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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. 


Poet Roger Greenwald to Give Public Reading at SUNY Plattsburgh

12:51pm EDT, 14 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 14, 2016) — There will be a poetry reading by award-winning poet, Roger Greenwald, Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. in Champlain Valley Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

Greenwald, winner of two Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Literary Awards and author of “Connecting Flight” and “Slow Mountain Train,” will read from his works. 


Student Involvement Fair Promotes Participation, Inclusion

09:55am EDT, 13 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2016) — Hundreds of students converged on the Angell College Center ballrooms Sept. 9 with questions for more than 100 clubs and organizations at SUNY Plattsburgh’s fall Student Involvement Fair.

“I was able to find clubs that interested me that I think will meet my needs as a transfer student so I can make new friends and get involved,” said sophomore Corinna Collins. 


Stafford Middle School Teachers, Students to Discuss 'Indigenous People's Day'

09:48am EDT, 13 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2016) — The Gender and Women’s Studies Forum presents “Making Change: Indigenous People’s Day” Thursday, Sept. 22 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

Stafford Middle School teachers Debbie Favro and Brenda Bieber, along with their students, will discuss their success last year in having what was formerly called Columbus Day now recognized as Indigenous People’s Day on their school calendar. 


Pendragon Comes to SUNY Plattsburgh to Perform Williams' Classic Play, 'The Glass Menagerie'

12:27pm EDT, 9 Sep 2016

Pendragon Theatre actress Liv Paulson stars as the fragile Laura in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie."

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 9, 2016) — Pendragon Theatre brings Tennessee William’s classic play, “The Glass Menagerie,” to E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, Friday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Originally performed in 1944, “Menagerie” is a memory play that tells the story of Tom Wingfield and his need to put the ghosts of his past to rest. Drawn from Williams’ own life, the story revolves around the fragility of dreams, the power of illusions and the complicated nature of family connections. 


Club Caribbean Street Jam Sept. 3 Offers Entertainment, Games

09:11am EDT, 2 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 2, 2016) — A section of Rugar Street, from Memorial Hall to the entrance to Sanborn Avenue, will be closed from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, for SUNY Plattsburgh’s Club Caribbean Street Jam.

While most of the Street Jam activities will take place at Amite Plaza between Angell College Center and Myers Fine Arts Building, the club plans to host a parade along that portion of Rugar Street. The festival, featuring food and entertainment, is open to the public. 

Alumni Speaker Series Opens with Branding, Marketing Expert Jeanine Debar '88

02:32pm EDT, 1 Sep 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 1, 2016) — The president and co-founder of the marketing and branding agency, BrandTuitive, will share “Starting and Running a Successful Business” as she takes the podium as the first alumna in this year’s Alumni Speaker Series.

Jeanine Debar, a member of the Class of 1988, will share her insights Monday, Sept. 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Hermes Conference Room, 114 Au Sable Hall. Topics will include: 


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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