Recording Now Available for Nature Culture & History Storyteller Evan Pritchard’s Live Storytelling Event on Campus Oct. 5

The recording is now available for this event here: https://newpaltz.mediasite.suny.edu/Mediasite/Play/31f31645e98b4c16840a5c40a789bc5e1d

 

Save the Date: Tuesday, October 5 from 4-5 p.m. or 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Location: SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center Room 100
Topic: Bundling Humans and Nature Together: An Autumn Blanket of Stories

The Department of Communication will host author/storyteller Evan Pritchard on Tuesday, Oct. 5 for an evening of storytelling entitled, “Bundling Humans and Nature Together: An Autumn Blanket of Stories.” The event will take place in the College Terrace.

Communication faculty and students and those enrolled in Storytelling and Culture are invited to attend one of two identical sessions: the first from 4-5 p.m., and the second from 5:15-6:15 p.m., which will allow for social distancing.  The college reminds all attendees of its mandatory indoor face covering policy. Please wear a mask.

Evan Pritchard, a descendant of the MI’kmaq, one of the Algonquin nations, is the director of the Center for Algonquin Culture in Rosendale, New York. www.algonquinculture.org.
He has been interviewing traditional native elders for over thirty years. He has lectured on native studies at colleges including Vassar, Pace, Marist, Columbia University, SUNY, and several others. He is the author of over fifty books on native culture and history, including Native New Yorkers; Henry Hudson and the Algonquins (Chicago Review Press); Bird Medicine (Inner Traditions/Simon and Schuster); Native American Stories of the Sacred (Turner Books) and No Word for Time (Millichap).  Evan Pritchard has published original maps of Native American settlements in the Hudson Valley, some of which have been included in an online history exhibition at CONTACT: The Dutch Meet the Wappinger Confederacy at Hell Gate, 1645

-1646 | Gracie Mansion funded by The government of the Netherlands. He frequently appears on radio stations including WBAI and WNYC, and has been a featured guest on CNN, ABC, Discovery Channel, History Channel, and on Roger Hernandez’s 90-minute special “Touring Native New York” on Manhattan Cable. 

 

Virtual Career and Internship Fair Slated for March 3; Students Must Register To Participate

The Career Resource Center is hosting a Spring Virtual Career Fair for Jobs & Internships on March 3, 2021 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Students will be able to meet with recruiters for jobs and internships. Be prepared to share your resume with recruiters. If you need help writing or improving your resume, visit the Career Resource Center’s virtual drop-in hours (info below)  Continue reading

Truth, Trust and the Future of Journalism: An Evening With Arthur Sulzberger, Chairman of The New York Times

Join us on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Lecture Center 100 for an evening with Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr.

Sulzberger became the publisher for The New York Times in 1992 and the chairman of The New York Times Company in 1997. He is also an experienced journalist who has done work for publications such as the Raleigh Times and Associated Press.

Also attending this event is James H. Ottaway Jr. He is the retired director and senior vice president of Dow Jones and the former chairman of Ottaway Newspapers. Ottaway and Sulzberger will be discussing truth, trust and the future of journalism. This is a great opportunity to hear from some of the leaders in the industry.

To attend this event, you must purchase a ticket. SUNY New Paltz students get one FREE ticket with a valid New Paltz ID at the Parker Theatre Box Office or at the door. To purchase a ticket, visit newpaltz.edu/speakerseries or the Parker Theatre Box Office, which is in the same building as Starbucks. The box office will be open Mondays – Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The snow date for this event is Wednesday, March 11.

Enter Photo Contest for a Chance to Get Published & Win Prizes

The Little Rebellion is holding a photo contest every other week. Send us your best photo relating to the theme! This week’s theme is: Vacation

Guidelines: 

– school appropriate – can be taken on phone or camera

– a description of the photo and its backstory

Three winners will be featured on TheLittleRebellion.com and prizes may vary!

How to submit: post on your Instagram story, tag @thelittlerebellion and e-mail to: thelittlerebellion@gmail.com

Deadline is midnight on Oct. 31.

Check the site for the following weeks’ theme: https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/photo-contest/

 

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Recruiters from T. Howard Foundation Diversity in Media Coming to Campus Oct. 23 with Paid Internship Opportunities

Recruiters are coming to campus again this year from the T. Howard Foundation, which seeks to promote diversity in the media industry. We had 9 students in the past class of T. Howard and some have been hired full-time after their paid internships.
Howard Foundation Paid Internship Info Session:
Wednesday, October 23rd
4pm- 5:15pm
Lecture Center 104

The T. Howard Foundation, www.t-howard.org/ , is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote diversity in media and entertainment by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities within the industry. All majors welcome, as positions are in the media/entertainment industry in a variety of positions.

The foundation will also be at the Networking Fair for Internships and Jobs on Wednesday, 10/23 from 11am-3pm. The attached flyer is for the info session following the fair. Students do not need to stay for the whole time and can come in late if they need to. There is added value to see them at the fair as well as attending the info session for this amazing program to make sure they get tips for applying and more information from the recruiter.

The Career Resource Center is happy to help students as they prepare their application materials should they be interested in this valuable opportunity. Stop by HUM 105.