TROY, NY – The Sage Colleges, in conjunction with [email protected] Connect, will host “Meet and Mentor on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Bush Memorial Center on the Russell Sage College campus in Troy.  The panel discussion will focus on learning how to make the most of a mentor at any stage in your career.

All panelists are alumnae of The Sage Colleges and include:

Kimberly Fredericks, Ph.D., MPA, RD
– Dean, Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs in Management, School of Management/The Sage Colleges

Janice White, Ed.D. – Associate Professor and Chair, Educational Leadership Program Esteves School of Education/The Sage Colleges

Daquetta Jones – Executive Director, YWCA of the Capital Region

Andrea Crisafulli – Owner and president of Crisafulli Bros.

Anne Saile – Founder and CEO of The Saile Group

To register visit:

As part of the event, The Sage Colleges will be accepting donations for its Career Closet which provides gently used professional clothing and accessories for students to use for interviews and internships.

Members of the media are welcome. Panelists will be available for interviews prior to the panel discussion or at the conclusion of the event to answer questions.

Media Contact: Deanna Cohen, director of external relations, The Sage Colleges, (518) 244-4593 (O), (518) 598-4927 (C), email: [email protected]


Interdisciplinary academics, combining the professions and the liberal arts, community engagement, international exposure, and artistic and athletic endeavors are among the pillars of the educational experience at The Sage Colleges. Sage enrolls more than 3,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs at the undergraduate Russell Sage College for women in Troy, N.Y.; the coeducational undergraduate Sage College of Albany in Albany, N.Y.; and the graduate-level Esteves School of Education, School of Health Sciences and School of Management, with programs on both campuses; adult education through the School of Professional and Continuing Education and via the Internet through Russell Sage Online. The Sage Colleges, founded in 1916, is celebrating its Centennial. For a complete listing of Centennial events visit us at