Spring into shape at the Athletic & Wellness Center with a series of classes being offered specifically for faculty and staff by Workplace with Heart and the Department of Athletics, Wellness & Recreation. The classes will be taught by adult-certified fitness professionals and are designed to be safe, attainable, fun, and empowering for adults. For more information, including a schedule of classes, click here or email Christina Cordier.
Current Issue: May 6, 2013
Thank you to all who participated in the College’s 6th Annual Cleanup Day on April 3. Organized by the Residence Hall Student Association (RHSA) and Circle K, the event drew together volunteers who pitched in to pick up stray trash on campus. Learn more about Cleanup Day and see photos of student, faculty, staff, and community volunteers at work here.
As part of an ongoing police continuing education program, the University Police Department hosted the Ulster County K9 Training Group for a day of training on March 27. The group of Ulster County Police Officers and their K9 partners conducted several search, rescue, and tracking exercises at several spots on the campus throughout the day.
Hugo the Hawk has been declared the winner of the first annual GenerationSUNY Mascot Madness contest! Responding to the announcement, President Christian said, “It’s a great testament to the tremendous amount of pride our community has for the school and our distinguished athletics program.” Read more about it here.
AMP/CSTEP student Ranysha Ware ’13 (Computer Science) was awarded a GEM Fellowship from the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. Ware will intern at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory this summer and then head to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst as a GEM Fellow in their Computer Science program.
Christine McCartney ’07g (English), an English Language Arts teacher at Newburgh Free Academy and a teacher consultant for the Hudson Valley Writing Project, has been awarded a Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching grant to conduct research in Finland. McCartney is one of approximately 20 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad in 2012-13 through the Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program. During her six-month stay in Finland, McCartney will study at the University of Tampere, where she will conduct seminars for local teachers and students, observe classes, and complete a capstone project in which she will research how Finnish teachers...