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Fifty years of history: panel and reception to honor career of Gerald Sorin

Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History Gerald Sorin joined the SUNY New Paltz faculty in 1965 as a specialist in American society and politics, with particular interest in the abolitionists and…

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Donors and recipients come together at Scholarship Reception

At an April 15 reception held in the gallery rotunda of the Fine Arts Building, student scholarship recipients were afforded an opportunity to personally thank many of the donors, alumni…

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Coding Boot Camp for grades 8 – 12 coming to SUNY New Paltz this summer

SUNY New Paltz is offering a Coding Boot Camp to qualified students in grades 8 through 12 this summer. Classes will run four days a week, three hours a day,…

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Ottaway Visiting Professor speaks on reporting divisive subjects

Eyal Press, SUNY New Paltz’s 2016 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism, gave an address titled “Telling the Story of What Divides Us,” on April 12. The event…

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Black Studies appoints two new full-time tenure-track faculty

SUNY New Paltz is pleased to announce the appointment of two full-time, tenure-track faculty in the Department of Black Studies. Cruz Bueno, who currently serves as a Visiting Assistant Professor…

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Men’s volleyball wins NCAA Championship

For the first time in program history, the top-ranked New Paltz men’s volleyball team has captured the NCAA Division III Tournament title, defeating No. 2 Springfield College, 3-1 (25-18, 25-23,…

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Associate professor talks Shakespeare on Academic Minute

Thomas Olsen, associate professor in the English department at SUNY New Paltz, was featured on the nationally syndicated educational radio program “The Academic Minute,” in an April 22 broadcast. Olsen…

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English honor society chapter President wins prize at international convention

Jaclyn Swiderski ’16 (English) represented the SUNY New Paltz English Department at the 2016 Sigma Tau Delta Convention in Minneapolis, Minn., where she presented “Hope for Home Rule,” her research…

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Regional care providers turn out in numbers for 13th annual IDMH conference

The Institute for Disaster Mental Health (IDMH) at SUNY New Paltz held a conference devoted to “Effective Psychosocial Response to Mass Transportation Disasters,” co-sponsored by the New York State Division…

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Celebration of Faculty Authors tradition enjoys first installment at newly renovated STL

The Sojourner Truth Library continued its practice of honoring the work of published authors among the SUNY New Paltz faculty with a Celebration of Faculty Authors reception, held for the…