Social Media and Communication Student Volunteer Needed for New Paltz Refugee Nonprofit: Immediate Opening

New Paltz for Refugees ( is a grassroots, volunteer, non-profit group working with other agencies and NGOs to resettle those in need to our New York State, Hudson Valley community. The organization seeks a volunteer for the role of communications, public relations and volunteer outreach. New Paltz for Refugees is narrowing its attention to focus on 2 very needy families, one of which arrives here in the next few weeks, and the group will need much assistance. Having a student who can send out updates of progress and of the need for volunteers or donations would be so helpful as well as to deal with any media outreach.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in the subject of humanitarian aid, social justice and global social issues. The candidate is required to be proficient in writing, public relations and social media posting, as well as possess strong interpersonal relationship skills. Candidates will need to work independently, but also participate in team meetings and projects.

Send resume and cover letter to Arthur Zaczkiewicz at:

This position will be volunteer this spring semester, but may become a summer internship for credit if they student needs academic credit.

Interested in Financial Services? Lord Abbett is seeking to recruit talented New Paltz students!

Lord Abbett is a leading asset manager serving clients worldwide. Their purpose—securing a sustainable future for their clients, their people, and their world—fuels everything they do. Their clients trust Lord Abbett to manage approximately $250 billion in assets across a diverse set of investment strategies and vehicles. Inspired by Lord Abbett’s “dream big, work hard, have fun” principle, employees thrive in their vibrant culture and deliver lasting impact to clients and their communities.

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Attention Juniors & Seniors: Consider Joining Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

ATTENTION Juniors & Seniors 

Communication and Digital Media and Journalism majors are invited to join the SUNY New Paltz Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta.

Lambda Pi Eta is the NationalCommunication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. Lambda Pi Eta has more than 500 active chapters at colleges and universities nationwide.

To qualify for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta you must:

  1. Be a Junior OR Senior at SUNY New Paltz within the Department ofCommunication OR the Department of DigitalMedia and Journalism.
  2. Have an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher AND a Major GPA of 3.5 or higher.

2022 Lambda Pi Eta Application 

More information regarding Lambda Pi Eta can be found on the Department of Communication’s website, as well as the National Communication Association’s website.

SUNY New Paltz Lambda Pi Eta

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Scholarships Available – Check Them Out!

Scholarships for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

This year the SUNY New Paltz Foundation awarded $1,200,000 in scholarships to more than 375 students—yet another record of total dollars awarded. Application for Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year will open on March 1, 2022.

Scholarships are a great way to expand your opportunities at college without worrying about financial debt. It’s important to take full advantage of these scholarships so you are able to get a full and expansive education. There are plenty of unique and amazing scholarships available. Below is more information on where and how to apply. 

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Auto Match opportunities require no additional questions to be answered. You can apply but will not be eligible if your circumstances do not match the criteria. Please read the description of the scholarship – applying does not mean you are a match. All applications that do match will be considered but may not be awarded.

You can email if you need further assistance.

Scholarship Application Dates

  • Applications open:  March 1, 2022
  • Applications close:  April 6, 2022
  • Reviews begin:  April 9, 2022
  • Reviews end:  April 30, 2022
  • Confirmation of Awardees: May 9, 2022


Attention Juniors & Seniors: Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society Applications Are Here!

If you are a Junior or Senior, it’s time to think about possibly joining the New Paltz chapter of Lambda Pi Eta – the National Communication Association’s Honor’s Society (Open to all majors in the Department of Communication and Department of Digital Media and Journalism). To qualify for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you must:

1) Be Junior or Senior within the Department of Communication or Department of Digital Media and Journalism.

2) Have an overall GPA of 3.25 AND a Major GPA of 3.5

To apply for membership in the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you will complete the 2022 Lambda Pi Eta Application. Once approved, you will be given instructions for online payment of the $52.50 membership fee which covers the graduation honor cord, lapel pin, certificate of achievement and lifetime membership in the honor society. Payment must be made by March 18, 2022 in order to receive the membership materials in time for graduation. 

2022 Lambda Pi Eta Application

Stay tuned for the 2022 In-Person LPH Induction Ceremony (Sunday, May 1, 2022), where new members will be inducted and given an honor cord (to wear on their graduation gown), lapel pin and certificate of achievement. The event will be held in CSB Auditorium. 

If you want to know more about Lambda Pi Eta on the national level and all of the opportunities membership provides, check out their national newsletter Simply Speaking.

If you have written a top notch paper and have been encouraged to submit it to a conference or convention, then consider submitting it to the National Communication Association’s Annual Convention.  You could also consider publishing that great paper in the Lambda Pi Eta Undergraduate Student Journal.

Lambda Pi Eta logoLambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. LPH represents what Aristotle described in The Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics. Lambda Pi Eta recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline.

Transfers: Register for Internship Eligibility Once You Have 30 New Paltz Credits

Transfer students, you should apply for internship eligibility once you have 30 New Paltz credits. Applying for internship eligibility means you must be approved to earn credits for any internship you complete, before you complete it. You must be certified as internship eligible at least one semester before you look for an internship placement, but you should do it as soon as you are eligible. Once you are certified as eligible, you remain eligible until you graduate, as long as your GPA does not fall below 2.5. Here are the minimum requirements to be certified as eligible to earn internship credits. Continue reading