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SUNY New Paltz to host panel discussion: "Challenging the Attacks on Public Education"

SUNY New Paltz to host panel discussion: “Challenging the Attacks on Public Education”

SUNY New Paltz will host “Challenging the Attacks on Public Education: Carrying on the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement” on March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Coykendall science auditorium on the New Paltz campus. The program is free and open to the public. While corporate education policymakers claim to be advocates of civil...
Electronic vehicle charging stations unveiled at SUNY New Paltz campus lots

Electronic vehicle charging stations unveiled at SUNY New Paltz campus lots

In a move designed to help create a “new car-culture” on campus, SUNY New Paltz has installed six electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for use by faculty, staff, students and visitors. The Office of Campus Sustainability (OCS) expects the stations to play an important role in fulfilling the Campus Sustainability Plan, signed by president Donald...
SUNY New Paltz ranked No. 1 in drug arrests for 2013

SUNY New Paltz ranked No. 1 in drug arrests for 2013

Among college campuses nationwide, SUNY New Paltz ranked No. 1 in drug arrests per capita for 2013, according to a recent report utilizing federal data. And in terms of drug arrests at State University of New York branches, New Paltz wasn’t alone. SUNY New Paltz ranked first with 105 on-campus arrests in 2013, or 13.9...
Dorsky’s upcoming Videofreex exhibition preserves memories of electronics revolution

Dorsky’s upcoming Videofreex exhibition preserves memories of electronics revolution

Next Saturday, February 7, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art on the SUNY-New Paltz campus will officially kick off its 2015 spring season with an opening reception for not one but four exhibitions that will run simultaneously. One, titled “Geometries of Difference: New Approaches to Ornament and Abstraction,” has already been open to the public...
SUNY New Paltz students stand in solidarity for Michael Brown

SUNY New Paltz students stand in solidarity for Michael Brown

How long does it take to plan a successful protest? For SUNY New Paltz’s Black Student Union (BSU), about 40 minutes. Two hours after a grand jury verdict was announced that there was not enough probable cause to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, BSU president Rookie Reynoso posted...
SUNY New Paltz science and engineering programs get two big boosts

SUNY New Paltz science and engineering programs get two big boosts

This was a big week for the sciences at the state university at New Paltz. A week ago Tuesday the college won a $10-million highly competitive state grant for its new program in mechanical engineering plus an additional 10,000 square feet of office and lab space for new companies starting up in the state or...
SUNY New Paltz welcomes new students

SUNY New Paltz welcomes new students

The fall semester has officially kicked into first gear at SUNY New Paltz as 1,800 incoming freshmen and transfers moved into their dorm rooms last Thursday. Parents and students hustled piles of belongings under trees to keep them out of the rain, but the organized chaos moved faster when the sun briefly welcomed the new...
Scenes for HBO’s hit series Girls are shot at SUNY New Paltz (with photo gallery)

Scenes for HBO’s hit series Girls are shot at SUNY New Paltz (with photo gallery)

Photos by Brandon Missig   The SUNY New Paltz campus was filled with activity last week — a month before the beginning of the fall semester — when more than 100 people arrived to participate in the filming of HBO’s hit show Girls. Trucks filled with props, clothing and filming equipment arrived in front of...
Wilmorite sues the Town of New Paltz

Wilmorite sues the Town of New Paltz

Park Point developer Wilmorite has filed an Article 78 lawsuit against the Town of New Paltz, town officials said. It also appears that the SUNY New Paltz Foundation — the college’s non-profit fundraising group — is also a party in the suit suing the town. “We are not surprised by the litigation,” Supervisor Susan Zimet...
SUNY’s HELP for international ESL students thanks its community volunteers

SUNY’s HELP for international ESL students thanks its community volunteers

An “appreciation luncheon” was held at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday, April 30 to thank volunteers in the community who help visiting international students at the college achieve fluency in English through SUNY’s Haggerty English Language Program (HELP) at the college’s English as a Second Language (ESL) Learning Center. SUNY New Paltz has a total...
SUNY New Paltz installs public artwork

SUNY New Paltz installs public artwork

The internationally renowned artist Tom Otterness will bring his 36-foot long outdoor sculpture Gulliver to the SUNY New Paltz campus this Thursday, May 15. The outdoor sculpture will remain on campus through the end of 2014. Gulliver will be located on the Fine Art Building Plaza at the center of campus, near the Sojourner Truth...
SUNY New Paltz distinguished Speaker Series

SUNY New Paltz distinguished Speaker Series

SUNY New Paltz’s Distinguished Speaker Series announces that Ed Carroll, chief operating officer at AMC Networks, will speak on “The ‘New’ Golden Age of Television” on Thursday, March 27, 7:30 p.m., in Lecture Center 100/102 on the New Paltz campus. A dessert reception for ticket holders will follow the event. In his talk, Carroll will...