News

  • Celebrating NY6 International Students-March 31, 2022

    As we celebrate our 2nd annual NY6 International Students Day, we are featuring a few of our graduating international students from member campuses. We asked each student to share a highlight of their time on campus as well as some advice for incoming international students. Yiyan (Janney) Zhao '22, a double major in international relations and economics at Colgate University shared that a highlight of her time at Colgate has been the help and support she has received from her faculty and classmates taking a challenging course. "This is the essence of Colgate. People make themselves really available to support… read more »
  • NY6 International Students Day

    The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium will hold the second annual NY6 International Students Day on March 31, in recognition of the many contributions these students make to 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 member institutions prepare students to thrive in a global society, and the presence of international students in our classrooms and their contributions to campus life is an important aspect of that experience for all students,” said Amy Cronin, Executive Director of the New York Six.… read more »
  • NY6 Campuses Discuss Russian Invasion of Ukraine

    In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, several of our member campuses will host programs open to NY6 faculty, staff, and students via zoom. Tuesday, March 1st, 7 pm, join members of the Colgate Community for the conversation "Ukraine, Russia, and the West: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask". Register online here. Thursday, March 3rd, 12:50 pm, Union College will host a panel presentation with scholars and special guest, Rev. Mikhail Myshchuk. Email kmarsella@newyork6.org to request zoom link. Thursday, March 3rd, 6:30 pm, Skidmore College will host a faculty panel presentation "Russia's Invasion of Ukraine:… read more »
  • NY6 Academic Collaboration Seed Grants – Call for Proposals

    The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium is pleased to offer funding for academic-related projects and programs that engage faculty from three or more member campuses. Examples of funded activities include conferences/workshops/symposia, formation of new faculty working groups, programs on critical research skills and new pedagogical approaches, and development of innovative shared resources programs. Funding levels generally range from $250-$2,000 and proposals are accepted on a rolling basis to fund a maximum of six academic working groups per year. Faculty from at least three of the Consortium member schools must be represented in the proposal and we welcome proposals from all disciplines. Interested… read more »
  • CNY Humanities Corridor: Call for Proposals

    The CNY Humanities Corridor welcomes proposals for 2022-2023 activities through March 28, 2022. Visit the website to review the full Call for Proposals and application form. CNY will also host a Corridor CFP Info Session on March 4 (10:00am to 11:15am) to answer FAQs about submitting successful proposals, developing budgets, and more. Proposals from new and existing Working Groups led by faculty and academic staff at any of the 11 Corridor institutions are welcome at a variety of funding levels: New Working Groups may apply for up to $2,000 in funding. Continuing Working Groups may apply for up to $6,000 in funding per… read more »
  • January Programs Focus on Mental Health & Well-Being

    Two events in January focused on mental health and well-being on our campuses. On January 11, we held a virtual panel on Student Mental Health and the Classroom with over 60 NY6 colleagues joining our panelists, Marcus Hotaling (Ph.D., Union College), Tina Tao (Ed.D., St. Lawrence University), and David Walden (Ph.D., Hamilton College). The conversation provided broad context to the mental health challenges of our students, the role that faculty can play in helping to support them, and strategies that faculty can use to establish boundaries and expectations that will help them to strike a balance between compassion and accountability.… read more »
  • New Year, New Look

    You may have noticed something different when you opened newyork6.org - a refreshed look for the New York Six website. Designed by GORGES Web Design in Ithaca, NY, the revamped site has a more modern feel and easier navigation to get you to the information you're looking for. We hope you like it! read more »
  • Faculty Opportunities Highlight December 2021 NY6 News

    Several programs and opportunities for New York Six faculty members are highlighted in the December 2021 issue of the NY6 Newsletter. Learn more here. read more »
  • CNY Humanities Corridor Annual Fall Writing Retreat

    The Central New York Humanities Corridor has announced a new Director-led Corridor Initiative: Annual Fall Writing Retreat, October 7-9, 2022 Connect with scholars from across the Corridor, learn how to make your writing more sustainable and fulfilling, and make meaningful progress on your project. As part of this cohort, you will have the opportunity to examine your writing process, identify patterns that disrupt it, and gain strategies to make the most of any writing session. We will focus on topics such as: identifying and addressing writing obstacles (including external and internal barriers that can negatively impact writing); practicing sustainable writing… read more »
  • NY6 November 2021 News

    Faculty groups meet - in person! International Students explore the Adirondacks. And more! Catch up on NY6 happenings in the November 2021 NY6 News.     read more »
  • Marsella Named NY6 Project Manager

    Kimberly Marsella of Wilton, NY, will join the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium as project manager, effective August 16. In this role, Marsella will be responsible for coordinating the member schools’ academic and co-curricular collaborations, particularly in faculty development, faculty research, off-campus study, and undergraduate student research. read more »
  • Morris Begins Tenure as SLU President

    Kathryn A. (Kate) Morris assumed the presidency of St. Lawrence University on July 1, following the retirement of Bill Fox, who led the university for 12 years. President Morris, the 19th president of St. Lawrence, has dedicated her life to higher education and chose to become a professor because she understood the impact of teaching and mentoring on students’ lives. read more »