RecycleMania spreads across campus

Looking to improve upon last year’s RecycleMania results, the New Paltz campus will be participating in a campus-wide effort for RecycleMania 2010, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. The program, which runs from Jan. 17-March 27, involves…

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Hawk Pride Event

This Friday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. the College is holding a [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/events/hawkpride.html]Hawk Pride Event[/link], which will celebrate the [link=http://athletics.newpaltz.edu/wvolleyball/news_story.cfm?id=5121]women’s volleyball SUNYAC championship [/link]by raising their new banner in the Athletic and Wellness Center. During this event the College will also unveil the brand new hawk costume, and officially…

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Her legacy lives on

In honor of the late Dr. Margaret Wade-Lewis and her many efforts in support of students of color during her 36 years as a professor and mentor, the College has renamed its Minority Recruitment Program (MRP) Scholarship Endowment Fund to the Dr. Margaret Wade-Lewis Memorial MRP Scholarship Endowment Fund. Wade-Lewis, who <a…

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Help for Haiti +

[link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/idmh]The Institute for Disaster Mental Health[/link] (IDMH) at New Paltz is working with the American Red Cross and New York State Office of Mental Health on preparations to provide mental health services to potentially large groups of Haitian evacuees who are expected to be repatriated through Stewart Air Force Base…

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Racing toward success

Most individuals having earned a national snowboard championship would look ahead with zeal to defend that title the following year, but 21-year-old New Paltz junior Nicole Imbriani would rather focus on her academic pursuits in the [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/graphicdesign/]Graphic Design Program[/link] in the [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/fpa/]School of Fine and Performing Arts[/link] at New…

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Extreme Sportsmanship

At New Paltz, croquet competitions are a common sight on the Old Main Quadrangle, and now a New Paltz student and co-founder of the New Paltz Extreme Croquet Society has placed first at the United States Croquet Association (USCA) National Championship. New Paltz Extreme Croquet Society is one of the 168 student…

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Opportunities to excel

Eighty-eight percent of [link=http://www.newpaltz.edu/eop/]Educational Opportunity Program[/link] (EOP) students who arrived at the college in fall 2007 returned for the fall 2008 semester. This outstanding level of student retention reflects the program’s commitment to nurturing students inside and outside of the classroom. The program serves students from a variety of circumstances…

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Holiday Jazz

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The act of competition

Fresh from its world premiere on the New Paltz stage, “Red Masquerade” by Associate Professor Jack Wade has been selected for the [link=http://www.kcactf.org/]Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival[/link] in January 2010. Wade’s play, which was directed by New Paltz lecturer Stephen Kitsakos, was nominated for and selected as a finalist in…

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Sharing warmth

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, the College Environmental Health and Safety and Facilities Operations staff sponsored a coat drive from Dec. 10-18 in an effort to help individuals and organizations in need. Mike Malloy, director of Environmental Health and Safety, said members of the campus community responded amazingly…

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