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August 24, 2016

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Youth Sports Camps Being Held at SUNY Plattsburgh

10:01am EDT, 14 Jul 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 14, 2016) — SUNY Platsburgh will be offering a series of sports camps for kids including boys and girls soccer, cross country and girls volleyball.

Plattsburgh Soccer Camp begins Monday, July 18 and runs through Friday, July 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Cost is $100. Contact Chris Waterbury, head men’s soccer coach, at


Rugar Street Closed Between Sanborn and Angell College Center Through July 29

01:37pm EDT, 11 Jul 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 11, 2016) — Rugar Street will be closed to all traffic from Angell College Center Plaza to Sanborn Avenue beginning July 11 through July 29.

Detour signs are now in place. 


'Kids' Nite Out' Offers Evening of Activities for Ages 5-13

11:14am EDT, 6 Jul 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 6, 2016) — The Cardinal women’s basketball team will host a summer Kids’ Nite Out Tuesday, July 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall gymnasium.

Children ages 5-13 can spend the evening playing games, sports, swimming and participating in outdoor activities, weather permitting. The cost is $10 per child. For more information, contact Cheryl Cole at


'Ride to Remember' Supports Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Centers

10:30am EDT, 6 Jul 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 6, 2016) — The 11th annual “Ride to Remember” motorcycle rally held in honor of Barbara Tobin will begin 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9 at the American Legion Post 1619, Rand Hill Road in West Plattsburgh.

The event, held rain or shine, benefits the Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center and Third Age Adult Day Centers in Plattsburgh, Malone and Elizabethtown. Riders leave Post 1619 at 10:30 a.m. and return around 1 p.m. Entertainment, food, raffles and more begins at 1:30 p.m. 


College Council to Hold Annual Summer Meeting July 18 at Valcour Inn and Boathouse

02:36pm EDT, 5 Jul 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 5, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its annual summer meeting and retreat Monday, July 18 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Valcour Inn and Boathouse.

In addition to the chairman’s report by Acting Chair Salvatore Graven, the council will act on resolutions commending faculty and staff members Dr. Amy Mountcastle, Dr. James Rice, Dr. Kenneth Podalak, Timothy Clukey, Dr. Richard Schaefer, Michelle Toth, Laura Holzer, Richard Aberle, Eileen Allen, Susan Millett and April Gonyea for receiving the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.


College Auxiliary Services Re-brands Conference Center to the Valcour Inn and Boathouse

12:31pm EDT, 1 Jul 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 1, 2016) — The Valcour Conference Center on Route 9 south on the shores of Lake Champlain is now known as the Valcour Inn and Boathouse.

Owned and operated by College Auxiliary Services, the facility sits on nearly 10 acres and has impressive views of Valcour and Gunboat islands and Vermont and comprises a main house with nine guest bedrooms and a boathouse, both of which can be used for functions such as wedding ceremonies, receptions, family reunions and more.


Campus Renovations, Improvements Underway Throughout Summer

04:32pm EDT, 30 Jun 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 30, 2016) — Summer may mean a slow-down of student activity at SUNY Plattsburgh, but construction and maintenance projects ramp up as crews take advantage of the near-empty campus.

According to Rick Larche, capital project manager several projects on campus will enter the second phase of construction. The first visible project that has been completed are the two approaches to the bridge over Broad Street. The crumbling structures were removed last year and rebuilt throughout the school year. 


Student Magazine Receives Third All-American Rating, Marks of Distinction

05:00pm EDT, 29 Jun 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 29, 2016) — DoNorth: Touring the Adirondack Coast, a print magazine produced by SUNY Plattsburgh journalism students, earned an All-American rating from the Associated Collegiate Press.

The All-American honor, the ACP’s highest ranking, recognizes DoNorth for its Winter/Spring 2016 issue. 


SUNY Plattsburgh Announces Spring 2016 Dean's List

10:40am EDT, 28 Jun 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 28, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh has released the names of students who made the college’s dean’s list for spring 2016.

To be eligible, undergraduate students must achieve a minimum 3.5 semester grade point average with at least 12 credit hours. Part-time, matriculated students are also eligible for the dean’s list after accruing 12 credit hours consecutively and achieving a minimum 3.5 grade point average. These credits may be accumulated in more than one semester. Pass/fail credits do not count. 


SUNY Plattsburgh Art Major Earns 'Best of Show' Honors at 'Best of SUNY' Art Exhibit

12:23pm EDT, 17 Jun 2016

Student artist Robert Wolf.

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 17, 2016) — A SUNY Plattsburgh art major entering his senior year was one of three SUNY students whose work was named “Best of Show” in the “Best of SUNY” art exhibit now on display in Albany.

Robert Wolf, a native of Norwich, N.Y., who is pursuing his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, received $1,000 scholarship for being one of three students whose work was chosen for top honors. Chancellor Nancy Zimpher announced the winners at an opening reception June 13. 


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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