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NY6 Celebrates International Students on March 31

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has declared Wednesday, March 31, to be NY6 International Students Day, in recognition of the many ways these students enrich our campuses and communities. International students will receive a small token of appreciation from the Consortium, and their campuses will celebrate the day as well.

“Our institutions place great value on global education, and the presence of international students in our classrooms and throughout campus life...

Faculty Program on COVID-19 Impact Set for March 3

NY6 faculty are invited to a free webinar exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on faculty productivity and well-being on Wednesday, March 3, at 4 pm. The program will focus on collaborative research by three NY6 faculty members: Catherine Berheide (Skidmore College), Megan Carpenter (St. Lawrence University), and David Cotter (Union College). The presentation is titled, "I have no time to do anything:” Barriers to faculty productivity and well-being during...

CICU Cites Private Colleges' Strong COVID-19 Response

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), last week released testing data for its members, 100+ private, not-for-profit colleges and universities across New York State. According to the CICU report, more than 854,000 tests were conducted from August 1 through October 27, with just 1,354 positive results, a positivity rate of 0.16%. 

“The...