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.
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 »
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 »
"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 »
A noted ecologist will round off this spring's Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar Series Friday, April 18, at Paul Smith's College. Read more »
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 »
As climate change comes to the Adirondacks, how will it change our lives?
A $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation and a Pennsylvania-based science-education center will help Paul Smith's College and The Wild Center answer that question by putting it to groups and individuals likely to see the change first. Read more »