Cathy Dove named 10th president of Paul Smith's College

Cathy Dove, vice president of Cornell NYC Tech in New York City, will become the tenth president of Paul Smith's College.

The college's Board of Trustees selected Dove for the position following an extensive nationwide search. She will begin at Paul Smith's on Sept. 1. Dove will be the college's first woman president.

Dove will succeed John W. Mills, who is retiring after 10 years as president. Read more »


@theVIC Tuesday, July 29, through Monday, Aug. 4


The VIC is open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the trails are open dawn 'til dusk. Please consider supporting the upkeep and expansion of the trail system by becoming a Friend of the VIC. 

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Paul Smith's, Newcomb team up

Paul Smith's College is partnering with Newcomb Central School this fall on a new advanced studies program. 


@theVIC Tuesday, July 22, through Monday, July 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. 


The VIC is open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the trails are open dawn 'til dusk, free of charge. 

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Wooden-canoe assembly returning to campus

The Wooden Canoe Heritage Association is returning to Paul Smith's College for its 35th annual assembly July 15-20, and this year, one lucky winner will walk away with a modern classic. 

The association will show off more than 350 new and vintage canoes. Several will be on sale along with canoe-building supplies, paddles, gear and accessories. Various workshops, programs and on-water events will also be available.  Read more »


Mills to serve as interim president

John W. Mills will serve as interim president of Paul Smith’s College until the search for his successor is complete. 

E. Philip Saunders, chairman of the board of trustees, made the announcement Monday, June 30. “We appreciate Dr. Mills’ willingness to continue his distinguished service to the college,” Saunders said in the announcement.  Read more »


Paul Smith's keeps an eye on ticks

Paul Smith's has joined with the Trudeau Institute, the state's Health Department and the Adirondack Medical Center on a study determining whether ticks - and Lyme disease - are on their way to the Adirondacks. Read the story by  the Associated Press.


John Dillon Park hosts outrigger-canoeing event this weekend

International Paper John Dillon Park invites the public to come out Saturday-Monday, June 28-30, to learn about outrigger canoeing, an excellent recreational, fitness and competitive sport for individuals with disabilities.  Read more »


Survey says: Paul Smith's grads land jobs

A Paul Smith's education delivers: According to a survey administered by the college's Career Services office, 91 percent of the Class of 2012 either found work in a field related to their degree or went to graduate school within six months of graduation.

The survey was given to students who graduated in Aug. 2011, Dec. 2011 and May 2012; 85 percent of the class responded.

See the results of the 2012 survey.


Prof. Curt Stager featured in New York Times blog

When it comes to climate change, Prof. Curt Stager's sees "some rays of hope amid the storm" - views that Andrew Revkin, who heads the New York Times' Dot Earth blog, featured in a post on Sunday.

Stager, a professor of natural resources at Paul Smith's, is author of "Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth."


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