Latest stories from SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz Forward: Our plan for spring 2021

Click for resources including FAQs, a message from President Christian and a “What Students Should Know” guide

New Paltz in the Top 50 nationwide in Social Mobility Index

List rates colleges’ ability to help students climb the socioeconomic ladder


Tammy Kim is the 2021 Ottaway Professor

Reporter and essayist will lead an upper-level seminar

President Christian comments on violence at the U.S. Capitol

Processing the events of Jan. 6, 2021, through the lens of higher education’s mission


New Paltz: The Alumni Magazine, Fall/Winter 2020

The newest issue has stories about how alumni in diverse fields responded to COVID-19

Photo of the Week

In one of the most eventful years in campus history, of course our top Instagram post was ... runaway llamas. Here's hoping they get where they're going in 2021!

More News from Around Campus

“Kathy Goodell: Infra-Loop, Selections 1994–2020”

Exhibition explores an artist who is constantly challenging and reinventing her practice

New Paltz Top Five: Living on campus during COVID-19

Students open up about the perks of spending the pandemic on campus

Dorsky Museum announces four new exhibitions for spring 2021

Including faculty showcases and rare photography from the era of child labor

College Contact Tracers on the Offensive

12/16/20, Inside Higher Ed
Feature article focuses on Athletic Trainers Allison Lindsay and Bryan Lurie, who spearheaded our contact tracing program this fall

Mid-Hudson Valley colleges prepare to restart classes, with COVID precautions

1/4/21, Daily Freeman
Compare New Paltz’s reopening plans with others from around the region

A Step to Ease the Pandemic Mental Health Crisis

1/12/21, Scientific American
Amy Nitza, director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health, touches on some practical coping strategies