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Upcoming events at SUNY New Paltz.



 



Baseball vs. CSI

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00 PM




Vocal Studio

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 8:00 PM

The Department of Music Spring Concert Series proudly presents an evening of Vocal Studio performances, under the direction of Kent Smith, and featuring works from Italy, Germany, France, England and America. Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. in Studley Theatre.




Humans vs. Zombies Outdoor Minigames

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Game of tag using NERF blasters to defend against the zombie horde!




Career Resource Center - Wednesday Workshops

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The Career Resource Center offers workshops every Wednesday throughout the academic year. Join us each and every Wednesday in Humanities 118 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. as we discuss different career-related topics.

All SUNY New Paltz students are welcome to attend Wednesday Workshops. No advance sign-up is necessary. You are welcome to bring your lunch or beverages. We hope to see you this Wednesday!




Softball at The Sage Colleges

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 3:30 PM




Baseball vs. Vassar College

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 4:00 PM




“Blackness in Italian Culture: Afro-Modernism in F.T. Marinetti's work” by Sara Marzioli

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 5:30 PM

Sara Marzioli, visiting assistant professor of Italian at Bard College, will visit New Paltz as the 2017 Luigi and Anita Traverso Lecturer. Her talk on "Blackness in Italian Culture" will take place on April 26 at 5:30 p.m. in LC 108.

Marzioli has taught African American, Comparative and World Literature courses at Penn State and Guilford College. She has published in African American Review and Atlantic Studies and has a chapter in a forthcoming collection edited by Indiana University Press.

The event is open to the public and all are warmly invited.

For more information on this event or for accommodations, please contact Daria Bozzato at bozzatod@newpaltz.edu or (845) 257-3504.




Softball at The Sage Colleges

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 5:30 PM




“Kosciuszko: A Man Ahead of His Time” - A film presented by SUNY New Paltz alumnus Alex Storozynski

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:00 PM

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist and New Paltz alumnus to present his film at SUNY New Paltz Kosciuszko: A Man Ahead of His Time Written & Directed By Alex Storozynski; Narrated By Blair Underwood

Thomas Jefferson with Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist and SUNY New Paltz alumnus Alex Storozynski is bringing his film, “Kosciuszko: A Man Ahead of His Time” to SUNY New Paltz one night only.

Based on the book, "The Peasant Prince: Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution", the film portrays Kosciuszko’s quest for liberty with his allies George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolutionaries against the tyranny of Britain’s King George, Russia’s Catherine the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte. With a moving narration by Blair Underwood and reenactments filmed at West Point, Saratoga, Philadelphia and Poland, the documentary tells the story of Kosciuszko’s fight for liberty for all. Hollywood actor Olek Krupa brings the Polish revolutionary to life with dramatic readings, along with interviews of former U.S. National Security Advisor Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Alex Storozynski, UCLA Prof. Gary Nash, and Purdue Prof. James Pula.

The screening is free and open to the public on Wednesday April 26, 7pm in LC104.




In Defense of Science

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Climate scientist Jeff Freedman of SUNY Albany will lead a discussion "In Defense of Science". The presentation will include the climate crisis and renewable energy. Q & A will follow. The event is free and open the campus community and the public




"Spring Awakening" - The Musical

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 8:00 PM

Come see the Miami Theatre Players perform SPRING AWAKENING: A New Musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik!

Performances: Wednesday, April 26th @ 8PM ;Thursday, April 27th @ 8PM; Friday, April 29th @ 8PM

Ages 14+




Applying Systems Thinking in Sustainability Courses

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Applying Systems Thinking in SUNY New Paltz Sustainability Courses.

Andrea Frank of Photography and Kate McCoy of the School of Education will introduce systems thinking, share resources to learn more, and explain how they incorporate systems thinking into their courses. Then, Andrea and Kate will facilitate a discussion among faculty using mind mapping tools to explore how our research and teaching interests overlap and how we can integrate systems thinking into our courses.




“A Systems Exploration of Food Security in the Northeast”

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The "Without Limits: Interdisciplinary Conversations in the Liberal Arts” speaker series concludes with a keynote address by food systems consultant Kate Clancy.

