Daily Digest 04.17.2020

Side profile of Wooster Hall on the SUNY New Paltz campus
Side profile of Wooster Hall on the SUNY New Paltz campus
News from around campus:
Face coverings while on campus
Guidance regarding Governor Cuomo’s new order that employers provide face coverings to employees

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit abstracts for the Student Research Symposium by April 20
The 26th annual celebration of student scholarship will take place in virtual format

Saturday Arts Lab hosting virtual arts activities for k-12 children
Families can sign up by April 22 for online, hands-on arts lessons, delivered by Art Education student teachers nearing certification

New review and approval process for all purchases
Details on requirements for purchase requests

SUNY New Paltz Women’s Basketball Senior Marion Dietz Named SUNYAC Scholar Athlete of the Year
Sharpshooting guard led conference title-winning Hawks in scoring and minutes while earning a 3.88 GPA
Resources for remote teaching, learning and working
Four resources for supporting faculty with remote advising
A reminder from the Office of Academic Advising as fall 2020 undergraduate registration approaches

EAP and Workplace With Heart present online exercise breaks
Options cater to a variety of fitness levels; Classes begin April 20

Colleagues: The Faculty Development Center requests your input
Share your ideas in an anonymous survey and help the FDC improve its programming

Mindfulness Now with New Paltz alumni, April 18 at 11 a.m.
Juan-Carlos Piñeiro ’07, Certified Yoga Teacher and Mindfulness/Personal Development Coach, will share tools and practices for embracing a sense of presence and fulfillment
Professional Development:
Upcoming Office of Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion Trainings:

Excel Tips & Shortcuts
Monday, April 20, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Cultivating Great Teams: Building shared vision and supporting all members
Tuesday, April 21, 10 – 11 a.m.

Using OneDrive to organize, store, and share files and folders
Wednesday, April 22, 2 – 3 p.m.

Managing Conflict, and how to overcome your roadblocks
Thursday, April 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Click the links above to register, or view all available HRDI trainings at: www.newpaltz.edu/hr/training/catalog.html
From the community
Why Journaling is a Worthy Way to Spend Your Quarantine
A serendipitous secret santa gift leads student journalist to document pandemic experiences in real time 
(New Paltz Oracle, 4/10/20)
Coronavirus updates
April 17 report on confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the campus community
No new reports as of 4 p.m. yesterday, April 16

Real-time list of buildings closed for cleaning
Office of Emergency Management publishing info about closures as they occur 
The latest from the media
New Paltz couple thought they beat COVID-19, then they tested positive again
An update from campus community members recovering from illness together 
(New Paltz Times, 4/15/20)

West Hurley man is “Wheel of Fortune” contestant in show to air April 24
Michael Desisto ’16 (Music) gets his shot on legendary game show 
(Daily Freeman, 4/16/20)

Have more questions? We’re updating our Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions webpage daily. 

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