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Bonfire Welcomes Community to 'Share the Light'

10:20am EDT, 20 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 20, 2018) — A community bonfire will be held Friday, April 27 beginning at 7 p.m. in Memorial Field.

The event, “Share the Light in Our Community,” had originally been planned for March 2 during Diversity Week on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus but was postponed because of weather. 


Farm Seminar to Explore Myths Surrounding Local Food, Sustainable Agriculture

03:16pm EDT, 18 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 18, 2018) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Anthropology and the office of the Dean of Arts and Science will sponsor “The Art of Farming: Painting the New Agroecology Starting with What You Are Eating Today,” Tuesday, April 24 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

Lecturer and co-owner of the Essex Farm Mark Kimball will present a multimedia hands-on interactive farm installation seminar, exploring the myth of local food and question the greenwashing that surrounds organic and sustainable agriculture.  


'Music of Our Life' Concert Features Symphonic Band

03:08pm EDT, 18 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 18, 2018) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will host “Symphonic Band: Lights, Camera, Action! Music of Our Life,” Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Lori Salimando-Porter, trombonist and adjunct faculty member, will direct the Symphonic Band, which is comprised of students and community member who combine their musical talents. This is her second time directing the ensemble. Theater major Peter Konsevitch will be narrating the event. 


'Yards for Yeardley' Event Planned for Memorial Hall Field April 26

10:07am EDT, 17 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 17, 2018) — The Plattsburgh State Student Athlete Advisory Committee will host the 2nd annual Yards for Yeardley Thursday, April 26 at the Memorial Hall field from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SUNY Plattsburgh’s event is being held in conjunction with SUNYAC and other SUNY schools around the state throughout the month of April.

Around the World for Yeardley is an event organized through the One Love Foundation. This foundation honors the memory of Yeardley Love, a former University of Virginia women’s lacrosse player, who was killed by her ex-boyfriend in 2010. The event’s purpose is to raise awareness of relationship violence and abuse, and to help create a movement to end that violence. 


Israel Trail Hike Topic of Hillel Lecture

04:29pm EDT, 16 Apr 2018 (Updated 04:32pm EDT, 16 Apr 2018)

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 16, 2018) — Nature photographer Udi Goren will discuss his hike from one end of Israel to the other in “A Walk of the Land: The Israel National Trail,” Wednesday, April 18 in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

Goren will share his adventures hiking the trail, the people he met and the places he saw along the way. 


Workshops on Creating a Compassionate Community Slated for April 21 in Hawkins Hall

03:24pm EDT, 13 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 13, 2018) — The second-annual Title IX Community Collaboration Workshop, “Learn, Support, Grow: Creating a Compassionate Community Together,” will be held Saturday, April 21 beginning with registration at 10:45 a.m. in the Hawkins Hall lobby.

A variety of workshops on issues of injustice, self-care, systemic dysfunctions, oppression and more will be held beginning at 11:25 a.m. in Hawkins and wraps up with a photo by the pond at 3:10 p.m. 


Admissions Preview Day Planned for April 28 for High School Juniors

12:08pm EDT, 13 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 13, 2018) — SUNY Plattsburgh will host Junior Preview Day for high school juniors who are just starting the college search Saturday, April 28 starting at 10 a.m. in Krinovitz Rectial Hall, Hawkins Hall.

There will be an admissions presentation and student panel discussing the academic programs and campus life. The currently enrolled students will share experiences and answer questions. Following the panel will be a student-guided campus tour at 11 a.m., including stops at residence halls, academic buildings, dining facilities and more. 


GospelFest 2018 Brings Gospel Music Back to Giltz Stage

03:06pm EDT, 12 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 12, 2018) — The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir will host GospelFest 2018 Saturday, April 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the E Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

This concert features traditional and contemporary gospel music performed by the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir and Voices of Victory from SUNY Potsdam. 


Gender, Women's Studies Forum Features Panel Discussion on Peer Education Experience

11:05am EDT, 12 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 12, 2018) — Gender and Women’s Studies will host a panel discussion Thursday, April 19 in the Angell College Center Alumni Conference Room from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

The panel will present an overview of classes, including sexuality, power and relationships, peer education classes and the Peer Education Experience. 


STEM Majors Present Their Work in Competition

11:01am EDT, 12 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 12, 2018) — SUNY Plattsburgh STEM major students will present their work in a competition Saturday, April 21 in Sibley Hall at 2 p.m.

This event is a competition for STEM majors — those majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — to showcase their work relating to modeling real-world situations with differential equations. 


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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]