Clancy is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Adjunct Professor at Tufts University, and Senior Fellow in the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Minnesota. Clancy earned her doctorate in nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley. She has worked as a nutrition and policy advisor at the Federal Trade Commission, and at several nonprofits such as the Wallace Center. Clancy developed a graduate course on food systems in 1982 and since then has published, taught, spoken, and consulted widely on sustainable agriculture, food systems, and food policy with government agencies, universities, and nonprofits around the country. She has promoted the idea of sustainable diets since 1983. She has served on many boards including the Food and Drug Administration Food Advisory Council. She is the deputy director of the USDA-funded six-year EFSNE systems project in the Northeast United States, and engaged with many initiatives including Agriculture of the Middle and It Takes a Region. She publishes a column in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development on topics related to the application of systems concepts to food systems.




Adolescence Education Information Session

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The department chair will talk about the Secondary Education graduate programs and Second Degree program. Registration is not required. For a campus map, please go to http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/ Parking permits are required. Visitor permits are available at the Welcome Center located in the HAB lobby and the Parking Office located in HAB 35, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Summer: 8 a.m.-4p.m.) Permits are also available at the park-and-pay machines located at Hawk Drive at the West entrance, Lot 28 across from the Hopfer Admissions & Alumni Center, and Lot 5 adjacent to Parker Theater, 24 hrs/day. The cost is $2.00.




21st Century Cons Workshop

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This workshop will teach students how to safeguard personally identifying information and avoid internet scams and frauds.




"Spring Awakening" - The Musical

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:00 PM

Come see the Miami Theatre Players perform SPRING AWAKENING: A New Musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik!

Performances: Wednesday, April 26th @ 8PM ;Thursday, April 27th @ 8PM; Friday, April 29th @ 8PM

Ages 14+




The Comedy of Errors (Mainstage Productions)

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:00 PM

The second and final Mainstage Productions theatre performance of the spring 2017 semester is Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, directed by Assistant Professor Connie Rotunda.

Buy Tickets Now!

This farcical play, one of the Bard's earliest successes, tells the tale of two sets of identical twins, each accidentally separated at birth and each of whom, through a series of wild mishaps including mistaken identities leading to false accusations, infidelity, madness, demonic possession, theft and near-seduction, pursues love and satisfaction.




Music Therapy Ensemble

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:00 PM

The Music Therapy Program will contribute their talents to the spring '17 Department of Music Concert Series, Thursday, April 27 at 8 p.m. in Shepard Recital Hall.




Baseball at Brockport

Friday, April 28, 2017, 3:00 PM




Public Opening reception for BFA/MFA Thesis Exhibition I

Friday, April 28, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening reception for BFA Thesis Exhibition I




Men's Volleyball at No. 2 Vassar College

Friday, April 28, 2017, 5:30 PM




The Comedy of Errors (Mainstage Productions)

Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:00 PM

The second and final Mainstage Productions theatre performance of the spring 2017 semester is Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, directed by Assistant Professor Connie Rotunda.

Buy Tickets Now!

This farcical play, one of the Bard's earliest successes, tells the tale of two sets of identical twins, each accidentally separated at birth and each of whom, through a series of wild mishaps including mistaken identities leading to false accusations, infidelity, madness, demonic possession, theft and near-seduction, pursues love and satisfaction.




"Spring Awakening" - The Musical

Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:00 PM

Come see the Miami Theatre Players perform SPRING AWAKENING: A New Musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik!

Performances: Wednesday, April 26th @ 8PM ;Thursday, April 27th @ 8PM; Friday, April 29th @ 8PM

Ages 14+




Late Night at the Union: Scavenger Hunt

Friday, April 28, 2017, 10:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Join the Union Programming Council for their final late night of the union of the Spring 2017 semester. The event will consist of a building wide scavenger hunt and some trivia in order to compete for fun prizes. Admission free with a student ID.




