Category Archives: Featured News

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Faculty and staff awards, honors and appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members for their notable awards, honors, appointments and promotions: KAREN BELL has been awarded a $21,292 grant from SUNY Central for her project…

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College to test mass notification system

SUNY New Paltz will perform an audible test of its mass notification speaker system on Monday, July 6 between 1-2 p.m. Members of the New Paltz community may hear a…

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Sociology faculty member’s new book examines the organic farming movement in the U.S.

Brian Obach, professor of sociology at SUNY New Paltz, has released “Organic Struggle,” a new publication from MIT Press that looks at the past, present and future of the push…

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CRREO to host regional arts, culture, heritage conference July 20

On July 20, the Center for Research, Regional Education & Outreach at SUNY New Paltz will host a conference titled “Mid-Hudson Arts ∙ Culture ∙ Heritage: Toward a Sustainable Future”…

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Partnership brings 3D printing to SUNY Sullivan

One of the goals of the SUNY New Paltz Digital Design and Fabrication initiative is to bring this emerging technology into nearby community colleges, and this month, the College extended two new MakerBot 5th…

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PianoSummer at SUNY New Paltz celebrates 21st season with exceptional lineup of artists

SUNY New Paltz presents the 21st season of PianoSummer, an international summer institute and festival dedicated solely to piano music, from July 11 through July 31.  Under the artistic direction…

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Retiree Profile: Robert Miller (Digital Media & Journalism)

Though Robert Miller’s career at SUNY New Paltz primarily found him working with students and fellow faculty in the Department of Digital Media & Journalism and the Department of Communication,…

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LGBTQ consultation at Health & Counseling Center stresses acceptance and accommodation

The SUNY New Paltz Student Health & Counseling Center (HCC) hosted a consultation with an expert in the challenges and prejudices faced by members of LGBTQ communities. Lauren Gordon, cultural…

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New-look: Office of Financial Aid prepares to offer more comprehensive student advising

The Office of Financial Aid at SUNY New Paltz is emerging under new direction and equipped with new tools for addressing the needs of students with varied financial needs and…

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One Book/One New Paltz names “Orange is the New Black” as fall read

The One Book/One New Paltz Committee has chosen Piper Kerman’s memoir, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” as its featured book for fall 2015. Programming…