Category Archives: Current Sustainability Initiatives

Div. of Engineering Programs wins equipment grant to fund natural fiber research

Jared W. Nelson, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at SUNY New Paltz, has received a $75,000 grant to purchase state-of-the-art equipment that will allow students and faculty to test the…

Graduate student combating hunger as Campus Food Pantry manager

Contributions are up this year at the SUNY New Paltz Food Pantry, and much of that success is due to the efforts of new Pantry Manager Mandy Maldonado, who has…

Solar grid project advances with installation of energy storage system enclosure

Electricians from Solar Liberty visited SUNY New Paltz on Thursday, Nov. 16, to oversee the installation of two 100 kilowatt power inverters, key pieces of the solar energy storage system,…

Healthy growth: Student manager nurtures thriving campus farmers market

If you’ve been on campus on a Thursday, you probably know about the SUNY New Paltz Farmers Market, where local vendors share a bounty including fruits and veggies, fresh baked goods,…

Hundreds of student volunteers help community agencies on Make a Difference Day

Helping with the fall harvest at Phillies Bridge Farm The 13th annual Make a Difference Day enjoyed one of the highest student participation rates in the program’s history, as nearly 350…