Category Archives: Current Sustainability Initiatives

New Paltz again named one of nation’s greenest colleges

SUNY New Paltz is one of the 375 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to the 2017 Guide to Green Colleges published by Princeton Review. The guide focuses…

SUNY New Paltz Foundation votes to divest from fossil fuel companies

The SUNY New Paltz Foundation Board voted overwhelmingly to remove endowment funds from direct investment in fossil fuel companies at its board meeting today. “This divestment from fossil fuels is…

“Blinged-out birds” at SUNY New Paltz: This fall, everyone can help with campus bird research

Take a close look at the birds hanging around the SUNY New Paltz campus this fall, and you’ll notice that some are sporting some new accessories: multi-colored bands on their…

Lake temperatures rising, says study led by New Paltz biology professor

Richardson with students at Minnewaska State Park Preserve Associate Professor David Richardson is one of three lead authors on a new paper, published in the June 2017 issue of the peer-reviewed…

Learn about the College’s new solar microgrid project at July 17 open house

As SUNY New Paltz prepares to flip the switch on a state-of-the-art photovoltaic array and battery storage system, Solar Liberty, who developed and installed the system, will visit campus and offer…