Sage Names Paris Scholar

May 6, 2014 at 3:35 pm

ALBANY, NY – Sage College of Albany is pleased to announce this year’s 2014 Paris Scholarship winner Sydney Lussier.

Lussier is a sophomore in the Bachelor of Fine Arts studio arts program and hopes to Sydney Lussierstudy at Paris College of Art this fall. Paris College of Art offers an extroadinary study abroad program for college sophomores and juniors, who wish to spend a semester experiencing art, design, and culture in Paris. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Paris College of Art promotes the artistic and intellectual maturation of promising students into exceptional artists, art historians, photographers, designers, and design managers.

“Sydney is a truly talented young artist and Sage is honored to name her as the 2014 Paris Scholar,” said Linda Morrell, chair of Art + Design at Sage. “This is an incredible opportunity for her to further her education and develop her talent among other international scholars. We look forward to seeing her grow as an artist and an individual.”

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

Interdisciplinary academics, 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 coeducational undergraduate Sage College of Albany in Albany, N.Y.; the undergraduate Russell Sage College for women in Troy, N.Y.; and the graduate-level Esteves School of Education, School of Health Sciences and School of Management, with programs on both campuses.