Baseball at Brockport

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 12:00 PM




Softball at SUNY Oneonta

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 12:00 PM




Women's Lacrosse vs. No. 19 Brockport - Senior Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1:00 PM




Introduction to Islamic Decoration with Amera Abdalrahim

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Introduction to Islamic Decoration with Amera Abdalrahim, on the history and types of Islamic decoration, followed by a hands-on workshop (lecture is open; workshop limited to 25 participants). Workshop participants will create their own Islamic decoration.




Softball at SUNY Oneonta

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00 PM




Baseball at Brockport

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM




Alumni Night at the Theatre "The Comedy of Errors"

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Join us on Saturday, April 29, 2017 for Alumni Night at the Theatre.

  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Pre-show reception in Parker Theatre Lobby.
  • 8:00 p.m. The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare directed by Connie Rotunda in McKenna Theatre.

Register Now!




Men's Volleyball at NCAA Semifinals

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 6:30 PM




Concert: The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:00 PM

Six contemporary masters of a broad range of musical idioms weave together folk, popular, and art music of the Arab world, highlighting styles and repertoire from Iraq, Palestine, Syria and Egypt.

The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble delivers a joyful and transporting feast of well-loved popular songs from the greater Arab World, built around mesmerizing textures of rhythmic and improvisational intensity.

Their performance evokes ambiances of Cairo, Baghdad, al-Quds and Aleppo, and that of contemporary New York with its own vibrant Arab American artistic and intellectual community.

Tickets available online.




The Comedy of Errors (Mainstage Productions)

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 8:00 PM

The second and final Mainstage Productions theatre performance of the spring 2017 semester is Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, directed by Assistant Professor Connie Rotunda.

Buy Tickets Now!

This farcical play, one of the Bard's earliest successes, tells the tale of two sets of identical twins, each accidentally separated at birth and each of whom, through a series of wild mishaps including mistaken identities leading to false accusations, infidelity, madness, demonic possession, theft and near-seduction, pursues love and satisfaction.




Last Sunday Family Day

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM

Last Sunday Family Day – presented by the Dorsky Museum's educator Zachary Bowman – offers exhibition-inspired, hands-on activities for museum goers young and old.




The Comedy of Errors (Mainstage Productions)

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM

The second and final Mainstage Productions theatre performance of the spring 2017 semester is Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, directed by Assistant Professor Connie Rotunda.

Buy Tickets Now!

This farcical play, one of the Bard's earliest successes, tells the tale of two sets of identical twins, each accidentally separated at birth and each of whom, through a series of wild mishaps including mistaken identities leading to false accusations, infidelity, madness, demonic possession, theft and near-seduction, pursues love and satisfaction.




Collegium Musicum

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 3:00 PM

The university ensemble for early music presents an afternoon of music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras featuring troubadour music, French chansons, English lute songs and early Italian opera arias.




Men's Volleyball at NCAA Finals

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:00 PM




Teaching & Learning Conversation on What the Best College Teachers Do, Ken Bain

Monday, May 1, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Conversation on best teaching practices. Colleagues will discuss how they applied ideas from Bain's book or from each other's suggestions. Newcomers to the discussion welcome. Contact Sarah Wyman for electronic copies of reading material. Or just show up!







Baseball at Lehman College

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:00 PM




New Paltz LGBTQ+ Allies Workshop

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration is required. Please register here.

The New Paltz LGBTQ+ Allies are a network of faculty, staff, and students who offer support, communication, and dialogue on issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities.

This two-hour interactive training workshop provides an opportunity for discussion, resource materials, and information regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. By attending the facilitated workshop and agreeing to become an Ally, you will get a logo hang tag to put on your residence hall door or other living space.




John Menegon Brazilian Jazz

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 8:00 PM

The Department of Music Spring Concert Series rolls on with an evening of Brazilian Jazz from John Menegon, featuring a number of guest faculty performers. Tuesday, May 2 at 8 p.m. in Studley Theatre.




Humans vs. Zombies Outdoor Minigames

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Game of tag using NERF blasters to defend against the zombie horde!




Business Advisory Council Meeting

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Business Advisory Council Spring Meeting for 2017 will be held in the Student Union Building, Room 62/63, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.




