Fall 2015 Trips

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Sunday, August 30
North-South Lake, Sunday, August 30


Fall 2015 Events

Honors Program Welcome.  An introduction into the life of an Honors student. Friday, August 21.
Honors Party for new and returning students. Come make friends and introduce yourself by telling us something about yourself through music, art, an object that hold sentimental value, etc. Thursday, August 27.
Presentation by SUNY New Paltz Alumna, Darienn Powers.  Thursday, September 10.
Digital Pedagogy: Maps, Multimedia, and More.  A panel discussion on Thursday, September 10.
Study Abroad Advising. Tuesday, September 15.
Join Professor Nancy Kassop of the Political Science and International Relations department for a live-stream broadcast of a Georgetown University Law Center program honoring journalist James Risen for his 2014 book, Pay Any Price, Greed, Power, and Endless War.  Thursday, September 17.
"Ari Berman in Conversation." Author Ari Berman will discuss his new book Give Us The Ballot with Professor Joel Lefkowitz.  Friday, September 25.
  "A Green Turkey? Environmental Politics in the Turkish Republic" A talk by Professor Ilgu Ozler and Professor Brian Obach. Tuesday, October 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Honors Center.
  A representative from City Year will becoming to speak at New Paltz on Thursday, October 29 at 3 p.m. in the Honors Center.
"Normalizing the Abnormal: Cuba in Transition" presentation by Carlos M.N. Eire. Monday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in the Honors Center.
  Information Session for Study Abroad Opportunity in Jamaica. Monday, November 9 at 4:30 p.m. in the Honors Center. 
Poetry Reading & Book Signing with Joshua Mehigan.  Monday, November 9 at 7 p.m. in the Honors Center.



Spring 2015 Trips

NYC Trip to Museum Mile, Saturday, Feb. 21
Minnewaska State Park Hike, Sunday, April 12


Spring 2015 Events

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Colloquium, "The Evolution of Women's and Gender Studies in Turkey." 5:30p.m. Wednesday. Jan. 28, in the Honors Center.
Honors Program Welcome Back Party.  6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Honors Center.
2015 Ottaway Recipient, Alissa Quart, introduction to the campus community and Q&A with President Christian. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Honors Center.
Reading and Book Signing for Professor Lisa Phillips new book Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Honors Center.
Poetry Reading with Howard Good and Donald Lev. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Honors Center.
Art opening for Robin Weinstein '14, graduate of the BFA Photography program at SUNY New Paltz, and now the campus photographer and videographer.  5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 in the Honors Center.
  Sophomore Gathering, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the Honors Center.
Free Speech Panel, 6:30p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Honors Center.
Stacey Rein, President of United Way of Ulster County and Michael Berg, Executive Director of Family of Woodstock, will give a guest talk on "Poverty in the Hudson Valley" for Sue Books Honors seminar Education and Poverty. 9:30a.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Honors Center.
Conversation with New Paltz Alum and managing partner of Goodwin Proctor, Robert Insolia.  6:30p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Honors Center.
  "The Problem with Carceral Feminism: Race, Gender and Mass Criminalization," a presentation by Dr. Beth Richie, Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Criminology, Law and Justice and Sociology at the University of Illinois.  3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in Lecture Center Room 102.
Reading with Susannah Appelbaum. 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the Honors Center.
  Presentation with freelance magazine writer Dionne Ford.  11a.m. Friday, April 10, in the Honors Center.
Dinner & Discussion with the 2015 Ottaway Recipient, Alissa Quart.  5p.m. Monday, April 13, in the Honors Center.
"Surviving World War II: Navigating Hitler's Auschwitz." Join us as Honors student Shayna Skibinsky's grandfather, Elemir Frid, shares his story about surviving the concentration camp in Auschwitz. 5p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in the Honors Center.
"Surviving World War II: A Child Hidden in Plain Sight." Join us as Suzanne Federman shares her story about being hidden in France when she was a child during World War II. 5p.m. Monday, April 20, in the Honors Center.
"Mao's Golden Mangoes: Symbols in the Cultural Revolution." Presentation by Alfreda Murck. 5p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Honors Center.
"The Superman Letters." Join us for a film screening of Miriam Ward's Honors Program Thesis. 5:30p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Honors Center.

"Confronting the Islamic State: Challenges for International Law and International Justice", discussion with John Bellinger. 7p.m. Monday, April 27, in Lecture Center 100


Honors End-of-Semester Party. 6p.m. Thursday, May 7, in the Honors Center.

 Faculty Excellence Speaker Series

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs Philip Mauceri cordially invited the campus community to attend the following presentations by recipients of the 2013-2014 Provost awards for excellence. All presentations were followed by Q&A and discussion.

Feb. 23, 2015

"Out of the Ivory Tower & Into the Community: Putting Research to Work"
Eve Waltermaurer, Associate Professor, CRREO & Sociology Department 
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Awardee, Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activity

April 14, 2015

"The Thayer Method and Creating Student-Centered Classrooms"
Hamilton Stapell, Associate Professor, History Department
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Awardee, Teaching Excellence




There will be more events added to this list as the semester progresses.