Posts tagged "SUNY New Paltz"
Paul Brown’s accent on New Paltz – Dormitory woes

Paul Brown’s accent on New Paltz – Dormitory woes

For the past four years SUNY New Paltz college president Don Christian and CRREO chief Gerry Benjamin have been making the case to our community that they desperately need ten new buildings, 732 new beds and 228 new rental ‘units’ in order for the college to survive; that by providing housing for transfer students, the...
Welcome students: Adjusting to life at SUNY New Paltz and beyond

Welcome students: Adjusting to life at SUNY New Paltz and beyond

Photos by Lauren Thomas   This isn’t New York. The thought rushed through my head several times during my two-hour trip to New Paltz. As soon as the Thruway wrapped into Sloatsburg, New York City seemed light years away — with each mile, the knot in my gut coiled tighter. Commercial shopping plazas grew few,...
Rapper nikmoody to release “Farewellcome Vol. 1”

Rapper nikmoody to release “Farewellcome Vol. 1”

For Nick Taldi, also known as the rapper nikmoody, the better part of a year has been a struggle to bring one project to a close. That project is the EP “Farewellcome Vol. 1,” which comes out on Aug. 20. “We started recording probably last November. And I had like this huge list of things...
Nearly $100M in construction to start at SUNY New Paltz in the fall

Nearly $100M in construction to start at SUNY New Paltz in the fall

In terms of construction, SUNY New Paltz is in for some good news: Two projects are finished and New York State — by releasing needed funding — has put two delayed building projects back on track. New Paltzians have already noticed work at the big college parking lot on Route 32. That work is done,...
SUNY New Paltz theatre Arts Department veteran Paparone to retire

SUNY New Paltz theatre Arts Department veteran Paparone to retire

It’s the end of a beautiful theatrical era and the birth of a new Joe Paparone epic. The 43-year veteran of the SUNY New Paltz Department of Theatre Arts — which helped to birth such talents as John Turturro, Emmy Award-winner Michael Badalucco (The Practice), Cindy Katz and Chicago Broadway star Larry Yando — has...
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason headline concert at SUNY New Paltz to benefit Elting Memorial Library

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason headline concert at SUNY New Paltz to benefit Elting Memorial Library

A benefit concert for the Elting Memorial Library’s children’s programming will headline Grammy Award-winners Jay Ungar and Molly Mason as well as Mike & Ruthy, Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower at the Studley Theatre on the SUNY New Paltz campus on Sunday, May 26. According to Raymundo Rodriguez-Jackson, a longtime employee of the...
Cancer survivors, friends ready for Relay For Life

Cancer survivors, friends ready for Relay For Life

When Relay For Life comes to SUNY New Paltz, cancer survivors and the people who care for them will have a chance to fight cancer on the racetrack this Sunday, April 28. It won’t be the first time. “We’ve been having the event in New Paltz, annually, since 2004. This last year was a big...
Food not fracking unites community and campus

Food not fracking unites community and campus

On Thursday, April 4 at the SUNY New Paltz farmers’ market, farmers and local food enthusiasts joined together with those fighting fracking in New York and former Congressman Maurice Hinchey to show that what binds us together is stronger than gas industry money and influence. Hundreds of students and the community sampled locally grown food,...
SUNY New Paltz projects will face delay

SUNY New Paltz projects will face delay

A glut of building projects in the State University of New York system will mean delays on two projects here at home. SUNY New Paltz’s new Science Building and renovations to the Sojourner Truth Library — amounting to $62.3 million of upgrades — will have to wait, college officials said. “We have the funding in...
SUNY students’ Think Thrift Club grows

SUNY students’ Think Thrift Club grows

Natalie Skoblow knows that high fashion and high prices don’t always have to go together. The SUNY New Paltz sophomore is the founder of the campus’s Think Thrift Club. “These major corporations — like Forever 21 and H&M — they’re producing all this new stuff. But there’s so many items of clothing that go to...
Concert to take Hudson Valley for a ride on the Underground Railroad

Concert to take Hudson Valley for a ride on the Underground Railroad

The Department of Music at SUNY New Paltz celebrates African American History Month and the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with its production of A Ride on The Underground Railroad to be performed on Sunday, Feb. 10, 3 p.m., in the Julien J. Studley Theatre on the New Paltz campus. A Ride on The...
Final public hearing on Jan. 14 seeks input on Park Point

Final public hearing on Jan. 14 seeks input on Park Point

People looking to say their piece in person about Wilmorite’s proposed Park Point student housing project in New Paltz have one opportunity left to do so. New Paltz’s town planning board is scheduled to close its public hearing on the 732-bed rental facility next Monday evening, January 14, at the town hall. Wilmorite wants to...