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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 9:25am

New York Six colleges that operate their own off-campus study programs have updated their  agreement to open up available spots to students from other New York Six campuses for the 2017-2018 academic year.  If you are a student enrolled at one of the New York Six member schools and you are interested in applying for one of the programs listed below, please contact the sponsoring institution directly.  Note that approval from your home campus must be sought prior to applying to any of these...

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:27am

 ***Update 1/27/17: The application period for 2017 positions is now OPEN and new positions have been added.  Others still to come!  Details about specific positions are available in the document attached here, and students can apply online through Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  More details are below.

The Upstate-Global Collective is an initiative of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium which aims to create scholarly communities across our member schools (Colgate...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 11:43am

A "fusion" course at Colgate was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education on Jan. 13. "The Advent of the Atomic Bomb" is offered as an in-person class for Colgate students and as an online course for Colgate alumni and select others. Read more about this innovative approach to teaching and alumni engagement.

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...