By Carolyne Amaro New Paltz alumni and students gathered with President Donald P. Christian for a conversation about the College and SUNY System on Monday, March 9. The event called “Hot Chocolate with the President” was held in Esopus Hall, one of the newest student residence halls, giving the conversation […]

By Harris Yudin SUNY New Paltz now has three dual-port ChargePoint electric vehicle (EV) charging stations around campus, allowing for six parking spaces, each with lines painted green, dedicated to electric cars. According to Lisa Mitten, campus sustainability coordinator at SUNY New Paltz, the New York State Energy Research and […]

By Lindsey DeTrano Confidence will carry you further than luck or chance. That was the message conveyed to SUNY New Paltz students by a panel of successful businesswomen on March 11. Each school (Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts, Education and Science and Engineering) hosted business […]

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s College Campuses March 2, 2015   Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students against sexual assault got mostly positive reactions from students on the SUNY New Paltz campus on March 2. During a […]

By Matthew D’Onofrio February 13, 2015 Hundreds of SUNY Educational Opportunity Program students traveled to Albany to convince legislators to increase funding for the program. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget proposal would cut $1.3 million from the EOP’s budget, according to supporters of the program. “He calls his proposals an […]

The Partnership for Educational Justice launched a new social media campaign in January 2015 intended to highlight issues they see in New York’s “failed” teacher tenure process and policies. The campaign is disseminating stories of failed teaching practices and the lack of consequences implemented from those practices. It is being […]

By JESSICA PICCININI, Gazette staff writer -> original post here The New York State Department of Health has announced several improvements to make the consumer enrollment process easier and more accessible during year two of the New York State of Health Marketplace. “The past year has provided us with numerous […]

By Richard Moody, Legislative Gazette staff writer A coalition of Adirondack conservation groups, local governments and local businesses is calling for more funding for the operating budgets of agencies that serve the Forest Preserve area, as well as infrastructure improvements and clean energy programs. The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance has […]

 Rep. Paul Tonko, a local lawmaker vocal in the fight against hunger, spoke at a recent press conference to increase funding for emergency food services, saying hunger is a big issue in his district where 1-in-10 households live below the poverty line. Photo by Gazette photo by Keith J. Ferrante. […]

On Nov. 4 voters voiced their approval of the Smart Schools Bond Act, authorizing the state to borrow $2 billion for technology upgrades and expand kindergarten classroom space in schools. According to unofficial results from the New York State Board of Elections, the ballot proposition passed with 1,807,379 votes in […]