On Thursday, March 16, Mosaic Associates sponsored a Rensselaer County Chamber Breakfast Panel that featured area college presidents. The breakfast was held at The Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, New York, and drew about 100 businessmen and women from the greater capital district.
The panel featured Dr. James N. Baldwin, from Excelsior College; Brother F. Edward Coughlin, from Siena College; Drew Matonak, from Hudson Valley Community College; Dr. Susan Scrimshaw, from The Sage Colleges; Dr. Carolyn Stefanco, from The College of Saint Rose and Dr. James Stellar, from University at Albany.
The discussion was moderated by Guha Bala, president of Velan Ventures. Some of the topics included the impact of immigration policy, workforce development preparation for modern industrial growth, cost of higher education and the climate of enrollment.