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October 20, 2016

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Teach-In, Black Poetry Day at SUNY Plattsburgh Oct. 26 and 27

05:35pm EDT, 20 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 20, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff will host a Teach-In and day of dialogue on social justice and diversity Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in venues across campus.

Faculty and staff will make presentations and lead discussions on a number of these topics in half-hour sessions in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center, Krinovitz Recital Hall in Hawkins Hall, and in rooms 205 and 206 of Yokum Lecture Hall. Some sessions will be offered at the same time, so students, faculty and staff can move between rooms and sessions of interest and are encouraged to actively participate in discussions and activities. 


Portraits of Distinguished Teaching, Service Professors Elwess, Heroux to be Unveiled

03:24pm EDT, 20 Oct 2016


PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 20, 2016) — The portraits of SUNY Plattsburgh’s newest Distinguished Professorship award recipients will be unveiled at a ceremony Monday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Feinberg Library.

The likenesses of Dr. Nancy Elwess, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in biological sciences, and Dr. Lise Heroux, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor in marketing and entrepreneurship, will join those of the 37 other professors and librarians who have been named to the distinguished ranks since the awards were created by SUNY in 1985. 


Friday Gallery Concert to Showcase Student Musical Talent

12:04pm EDT, 20 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 20, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Fall Friday Gallery Concert Oct. 28 will feature student musicians performing at 1 p.m. in Myers Fine Arts Gallery.

Students Drew Caico and Sean Houlahan on guitar, Rachel Hurtt and Ryan Mahony on piano and Trevor White on clarinet will accompany vocalist Ricardo Burgos Melendez. 


Thoreau Piano Trio Take the E. Glenn Giltz Stage for Concert Oct..22

04:57pm EDT, 18 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2016) — The Thoreau Piano Trio — violinist Susan Jensen, cellist Darry Dolezal, and pianist Paul Jacobs — will perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 in E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The trio will perform works by Mozart, Brahms and a world premiere, “Departing Landscapes,” by SUNY Plattsburgh music associate professor, Dr. Bill Pfaff. 


Mural 'Harvest' to be Unveiled Oct. 22 Downtown

04:48pm EDT, 18 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2016) — Outside Art: Plattsburgh Public Art Project and the North Country Co-Op will host Harvest Party in the Alley, an unveiling of the newest downtown mural, “Harvest,” Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the alley behind Irises on City Hall Place and the co-op on Bridge Street.

According to Julia Devine, coordinator of SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for Public Service, the mural is an agriculturally inspired work by local artist and Dominica native Gharan Burton and will enhance the area, which is slated to be an outdoor café. 


Strand Brown Bag Concert Features SUNY Plattsburgh Student Musicians

03:10pm EDT, 14 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 14, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music and the Strand Center for the Arts present a fall brown bag concert Friday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Strand Center, 23 Brinkerhoff St.

SUNY Plattsburgh students Drew Caico and Sean Houlahan on guitar, Rachel Hurtt and Ryan Mahony on piano and Trevor White on clarinet will perform. Bring a lunch. The concert is free and open to the public. 

University Police, Officers Honored for Stop DWI Efforts

11:49am EDT, 14 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 14, 2016)— University Police and two officers were recognized for their commitment to the Clinton County STOP DWI program at the annual Clinton County Traffic Safety Program award luncheon Sept. 23 at the Barracks Golf Course.

“Each year, the Clinton County Traffic Safety Program, which includes STOP DWI, hosts a luncheon to recognize local police officers for their efforts in DWI apprehensions and traffic safety efforts,” said Jerry Lottie, chief of University Police. 


Two Appointed to SUNY Plattsburgh College Council

03:27pm EDT, 13 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2016) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed NBT Bank North Country region President Daniel Burke and retired Northern Insuring vice president, Martin Mannix Jr., to the SUNY Plattsburgh College Council.

For Mannix, this represents his re-appointment to the post that he has held since 2008. He was also designated as chair of the council, taking over for Salvatore Graven, who has served as acting chair since 2011. Graven will remain on the council. 


Importance and Impact of Gender in Politics Topic of Women's Studies Forum

11:23am EDT, 13 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2016) — The Gender and Women’s Studies Forum at SUNY Plattsburgh will feature “Women in Politics, Elected Office: Does it Make a Difference?” Thursday, Oct. 20 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the Angell College Center Alumni Conference Room.

Ward 1 Plattsburgh Councilor Rachelle Armstrong and Ward 5 Councilor Becky Kasper, director of the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Teaching Excellence, will discuss the issue of gender in politics today — its importance and impact at both the local and national level. 


Marketing Motivator to Speak on Personal Branding for Self-Marketing

10:19am EDT, 13 Oct 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center and School of Business and Economics will host marketing motivator Kathy McAfee Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 123 Au Sable Hall.

McAfee, a professional presentation coach and author of “Stop Global Boring” and “Networking Ahead for Business,” will present, “Stand Out: Personal Brand Strategy to Creatively Connect.” 


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If you would like more information on any of the following news releases, please contact:

Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director of Communications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090