Students who participated in the 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE ) program will present their research results to the campus community at noon on Sept. 28, in the Honors Center in College Hall. This year's SURE participants, listed here with their faculty mentors, are: Corinne Szewcy '08 (Chemistry) and Pamela St. John (Chemistry); Kerri DeGroat '08 (Geological Sciences) and Shafiul Chowdhury (Geological Sciences); Igor Gembitsky '08 (Biology), Preeti Dhar (Chemistry) and Maureen Morrow (Biology); Rodica Buzu '08 (Psychology) and Doug Maynard (Psychology); Rana Balesh '08 (Psychology) and Melanie Hill (Psychology); Annet Nakamya '09 (Political Science) and Eudora Chikwendu (Political Science); James Smith '08 (Political Science) and Ilgü Özler (Political Science); Regina Klein '08 (Biology) and Aaron Haselton (Biology); Liza Valdivia '08 (Chemistry) and Daniel Freedman (Chemistry); and Nicole Vitillo '08 (Biology) and JenniferWaldo (Biology). To learn more about the SURE program, visit the Web site at www.newpaltz.edu/research/usr_sure.html.
The college will host the 13th annual Multicultural Education Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the Lecture Center. "As Diversity Grows, So Must We: Expanding Opportunities for Achievement and Equity in Our Schools" is co-sponsored by a collaborative of educational institutions and local agencies. The keynote speaker will be Gary Howard, founder and president of the REACH Center for Multicultural Education in Arlington, Wash. There will also be a mid-day performance by Michael Fowlin. Conference participants may also chose from 17 panels, talks and workshops throughout the day. General registration is $40 and $12 for students. The registration deadline is Oct. 12 and workshops will be assigned on a firstcome, first-serve basis. For more information, call Nancy Schniedewind (Educational Studies) at x2827 and to register, call the Office of Conference Services at x3033.
Students and professionals are invited to the joint meeting between the SUNY New Paltz Management Association and the Mid-Hudson Human Resource Association from 5:15 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the College Terrace. There will be networking, dinner, a mock human resource court trial and a post-verdict discussion on the case. The cost is $20 for students and $30 for professionals. To register, contact Kristin Backhaus (Business) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shaun Hoff (Financial Aid) at email@example.com by Oct. 10.