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Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 5:51pm

COLLEGE 350: Ethnography of Leadership in Organizations

What is it?
This is a course that studies leadership practices in organizations and reviews contemporary leadership models that address diversity, globalization, and transformational change.

This course will give you the opportunity to study various leadership theories and models from a liberal arts standpoint and observe these theories in an off-campus field...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:40pm

Across the New York Six, it is possible for students to study on six of the world's seven continents.  While individual colleges cannot offer this breadth of programming on their own, we hope to open up programs to students across the Consortium on a space-available basis.  As part of this effort, we are building off of the experience of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Union College, which together established the successful Partnership for Global Education with the support of the...

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 9:37am

Read latest news from the New York Six in our October newsletter.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:02am

The New York Six Instructional Technology Apprentice Program welcomed its third group of student apprentices at an orientation session on August 24-25 at Union College. 

The 2014-15 apprentices are Joy-Anne George (Hamilton College), Ranata DeGennaro (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), Ryan Schwallie (St. Lawrence University), Yang Yu (Skidmore College) and Tristan Johnson (Union College).

Sincere thanks to the New York Six instructional...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:01am

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has developed a new initiative in the arts and humanities called the New York Six Think Tank: Advocating for the Arts and Humanities. This project consists of a community of faculty, professionals, and students who are interested in reshaping the public conversation about the state of these important disciplines. 

Funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the NY Six Think Tank seeks to foster an environment of exchange and...

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 9:02am

Fhe first issue of the NY Six monthly e-newsletter has been published, featuring news and announcements about activities across the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium's many initiatives and working groups. The September 2014 edition can be viewed here. If you have suggestions for the newsletter, or would like to add colleagues to the subscriber list, please contact Amy Cronin at...

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 2:52pm

The Fourth Annual New York Six Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on Saturday, September 20 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. The event will run from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.


The aim of the conference is to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to present their work at a professional meeting without the barriers of high travel and registration fees.  It is also an excellent opportunity for faculty in the area to meet one another, foster...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:18am

Five members of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium have been listed in the 2014 Princeton Review Green Colleges Guide.


The guide profiles 332 colleges in the U.S. and Canada that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. 



Monday, April 14, 2014 - 2:08pm

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Union College won the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship on Saturday, April 12, defeating the University of Minnesota, 7-4, in front of a Wells Fargo Center crowd of 18,742. The Dutchmen finished with a 32-6-4 record and was the unanimous selection as the number-one team in the final men's collegiate hockey poll of the season.


Four Union players earned All-America honors: ...

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 2:27pm

New York Six members Colgate University and Hamilton College have formed a new partnership as contributing members of edX, a nonprofit enterprise founded by Harvard and MIT.

This new online learning platform offers more than 150 courses in several areas of study such as, humanities, law, math, public health, and computer science. According to Tim O’Keefe, the goal of the program is to “open up access to the world’s best education globally, improve...