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Daily Digest: SUNY New Paltz News

Posted on: Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 10:00 AM

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IN THIS ISSUE

  • SUNY shares final COVID guidance for summer and fall 2021
  • Join the Summer Professional Development Book Club
  • WellNY Daily To-Do invites you to connect with nature this July
  • Professor’s new book selected as Outstanding Academic Title by ‘Choice’
  • On-campus COVID-19 testing day is tomorrow, July 9
  • Faculty piece featured in The New York Times 'Tiny Love Stories'
  • What it's like to teach during a pandemic from New Paltz Magazine 
  • Events and resources
  • The latest from media
  • From our community: Orientation welcomes students, families to campus 
 

News of the day

UPDATED: Final SUNY COVID guidance for summer and fall 2021
The College's COVID-19 Task Force is currently reviewing updated guidance and will be communicating soon about implementation on campus

Join the Summer Professional Development Book Club
Read "Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-elevation can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams and Reinvent Collaboration" by Keith Ferrazzi and sign up now for the book discussion on July 29 at 1 p.m. via Webex

WellNY Daily To-Do invites you to connect with nature this July
Register for the monthly challenge online at this link and read more in the monthly EAP Connection newsletter 

Professor’s new book selected as Outstanding Academic Title by ‘Choice’
Art History Professor Reva Wolf’s co-edited book, “Freemasonry and the Visual Arts from the Eighteenth Century Forward: Historical and Global Perspectives,” was selected by the American Library Association as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2020

Faculty piece featured in The New York Times 'Tiny Love Stories'
A ‘Conspiracy of Affection’ by Professor Sue Books published as part of Modern Love in miniature, reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words

Our next on-campus COVID-19 testing day is tomorrow, July 9
Students, faculty & staff can get free testing this summer at the College Terrace

 
 
SUNY New Paltz Magazine
Glenn Geher, Professor of Psychology and Founding Director of Evolutionary Studies at SUNY New Paltz, talks about "What it's like to teach during a pandemic," in the latest issue of New Paltz Magazine.  
 

Resources, events and reminders

Upcoming Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion trainings

 

PianoSummer returns next week with new virtual format
After a pandemic hiatus, the beloved program is back with multiple public performances airing on YouTube

SUNY New Paltz COVID-19 Dashboard
The College's tally of active cases, on-campus testing, positivity rates, quarantine and more

Technology reminders for employees preparing to return to campus
If it's been a while since you've been in the office, ITS offers these reminders and resources to help make sure your technology is running smoothly

Info and instructions for sharing vaccination info with the College
Take this voluntary step and help us plan for the months ahead

 

The latest from media

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: 'This just feels right'
Alumnus returns to his hometown to practice medicine
Finger Lakes Times, 7/6/21

 

From Our Community

 
SUNY New Paltz on Instagram
#nporientation
The College is excited to have students and their families on campus for the Orientation Welcome!

 

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