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News and Press Releases

Annual College Night Oct. 5 at Field House

10:14am EDT, 30 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 30, 2016) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Office of Admissions will host the annual fall College Night Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House.

Admissions representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities will be on hand to answer prospective college students’ questions about their institutions, financial aid and the application process. High school guidance counselors will also be on hand to answer questions and to help access information about colleges that are not represented at the event. 


Sexual Assault Victims' Advocate Available to Campus Community

12:45pm EDT, 28 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 28, 2016) —SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff now have a confidential sexual assault services advocate available on campus and through Planned Parenthood of the North Country.

According to campus Title IX Coordinator Butterfly Blaise, Planned Parenthood’s newly appointed sexual assault services advocate Autumn Bennett will be available every Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 223 Redcay Hall. Appointments and walk-ins are accepted. 


Biologist's Research Featured on Morgan Freeman Program, 'Through the Wormhole'

02:00pm EDT, 23 Sep 2016

Dr. Joel Parker and Dr. Sara Helms Cahan, from Episode 3 of "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman."

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 23, 2016) — SUNY Plattsburgh biologist, Dr. Joel Parker, has some interesting things to say about ants and sex — interesting enough to catch the attention of the Science Channel.

The research that made the Science Channel, and the producers of “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman,” stand up and take notice involves the sexual proclivities of red and black ants in the southwest. 


Egyptian Film, 'The Square,' First of Gender, Women's Studies Film Series

01:35pm EDT, 23 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 23, 2016) — The Gender and Women’s Studies Film Series presents “The Square” Thursday, Sept. 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Room 206, Yokum Lecture Hall.

“The Square” is about a group of Egyptian revolutionaries who battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience. 


'Kids Nite Out' Offers Children 5-13 Evening of Activities

09:32am EDT, 22 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 22, 2016) — The Cardinal women’s basketball team will host two Kids’ Nite Out events this semester, Saturday, Oct. 1, and again on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Memorial Hall Gym.

Children ages 5-13 can spend the evening playing games, sports, watching movies, swimming, and doing arts and crafts while being supervised by team members. Cost is $10 per child. On-site registration only from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Coach Cheryl Cole at 518-564-4147 or

College Council to Recognize Upward Bound, Canadian Studies for Golden Anniversary Milestones

04:04pm EDT, 21 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 21, 2016) —The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its regular September meeting in the Thomas and Marie Hermes Conference Room, Au Sable Hall, Monday, Sept. 26 beginning at 1 p.m.

In addition to regular reports by President John Ettling, Acting Chair Salvatore Graven, Student Association President Michael Kimmer and committee chairs, the council will entertain resolutions commending Dr. Peter Sayles for distinguished service as a member of the council from 2009 to 2016, congratulating the Upward Bound Program, the Canadian Studies Program and the Center for the Study of Canada on celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year. 


Campus Emergency Preparedness Day Activities include High Rise Rescue, 'After the Fire' Talk

02:01pm EDT, 20 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 20, 2016) — In conjunction with national Emergency Preparedness Day, SUNY Plattsburgh’s Office of Emergency Management is sponsoring a host of activities designed to demonstrate what to do and how to act in various emergency scenarios.

According to Michael Caraballo, SUNY Plattsburgh emergency management director, Campus Emergency Preparedness Day activities will be held in and around the Angell College Center Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and include demonstrations by New York State Electric and Gas, the Plattsburgh City Fire Department, the Office of Fire Prevention and Control, and more. 


Banned Books Read-Out Raises Awareness of Banned, Challenged Titles

12:51pm EDT, 20 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 20, 2016) — Feinberg Library’s annual Banned Books Read-Out will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28 from noon to 2 p.m. in the library’s second-floor lobby.

Students and faculty will read selections from books that have been banned or challenged at some time in history, including some that are on a banned-books list now. 


Adirondack Young Professionals Hosting a Networking Evening Sept. 20

04:15pm EDT, 16 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sep. 16, 2016) — Students interested in expanding their social network are invited to join members of the Adirondack Young Professionals for a fireside chat Tuesday, Sep. 20 at 7 p.m. in Room 106, Hudson Hall.

Panelists will discuss the importance of joining professional organizations and how ADKYP has personally helped them in the areas of career development, networking, and community service. Students can stay after the panel to network with the panelists and other members of ADKYP. 


Graduate, Professional Programs to be Highlighted at Fair

10:41am EDT, 15 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sep. 15, 2016)— Students looking to further their career are welcomed to attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

The event, hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh's Career Development Center, will feature representatives from more than 60 universities offering graduate programs and professional certificates. Students must bring their college ID for entrance to the event. 


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Contact Information

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