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An innocent fish, wrongly accused?

The yellow perch has had a bad rap as an invasive species in the Adirondacks since the 19th century. But now, researchers at Paul Smith’s College are using DNA evidence to show that these fish might have been wrongly accused. 

Profs. Curt Stager, Lee Ann Sporn, Melanie Johnson and recent graduate Sean Regalado believe the perch might have arrived in Lower St. Regis Lake more than 2,000 years ago, plenty of time to be considered a native species. They published their findings in the scientific journal PLOS ONE last month.  Read more »

Paul Smith's College provost named president of Nicolet College

Paul Smith's College Provost Richard Nelson announced Wednesday that he has been named president of Nicolet College in Wisconsin.  

Nelson, who has served as Paul Smith’s provost for the past nine years, will take the helm at Nicolet July 1.  Read more »

Paul Smith's College recognized nationally for student success program

Paul Smith’s College has been recognized by University Business magazine as a Spring 2015 Models of Excellence recipient. One of only 10 colleges and universities across the country to receive the award, Paul Smith’s was selected for its innovative approach to student academic success. 

The Models of Excellence program is sponsored by Higher One, a leading provider of financial services and data analytics to more than 1,900 college and university campuses across the United States.  Read more »

Experienced leaders join college executive team

Paul Smith's College announced Monday that two new members have joined its leadership team.

Peter Burns, vice president for Enrollment Management at Hilbert College in Hamburg, N.Y., will join Paul Smith's as vice president for Enrollment Management in May, and Shannon Oborne, former vice president of Marketing at Tribune Media Services, came aboard Monday as the college's new chief marketing officer. Read more »

Almost Famous

Paul Smith's College senior Dominick Tironi will face off against some of the best culinary students in North America next month when he heads to Napa Valley, Calif., for his chance to win the coveted S.Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef title and a one-year paid apprenticeship with a celebrity chef. 

31st Annual Spring Career Fair

The 31th Annual Paul Smith's College Spring Career Fair is coming!

Our twice-yearly Career Fairs are great opportunities for employers and students to connect. Recruiters representing a wide range of industries appear on campus offering jobs, internships, student work experience and graduate school opportunities. Read more »

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Submit Class of '14 Alumni Survey Online

All graduates from August 2013 to May 2014 should complete the Class of 2014 Alumni Survey. It only takes a few minutes to answer the questions - please fill in all the information. Individual data is not disclosed in our surveys. Don't wait - if your information changes, you may re-submit the survey by the deadline, July 31, 2015.

Thank you in advance for your participation! Read more »

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Pictures from 2014 Commencement

Community leaders Jim Herman and Dave Mason urged Paul Smith's graduates to have a vision - and a backup plan - as they head into the world.

The pair, Keene residents who have spearheaded several grassroots groups devoted to improving life in the Adirondacks and their hometown of Keene, N.Y., delivered the commencement address at the college's 67th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 10.

Approximately 350 students graduated with the Class of 2014.

Community leaders speak at Commencement

Jim Herman and David Mason, who have spearheaded several grassroots groups devoted to improving life in the Adirondack Park and their hometown of Keene, N.Y., will speak at the 67th Commencement exercises at Paul Smith's College on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m.

Approximately 350 students are expected to graduate with the Class of 2014. Read more »

Sugar Bush Breakfast

Forestry students work the sugar bush all year to make each spring's crop of pure maple syrup-which you'll enjoy with a bountiful breakfast prepared by our culinary students. Click here for more details

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