Tag: Liberal Arts

The halls of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are quiet. Nelson Torres, a 1997 BS in Liberal Arts graduate, passes by the elephant standing impressive in the rotunda. He is behind the scenes, in the shadows, but he helps ensure all the Smithsonian museums are accessible and ready for the public. Torres is …

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Benjamin Pearson joins Excelsior College as the faculty program director for the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program.  He grew up in the Capital District, graduating from Niskayuna High School, before leaving the area for college and work.   He earned his BA in history and philosophy at Wheaton College in Illinois and his MA and PhD …

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Michele Paludi is the new faculty program director for psychology in the School of Liberal Arts. She held faculty positions at Franklin and Marshall College, Kent State University, Hunter College, and Union Graduate College. Paludi earned tenure and the rank of full professor at Hunter College, where she also served as program chair in Women’s Studies. …