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'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. 


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. 


'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. 


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