Summer beckoned. Twenty-seven students could hear it out the window, kicking at spring’s heels to move on. It was the last day of classes. The students’ final projects, printed out and punctured with a Swingline, were now in their professor’s black leather briefcase. For some, it was the last day […]

It was the bottom of the seventh inning on Thursday, May 6 and the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz Hawks softball team was beating the hosted SUNY Cortland Red Dragons, the dominating school of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC). After a defensive […]

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Many professors may seem to live quiet lives. But Dennis Doherty, the creative writing program coordinator at SUNY New Paltz, has taken his experiences in the Navy in the late 1970s and applied them to his teaching and poetry since he began working for the school in 1987. Doherty, 52, […]