Cheer to the ear

Concert series highlights dynamic music program You don’t need to be a music major to be involved in the music scene on the New Paltz campus. [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/music/ensembles.html]The chorale and band ensembles program [/link]is open to all students regardless of major, and the College-Community Chorale draws its members from both the student…

Read more

Homegrown volunteerism

Student chapter of Habitat for Humanity builds a foundation of community service “The efforts of this student chapter are, in my estimation, a prime example of a new platform of involved citizenry that is required for the challenges that lie ahead in our nation and our world.” Eric VanderMass, Ellenville site supervisor, Ulster…

Read more

Clearing the way

Grounds crew works to beautify the campus The grounds crew makes the New Paltz campus look good year round. The support and hard work of this [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/facilities/]Facilities Management[/link] team is essential in contributing to the aesthetics of the campus, which is spread over 214 acres and includes a wetland area and campus…

Read more

Internationally recognized scholars

Computer Science faculty members appointed to rank of Distinguished Professor Joining a long list of celebrated faculty at New Paltz, two [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/compsci/index.cfm]computer science [/link]professors were recently promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor, the State University’s highest faculty designation. [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/news/news.cfm?id=5129]Dr. Lawrence A. Fialkow[/link], professor of mathematics and computer science, and <a…

Read more

Transforming the stage

The Theatre Arts department is traveling back to the ancient world for its next Mainstage theatrical production. “Metamorphoses,” a contemporary re-imagining of Ovid’s text, will run on the McKenna Theatre stage from Nov. 12 to 22. Nine ancient tales, including “Midas,” “Alcyone and Cexy,” “Myrrha,” and “Orpheus and Eurydice,” make up…

Read more

Collaboration of discovery

Someday Megan Ferguson, assistant chemistry professor at New Paltz, hopes that her student-assisted research could greatly benefit the health of the world’s agricultural industry. With the help of a three-year, $430,500 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and two other colleagues, Ferguson can now further her study of a bacterium that…

Read more
1 149 150 151 152