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February 21, 2017

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12th-annual Presidents' Gala Benefits Student Scholarships

10:15am EST, 8 Dec 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 8, 2016) — An Academy Award-themed Presidents’ Gala raised about $3,000 for scholarships distributed through the Plattsburgh College Foundation.

The 12th-annual gala, held Dec. 3 in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, featured fine dining, music and dancing amidst an Oscars backdrop. With about 270 tickets being sold between $10 and $20 and an additional donation of about $800 from the Student Association, Cori Jackson, director of the Center for Student Involvement, said the total will come to about $3,100 donated to the foundation’s general scholarship fund. 


New Concert Choir Performs Winter Program Dec. 9

09:27am EST, 2 Dec 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 2, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present “A Jubliant Song: A Choral Joy for Difficult Times,” Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The concert choir, under the direction of Jo Ellen Miano, associate professor of music, will perform works by Bach, Healy William, and Norman Dello Joio. 


Sinfonia String Orchestra Performs Dec. 8

10:49am EST, 1 Dec 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 1, 2016) — The Sinfonia String Orchestra will perform its winter concert Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The performance, under the direction of Marilyn Reynolds, adjunct lecturer, will feature music from three different eras and will feature SUNY Plattsburgh students Julia Boschi on violin and Anise Hetman on cello, and community member Saana Teittinen-Gordon on violin as soloists in Arcangelo Corelli’s “Christmas Concerto.” 


'Ringing Down the Curtain' Student Showcase Theater Performances Dec. 6-7

10:47am EST, 1 Dec 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 1, 2016) — The semester-ending “Ringing Down the Curtain” performances by theater students will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 6 and Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

SUNY Plattsburgh students from acting and dance classes perform a showcase of their class work. Each night offers a unique show with different students on stage. 


Guitar Ensemble to Perform Winter Recital

02:42pm EST, 30 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Guitar Ensemble and private guitar students will be performing in concert 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

The performance, under the direction of Michael Fratino, adjunct lecturer in music,  includes various arrangements from John Mayer, James Taylor and Radiohead as well as classical and jazz pieces. 


Kent Gallery Holdings Temporarily Moved to Slatkin Study Room, Myers Fine Arts Building

12:53pm EST, 30 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2016) — The Rockwell Kent Gallery will be closed during construction on the elevated walkway that connects Kehoe, Yokum, Feinberg, Myers and the Angell College Center effective Dec. 5.

As of Dec. 12, a portion of the Kent collection will be relocated to the Slatkin Study Room, second floor, Myers Fine Arts Building, and will be open daily from noon to 4 p.m. 


Dec. 9 Planetarium Show Set to 'Nutcracker Suite'

12:35pm EST, 30 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2016) — The Northcountry Planetarium is hosting a show featuring Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” Friday, Dec. 9 at 3, 4:15, 7 and 8:15 p.m.

Seating is limited to 40. Tickets are $3 and available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Hudson Hall 337 beginning Dec. 1. They will also be available at the door. All tickets on a cash-only basis. 


Mambo Combo Performs Jazz Winter Concert Dec. 1

02:11pm EST, 28 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 28, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents the 2016 Jazz Winter Concert Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The jazz ensemble, Mambo Combo, under the direction of adjunct music lecturer Herm Matlock, will perform works by Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter, Hoagy Carmichael, Miles Davis, the late SUNY Plattsburgh luminary Rick Davies, and more. 


'The Bubble' Next Film Featured in Gender and Women's Studies Series

12:36pm EST, 23 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 23, 2016) — The Gender and Women’s Studies Film Series presents “The Bubble” Thursday, Dec. 1 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Room 206, Yokum Lecture Hall.

In this 2007 romantic drama, Ashraf, a Palestinian, meets Noam, an Israeli, at a checkpoint station. The pair begin a relationship, and Ashraff moves in illegally with Noam and Noam's roommates, Lulu and Yelli. The hip Tel Aviv neighborhood in which they live insulates them from the ongoing conflict between Arabs and Jews, but their protection cannot last forever.


Second-Phase Work on Improved Elevated Walkway Underway

11:01am EST, 23 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 23, 2016) — Several changes are taking place around the elevated walkway between the Angell College Center, Kehoe, Myers, Yokum and the Feinberg Library that will affect access to those buildings on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

The changes are related to the reconstruction of the walkway, also known as the Podium. The replacement of this key campus connector will include new green spaces, a stamped-concrete walking surface and a radiant heat snow melt system to minimize if not eliminate winter snow removal operations and save the pavement from the corrosive effects of salt. 


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