In honor of Hugo the Hawk’s first-place win in the GenerationSUNY Mascot Madness contest, a celebration will be held on campus on May 8, 1:30-1:45 p.m., in conjunction with the annual “Rec It Out” event. More information will be provided. Please save the date!
Current Issue: May 6, 2013
Deborah Amos, the 2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism, presented a lecture titled, “A Passport to the Middle East: A Career of Revolution, Upheaval and Hope,” on campus on Thursday, April 18. Pictured here, from left to right: Rick Davis (former NBC news reporter and Amos’s husband), Deborah Amos, New Paltz President Donald P. Christian, Mary and Jim Ottaway of the Ottaway Foundation.
Retiring University Police Officer James Coyle (far right in photo) joined members of his squad for a departing photo. Coyle served 30 years as a University Police Officer.
Professor Michael Vargas (History, Latin American & Caribbean Studies) has been awarded the 2012 La Corónica International Book Award for his monograph “Taming a Brood of Vipers: Conflict and Change in Fourteenth-Century Dominican Convents.” The prize will be announced at the International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., May 9-12. It carries for the author an honorarium and an invitation to attend the Congress in the following year to preside over a special session dedicated to advancing the research themes of the awarded work.
Reproductive Justice: 40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Saturday, April 27 The 2013 Women’s Studies Conference, presented by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, will address topics including: a history of reproductive politics in the United States; the global dimensions of reproductive justice; economic barriers women confront to control our reproductive lives and raise children; the activism that fuels the movement; the rights of pregnant women and adolescent girls; and the place of religion in a reproductive justice agenda. In the Lecture Center. Registration is $25 for the public; free for college students with ID.
New Paltz is planning to launch the SUNY Global Engagement Program, which has been designed to provide students with interests in global issues with field experience through internships along with a rigorous academic program. The program will be carried out at the SUNY Global Center in New York City every fall starting in 2013. The semester-long program will carry a course load of 12-15 credit hours. With assistance from Program Director and Associate Professor Ş. İlgü Özler (Political Science), students are expected to secure an internship of 20-25 hours per week. The internships are expected to be relevant to...