for Women Health and Fitness Expo, a companion event to the […]
May 13, 2020
Meet Members of the Class of 2020
Students earning degrees in 2020 share their goals for the future, and how their experience at Sage has prepared them to persevere toward those goals. Applied Biology graduate Kim Galusha […]
May 13, 2020
Forty Administrators Managing COVID Response in their Schools and Districts to Receive Education Doctorates from Sage
Twenty-Six of the Ed.D. Recipients Hold Educational Leadership Roles in Hard-Hit New York City Area The Sage Colleges’ Esteves School of Education will award 40 doctorates in Educational Leadership this […]
May 5, 2020
Spotlight on Russell Sage College Nursing Students
Sage enrolls more than 600 students in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. In honor of National Student Nurse Day on May 8 -— part of National Nurses Week, celebrated May […]
April 15, 2020
Sage Appoints Doug Gruse as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
The Sage Colleges has named Doug Gruse as senior director of marketing and communications. Gruse will lead efforts to increase Sage’s visibility as it rebrands Russell Sage College for women […]
April 10, 2020
Students Share What is Keeping Them #SageStrong
Alison Schaeffing, Ph.D., director of service learning and adjunct professor, invited her WORLD 401 students to share what is keeping them #SageStrong during the COVID-19 crisis. Lauren Guynup ’20, Business […]
April 10, 2020
Sage Graduates Share Stories of Extra Encouragement from a Professor who Cared
We collected a few stories from Sage graduates, about faculty members who made a difference in their lives. Their stories are a testament to the kinds of bonds that are […]
April 8, 2020
National Public Health Week: Public Health Intern Contributes to Community Health Action Plan, COVID-19 Response
As an intern at the Rensselaer County Department of Health, Public Health major Meghan Carknard ’20 contributes to the health department’s emergency COVID-19 response and to its long-term Community Health […]
April 7, 2020
Spotlight on Occupational Therapy at Sage
April is National Occupational Therapy Month — a perfect time to introduce some of the students, faculty and graduates of Sage’s respected Occupational Therapy program. Sage’s Occupational Therapy program has […]
April 2, 2020
Sage Strong: Faculty, Students and Staff Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis
Read contributions from members of the Sage community, who share their experiences supporting each other and the wider community during the COVID-19 crisis. Please also visit the Sage Strong Fund, […]
March 31, 2020
Sage Health Sciences Experts Share Best Practices to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 on April 1 Webinar
Kathleen Kelly, Ph.D., MPH, MS, FNP, dean of the School of Health Sciences and associate professor in nursing at The Sage Colleges, and Dayna Maniccia, DrPh, assistant professor of public […]
March 26, 2020
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Recognizes Russell Sage College as a Top Destination for Transfer Students
Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges and academic programs, has named Russell Sage College to its 2020 Transfer Honor Roll. Sage is recognized for providing a […]
February 28, 2020
COVID-19 Information
Sage’s Official COVID-19 website with updates and FAQs In light of COVID-19, the College is taking preemptive measures to protect the health and safety of our campus community. We are […]
February 18, 2020
In Redesigned Public Speaking Class, Students Build Skills and Make Community Connections
Professor David Baecker’s Class is Among Several at Sage to Partner with the Refugee Welcome Center Associate Professor of Theatre David Baecker, MFA, has collaborated with Director of Service Learning […]
February 10, 2020
Sage and Columbia High School Sign Agreement on 3+1 Teaching Pathway
Early Assurance Agreement Addresses Nationwide Decline in Teacher Preparation Program Enrollment The Sage Colleges and Columbia High School today signed an Early Assurance Agreement that establishes a new college pathway […]
February 7, 2020
Classes Canceled from 2:30 pm on – Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
Due to the inclement weather, classes from 2:30 pm on are suspended. Offices will close at 2:30 pm. Check Sage’s Facebook page for updates about evening events.
January 29, 2020
Six Sage Students to Present at Northeastern Regional Honors Council Conference
Sage is co-host of conference, to be held in Albany, April 2-5, 2020 Six Russell Sage College students will present research or creative work at the 2020 Northeast Regional Honors […]
January 24, 2020
Board of Regents Approves Charter Change
Approval is another step forward for the college as it unifies its Albany and Troy campuses under one name. TROY & ALBANY, NEW YORK — The New York State Education Department […]
January 21, 2020
Recent Faculty Publications, Presentations and Honors
The Sage Colleges faculty members conduct research, write books and peer-reviewed articles for leading journals, participate in juried art exhibitions and hold leadership roles in professional organizations. Here are some […]
January 17, 2020
On Accelerated Timeline, Faculty Approve NEW General Education Curriculum
On many campuses – and at Sage in the past – designing, refining and approving a general education program is a years-long endeavor. The Russell Sage College general education task force had just a few months to design a general education plan that would be in place by fall 2020, when Russell Sage College’s new configuration as a coeducational college with two campuses will be complete.