Integrating Change Agent Skills into Your Course

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Integrating Change Agent Skills into Your Course.

The workshop, led by Michael Sheridan of the School of Business, will summarize the skills most commonly identified with change agents. Then, we will explore strategies to affect organizational or institutional change. Finally, participants will be encouraged to adapt these concepts to their own areas of expertise. To learn more about change agent skills for sustainability, click here.




Business Plan Contest

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The 2017 edition of the annual SUNY New Paltz Business Plan Contest will be hosted by the School of Business on Wednesday, May 3 from noon to 4 p.m.

Facing a panel of accomplished judges from the academic and business communities, Business students will present plans developed over the course of the semester, and explain how the goods and services they propose to offer will connect with consumers and turn a tidy profit.

This event is free and open to the public.




Career Resource Center - Wednesday Workshops

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The Career Resource Center offers workshops every Wednesday throughout the academic year. Join us each and every Wednesday in Humanities 118 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. as we discuss different career-related topics.

All SUNY New Paltz students are welcome to attend Wednesday Workshops. No advance sign-up is necessary. You are welcome to bring your lunch or beverages. We hope to see you this Wednesday!




Softball at TBA (TBA)

Thursday, May 4, 2017




Astronomy Night

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.




Softball at TBA (TBA)

Friday, May 5, 2017




Baseball at TBA (TBA)

Friday, May 5, 2017







Teaching & Learning Conversation on What the Best College Teachers Do, Ken Bain

Friday, May 5, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Conversation on best teaching practices. Colleagues will discuss how they applied ideas from Bain's book or from each other's suggestions. Newcomers to the discussion welcome. Contact Sarah Wyman for electronic copies of reading material. Or just show up!




Celebration of Writing Day

Friday, May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebration of Writing Day will take place on May 5 from 3—5 p.m. in the STL Lobby. All students who submit work are invited to read an excerpt of their writing. Awards of distinction will be given to the most outstanding submissions. Refreshments will be served.

The Writing Board encourages students from all disciplines (undergraduate or graduate) to submit for review in the following categories:

  • Creative Writing
  • Memoir/Nonfiction
  • Academic Writing
  • Experimental Word/Image
  • Languages other than English
  • Poetry

Deadline for submitting application is Thursday, April 6, 2017.




Student Research Symposium

Friday, May 5, 2017, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The annual Student Research Symposium at SUNY New Paltz is a celebration of independent student scholarship (both graduate and undergraduate) and faculty mentorship. Students of any major, graduate or undergraduate, are invited to participate.

All students who have participated with faculty or under faculty supervision -- for example, as part of a senior seminar, independent study, or supervised work -- in original, independent research, critical reviews, laboratory projects or field studies eligible to present their work as a poster presentation.




School of Business Award & Graduation Ceremony

Friday, May 5, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The School of Business will host a ceremony to recognize its outstanding students and graduates at the close of the spring 2017 semester on Friday, May 5 at 5 p.m. at Studley Theatre.







Softball at TBA (TBA)

Saturday, May 6, 2017




Baseball at TBA (TBA)

Saturday, May 6, 2017




Galumpha

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Performance to benefit the Unison Arts & Learning Center

Galumpha has won the Moers International Comedy Arts Prize. That says a lot. Irreverent and quirky, Galumpha guarantees to entertain with pattern-breaking choreography, gravity-defying lifts and balances, and a refreshingly self-effacing approach to Modern Dance. Combining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy, and inventive choreography, Galumpha brings to life a world of imagination, beauty, muscle and merriment. The three performers create a sensory feast of images, drawn together into a seamless whole, consistently bringing audiences to their feet. Galumpha is a triumphant mix of art and entertainment, offering world-class, award-winning choreography that is equally at home on the concert stage, at a comedy club or at an outdoor festival.

Galumpha has performed at more than 2000 venues in 30 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, at venues such as The Kennedy Center, The Kravis Center, the Singapore Arts Festival, the Shanghai International Arts Festival, on Broadway at the New Victory Theater, London’s Southbank Center, the Spoleto USA Festival, the First World Dance Festival in Caracas, Venezuela, and the Tollwood Festival in Munich, Germany to name a few.

