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Business Support Center

The Business Support Center connects businesses and regional economic development entities with the knowledge, energy and resources of New Paltz and its faculty and students. The mission of the center is to deliver world-class business training, research and consulting to our region through talented faculty, students and other qualified professionals. The vision is to be the first choice of growing businesses when they seek counsel and assistance as they aim for the leadership within their industries. The center is housed in van den Berg Hall.

Services Offered


  • Marketing research, market plans, image studies and customer satisfaction studies
  • Business planning
  • Management

Seminars, workshops or customized on-site programs

  • Topics include marketing plans, marketing research, data mining, leadership, supervisory skills, managing growth, hiring and retaining talent, strategic finance, etc.
  • The Inspired Success Speaker Series
    All seminars are held in the Business Support Center (VH 206) in van den Berg Hall on campus.
    Click here for the Registration Form

    Spring 2013 Speakers will be announced soon!

CPEs for CPAs

Keynote addresses by local/regional business leaders

Publisher of the academic journal International Journal of Accounting and Mangement Research

Arnaldo J. Sehwerert '69, Ph.D., regional director of the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center (SBDC), is instrumental in, and very supportive of, the creation of this Center. "The Business Support Center brings an important cluster of resources and integrated services to support the small business community in the Hudson Valley. Without a doubt it will represent one of the most valuable tools to promote economic development in the area. The Mid-Hudson SBDC is proud to support and be a part of this initiative."

Contact us to see how we can help you:

Business Support Center
SUNY New Paltz School of Business
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Phone: 845-257-2642
Fax: 845-257-2947