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Northstar Technology Center Earns Expanded START-UP NY Designation

11:18am EST, 10 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2016)— SUNY Plattsburgh has taken steps to boost economic development opportunities in the region, amending its START-UP NY Campus Plan in an effort to lure new businesses to the Northstar Technology Center in Chazy.

SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling said the technology center would be a great location for Canadian businesses looking to establish a presence in New York state and the United States. 


Virtual Career Fair Online Nov. 15

04:00pm EST, 9 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2016) — A SUNY-wide Virtual Career Fair for students and alumni to interact with employers live online will be held Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Participants register online and attend by logging in and talking with employers in chat rooms. Jobseekers will be able to get their resumes in front of employers in real time. They’ll be able to chat in groups and one on one, and they can “attend” from anywhere. 


Eating Disorders in Autistic Children Topic of Lake Placid Conference

12:11pm EST, 9 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2016) — The North Country Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders will host “Feeding Disorders in ASD: Selectivity, Refusal and Inappropriate Behavior” Friday, Nov. 18 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Lake Placid.

Up to 90 percent of children with autism exhibit feeding problems. The conference will address the current state of science related to the identification and remediation of feeding disorders among children with autism, with the goal being to understand the complex, multidisciplinary approach to treatment, how to assess and modify selective food preferences, and assessment and treatment strategies for confronting food refusal and inappropriate mealtime behavior. 


Quebec Studies Fulbright Lecture to Address Income Mobility in Canada, United States

03:39pm EST, 8 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2016) — Dr. Marie Connolly, a professor of economics at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, will deliver the Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Monday, Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Connolly, whose research touches upon various topics in labor economics such as social mobility, the formation of human capital, the gender wage gap and women’s labor force participation, will speak to “Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States.” 


College Council to Meet Monday, Nov. 14

01:58pm EST, 7 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURHG, N.Y. (Nov. 7, 2016) —The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its regular November meeting in the Thomas and Marie Hermes Conference Room, Au Sable Hall, Monday, Nov. 14 beginning at 1 p.m.

In addition to regular reports by President John Ettling, Chair Martin Mannix, Student Association President Michael Kimmer and committee chairs, the council will discuss enrollment and budget issues. 


Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Conference 2016 Set for Nov. 15

01:35pm EST, 7 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 7, 2016) — The Center for Neurobehavioral Health at SUNY Plattsburgh presents “Programs, Perspectives and Peacefulness for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia” Tuesday, Nov. 15 beginning at 8 a.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

The one-day conference includes a presentation by Jim Comer on “The Joys and Jolts of Caregiving,” recounting his 14-year journey taking care of his elderly parents. In addition, Erica Salamida, associate director of programs and services, community outreach, education and early stage initiatives for the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York, will discuss behaviors and communication strategies. 


Empty Bowls Dinner to Benefit Food Shelf

01:22pm EST, 7 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 7, 2016) — The annual Empty Bowls Dinner to benefit the Plattsburgh Interfaith Food Shelf will be held Saturday, Nov. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Algonquin Dining Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

Dinner, provided by Chartwells, includes soup, bread, beverage, and dessert and costs $10 for adults, $8 for students. Soup is served in bowls made and donated by students in Assistant Professor Ali Della Bitta’s ceramics classes at SUNY Plattsburgh, the Strand Center for the Arts, Peru High School art students, and students at Oak Street and Momot Elementary schools. 


Planetarium Opens Doors to Campus, Community

03:58pm EDT, 4 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 4, 2016) — The Northcountry Planetarium will be holding six demonstration shows in the newly renovated facility Friday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 18.

The 30-minute shows will give campus and community a taste of what the planetarium can do. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited to 40 people per show. Times each day are 3, 3:45 and 4:30 p.m. 


SUNY Plattsburgh Lecturer to Discuss Miner Museum Artifacts

09:03pm EDT, 3 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 3, 2016) — Andrew Black, lecturer in anthropology, will lead an archaeological artifacts show-and-tell at the Alice T. Miner Museum Thursday, Nov. 10 beginning at 7 p.m. at the museum, 9618 Route 9, Chazy.

Black will discuss artifacts in the museum collection and offer suggestions on what to do identify do if you find artifacts on your property.


Fall Arts and Crafts Fair Nov. 12-13 at Field House

09:00pm EDT, 3 Nov 2016

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 3, 2016) — The 44th annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair will be held Nov. 12-13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House on Rugar Street.

The fair features pottery, woodworking, quilting, watercolors, oil painting, jewelry, stained glass, holiday décor and more crafted by more than 125 artisans from all over the Northeast. Admission is $3 per day. SUNY Plattsburgh students and children under 12 are free. For more information, visit or call 518-564-3054. 

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