Latest stories from SUNY New Paltz

Moving forward with plans for smaller, shorter, in-person Commencement ceremonies

College is working to make it possible for grads to walk the stage, while following all SUNY and state health guidance
Plans subject to change based on COVID-19 numbers


New Paltz named a Top 25 Best Value nationwide

College Consensus touts return on investment for students

UPD Chief Mary Ritayik defines leadership in challenging times

New Paltz’s first-ever female chief looks back at an unprecedented year

Spring 2021 COVID-19 testing schedule and resources

Get tested every week you’re on campus as required by SUNY

10 New Paltz stories that gave us hope during COVID-19

Community overcoming hardship during our pandemic year

Photo of the Week

Campus in bloom!

More news from around campus

Pascha McTyson appointed new Director of the Center for Student Engagement

Center oversees Orientation, student activities, community and civic engagement and Student Union Building operations, among other services and programs

Chris Brown ’85 appointed Director of alumni relations

Proud alumnus brings nearly two decades of experience to this position

Renee Bostic appointed Director of Athletics, Wellness & Recreation

A seasoned athletic director and former head coach, Bostic has more than two decades of collegiate athletic experience

Why marijuana is still illegal on New York college campuses

4/7/21, Times Union
Colleges must follow federal drug laws if they receive funding for things like student financial aid

Spring is a season for gratitude

4/9/21, Oneonta Daily Star
Matthew Frederick ’23 (Visual Arts Education) has been writing dispatches for the Oneonta Daily Star throughout his first year as a college student

How to Cope With the Emotional Distress of a Mass Shooting—Even if It Didn’t Directly Affect You

4/9/21, Health Magazine
Featuring guidance and resources from Karla Vermeulen, associate professor of psychology and deputy director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health