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December 9, 2016

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Campus Celebrates Faculty, Staff Scholarship

08:58pm EST, 21 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 21, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s faculty academic accomplishments were recognized at the annual Celebration of Scholarship reception held in Feinberg Library Nov. 18.

Hundreds of papers, book chapters, performances, journals, books, presentations, creative works and more were produced by faculty and staff during the 2016-2016 academic year and are cited in a 89-page Celebration of Scholarship brochure. 

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'Soulful Christmas 2016' Comes to Giltz Auditorium Dec. 4

12:23pm EST, 21 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 21, 2016) — The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir brings traditional and urban gospel, contemporary Christian music and more to its annual holiday concert, “A Soulful Christmas 2016” Sunday, Dec. 4 from 4 to 6:15 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The 70-voice chorus and the internally renowned Daisy Jopling and the Daisy Jopling Band will perform Christmas favorites such as “Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel,” “A Christmas Wish,” and “Oh Holy Night, along with Ricky Dillard’s hit, “Joy to the World,” Kirk Franklin’s “Now Behold the Lamb,” and Yolanda Adams’ rendition of “I’ve got the Victory,” among others. The Praise Team, Praise Dance Team and Step Team will also perform. 

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Men's Basketball Coach Tom Curle Hits 500th Career Win

10:03am EST, 16 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 16, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh men’s basketball coach Tom Curle notched his 500th career win as a college coach Nov. 15 with a non-conference road win over Clarkson University, 84-68, in the season opener for both teams.

Curle has a 500-300 record across a career that spans 29 seasons. He has accumulated that mark during his time at Alfred State (1988-1997), Post University (1997-2002), SUNYIT (2002-2003), and SUNY Plattsburgh, from 2003 to the present. 

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Lifeguard, Waterfront Renewal Course Being Offered

04:30pm EST, 15 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 15, 2016) — A one-day upgrade workshop will be held for those individuals holding current lifeguard, waterfront and first-aid certification Sunday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Memorial Hall pool.

The workshop is open to certified lifeguards who have current certifications in lifeguard training/waterfront/first aid and CPR/AED for professional rescuer. 

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SUNY Plattsburgh Lauded for its Community Service Programs

03:50pm EST, 15 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 15, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh has been recognized by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its commitment to community service and engagement.

According to Cori Jackson, director of the Center for Student Involvement, the college received a place on the honor roll in three categories: general community service; economic opportunity community service; and education. The honor roll is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning and civic engagement. 

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Symphonic Band to Perform Nov. 17

04:49pm EST, 14 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 14, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band will perform its fall concert Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

This year's program, "Folk Songs from Around the World," includes works by Frank Ticheli, Gustav Holst, H. Owen Reed and Darius Mihaud. 

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'Getting to Know Your Resources Panel' to Meet Nov. 16-17

12:39pm EST, 14 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 14, 2016) — A panel session designed to inform campus community members where to turn for reporting interpersonal and sexual violence will be held Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

Sponsored by the Title IX Violence Prevention Outreach Office, the panel will include members from University Police, New York State Police, Plattsburgh City Police, Planned Parenthood Sexual Assault Services, Behavioral Health Services North Stop Domestic Violence, Clinton County District Attorney’s Office, SUNY Plattsburgh Student Conduct Office, SUNY Plattsburgh Health and Counseling Services, SUNY Plattsburgh LGBTQ Safe Space, and SUNY Plattsburgh Housing and Residence Life. 

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Student Exhibition Features Research, Art Work, Projects and More

04:34pm EST, 10 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh students will showcase their academic and artistic work at the 2016 Student Exhibition Friday, Nov. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

Students submitted their research, art work, business plans, projects and more as they compete for up to $1,500 in scholarships. 

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Rabbi Talks About Career Path From Sports Producer to Temple

04:31pm EST, 10 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2016) — A Major League Baseball sports producer and Class of 1979 mass media graduate will discuss the career path that led him to his becoming a Jewish rabbi Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Yokum 208.

Rabbi Danny Price returns to his alma mater to talk about being a MLB sports producer and his decision several years ago to begin rabbinical studies. Now a rabbi in southern Connecticut, Price will reminisce about his time as a student at SUNY Plattsburgh. 

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Lake Champlain Film Festival Honors Women Directors, North Country Contributions

04:09pm EST, 10 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2016) — The third-annual Lake Champlain International Film Festival will be held Nov. 16-20 at the Strand Center for the Arts in downtown Plattsburgh and feature 50 films from 13 countries.

This year’s festival celebrates female directors, the North Country’s contribution to film and those submitted from around the world, according to festival organizer Dr. Michael Devine, assistant professor of English at SUNY Plattsburgh. Of special note will be those featuring women behind the camera, including Charlene Fisk, a 2000 mass media grad whose new documentary on the founding of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, “The Founders,” will be shown Saturday of the festival. 

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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
E-mail: news@plattsburgh.edu