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Daily Digest: SUNY New Paltz News

Posted on: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM

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IN THIS ISSUE

  • 3D-printed face shields project awarded IBM Volunteer Excellence grant
  • College mourns passing of Leroy Carlson, longtime AVP for Administration & Finance
  • Works in Progress: Campus construction projects for June 2021
  • SUNY Pride continues this Thursday, July 17, with a Freedom Day program
  • Elting Pool reopens this week for students, faculty and staff
  • From Westchester Magazine: A Native History of the Hudson Valley
  • NP Hawks season recaps: Women's Tennis
  • An early morning partial eclipse
  • Events and resources
  • The latest from media
  • From our community: Checking in with our newest students @newpaltz2025
 

News of the day

3D-printed face shields project awarded IBM Volunteer Excellence grant
The HVAMC helped provide more than 30,000 face shields to front-line workers last spring

College mourns passing of Leroy Carlson, longtime AVP for Administration & Finance
Carlson was a valued campus community member for more than three decades, and helped create resources for colleagues via the Employee Assistance Program

Works in Progress: Campus construction projects for June 2021
Some areas will be closed or reduced-access while we upgrade our infrastructure

SUNY Pride continues this Thursday, July 17, with a Freedom Day program
Join for an exploration of themes related to the celebration of Juneteenth during Pride

Elting Pool reopens this week for students, faculty and staff
Pre-registration through IM Leagues is required for afternoon swim sessions

A Native History of the Hudson Valley
Overview from Westchester Magazine cites multiple SUNY New Paltz faculty

NP Hawks season recaps: Women's Tennis
A dominant performance from the three-time SUNYAC champions

 
 
Robin Weinstein on Instagram
College Photographer/Videographer Robin Weinstein woke up early on June 10 to capture the partial solar eclipse. Definitely worth setting the alarm for an image like this!
See more of Robin's work @robsta_gram, and if you're interested in birdwatching, check out her new project @robinthebirder.
 

Resources, events and reminders

Upcoming Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion trainings

 

Students can get the one-dose Johnson & Johnson shot on campus
Contact the Student Health Service and make a quick and easy appointment

Guide to troubleshooting card access issues during summer session
All campus buildings are card-access-only this summer
Students' access may be suspended if they don't follow COVID-19 testing policies
You can restore access by getting tested or uploading your vaccination info

Our next on-campus COVID-19 testing day is Monday, June 21
Students, faculty & staff can get free testing this summer at the College Terrace

The June WellNYS challenge: Do 21 fun and healthy things this month!
Monthly calendar has suggestions for staying active and present this month

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

 

The latest from media

How realistic is an electric vehicle in rural Hudson Valley?
Our region is becoming a state leader in EVs, but challenges remain
Times Union, 6/14/21

 

From Our Community

 
Class of 2025 on Instagram
As Orientation gets underway, there's been a flurry of activity over on the independently-run Class of 2025 Instagram account (@newpaltz2025), where new students are introducing themselves and sharing photos, interests, major plans and calls for roommates. We can't wait to welcome you all to campus!
 

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