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'Fashion' on Hartman Theatre Stage April 21-24

02:54pm EDT, 11 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 11, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Theater Department will present Anna Cora Mowatt’s play, “Fashion,” Thursday, April 21-Sunday, 24 in the Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

The 1845 play is a satire and comedy of manners that targets America’s obsession with European highbrow taste and cultural distinction. “Fashion” was a big hit for the actress-turned-playwright and according to Samuel French, the play publishing house, has since been cited as the best American comedy of the 19th century. 

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Myers Gallery Spring Concert Slated for April 22

02:27pm EDT, 11 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 11, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present its spring Myers Fine Arts Gallery concert Friday, April 22 at 1 p.m. in the Myers lobby.

Student musicians will perform among the student artwork included in the Museum Without Walls BFA Exhibit. Students will perform works by Shostakovich in addition to Italian art songs and musical theater selections. The concert is free and open to the public.


Clinton, SUNY Plattsburgh Students Win $5,000 in Business Plan Competition

02:18pm EDT, 11 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 11, 2016) — The Clinton County Business Plan Competition drew 43 students and 19 teams from SUNY Plattsburgh at its inaugural showing April 1 on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

The event, sponsored by the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and open to all full- and part-time students in any major, saw the Red Flight and Blue Flight teams competing in two different rounds before panels of local judges. Members worked together to create business plans that were then presented to judges a la television’s “Shark Tank.” Prizes totaling $5,000 were awarded to members from each team. 

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Walk for Suicide Prevention, Awareness Set for April 24

02:31pm EDT, 8 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 8, 2016) — Members of the SUNY Plattsburgh community will walk to raise suicide awareness and funds for its prevention April 24 at the Out of the Darkness Walk.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. The walk is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will begin and end in Amite Plaza. 

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'Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers' Film to be Screened April 13

10:37am EDT, 8 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 8, 2016) — The Gender and Women’s Studies program at SUNY Plattsburgh will screen the documentary, “Trapped,” Wednesday, April 13 at 5 p.m. in Room 208, Yokum Lecture Hall.

“Trapped” touches on the hundreds of regulations passed in the United States restricting access to abortion. Reproductive rights advocates refer to these as “TRAP” laws — Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers. Filmmaker Dawn Porter follows the clinic workers, women and lawyers who are fighting the battle to keep abortion safe and legal for millions of poor and uninsured women in the United States.

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Autism Speaks to Benefit from Women's Soccer Color Walk/Run April 30

03:35pm EDT, 7 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 7, 2016) — Women’s soccer at SUNY Plattsburgh is once again teaming up with the college’s chapter of Autism Speaks to host the second annual Color Walk/Run April 30.

The event begins that Saturday at 10 a.m. with registration. The walk/run begins at 11 a.m. at Memorial Hall Field. 

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College Council to Meet April 14 in Hermes Conference Room, Au Sable Hall

03:05pm EDT, 7 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 7, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its regular April meeting Thursday, April 14 beginning at 1 p.m. in the Thomas and Marie Hermes Conference Room, Au Sable Hall.

In addition to the regular reports by President John Ettling, Acting Chair Salvatore Graven, Student Association President Michael Kimmer and committee chairs, the council will act on resolutions honoring the Cardinal women’s hockey team on its 2016 NCAA Division II championship, 2016 SUNYAC C9oach of the Year in Women’s Ice Hockey Kevin Houle, the Cardinal men’s ice hockey team on its 2015-2016 SUNYAC regular season title, and Cardinal men’s basketball team for its 2015-2016 SUNYAC regular season title. 

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Campus Pride Month Events Set for April

03:13pm EDT, 5 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 5, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh will celebrate the LGBTQI community with three events during Campus Pride Month.

"As a member of the LGBTQI community, the recognition of Campus Pride Month and the support of the campus community makes me feel both supported and validated here at Plattsburgh,” said Nick Kelley, an event planning and Safe Space project assistant at the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Student Involvement. 

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Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Delivered April 14 in Krinovitz

03:17pm EDT, 4 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 4, 2016) — A McGill University English professor will discuss English-language theater in Quebec’s eastern townships at the annual Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Thursday, April 14, 2 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Dr. Erin Hurley will discuss “The Identities of English-Language Theater in Quebec’s Eastern Townships and the Monteregie, and its Ties to the United States” at the annual lecture convened by the Institute on Quebec Studies in its recognition of individuals who have made a significant contribution to Quebec public life. 

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ChoralFest '16 Features Faure's 'Requiem'

09:04am EDT, 1 Apr 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 1, 2016) —The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents its annual ChoralFest concert Friday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Plattsburgh United Methodist Church, 127 Beekman St., Plattsburgh.

The combined College Chorale and Cardinal Singers will perform Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” as the concert’s centerpiece, accompanied by a professional orchestra. The performance will feature graduating senior, Ayrice Wilson, as soprano soloist in “Pie Jesu.” Baritone guest artist, Darik Knudsen, sings “Libera me.”

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Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director of Communications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090
E-mail: news@plattsburgh.edu