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Hundreds of students turn out for Day of Service

Tuesday, April 22

Paul Smith's College senior Ellen Weaver helps clean up the grounds of the Tri-Lakes Animal Shelter in Saranac Lake, N.Y.

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@theVIC Tuesday, April 22, through Monday, April 28

Friends of the VIC

Help support the Paul Smith's College VIC by joining the Friends of the VIC. Membership is available at a range of levels, starting with a $45 annual contribution. 

Thursday, April 24 – Volunteers and Friends of the VIC Potluck

Friends of the VIC and volunteers of the VIC are welcome. Bring a dish to pass.  We will meet for hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m.  Dinner is at 6 p.m. Please RSVP.  Read more »

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SAM Fest coming Saturday!

Paul Smith's College and TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) will hold a daylong festival of music, art and TED-style talks Saturday, April 26, at the Paul Smith's College VIC. 

The event, called SAM Fest – for science, art and music – will feature musical performances by North Country musicians; presentations on Adirondack climate by faculty and students; exhibits of traditional folk and visual arts; maple syrup and refreshments; and a showing of "Green Fire," an award-winning documentary on Aldo Leopold.  Read more »

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Class is out and service is in on Earth Day

April 17, 2014

PAUL SMITHS -- This Earth Day, Paul Smith's College students won't be in class - they'll spread out across the northern Adirondacks, lending a hand to several different community groups and non-profit organizations. Read more »

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"Forest, Farm & Fork" event offers info on grants, loans

"Forest, Farm & Fork: An Opportunity Symposium" offers North Country business owners information on getting grants and loans for their businesses from the 2014 Farm Bill, as well as other private and New York State sources. Speakers, including U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, will discuss opportunities in forestry, agriculture, food production and tourism. Read more »

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Noted Ecologist to Speak About Endangered Desert Tortoise

A noted ecologist will round off this spring's Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar Series Friday, April 18, at Paul Smith's College.  Read more »

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College wins Tree Campus USA honor

Paul Smith's College has been named part of the Tree Campus USA program for the first time by the Arbor Day Foundation. The program honors colleges and universities that promote effective campus forest management and engage students, faculty and staff in conservation goals. Read more »

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Paul Smith's Selected for Highly Competitive National Program

Paul Smith’s College is known for standing apart from traditional higher-education institutions, by leading the way in hands-on, experiential learning programs that propel students toward the college’s 90 percent job-placement rate. Now, Paul Smith’s is proud to announce that the four-year private college has been distinctively selected to participate in a national program to develop innovative, competency-based education (CBE) through the 2014 Breakthrough Models Incubator program of the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC).  Read more »

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Thanks for Giving Day

As it turns out, there is such a thing as a free lunch. 

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