News and Press Releases
Service Remembering 9/11 Terrorist Attacks to be Held at Hawkins Pond
02:04pm EDT, 31 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 31, 2016) — The annual SUNY Plattsburgh 9/11 memorial service will be held noon on the Hudson Hall side of Hawkins Pond Friday, Sept. 9.
The ceremony, coordinated by the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society, will feature the Plattsburgh circle’s president, Breanna Syslo, and Student Association President Michael Kimmer as guest speakers. The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir will perform.
Science Talks Return to 30 City Hall Place
11:00am EDT, 31 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 31, 2016) — Science@30City returns for another season of public science talks featuring SUNY Plattsburgh science faculty.
Sessions are held at 30 City Hall Place, are free and open to the public and run the gamut of topics, from “The Neuroscience of Opioid Addiction” with biology professor, Dr. Don Slish, to “Growing Food, Farms and Community: The State of Sustainable Farming in the Adirondacks,” with Dr. Curt Gervich, associate professor in the Center for Earth and Environmental Science, and members of the Essex Farm Institute.
Moffitt Hall Re-opens Following Year-long Renovation
11:11am EDT, 30 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 30, 2016) — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to highlight the re-opening of the Moffitt Hall residence on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus will be held Thursday, Sept. 1 beginning at 4 p.m. outside the front entrance on Towers Roadway off Rugar Street.
Patrick Hazilla, residence director, will emcee the event, introducing President John Ettling, Vice President of Student Affairs Bryan Hartman and Steve Matthews, director of housing and residence life, who will all say a few words.
PICL Partners Sought for SUNY Plattsburgh International Students
12:39pm EDT, 29 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2016) — The Global Education Office at SUNY Plattsburgh is looking for volunteers to connect with international students through its Partners in Cross-Cultural Learning, or PICL, program.
According to Jackie Vogl, associate vice president for global education, the PICL program seeks to match each participating student with a volunteer to serve as a community friend, helping them to explore and become accustomed to life in the North Country and the United States.
Podium, Broad Street Bridge Work to be Wrapped Mid-fall
12:07pm EDT, 25 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 25, 2016) — Work on the raised walkway, called the “podium,” on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus is expected to continue through mid to late October.
Phase I of the project is wrapping up with the installation of the snow melt system, reinforcement of the structure, installing railings, and creation of green spaces. The bridge that crosses Broad Street, which connects Beaumont Hall with Hudson Hall, will remain closed during the final work on Phase I of the podium and is expected to be opened in the same time frame of mid to late October.
First-ever CommUNITY Night at the Pond Slated for Sept. 2
11:40am EDT, 25 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 24, 2016) — The Center for Public Service at SUNY Plattsburgh is sponsoring the first CommUNITY Night at the Pond, an evening to bring campus and community together as partners in the new academic year, Friday, Sept. 2 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Hawkins Pond.
The evening will include free ice cream, entertainment, special guest speakers such as J.W. Wiley, director of the Center for Diversity, Pluralism and Inclusion, Butterfly Blaise, Title IX coordinator, Plattsburgh Mayor James Calnon, and President John Ettling, and, to cap off the evening, a candle-lighting ceremony around the pond.
Red Cross Classes Scheduled for Fall Semester
11:26am EDT, 25 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 25, 2016) — The Department of Sport and Wellness is offering its fall American Red Cross classes beginning Saturday, Sept. 10 when it will give a CPR renewal class for those with current certification from 10 a.m. to noon.
Adult/child/infant CPR and automated external defibrillator first aid will be taught Sundays, Sept. 11, Oct. 16, and Nov. 13 from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
Farmers Market Comes to SUNY Plattsburgh Campus Fridays in September
04:09pm EDT, 23 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N .Y. (Aug. 23, 2016) — Local produce and products will be for sale in the Amite Plaza, Rugar Street, each Friday during September, beginning Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“Last year’s one-day Campus Farmers Market was such a success, we’ve expanded it to each Friday in September,” said Chris Whalen, director of properties and marketing, College Auxiliary Services. “Local farms and seasonal products include Fledgling Crow, LaPier Maple Products, Rulf’s Orchard, Nature’s Touch, Chartwells Bakery, and Conroy’s Organics.”
Youth Swim Program Begins Fall Classes Sept. 10
03:54pm EDT, 23 Aug 2016
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 23, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Youth Learn to Swim Program will begin its eight-week program for children Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Memorial Hall pool.
The program is open to children from the campus and surrounding communities who are at least five years old who are at least 47 inches tall and comfortable in the water.
New Officer Sworn in as University Police Officer
07:43pm EDT, 17 Aug 2016
Newly sworn in University Police officer, Coty Cowles (center) is flanked by Bryan Hartman, vice president for student affairs; President John Ettling; University Police Chief Jerry Lottie; and Assistant University Police Chief Patrick Keleher
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 17, 2016) — University Police recently welcomed Officer Coty Cowles to the department.
He joins the 15 other sworn police members in the department who serve the SUNY Plattsburgh community.
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Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director of Communications
Phone: (518) 564-2090