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Alum leads $1M endowment with major matching gift

A $1 million campaign to endow a position for an internationally recognized climate expert at Paul Smith's College has been staked with a major matching gift.

Caroline Lussi, a 1960 graduate of Paul Smith's and a former college trustee, has offered a matching challenge of up to $500,000 to establish the college's first Endowed Chair in Lake Ecology and Paleocology, the first recipient of which will be Curt Stager. Read more »

Green ideas wanted for Sustainability Fund

Have an idea to make campus more sustainable? The Campus Sustainability Fund is accepting applications until Wednesday, Feb. 26. Every year, the Campus Sustainability Fund develops projects suggested by students using student fees - add your idea to the mix!

Questions? Email CampusSustainability@paulsmiths.edu.

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Campus Operations Normal

Campus is open and operating normally today.

Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar Series kicks off with Stephanie Ratcliffe

The executive director of the Wild Center will give a talk at Paul Smith's College Friday, Feb. 14.

Stephanie Ratcliffe will speak at 10:10 a.m. in the Freer Auditorium. The talk, titled "Opportunities and challenges in nonprofit environmental education," will highlight her experience in that field.

Ratcliffe began working for the Wild Center in 2002 and took the director position in 2007. Before that, she headed up the exhibits effort at the Maryland Science Center on Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Two more talks will follow Ratcliffe's this semester: Read more »

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No yoga Sept 18

Yoga is cancelled Sept 18. It will resume the normal schedule on the 22nd.
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St. Regis Café open for spring semester

The student-operated St. Regis Café will re-open for the spring semester on Monday, Feb. 3. Serving lunch Monday-Friday and a buffet dinner on Wednesdays. Menus change weekly.

Reservations required - phone (518) 327-6355 between 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. when a student will be available to take your request.

For more information: www.paulsmiths.edu/stregis

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Paul Smith's: Tobacco-free in 6 months

In December 2012, Paul Smith's College announced plans to go tobacco-free on Aug. 1, 2014 - now just 6 months away.

At the time, Paul Smith's President John W. Mills said health and sustainability were behind the change. "Tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death in the United States," Mills said in a statement to the campus community, citing statistics from the Centers for Disease Control that found more than 443,000 people a year die from tobacco use. More than 8 million more suffer from tobacco-related illnesses. Read more »

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