News and Press Releases
Cybersecurity Center Open House Slated for March 24
11:47am EDT, 16 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 16, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s School of Business and Economics will host an open house Friday, March 24 from noon to 3 p.m. for the school’s new Center for Cybersecurity and Technology.
In addition to guest speakers who will discuss the importance of cybersecurity now more than ever, the event will also provide an opportunity for networking for those interested in cybersecurity. A complimentary luncheon will be served, followed by a tour of the center.
Nursing Professor to Develop Judaism, Health and Healing Course as Rabin Fellow
11:48am EDT, 13 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 13, 2017) —Dr. Anne Bongiorno, associate professor of nursing, is the most recent winner of the Rabin Fellowship in Jewish Studies.
The Rabin Fellowship is a professional development opportunity that provides faculty from any discipline support for new course creation that broadens the understanding of Jewish life and culture. The course must concentrate on subjects central to the Jewish experience such as Old Testament studies, history of anti-Semitism, Jewish literature, philosophy of Judaism, Jewish-American writers, and Jews and the Civil Rights Movement, to name a few.
SUNY Plattsburgh Announces Fall 2016 Dean's List
03:00pm EST, 10 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 10, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh has released the names of students who made the college’s dean’s list for fall 2016.
To be eligible, undergraduate students must achieve a minimum 3.5 semester grade point average with at least 12 credit hours. Part-time, matriculated students are also eligible for the dean’s list after accruing 12 credit hours consecutively and achieving a minimum 3.5 grade point average. These credits may be accumulated in more than one semester. Pass/fail credits do not count.
Canada's Consul General in New York to Deliver Distinguished Canadian Address
02:19pm EST, 9 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 9, 2017) — The consul general of Canada in New York will deliver the Distinguished Canadian Address, “Shared Border, Shared Values: The U.S.-Canada Relationship in the 21st Century,” Monday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Valcour Conference Center.
Yaffee was appointed consul general of Canada in New York in July 2016. Prior to that, she served as chair of the board of Cineplex Entertainment, lead director of Torstar Corporation and as a member of the boards of Lionsgate Entertainment and Blue Ant Media. A former board member of Astral Media, for many years she served as a senior officer, and ultimately as chief executive officer, or Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.
Special Receptions Set for Accepted Students from NYC, LI and Hudson Valley
04:01pm EST, 8 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 8, 2017) — To honor their acceptance to SUNY Plattsburgh, accepted students are invited to receptions in Long Island, New York City and the Hudson Valley where they can meet with currently enrolled SUNY Plattsburgh students from their region as well as college staff.
The events will be held March 13, 14 and 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Artist, Glass Sculptor Jean-Jacques Duval to Receive Honorary Degree
03:43pm EST, 8 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 8, 2017) — The French artist and sculptor Jean-Jacques Duval, whose architectural stained glass works hang in the Angell College Center and Feiniberg Library, will receive State University of New York honorary degree in fine arts at SUNY Plattsburgh’s May 13 spring commencement.
Duval created both “Spirit of Learning,” which reflects brightly in the windows of the Angell College Center grand stairwell, and “Kristallnacht: Night of Broken Glass,” which was commissioned to hang in the Douglas and Evelyn Skopp Holocaust Memorial Gallery in Feinberg Library.
Josee Larochelle Named Vice President for Administration
10:06am EST, 8 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 8, 2017) —Josee Larochelle, a veteran leader in public higher education finances and operations, has been named vice president for administration at SUNY Plattsburgh. She will begin her new position July 1.
Larochelle will replace the retiring John R. Homburger, who has served the campus since 1975.
Jane Austen Conference Coming to SUNY Plattsburgh March 23-25
02:48pm EST, 7 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 7, 2017) — What’s a nice 18th century gal like Jane Austen doing in a 21st-century place like SUNY Plattsburgh?
The enduringly popular author, pianist, dancer and fashionista will be the topic of a three-day conference, “Jane Austen and the Arts,” March 23-25.
Next Four Science Talks on Tap at 30 City Hall Place
03:29pm EST, 6 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 6, 2017) — Science@30City will host four more 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. Most sessions are on the first and third Monday of the month. All begin at 5:30 p.m. The next four sessions this semester are:
Music Faculty Member to Perform Selections from Album
02:40pm EST, 6 Mar 2017
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 6, 2017) — Adrian Carr, adjunct lecturer in music, will perform piano selections from his 2014 album, “11,” Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Krinovitz Recital Hall.
Carr’s album contains 11 original compositions that reflect life in the North Country. They were recorded at the First Congregational Church in Malone, N.Y., on its turn-of-the-century Steinway B piano.
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