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January 17, 2018

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Gender and Women's Studies Class Presents Suffrage Research in Forum

03:05pm EST, 13 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 13, 2017) — The Gender and Women’s Studies department will present a report from student research on local women’s suffrage history Thursday, Nov. 30, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room.

Gender and Women’s Studies 300B is a research-based seminar that studies the women’s suffrage movement in Clinton County and the United States and was designed to coordinate with the events celebrating the centenary of women's suffrage in New York state. Each student has selected a “Suffrage in Clinton County” topic and produced an article to publish or exhibit. 


Symphonic Band Salutes Sousa in Fall Concert

03:00pm EST, 13 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov.13, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present its Symphonic Band in a salute to the music of John Philip Sousa, Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Music Director Lori Salimando-Porter and the SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band will honor Sousa by playing a selection of his works, particularly some of his marching pieces. 


Northcountry Planetarium Hosts 'Black Holes' Presentation

04:11pm EST, 9 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2017) — The Northcountry Planetarium presents “Black Holes: Not Even Curiosity Can Escape,” accompanied by an ephemeris, or data table, of the 2017 fall sky, Friday, Nov. 17, at 7 and 8:30 p.m. in Hudson Hall.

The Northcountry Planetarium at SUNY Plattsburgh, established in 1964, performs as a 360-degree multimedia sky theater, allowing visitors to experience live, interactive programs and automated productions that feature realistic night skies, virtual journeys through the solar system and deep space phenomena. 


Winter Session 2018 Offers Wide Variety of Classes Online and On-Campus

03:58pm EST, 9 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2017) — Registration for Winter Session 2018 is open, with both online and on-campus opportunities.

Winter Session is ideal for students who may be behind on credits, who want to get ahead, improve their GPAs, or those who simply want to take a course that sounds interesting without committing to the 15 weeks of a semester. 


Flag Ceremony at Hawkins Hall to Honor Veterans

09:51am EST, 9 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2017) — There will be a flag-raising ceremony in honor of Veterans Day at the flagpole in front of Hawkins Hall Friday, Nov. 10 beginning at 11 a.m.

The ceremony will be conducted by the American Legion Post 20. A representative from the Student Association will speak on behalf of the student body, and Cristian Balan, lecturer and coordinator of the Center for Cybersecurity and Technology, Hackerspace, will say a few words. Balan retired as a major from the Army National Guard. 


Longtime SUNY Plattsburgh Head Men's Soccer Coach Chris Waterbury Announces Retirement

04:06pm EST, 8 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 8. 2017) – After 33 years of building SUNY Plattsburgh's men's soccer into a regional and national power, Head Coach Chris Waterbury has decided to call it a career.

"I feel extraordinarily fortunate to have been a part of such a great university and soccer program," Waterbury said. "To all the assistant coaches over the years who have helped to contribute to our success, I can't thank you enough. Most importantly, to all the players that have come through our program, the tremendous character, and the characters, I can't thank you enough. The relationships and friendships are such an important part of my life. Thank you, Plattsburgh." 


Final Two Science Talks of the Year on Tap at 30 City Hall Place

12:48pm EST, 8 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2017) — Science@30 City will host its final two public science talks of the semester featuring SUNY Plattsburgh faculty.

Sessions are held at 30 City Hall Place, are free and open to the public and run the gamut of topics. Most sessions are held on the first and third Monday of the month. All begin at 5:30 p.m. The final two sessions are: 


Music Department Faculty Member Showcases Original Works in Upcoming Concert

10:53am EST, 8 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present Dr. Bill Pfaff in a concert of new works for soundplane, synthesizer and electric guitar Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Pfaff, an associate professor of music, will perform several of his own works in the program, “Imagine :: Combine :: Refract.” Two numbers, “Adieu,” and “Driving Rain,” were composed in memory of synthesizer creator Don Buchla, and Duane and Greg Allman, respectively, all of whom have influenced his work at different times, Pfaff said. 


Faculty Accomplishments Lauded at Annual Celebration of Scholarship

03:20pm EST, 7 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 7, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s faculty academic accomplishments will be recognized at the 16th annual Celebration of Scholarship reception Friday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Feinberg Library second-floor lobby.

Hundreds of papers, book chapters, performances, journals, presentations, creative works and more were produced by faculty and staff during the 2016-2017 academic year and will be cited in a Celebration of Scholarship brochure that will be available at the event. 


College Council to Meet Monday, Nov. 13

03:08pm EST, 7 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 7, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its next regular meeting Monday, Nov. 13 in the Thomas and Marie Hermes Conference Room, Au Sable Hall, Monday, Nov. 13 beginning at 1 p.m.

In addition to regular reports by President John Ettling, Council Chair Martin Mannix, Student Association President Vrinda Kumar and committee chairs, the council will act on a resolution recognizing Kumar “for outstanding service as a member of the College Council at SUNY Plattsburgh.” 


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