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History Seniors Present Projects

04:23pm EST, 6 Dec 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 6, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of History will host this semester’s presentation session by graduating history seniors Friday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

Among the historically significant presentation subjects are: “When the Grand Old Party was Young,” “Selling Themselves: Advertisers’ Path to Professionalism” and “Remembering Ahn Jung-geun: A Korean National Hero.” 

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Northcountry Planetarium Shows Planned to Commemorate Winter Solstice

04:16pm EST, 5 Dec 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 5, 2017) — The Northcountry Planetarium will present a series of events from Dec. 15 to 17 to celebrate the upcoming winter solstice.

The Solstice Celebration, a showing of three productions, will take place Friday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in Room 108, Hudson Hall. Tickets are $8 for children and students with ID, $10 for seniors and SUNY staff with ID, and $12 for the public. 

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Anthropology Seniors Present Theses

03:03pm EST, 5 Dec 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 5, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Anthropology will host the second half of this semester’s ANT 480 thesis presentation session by graduating anthropology seniors Thursday, Dec. 14, from 10:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. in the Mowry Conference Room, Redcay Hall.

Students presenting are: 

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SUNY Plattsburgh Sport and Wellness Students Win Scholar Awards

02:47pm EST, 5 Dec 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 5, 2017) — Four SUNY Plattsburgh sport and wellness leadership undergraduates won scholar awards for their research projects, which they presented at the Greater New York American College of Sports Medicine conference Saturday, Nov. 11.

Kimberly Beach and John Purcell, seniors and ACSM-certified personal trainers, presented “What Experiences Are Needed to Become a Division III thlete? A Retrospective Study of the Quantity of Deliberate Play.” The two won 4th place and a $200 check. 

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Winter Guitar and Studio Concert Dec. 6

02:47pm EST, 1 Dec 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 1, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present its winter 2017 guitar ensemble and studio concert Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Directed by Michael Fratino, adjunct lecturer of music, the guitar ensemble will perform a variety of classic and contemporary songs. 

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Alumni in the Classroom Experience Features Music Alumna

02:55pm EST, 30 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2017) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will host music alumna Maegan Pollonais for a three-day Alumni in the Classroom Experience event Thursday, Dec. 7 to Saturday, Dec. 9.

Pollonais, a member of the Class of 2012, will present “The Unapologetic Other,” a discussion on the importance of diversity in an American society, particularly in higher education and the performing arts, Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Light refreshments will be served. 

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Online Session Planned for Prospective Psychology Majors

01:01pm EST, 30 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2017) — The SUNY Office of Admissions will offer its next online information session for prospective students interested in the psychology program at SUNY Plattsburgh will be held Thursday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 7 p.m.

The program will feature a live presentation delivered by psychology faculty, current students, alumni and admissions personnel. The curriculum, internship opportunities and information about related careers will be discussed. 

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#PlattsGive Campaign Exceeds Giving Tuesday Goal

04:35pm EST, 29 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 29, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh has raised more than $12,000 in charitable gifts to the Plattsburgh College Foundation as a result of the #PlattsGive campaign on Giving Tuesday Nov. 28.

More than 225 donors participated this year, topping the goal of 200. It’s the second year in a row that the college has exceeded its #PlattsGive target. 

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Sinfonia String Orchestra to Perform on the Hartman Theatre Stage

10:49am EST, 29 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 29, 2017) —The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will host the Sinfonia String Orchestra in a concert Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

The Sinfonia comprises students and community members specializing in string instruments. Directed by music faculty member Marilyn Reynolds, who will also be joining then in performing, the concert features works by Handel, Warlock, Beethoven, Walker and Mozart. 

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'Ringing Down the Curtain' Showcases Student Stage Performances

10:04am EST, 28 Nov 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 28, 2017) — Student performers will take to the Hartman Theatre stage for the end-of-semester production, “Ringing Down the Curtain,” Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 6 and 7 beginning at 7 p.m.

SUNY Plattsburgh students from acting and dance classes perform a showcase of their class work. Each night offers a unique show with different students on stage.

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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: news@plattsburgh.edu