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PSC to IBM: John P. Simons ’75

PSC to IBM: John P. Simons ’75

Smitties have left their marks around the world—and John P. Simons’ may very well be in the palm of your hand. A 1975 Paul Smith’s College graduate and member of the first class of the Ecology and Environmental Technology (EET) program, Simons spent over 3 decades...

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Day 1 Update – January 2017

Day 1 Update – January 2017

DAY 1 – JANUARY 2017 Dear Paul Smith’s Community, Happy new year! I hope that the holidays were enjoyable for all. It’s so rewarding to spend quality time with friends and family. Many of our students, faculty and staff have also been using the break for projects such...

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Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Dilieto ‘16

Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Dilieto ‘16

As a transfer student in my Junior year, I chose a major in Integrative Studies with a three-topic focus in Business Management, Environmental Studies, and Hotel Ecotourism. Thanks to my time at Paul Smith’s, I learned that I have a love of the environment and an...

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Day 1 Update – December 2016

Day 1 Update – December 2016

DAY 1 – DECEMBER 2016 Dear Paul Smith’s Community, November was quite a month, not just on campus but nationally.  The election triggered some healthy dialogue about our national values and political perspectives.  At the same time, it unleashed unfortunate incidents...

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Protecting the Wild from the People, and…

Protecting the Wild from the People, and…

By Zach Schwasman, ’11
Take selfies with a bull elk in late September? Replicate that camp fire shot you saw online at your county park with no fire ring during a fire ban? Channel your inner Laird Hamilton and paddle board down a river with no PFD? What could possibly go wrong?!

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The Right Thing For You…

The Right Thing For You…

By Alyssa Granato, ’16
If you have worked hard for your grades, gained work experience, have skills in your field – eventually some employer will see that. It’s okay if you don’t have a job before graduation; it’s okay if you don’t have your life together; it’s okay if you go back home to live with your parents after college for a while; it’s okay if all you get is a seasonal position… You will be okay if you have worked for it…

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A Real Winter

One cold winter night it got down to 52 degrees below zero. Only one car on campus got started. From that night on we had to bring our car batteries into our dorm rooms every night. The furnace broke down that night and we had to sleep in sleeping bags with hats on. The buildings were creaking and cracking all night long. The next day it warmed up to 20 below zero. – Lawrence Funk, 1966

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Halloween Memories

There are pictures in the yearbook [1979]… We had a party at the Forestry Club Cabin. Lots of beer and dancing. It was a BLAST!!! I think I went as Pippi Longstocking with my long braids attached to a coat hanger so they stuck out..haha. – Holly Balzer, 1979

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Day 1 Update – November 2016

Day 1 Update – November 2016

DAY 1 – NOVEMBER 2016 This month we have a long list of updates and happenings to report. While I always try to focus on the positive, there is a troubling issue that we as a community must be aware of and combat. I am deeply concerned that we have had multiple cases...

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Welcome to the Sequel Online

Welcome to the Sequel Online

This space is dedicated to the voices and views of our alumni. We welcome your essays, memories, reflections, and news. We’d love to know what you have been doing since you left the shores of Lower St Regis. What adventures, or unexpected twists and turns, have...

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SMITTY SHOUT-OUTS

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2nd Annual Community Art Show and Sale

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