December 20, 2019
Empire State Development Grant Will Support a Second Health Sciences Simulation Lab
The Sage Colleges received a $40,000 Empire State Development grant to support the addition of a second Health Sciences clinical simulation lab and classroom on the Russell Sage College campus […]
December 19, 2019
Karla Digirolamo Named Founding Executive Director of Women’s Institute
Karla M. Digirolamo has been named the founding executive director of the new Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College. Digirolamo will provide the guidance and vision to establish the Women’s […]
December 18, 2019
Sage is a Winner in Times Union’s ‘Big $100,000 Giveaway’ Competition
The Sage Colleges was one of 10 nonprofits to win the Times Union’s “Big $100,000 Giveaway.” The winners were selected by votes from Times Union readers. Sage will receive $10,000 […]
December 12, 2019
Athletics Department to Add Women’s and Men’s Indoor Track and Field Teams
The Sage Colleges Athletics Department will add women’s and men’s indoor track and field teams in the 2020-2021 academic year. David Taranto, head coach of Sage’s women’s and men’s cross-country […]
December 10, 2019 Includes Sage on List of Top Online Master’s Degrees in Health Administration
Russell Sage College’s online Master of Science in Health Services Administration was ranked among the nation’s top 50 online health care administration master’s degrees by is a source […]
November 26, 2019
Esteves School of Education Receives $39,500 Grant from the CVS Health Foundation
Grant Will Support E-cigarette Prevention Program for 1,500 Students in Local Middle Schools and High Schools The Sage Colleges Esteves School of Education is taking a lead role in the […]
November 22, 2019
Local Sixth-Grader Stars in “Oliver!” with TIS Students, Alumni and Professionals
Russell Sage College Students and Susan Odell Taylor Upper School Students Learn Together Through Creative and Performing Arts Partnerships The Theatre Institute at Sage will present Lionel Bart’s adaptation of […]
November 19, 2019
Esteves School of Education Offers New Model for Teacher Preparation
Program inspired by medical training places aspiring teachers in paid, full-time, long-term classroom residency with expert teachers The Sage Colleges Esteves School of Education is one of only three schools […]
November 12, 2019
New Book By Professor Michelle Napierski-Prancl Mediates the ‘Mommy Wars’
Mothers Work: Confronting the Mommy Wars, Raising Children and Working for Social Change by Sociology Professor Michelle Napierski-Prancl, Ph.D., was published in September by Lexington Books. The ‘Mommy Wars’ refers […]
November 5, 2019
Collaborative Forum Provides Interprofessional Learning Opportunities For 200 Health Sciences Students
For Several Sage Students, the Forum Offered Additional Opportunities to Conduct Original Research and Apply Expertise On November 4, approximately 200 students from Sage and other area colleges gathered with […]
October 24, 2019
Sage Appoints Thomas W. Nesbitt as Vice President for Enrollment Management
New Leader Brings Nearly 30 Years of Experience from SUNY Campuses and Private Colleges The Sage Colleges has named Thomas W. Nesbitt as vice president for enrollment management following a […]
October 17, 2019
Rubin Community Fellows Answer Unmet Need at Not-For-Profits
Sage’s Director of Service Learning Alison Schaeffing, Ph.D., and Chaplain Michelle Thivierge regularly work with area not-for-profits – including Capital Roots, the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Unity House, the YWCA […]
October 11, 2019
Rubin Community Fellows Program Seeks Applicants for Grant Funding
The Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is accepting applications for grant funding to support collaborations between 501(c)(3) agencies in Rensselaer County and faculty experts from Emma Willard School, […]
October 7, 2019
New Collaboration Multiplies Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students
Sage is Only College to Have a Formal Agreement with Hudson Mohawk AHEC A partnership between Sage and the Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center helps students studying health sciences, […]
October 4, 2019
Nursing Students Collect Oral Histories from Alumnae
Students from Sage’s Nursing program know of its history and reputation – and are looking to preserve it for future generations. Over the summer Amos Amoak ’21, Dorcas Talyowe ’20 […]
October 1, 2019
Theatre Institute Opens Season with a Spooky Tale with Local Connections
"Sleepy Hollow" is an adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic spooky tale set in New York state’s Hudson Valley, where the legend of a mighty headless horseman captures the imaginations of the people.
September 16, 2019
Sage Recognizes Capital Region Businesses That Support Scholarships
Local Business Community Has Provided Nearly $1.4 Million in Direct Aid to Sage Students Since Corporate Connections Scholarship Program Established On September 11, The Sage Colleges held its annual Corporate […]