Visit Galumpha's website




Baseball at TBA (TBA)

Sunday, May 7, 2017




First Sunday Free Gallery Talk with guest educator Kevin Cook

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00 AM

Artist and guest educator Kevin Cook provides gallery talks at the Dorsky Museum on the first Sunday of each month during the spring 2017 semester. These instructive guided talks are free and open to the public.




CANCELLED - Composers' Forum and Workshop

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED




College Youth Symphony

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 7:00 PM

The Department of Music Spring Concert Series approaches conclusion with the annual College Youth Symphony performance. Under the direction of Marka Young, the evening offers a variety of orchestral masterworks featuring student soloists. Sunday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Studley Theatre.




Community Chorale and Concert Choir

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 8:00 PM

The evening's program features Beethoven's Mass in C.




Humans vs. Zombies Outdoor Minigames

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Game of tag using NERF blasters to defend against the zombie horde!







New Paltz LGBTQ+ Allies Workshop

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration Required! Please register here!

The New Paltz LGBTQ+ Allies are a network of faculty, staff, and students who offer support, communication, and dialogue on issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities.

This workshop which provides an opportunity for discussion, resource materials, and information regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. By attending this workshop and agreeing to become an Ally, you will receive logo hang tag to put on your office or residence hall door.




MBA Information Session

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The School of Business will cover an informational overview of the MBA program, including updates about program changes that will make it even easier for students to earn their graduate degrees. Attendees are encouraged to bring their academic transcripts to receive individualized academic advising.




Study Break Breakfast

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Stop by and take a break from studying for finals at the Union Programming Council's semesterly study break for breakfast and games. Admission free with a student ID.










OVMS End of Semester Potluck Barbeque

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 5:00 PM

Please join the Office of Veteran & Military Services for our End of Semester Potluck Barbeque on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 5 p.m. at New Paltz Peace Park!

Please email np-vms@newpaltz.edu to RSVP and let us know what you would like to bring!




Astronomy Night

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.










Women's Tennis at TBA (Final) (TBA)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017




3rd Annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Please join the Office of Veteran & Military Services for our 3rd Annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony on Tuesday, May 30.

The ceremony will take near the flag poles outside HAB beginning at 11 a.m., and will feature remarks from veterans and current service members. All are welcome to attend.




Astronomy Night

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.




Alumni Networking Mixer - NYC

Friday, June 2, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join the SUNY New Paltz Office of Alumni Relations and the Career Resource Center for a multi-generational alumni reception in New York City. Don't miss this opportunity for students and recent alumni, to connect with seasoned alumni professionals in various fields. Alumni from all majors are welcome. Appetizers and one drink ticket per guest will be provided. In partnership with the Career Resource Center, current students will be invited to meet members of the SUNY New Paltz alumni network.

Register now!




Astronomy Night

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.




Astronomy Night

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.




Astronomy Night

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.




WISE Summer Engineering Camp

Monday, July 31, 2017, 9:00 AM - Friday, August 4, 2017, 4:00 PM

W.I.S.E Summer Engineering Camp is an interactive summer camp for girls with the three disciplines of engineering, Electrical, Computer and Mechanical engineering and the unique integration of art. This camp was created and designed to help dispense common misconceptions about engineering that prevent women from entering this field.

Camp activities include:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Teamwork Exercises
  • Networking with female engineers
  • Tours of local engineering companies
  • Presentations from professors
  • Connecting with peers



Astronomy Night

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.




Astronomy Night

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 8:30 PM

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium returns for the 2016-17 academic year!

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Raj Pandya and Amy Bartholomew of the Department of Physics & Astronomy offer a free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk Planetarium located in the Coykendall Science Building, followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory to the entire community including the general public.

Planetarium shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and the spring; 6:30 p.m. during the winter; and 8:30 p.m. during the summer months.

Tickets for the planetarium shows are required. They are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory.

For more information about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets, click here.

More information about the John R Kirk Planetarium and the Smolen Observatory is available online.