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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. 

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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. 

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'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.

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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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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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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