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June 25, 2018

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College Center Reorganization, Newly Renovated Macomb Hall Highlight Summer Changes

03:06pm EDT, 13 Jun 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 13, 2018) — Office changes and improvements in Angell College Center and the wrap-up on renovations to Macomb Hall, the new residence-hall home to the Educational Opportunity Program and Student Support Services, are among the many changes to campus infrastructure this summer.

The Angell College Center, long the hub of student-support offices like EOP, SSS and student involvement, will have an entirely new blueprint when students return in the fall.


Rabin Golf Tournament Scheduled for July 25 at Harmony Golf Club

03:11pm EDT, 8 Jun 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 8, 2018) — Registration for the 14th-annual Mark Rabin Memorial Golf Tournament, being held Wednesday, July 25 at Harmony Golf Club in Port Kent, N.Y., is underway.

Hosted by the School of Business and Economics, the four-person scramble-style tournament supports the Plattsburgh College Foundation and the Mark Rabin Memorial Scholarship Endowment. 


Residence Life Director Steve Matthews Inducted into Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame

01:34pm EDT, 7 Jun 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.HY. (June 7, 2018) — SUNY Plattsburgh Director of Housing and Residence Life Steve Matthews will be inducted into the American Football Association Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame June 21-22 in Canton, Ohio.

Matthews will be the lone official inducted into the officials’ category this year. 


Rockwell Kent Exhibit in Glens Falls Site of Alumni Office Event

01:12pm EDT, 7 Jun 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 7, 2018) — The Plattsburgh State Art Museum and SUNY Plattsburgh Alumni Association will co-host a gathering of alumni and friends at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, Saturday, June 23 for the museum’s current Rockwell Kent exhibit.

The event begins with a lecture by Rockwell Kent scholar Justin Wolff, associate professor of art history at the University of Maine, at 1 p.m. followed by a tour at 2 p.m. and refreshments at 3 p.m. 


New University Police Officer Sworn In

11:13am EDT, 1 Jun 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 1, 2018) — SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling presided over the swearing-in of new University Police Officer Kyle Carter Friday morning, June 1, in the Office of the President, Hawkins Hall.

Carter’s appointment brings the number of UP officers to 16. The SUNY Plattsburgh Class of 2016 graduate majored in criminal justice and said he comes from a long line of law-enforcement family members. 


Plattsburgh Native Patrick Rascoe Named New University Police Chief

10:23am EDT, 1 Jun 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 1, 2018) — Patrick Rascoe, former police inspector with University Police, has been named the Plattsburgh force’s chief of police, effective May 25.

Rascoe, who brings 24 years of police experience to the position, takes over the position from recently retired Chief Jerry Lottie. 


New Events on Tap for June 7-9 Reunion 2018

11:16am EDT, 31 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 31, 2018) — An evening of trivia, music, hijinks and more is in store for SUNY Plattsburgh alumni returning to campus for Reunion 2018 June 7-9.

A special emphasis is placed on those alumni whose graduating years end in 3 and 8, but all alumni are invited to return and reconnect at events like Thursday’s opening wine and cheese reception at Samuel D’s in Sibley Hall. 


Summer Youth Sports Camps, Clinics Scheduled

03:41pm EDT, 25 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 25, 2018) — Basketball, soccer and hockey campus for youngsters will be hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh teams this summer, beginning with boys’ basketball an girls and boys soccer June 25-29.

The Cardinal men’s basketball team will host its annual TC Skills Boys Basketball Camp at Memorial Hall for children ages 8 to 17. Camp runs 9 a.m. to noon with members of the coaching staff and current student-athletes providing instruction. Camp fee is $125 with a $50 deposit due at time of registration. 


Summit to Explain, Discuss Local Impact of Cryptocurrency Mining in Region

08:45am EDT, 25 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 25, 2018) — SUNY Plattsburgh and the Adirondack North Country Association will co-host a summit on cryptocurrency Tuesday, June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Yokum Lecture Hall.

The North Country’s low-cost power has become attractive to cryptocurrency mining operations in the region, which can in turn drive up local power prices as these businesses generate fortunes for their owners but create very few local jobs. 


SUNY Plattsburgh, UVM Aphasia Choirs to Join for June 2 Concert in South Burlington

02:15pm EDT, 21 May 2018

The SUNY Plattsburgh Aphasia Choir, directed by speech and hearing graduate student, Rebecca Stewart, directs the choir before its December 2017 holiday concert.

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 21, 2018) — The Center for Neurobehavioral Health Aphasia Choir will perform with the University of Vermont Medical Center Aphasia Choir 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at South Burlington High School, 550 Dorset St., South Burlington.

Aphasia is a communication disorder, often caused by a stroke, which can impair an individual’s ability to speak, read, write and comprehend language. It can also be caused by a traumatic brain injury, tumors or infections. 


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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
E-mail: [email protected]