North Country farms and food producers produce enough flour, eggs and other ingredients that a bakery could practically rely on suppliers from this region alone.
On Thursday, March 6, the student-run A.P. Smith's Bakery at Paul Smith's College will prove it. Read more »
Snowshoe Magazine recognized Athletic Director Jim Tucker for his contributions to the sport by awarding him the 2014 Cindy Brochman Memorial Person of the Year Award.
“Jim Tucker is likely the number one most important figure in the sport, though his modesty would keep him from agreeing to such a comment,” said Phillip Smith, senior editor at Snowshoe Magazine, in an article on the magazine's website. Read more »
The Watershed Stewardship Program at Paul Smith’s College has won a $500,000 federal grant to help protect lakes and rivers from invasive species.
The grant, which was awarded from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, was announced last week.
“This award represents an investment in the future of water quality, biodiversity, and economic and community sustainability in one of our nation’s most cherished natural landscapes,” said Dr. Eric Holmlund, director of the Watershed Stewardship Program. Read more »
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 »
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.
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
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 »
Paul Smith's College Prof. Curt Stager has been named the 2013 New York Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Read more »
Paul Smith’s College President John W. Mills announced Monday that he will retire on June 30, 2014, after serving in the office for more than a decade.