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Public Invited to 'Skate with Burghy' at Stafford Arena Dec. 2

09:44am EST, 28 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 28, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Plattsburgh State Field House, is sponsoring “Skating with Burghy” Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Stafford Ice Arena.

Complimentary cocoa and cookies will be provided by the association. Admission is $3 for the public and $2 for students, faculty and staff with SUNY Plattsburgh ID. Skate rentals are available at the same rates. 


Campus Community Encouraged to #PlattsGive for Giving Tuesday

04:12pm EST, 20 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 20, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh is once again participating in Giving Tuesday with the launch of its annual #PlattsGive campaign Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Giving Tuesday, held every year since 2012 on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, encourages people to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. 


Vogl Honored by Council of International Schools

04:06pm EST, 20 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 20, 2017) — The Council of International Schools has honored Jackie Vogl, associate vice president for global education and director, Global Education Office, with its T. Michael Maybury Award.

The award, named in honor of the former CIS executive director, was presented at the CIS Forum on International Admission and Guidance Nov. 15-16 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The citation said in part that Maybury “devoted a lifetime of service to the promotion of international education and global understanding.” 


Faculty Scholarship, Academic Pursuits Highlighted at Celebration

12:01pm EST, 20 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 20, 2017) — More than 50 members of the campus community turned out in support of SUNY Plattsburgh’s faculty academic accomplishments at the annual Celebration of Scholarship reception Friday, Nov. 17 in Feinberg Library.

Faculty endeavors on display included books, journals, papers, poster presentations, and a unique display of 3-D digital photos of faculty and staff in 15th-century garb produced by John Locke, director, Technology-Enhanced Learning in library and information technology services, for his book, “Utopia Revisited." The hundreds of creative works from the 2016-2017 academic year are included in the Celebration of Scholarship e-booklet available to view at



Online Information Sessions Offered to Prospective Students

11:17am EST, 17 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 17, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Admissions Office will be offering two more major-specific online information sessions before the end of the fall 2017 semester.

According to Carrie Woodward, director of admissions, the major-specific sessions feature a live presentation delivered by faculty, current students, alumni and admissions. The presentations will include an overview of the curriculum, internships and information about related careers. 


Winter JazzFest 2017 Features Mambo Combo Dec. 1

10:33am EST, 17 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 17, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents “Winter JazzFest 2017,” featuring Mambo Combo, Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Mambo Combo, a Latin and Caribbean music group, was named “Best Latin Music Group” by the Washington Area Music Association and "Best Party Band" by Baltimore Magazine. For more than 30 years, Mambo Combo has performed in the mid-Atlantic region and has recorded two albums.


Chinese Association Brings Chinese Cuisine to Food Festival

04:06pm EST, 16 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 16, 2017) — The Chinese Association at SUNY Plattsburgh will host a Chinese food festival, Saturday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Algonquian Dining Hall.

Bubble tea, Szechuan hot pot chuanchuan, scallion pancake and braised Chinese cabbage in chicken soup are among the traditional and modern Chinese cuisine that will be served during the festival. 


'Winter Concert 2017' Features Concert Choir

03:49pm EST, 16 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 16, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents “Winter Choir 2017,” featuring the Concert Choir, Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

This concert is directed by Jo Ellen Miano, professor of music, who served as chair of the department from 1999 to 2007 and is the recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007. 


Tuesday Reflection Investigates the Effect of Destabilized Police Force on Suicide Bombing

03:43pm EST, 16 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 16, 2017) — The Tuesday Reflection series presents “The Effect of Destabilized Police Force on Suicide Bombings: Findings from a Quasi-Experimental Study” Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

Dr. Mustafa Demir, assistant professor of criminal justice, will discuss the effect of stabilized police forces on preventing suicide bombings, one of the most brutal activities used by terrorist groups. 


New Yorker Illustrator Next Visual Artist Series Speaker

04:29pm EST, 15 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 15, 2017) — The final installment of the Fall 2017 Visual Artist Series for the fall semester will be Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 202, Yokum Lecture Hall, and will feature graphic designer Harry Bliss.

Bliss is an internationally syndicated cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. His self-titled single-panel cartoon, “Bliss,” appears in major newspapers across the United States and Japan. Hailing from Rochester, N.Y., and a family of successful painters and illustrators, Bliss studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and illustration at the University of the Arts, and earned his master’s at Syracuse University. 


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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