Category Archives: News Releases


SUNY New Paltz ranks sixth in list of top value colleges in Northeast

SUNY New Paltz has been ranked No. 6 in Great Value Colleges 2014 list of “50 Affordable Colleges in the Northeast.” The College topped the list of the eight SUNY…

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HBO’s “Girls” shoots episode at SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz was transformed into a television set on Tuesday, July 29, as the cast and crew of HBO’s “Girls” came to campus to shoot an episode of the popular…


SUNY New Paltz hosts 3D printing workshops for local educators

SUNY New Paltz is serving as a classroom for regional educators and administrators taking part in STEAM It Up! workshops throughout the month of July. The workshops, designed and led…

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SUNY New Paltz makes prosthetic hand for local boy using 3D technology

Six-year-old Joseph Gilbert of Chester, N.Y., was born without any fingers on his left hand. But thanks to a new “robohand,” designed and built with a 3D printer at SUNY…


Foundation Board welcomes new members, renews terms

The SUNY New Paltz Foundation held its annual meeting of the Board of Directors on June 16 in New York City, welcoming four new officers and three new members, and…


Sojourner Truth Library puts rare historical materials online

Students of African American history worldwide can now access the Second Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question, held at Lake Mohonk, Ulster County, New York, June 3, 4, 5, 1891….

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CRREO releases report on the economic impact of the culture sector in the Mid-Hudson Valley region

The Center for Research, Regional Education and Outreach (CRREO) at SUNY New Paltz has released a groundbreaking regional report on “Mid-Hudson Arts & Culture: The Economic Impact.” The study, based…

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College names interim dean of students

SUNY New Paltz announces the appointment of Robin Cohen-La Valle as interim dean of students within the Division of Student Affairs. This appointment follows the promotion of Linda Eaton from…

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SUNY New Paltz names new senior development officer

SUNY New Paltz announces the appointment of Nicholas Rama as the College’s new senior development officer, effective July 21. “Nick Rama brings many years of experience both as a development…


SUNY New Paltz partners with NAUC to help improve student reading performance

SUNY New Paltz, along with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District and Mount St. Mary College, have partnered with the Newburgh Armory Unity Center (NAUC) to help improve reading performance…