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The School of Fine & Performing Arts at SUNY New Paltz comprises nationally accredited programs in art education, art history, art studio, music, and theatre arts. Approximately 100 full- and part-time faculty members, actively involved in creative work, performance, and independent scholarship, teach and train over 1,000 student majors.
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Interim dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts named to Walkway Over the Hudson board of directors

Members of the Walkway Over the Hudson organization recently voted to add five new directors to its board—including New Paltz’s very own Paul Kassel, interim dean of the School of…


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College honors outstanding grads

SUNY New Paltz honored students with Outstanding Graduate Awards at a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Multi-Purpose Room. Students representing all five of New Paltz’s schools – the…


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Artist lands dream job after New Paltz

Amanda Reardon ’06 ’11g Major(s): Art education, ceramics (undergraduate), Art studio (graduate) Occupation: Ceramics teacher, Wappingers Falls Central School District (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) “I am very lucky to have landed…