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Paul Smith's, The College of the Adirondacks is set in the Adirondacks on the shores of Lower St. Regis Lake. Programs include Biology; Business; Culinary Arts and Service Management; Natural Resources; Recreation, Adventure Travel and Ecotourism, Fish and Wildlife Technology; Forest Recreation or Forest Technician; Liberal Arts; Ecology and Environment Technology; Hotel and Restaurant Management; Outdoor Recreation; Surveying; or Urban Tree Management.

Paul Smith's College is a founding member of NCPR's Adirondack News Fund, and hosts our Adirondack News Bureau.

NCPR's long-running series on the natural world, Natural Selections, is co-hosted by Paul Smith's College biologist, Dr. Curt Stager.

Paul Smith's College Opens Palm Restaurant

Governor Pataki traveled to Paul Smiths College on Friday to help open a scaled-down version of the "upscale" Palm restaurant. The Wally Ganzi Jr. Restaurant Training Center will give the college's culinary arts students the experience of working in a fine dining restaurant. As Chris Knight reports, the new facility is the latest accomplishment for Paul Smith's, which was recently named one of the 25 hottest colleges in the country.  Go to full article
Peggy Lynn (Photo: Elaine Derby)

Folksinger Peggy Lynn Hosts Benefit Concert Sunday

Adirondack folksinger-songwriter Peggy Lynn returns home to Paul Smiths for an "Anthology" concert, this Sunday (1 pm) at the Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center. It's a benefit performance for arts programming at the VIC. Peggy, who now lives with her husband and award-winning folk musician Dan Duggan in Red Creek, told Todd Moe that Sunday's concert will include many of the songs she's written over the last 20 years.  Go to full article

Paul Smith's Welcomes Displaced Students

As many as 100,000 university and college students may have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Schools around the country have been offering free enrollment and tuition. Acting SUNY Chancellor John R. Ryan, urged SUNY's campuses to enroll and house students displaced in the storm. Paul Smiths College, in the Adirondacks, will offer up to fifty affected students admission free of charge for the fall semester. John Mills is the president. He spoke with Martha Foley.  Go to full article

Paul Smith's College Dean Takes New Job

Paul Sorgule, the dean of culinary arts and hospitality management at Paul Smith's College for nearly three decades, has stepped down to take a position at the Mirror Lake...  Go to full article

North Country Micro-Enterprise Initiative Presented in South Africa

A small business initiative in St Lawrence County was a finalist in a world chamber of commerce competition. The Northern Adirondack Trading Cooperative, known locally as the...  Go to full article
Dr. Bernd Heinrich (Source:  UVM)

Conversation with Bernd Heinrich: A Scientist Explores the Patterns & Beauty in Nature

Dr. Bernd Heinrich is one of the country's most prominent nature writers. Based in Burlington, Vermont, and Western Maine, Heinrich teaches biology at the University of...  Go to full article
Sen. Clinton addresses Paul Smiths grads (Source:  Nancie Battaglia)

At Paul Smiths Ceremony, Clinton Calls For Education Funding

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton gave the commencement address yesterday at Paul Smiths College, in the Adirondacks. Clinton called for more funding for higher education. As...  Go to full article

Snowmobile Crash Kills 2 At Paul Smiths College

A Paul Smiths College student and his passenger were killed on Sunday when their snowmobile hit a rock on Lower St. Regis Lake. Twenty-year-old Joshua Rau and...  Go to full article

Books: Breaking Trail

After digging through archives and articles, and recovering pieces of women's history, Peggy Lynn and Sandra Weber have joined together to present stories of remarkable...  Go to full article

Bush Acid Rain Plan Draws Fire From Enviros and NY GOP

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency visited the Adirondacks yesterday to address a water quality conference at Paul Smiths College. Michael Leavitt says the Bush...  Go to full article

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