Category Archives: News Releases

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College to welcome more than 1,800 new students

SUNY New Paltz welcomed 1,100 first-year students and their families for Moving In Day on Aug. 20. According to L. David Eaton, vice president for enrollment management, about 700 transfer students…


Ridgeview Hall – a new modern living and learning environment – opens doors to student residents

  SUNY New Paltz celebrated the opening of Ridgeview Hall, a modern, 225-bed residence hall that will help meet significant student demand for on-campus housing, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on…


SUNY New Paltz again named to list of best regional colleges in the Northeast by The Princeton Review

SUNY New Paltz has been named to the 2016 list of “Best Colleges: Region by Region” by The Princeton Review. New Paltz is one of only a dozen SUNY campuses…

Robin Cohen La Valle

College appoints Dean of Students

SUNY New Paltz announces the appointment of Robin Cohen-La Valle ’77 (Psychology & Contract) ‘82g (Psychology – Counseling & Organizational Behavior) as dean of students within the Division of Student…

Jervis McEntee
View on the Hudson Near the Rondout, n.d.
Oil on canvas
25 x 50 in.
Collection of Richard Sharp

The Dorsky Museum announces Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is delighted to present Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School, the first museum retrospective of McEntee’s 40-year career….


Foundation Board welcomes new members

The SUNY New Paltz Foundation recently held its annual meeting of the Board of Directors in New York City. New directors elected to a three-year term are Fitzarnaz Drummond ’06 (Finance and…

Atrium at night

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”…


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…


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…

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CRREO discussion brief focuses on time in school

The Center for Research, Regional Education and Outreach (CRREO) at SUNY New Paltz has released its 14th discussion brief, “Erosion of Instructional Time.” The discussion brief notes that although time…