The Osgood Bug

The Osgood Bug

By Don Ford ’69 As a student attending forestry and surveying classes at Paul Smith’s, I never saw the forest for the trees. I guess that expression is true when you find yourself living in the midst of it all. I had a choice of attending Wanakena Ranger...
Alumni Spotlight: PSC Veterans

Alumni Spotlight: PSC Veterans

Michael “Mik” Mikulan, Class of ’66, Commander, US Army/USPHS (Ret.) My story: Guys from the classes in the late 50’s early 60’s had great faculty that were WWII and Korea veterans. They imparted a serious work ethic and positive example...
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...

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

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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