Paul Smith’s College’s Global Center for Rural Communities (GCRC) and the Adirondack Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) have partnered to launch an “Idea Lab” at Paul Smith’s College to support entrepreneurial efforts in the Adirondack region. » Continue Reading.
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Paul Smith’s College has announced “The Graduation Guarantee,” a program that allows students who do not graduate within four years to complete their required coursework with no additional tuition cost. » Continue Reading.
Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) recently presented new research detailing the threat of aquatic invasive species in Adirondack lakes at the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society meeting in Lake Placid.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Invasive Species Management Grant Program funded AWI to undertake two studies. » Continue Reading.
Paul Smith’s College and its DECA chapter is set to host “Adventures in Top Tier Sport,” a panel featuring five sports and event management professionals, on Thursday, February 27th.
The discussion which will include topics ranging from career opportunities and marketing to logistics and legacy after use of facilities. » Continue Reading.
All three of the tournaments will be held at Paul Smith’s College. » Continue Reading.
Paul Smith’s College and SUNY Adirondack have agreed to a scholarship program that allows past and future graduates of the Queensbury college to enroll at Paul Smith’s at a discounted tuition rate.
Under the Tuition Scholarship Program, SUNY Adirondack graduates will be able to work toward a bachelor’s degree at Paul Smith’s with a tuition cost no higher than that of a four-year SUNY school, or $9,170 for the 2020-2021 academic year. » Continue Reading.
A group of North Country Community College student athletes are helping to make the inaugural season of women’s hockey at Paul Smith’s College a reality.
Nine young women who are attending NCCC have laced up skates and hit the ice for the Bobcats this season through an agreement between the two colleges. » Continue Reading.
Esports are a surging billion-dollar industry, and with an audience size approaching 500 million worldwide, have begun receiving recognition comparable to that of soccer or basketball. » Continue Reading.
Two new scientific studies recently released by Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (PSC AWI) and Shingle Shanty Preserve and Research Station (SSPRS) have detected continuing patterns of decline in boreal birds in the Adirondacks.
The authors examined avian community changes in lowland boreal habitats and the impacts that temperature and precipitation have on long-term occupancy patterns of boreal birds. Both peer-reviewed papers were recently published in the scientific journal PLoS One. The studies build on more than a decade of monitoring boreal bird populations in lowland boreal habitat. » Continue Reading.
Paul Smith’s College, the lone four-year institution in the Adirondacks, is about to become the East Coast Training Center for USA Nordic, the national governing body for ski jumping and Nordic combined in this country.
The announcement comes as USA Nordic embarks on an initiative to establish similar training centers in the central and western United States. The East Coast Nordic Training Center at Paul Smith’s College will officially open and begin accepting student/athletes for the fall 2020 semester. » Continue Reading.
Paul Smith’s College has accepted a $100,000 gift to fund the creation of an on-campus training and competition space for Esports, featuring “state-of-the-art gaming equipment and spectator seating.”
The gift comes from Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family and the facility will be named “The Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family Esports Lab.” It’s expected to serve as home field for the college’s esports club, which quickly brought on 70 members since its formation this spring. On-campus tournaments are expected to be hosted in the space. » Continue Reading.
A day-long educational forum, focusing on the Certified Nursing Assistant and Home Healthcare Worker Shortage has been set for November 6th, at Paul Smith’s College.
The forum will provide an overview of THRIVE, a pilot project that aims to increase retention of certified nursing assistants and home health care workers.
The presentation will highlight the decline in caregivers nationwide and what is influencing these declines. THRIVE will be highlighted as a potential solution that once demonstrated could be replicated on a national level. » Continue Reading.
The Adirondack Research Consortium is set to hold a day-long social sciences workshop on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm in the Sterling Tomkins Pine Room of the Joan Weill Student Center at Paul Smith’s College.
The day will include a keynote talk by author and Yale professor Dr. Bill Weber, lunch, and a panel discussion on ongoing and emerging social issues impacting the Adirondacks. » Continue Reading.
The Paul Smiths College and Cornell Cooperative Extension are set to host their Annual Rural Skills Homesteading Festival, on Saturday, September 28th, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Paul Smiths College VIC.
The Festival features rural skills demonstrations, workshops, food tastings, kid friendly activities, and more.
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