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St. Anne Institute Welcomes the Hon. Josephine Victoria Finn, NYS Board of Regents

St. Anne Institute welcomed the Hon. Josephine Victoria Finn, a member of the New York State Board of Regents, to tour the agency and have a conversation with St. Anne Institute resident students. Following her tour she met with the Executive Directors (in St. Anne’s Catena Conference Center) from Vanderheyden, LaSalle, St. Catherine’s, St. Anne’s, […]


Handcrafted snowflakes, snowmen, and various touches of white and silver decor turned the St. Anne Institute cafeteria into a “Winter Wonderland” for the first monthly “Annie’s Café” of 2016. Volunteers created the fantasy scene, and St. Anne cafeteria staff presented another impressive dinner, including roast beef and turkey carving stations, shrimp cocktail, a pasta station […]

Friends of Recovery – New York

    Cortney Lovell, Director of Recovery Education and Training from Friends of Recovery – New York speaks to St. Anne students about her own addiction, her path to recovery, and her work as an addiction counselor. Cortney left the girls with the following questions Inspiring Women on the Rise: 1. What motivates you? 2. […]

Baby Hats Delivered to Albany Medical Center

Photos of loomed baby hats that Jacquie Shoen & Stephanie Schafer made with the life skills classes. Jacquie and Stephanie delivered them to the Albany Medical Center NICU.                  

Thank You to B. Lodge & Co.

Thank you to B. Lodge & Co., 45 North Pearl Street, Albany, for their generous donation to St. Anne Institute’s Annual Fund. December 9th was St. Anne Institute’s “Day at Lodges” where we received 10% of all sales for that day. This has been a long standing tradition and we appreciate their continued support.

The Positive Behavioral Intervention & Support (PBIS)

The Positive Behavioral Intervention & Support (PBIS) committee of St. Anne Institute awarded students who displayed exemplary effort and behavior in December with holiday gift bags.  Students received a $10 gift card to Walmart, as well as some treats in the gift bags. The PBIS committee and staff of SAI are dedicated to acknowledging the […]

On Call Office Christmas Tree

      Some of our girls beautifully decorated the On Call Office Christmas Tree with handmade ornaments.  

Thank you SEFCU!

              Thank you, SEFCU, for a great holiday party and for all the gifts you bring for our Residential and Day Services girls.              

Pop Art

Pop Art Ms. Mainella’s Art Class Our recent project focused on the era of Pop Art , a time in which artists were looking for inspiration within American culture. Students looked at art work from both Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol, both whom were strongly influenced by foods that were popular in the 1950’s. The […]

Fall Science Fair

On November 18, 2015, some of Mr. Henry’s science students set up Science Fair displays in the Conference Center, demonstrating and explaining experiments which they recently conducted. Their research and results were very impressive.