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Professional Rescuer Instructor Course Offered at SUNY Plattsburgh

03:09pm EDT, 18 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2017) — A CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer Instructor course will be held Nov. 2, 6, 9 and 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Memorial Hall.

Participants must be at least 16, possess current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification or the equivalent, and successfully complete the course’s online orientation. All online prerequisites are made available after course registration.


Evening with Ryan Leaf Focuses on Mental Health Issues, Opioid Addiction, Recovery

03:05pm EDT, 18 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2017) — The Clinton County District Attorney’s Office will present “An Evening with Ryan Leaf,” a discussion about mental health issues and opioid addiction with former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf, Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Plattsburgh State Field House.

According to District Attorney Andrew Wylie, Clinton County heroin and opioid addiction is an issue that affects communities and families widespread.


Panel to Discuss Immigration and Refugees in North Country

01:18pm EDT, 13 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2017) — The forum, “Plattsburgh Cares: Our North Country Refugee Crisis,” will be held Sunday, Oct. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

This forum will feature City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read, immigration lawyer David Gervais and Janet McFetridge, Village of Champlain board of trustees member and representative of Montreal’s Solidarity Across Borders, a Montreal-based migrant-justice network. 


Fair, Tech Jam Field Trip Among Upcoming Career Events

01:07pm EDT, 13 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2017) — The School of Business and Economics’ Office of Career Opportunities and Internships will host an internship and career fair Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Broad Street Commons, Campus Dining Services by Chartwells, Peace Corps and Sherwin Williams are among the 58 companies and agencies that will participate in the fair. 


Tuesday Reflection Discusses American Perceptions of Terrorism

12:47pm EDT, 13 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2017) — The Tuesday Reflection series presents “Perceptions of Terrorism among Americans: Data from a New Study,” a discussion about the American perspective on terrorism Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Cardinal Lounge.

Dr. Zakir Gul, associate professor of criminal justice, and Christopher Smith, a criminal justice student, will speak. 


SUNY Plattsburgh, Clinton Community College Present Cyber Security Event

12:39pm EDT, 13 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 13, 2017) — In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Clinton Community College, in cooperation with SUNY Plattsburgh, will present “Protect Your Manufacturing or Small Business from Current Cyber Threats,” Friday, Oct. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Stafford Auditorium, Clinton Community College.

Session topics include common-sense practices for protecting your small business, manufacturing 4.0, and getting practical with cybersecurity. 


'Arabian Nights' Features Dance, Arabic Food and More

04:14pm EDT, 12 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 12, 2017) — Club Al-Arabiyya will host “Arabian Nights,” a cultural event highlighting Arab culture and traditions, Thursday, Oct. 19 from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Angell College Center Warren Ballrooms.

There will be professional belly dancers, dabkhe dancers, and dancers performing a traditional dance known as dervish, as well as performances by Dance Corp and Hoop Troop, two SUNY Plattsburgh dance groups. Ethnic Arabic food will be served.


SUNY Plattsburgh Shines a Light on Domestic Violence

09:56am EDT, 12 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 12, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh will participate in the “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign the week of Oct. 16 by illuminating Hawkins Hall in purple, the color of domestic violence awareness, and offering a series of events specific to Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

“Shine the Light” is part of a statewide campaign that promotes the use of purple to start a conversation about domestic violence and support for victims and survivors. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which is organized annually by the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. To honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the State University of New York, the historic SUNY Plaza building on Broadway in downtown Albany will be lit with purple lights for the remainder of the month. 


Novelist Sophfronia Scott to Read from Latest Book

01:53pm EDT, 10 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2017) — The English department will host a reading by novelist Sophfronia Scott Thursday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Champlain Valley Hall Commons.

Scott will read from her newest novel, “Unforgivable Love: A Retelling of Dangerous Liaisons,” a story based in Harlem during the 1940s. 


Historic Preservation Movement, Confederate Monuments Topic of 'Race and Reaction' Lecture

01:23pm EDT, 10 Oct 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh history professor, Dr. James Lindgren, will present “Race and Reaction in Virginia’s Post-Civil War Monuments,” an examination of Virginia’s historic preservation movement and erection of Confederate monuments post-Civil War, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Krinowitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

For more information, contact Dr. James Lindgren, history professor, at 518-564-5219 or email

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