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Graduate Studies Offerings to be Showcased at Fair Sept. 12

02:47pm EDT, 18 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 18, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh graduate studies office will host a Graduate Studies Info Night Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

Participants can learn more about graduate study at SUNY Plattsburgh including programs offered, the application process, and financial aid options. 

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CommUNITY Night @ the Pond Honors Celebrates Engagement, Community Service

09:13am EDT, 18 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 18, 2017) — The second-annual CommUNITY Night @ the Pond, sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement and SUNY Plattsburgh Student Association, will be held Friday, Sept. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hawkins Hall pond.

According to Julia Devine, coordinator for the center, the event is intended “to bring campus and community members together in a spirit of unity at the start of a new academic year.” 

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Closing, Opening Exhibitions Feted at Burke Gallery in Myers Fine Arts Building

09:51am EDT, 17 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 17, 2017) — The Plattsburgh State Art Museum will host the closing of one exhibit and the opening of another in September.

A closing reception for “Ars sacra: Devotional Works from the Western Tradition,” on display in the Burke Gallery, second floor of Myers Fine Arts Building, will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 in the Winkel Sculpture Court, adjacent to the Burke Gallery. 

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New Cardinal Designs for College Athletics to be Unveiled Friday, Aug. 18

01:51pm EDT, 16 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 16, 2017) — Cardinal Country will soon get a new look.

SUNY Plattsburgh's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will unveil a new visual identity, including a primary logo and accompanying elements, at a media event set for noon on Friday, Aug. 18 in the lobby of the Field House. 

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Campus Traffic Patterns, Parking to Change During Move-In Aug. 26

02:27pm EDT, 15 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 15, 2017) — Traffic on Rugar Street and Sanborn Avenue in the City of Plattsburgh will be temporarily designated as one-way from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 as hundreds of students return to campus for the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.

One way traffic on Rugar Street will begin at Parking Lot 16 — between Memorial and Saranac halls — heading west and return to two-way traffic past Tower Way east of Sibley Hall. Sanborn Avenue will be one-way heading north from Rugar to Park Avenue.

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Redoubling Our Effort in the Wake of Virginia: A Message from President John Ettling

05:09pm EDT, 14 Aug 2017

The message below was sent to the SUNY Plattsburgh community following the Aug. 11-13 weekend events in Charlottesville, Va.

Campus Community,

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Run to Remember Fun Run to Benefit Third Age Adult Day Center Slated for Aug. 18

10:18am EDT, 8 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2017) — The eighth annual Run to Remember to benefit SUNY Plattsburgh’s Third Age Adult Day Center for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will be held Friday, Aug. 18 at 52 U.S. Oval in Plattsburgh beginning with registration at 6 p.m.

The evening includes a 1-mile kids run/walk beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 5K run at 7 p.m.  Registration is $15 before Aug. 13; $20 after Aug. 13. Kids run/walk is $5. The first 25 to register receive a free t-shirt. 

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Youth Swim Program Begins Sept. 9 in Memorial Hall Pool

11:17am EDT, 4 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh will offer its Saturday morning Youth Learn to Swim program beginning Sept. 9 in Memorial Hall Pool.

The eight-week program is structured to improve swimming skills of children to make them safe in and around the water. Each session is 45 minutes.

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CPR/AED First Aid Classes Scheduled For Fall Semester at SUNY Plattsburgh

10:45am EDT, 4 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2017) — An American Red Cross series of non-credit classes in CPR/AED-first aid for adults, children and infants will be held at SUNY Plattsburgh beginning with the first session Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

Two other sessions will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 12, both 1:30-5 p.m. 

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Assembly Speaker, Member Visit SUNY Plattsburgh

04:47pm EDT, 1 Aug 2017

Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie of the 835rd Assembly District, and Assemblyman Billy Jones of the 115th District, visited with students from SUNY Plattsburgh’s Educational Opportunity Program Tuesday afternoon on the Mary and John Hopkins Terrace, Au Sable Hall. Gathered, l-r, are: Heastie, current EOP students Dyllan Green, Celeste Perez, Amaris Diaz, Jainaba Darboe, 2017 grad Luiz Munoz, EOP alumni and SUNY Plattsburgh staff members Isaac Eshun and Troy Joseph, and Jones.


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Contact Information

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
E-mail: news@plattsburgh.edu