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September 21, 2017

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New Cardinal Designs for College Athletics to be Unveiled Friday, Aug. 18

01:51pm EDT, 16 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 16, 2017) — Cardinal Country will soon get a new look.

SUNY Plattsburgh's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will unveil a new visual identity, including a primary logo and accompanying elements, at a media event set for noon on Friday, Aug. 18 in the lobby of the Field House. 


Campus Traffic Patterns, Parking to Change During Move-In Aug. 26

02:27pm EDT, 15 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 15, 2017) — Traffic on Rugar Street and Sanborn Avenue in the City of Plattsburgh will be temporarily designated as one-way from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 as hundreds of students return to campus for the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.

One way traffic on Rugar Street will begin at Parking Lot 16 — between Memorial and Saranac halls — heading west and return to two-way traffic past Tower Way east of Sibley Hall. Sanborn Avenue will be one-way heading north from Rugar to Park Avenue.


Redoubling Our Effort in the Wake of Virginia: A Message from President John Ettling

05:09pm EDT, 14 Aug 2017

The message below was sent to the SUNY Plattsburgh community following the Aug. 11-13 weekend events in Charlottesville, Va.

Campus Community,


Run to Remember Fun Run to Benefit Third Age Adult Day Center Slated for Aug. 18

10:18am EDT, 8 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2017) — The eighth annual Run to Remember to benefit SUNY Plattsburgh’s Third Age Adult Day Center for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will be held Friday, Aug. 18 at 52 U.S. Oval in Plattsburgh beginning with registration at 6 p.m.

The evening includes a 1-mile kids run/walk beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 5K run at 7 p.m.  Registration is $15 before Aug. 13; $20 after Aug. 13. Kids run/walk is $5. The first 25 to register receive a free t-shirt. 


Youth Swim Program Begins Sept. 9 in Memorial Hall Pool

11:17am EDT, 4 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh will offer its Saturday morning Youth Learn to Swim program beginning Sept. 9 in Memorial Hall Pool.

The eight-week program is structured to improve swimming skills of children to make them safe in and around the water. Each session is 45 minutes.


CPR/AED First Aid Classes Scheduled For Fall Semester at SUNY Plattsburgh

10:45am EDT, 4 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2017) — An American Red Cross series of non-credit classes in CPR/AED-first aid for adults, children and infants will be held at SUNY Plattsburgh beginning with the first session Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

Two other sessions will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 12, both 1:30-5 p.m. 


Assembly Speaker, Member Visit SUNY Plattsburgh

04:47pm EDT, 1 Aug 2017

Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie of the 835rd Assembly District, and Assemblyman Billy Jones of the 115th District, visited with students from SUNY Plattsburgh’s Educational Opportunity Program Tuesday afternoon on the Mary and John Hopkins Terrace, Au Sable Hall. Gathered, l-r, are: Heastie, current EOP students Dyllan Green, Celeste Perez, Amaris Diaz, Jainaba Darboe, 2017 grad Luiz Munoz, EOP alumni and SUNY Plattsburgh staff members Isaac Eshun and Troy Joseph, and Jones.

Institute for Ethics Welcomes Two New Fellows for Fall 2017

04:05pm EDT, 26 Jul 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 26, 2017) — Two new faculty fellows will join the SUNY Plattsburgh Institute for Ethics in Public Life in the fall.

Dr. Elizabeth Onasch , assistant professor of sociology, and Dr. Joel Parker, associate professor of biology, will participate in the semester-long program, which includes a series of guided inquiry seminars, weekly colloquies, and  the opportunity to pursue individual curricular and scholarly projects directly related to ethics in public life.


Great Escape Day Trip Part of SA Summer Events Programming

03:24pm EDT, 10 Jul 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (July 10, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Student Association, in partnership with the Global Education Office, is sponsoring a trip to the Great Escape Sunday, July 16 for students who have stayed in Plattsburgh over the summer.

According to Vrinda Arun Kumar, Student Association president, the trip — in addition to other activities planned throughout the summer months — is designed “to create opportunities for students to meet other students who are here and looking for things to do.” 


SUNY Plattsburgh Announces Spring 2017 Dean's List

09:49am EDT, 22 Jun 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 22, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh has released the names of students who made the college’s dean’s list for spring 2017.

To be eligible, undergraduate students must achieve a minimum 3.5 semester grade point average with at least 12 credit hours. Part-time, matriculated students are also eligible for the dean’s list after accruing 12 credit hours consecutively and achieving a minimum 3.5 grade point average. These credits may be accumulated in more than one semester. Pass/fail credits do not count. 


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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