Kyra Russo Wins Casey Scholarship for Ethical Journalism

New Paltz’s Kyra Russo won the 2022 Thomas Joseph Casey Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Integrity in Journalism. Thomas and Joan Casey endowed a memorial scholarship celebrating the life of their second son Thomas J. (TJ) Casey ’11 (Journalism) to support journalism students studying at SUNY New Paltz. TJ, a thoughtful journalist, was killed in an automobile accident just two months before he was due to start graduate school. In the face of this horrific loss, his friends and family sought to raise $60,000 in his honor, support that will now be awarded to highly qualified journalism students who bring passion, energy and integrity to their profession. The Caseys hope that TJ’s memory can live on as future graduates achieve journalistic success. That may not have been possible without this philanthropic contribution.

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Save the Date: Nov 1 Fall 2022 Ottaway Professor Sarah Carr speaks on COVID and the Future of American Education

Fall 2022 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor Education Journalist Sarah Carr will give a speech on “Why It Took So Long to Reopen Schools During COVID, and What It Means for the Future of Education” on Tuesday, November 1st at 7 p.m. in the Coykendall Science Building Auditorium on the SUNY New Paltz campus.

Carr’s book, Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children, will be on sale. A book signing will follow the event. 

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All About the Fall 2022 DMJ Equipment Rental Schedule

The Fall 2022 equipment borrowing sign in and out schedule has begun and concludes on Friday, December 9th.

The booking link is: *To access this site, you must use your New Paltz ID. Use the same username and passcode used when logging into campus computers. If prompted for an email address, use your New Paltz and passcode.*


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