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Mighty Oaks Basketball Players Participate in Pro Combine

Former ESF basketball players Ryan Caldwell '17 and Jared Bard '17 were invited to participate in the Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas July 7-9. (7/26)

Prevention is Key to Fighting Lyme Disease

Hosted by State Senator John DeFrancisco, the event brought together experts on the prevention of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, along with people afflicted with the devastating health effects of Lyme disease. (7/21)

Money Magazine Ranks ESF among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is listed among the top "100 Best Colleges for Your Money 2017," according to Money magazine. ESF ranks No. 70, putting the college in the top 10 percent of top-performing colleges that were analyzed. (7/19)

Sen. Schumer Calls for Federal Action to Fight Tick-borne Illness

Dr. Melissa Fierke, an entomologist and associate professor at ESF, joined U.S. Senator Charles Schumer in calling for action to battle tick-borne illnesses. (7/13)

Philosopher’s Camp Returns to Newcomb Campus

The Philosophers' Camp, an annual collaboration between the College of Environmental Science and Forestry's (ESF) Northern Forest Institute and St. John's College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, reimagines the original Adirondack excursion as a weekend retreat in elegant Great Camp style at the historic Masten House. It will be held Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. (6/29)

ESF Earns ‘Leader’ Status from REV Campus Challenge

ESF has been designated as a "Leader" by the REV Campus Challenge, which promotes clean-energy efforts by colleges and universities in New York state. (6/29)

Restoration of Piping Plovers Happening on Multiple Fronts

High water on Lake Ontario, urbanization of the New Jersey shore and a growing predator population are among the challenges facing one of America's iconic shorebirds and the conservationists determined to restore the bird's population. (6/28)

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Calendar of Events

Saratoga Alumni Event

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, Saratoga Race Course, Click Here to Register Online!

2017 ESF Golf Tournament

Friday, August 11, 2017, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Radisson Greens Golf Club, Registration and Sponsor Information

Alumni Welcome for New Students

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Centennial Hall,

Orientation Packet Pickup

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, ESF Gateway Center, Conference Room A,

Complimentary Refreshments

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, ESF Gateway Center, Center Rooms B and C,

Welcome and Introduction to ESF!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm, SU Schine Student Center, Goldstein Auditorium, Orientation Schedules

Family Orientation: Dean for Student Affairs

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm, SU: Schine Student Center, Goldstein Auditorium,

Orientation Check-In

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Gateway Center Event Space, Room A, Website

Commuter Student Luncheon

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, ESF 408 Baker Lab,

Complimentary Cookies

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Gateway Center Event Space, Room B and C, Website

Parent and Family Information Sessions

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Baker Lab, various locations, Family Orientation Schedule