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August 2016: Education Section

All the top education-related businesses in the Capital Region.

Paul Smith’s College
Paul Smith’s NY
888.873.6570; www.paulsmiths.edu
When it comes to cookie-cutter colleges, Paul Smith’s is anything but. In fact, it’s the only 4-year college inside the world-famous Adirondacks. At PSC, it’s about the experience. Students develop hands-on skills in 20+ majors, such as culinary arts, forestry, environmental science, business, surveying, hospitality, outdoor recreation, and more. It’s an unusual academic approach, and it works:  90 percent of graduates are employed or in grad school within six months. Living and learning at PSC requires a special kind of student—someone who values the abundance of our natural landscape and embraces a spirit of creative self-reliance. Visit www.paulsmiths.edu for more.

15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady
382.7890; www.miSci.org
miSci (museum of innovation and science) promotes a celebration and exploration of science with daily hands-on exhibits, programs and events designed to inspire creativity and spark innovation. Founded in 1934, miSci is the region’s only science center showcasing Tech Valley’s rich history of scientific research and discovery while providing a multimedia experience for visitors of all ages. As home to an extensive archive and collection, a Challenger Learning Center, the Dudley Observatory, Suits-Bueche Planetarium, and interactive galleries that change four times each year, miSci is a must-see destination for families, school groups and science enthusiasts alike. Open daily. www.miSci.org

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