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Communication Disorders and Sciences Symposium May 8, 10

09:54am EDT, 3 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 3, 2018) — Seniors in speech-language pathology, audiology or deaf education will present research works at two sessions during the annual Communication Disorders and Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium May 8 and 10 at 1 p.m. in Sibley Hall.

Each year, graduating seniors conduct a capstone research project, presenting their results in poster format.  Posters will be displayed in the Speech and Hearing Center in Sibley Hall. 


Lake Champlain Sea Grant Program Receives 'Institute' Designation, Sees Significant Increase in Funding

01:47pm EDT, 2 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 2, 2018) — The Lake Champlain Sea Grant program has a new designation – and a bigger budget for its work.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Sea Grant College Program have granted the program institute status. With the new designation comes a 150 percent increase in its base budget – from $400,000 to $1 million annually – in federal support for research, outreach and education to improve the environment and economy in the Lake Champlain Basin. 


Concert Choir Performs Annual ChoralFest May 4 on Giltz Stage, Hawkins Hall

10:49am EDT, 2 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 2, 2018) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present the Concert Choir in ChoralFest 2018, “Draw the Circle Wide,” Friday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Concert Choir, the department’s premiere choral ensemble and directed by Jo Ellen Miano, professor of music, will perform a number of choral works, with concluding music that centers on the message to “draw the circle wide.” J.S. Bach’s “Cantata #106” will feature student soloists, chorus and chamber orchestra. 


Teaching English Abroad Forum Scheduled for May 3

10:40am EDT, 2 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 2, 2018) — An informational program on teaching English abroad will be held Thursday, May 3 in Room 208 Yokum Lecture Hall.

Kym Taylor, lecturer and coordinator of English as a Second Language, and Thomas Montanaro, adjunct lecturer in communication studies, will cover topics such as certification and experiences with traveling abroad. 


Aphasia Choir to Perform Spring Concert May 4

10:35am EDT, 2 May 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 2, 2018) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will present the Aphasia Choir Concert “Blast from the Past” May 4 at 12:45 p.m. in Samuel D’s in the south western corner of Sibley Hall.

Aphasia is a communication disorder, often caused by a stroke, which can impair an individual’s ability to speak, read, write and comprehend language. However, most people with aphasia are still able to sing. 


Annual Kent, Jackson State Memorial Ceremony Planned for May 3

02:37pm EDT, 26 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 26, 2018) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Student Association will honor the victims of the 1970 Kent State and Jackson State university shootings at the 48th commemorative ceremony Thursday, May 3 at 12:30 p.m. on the Kehoe front lawn.

To honor the students who died at these shootings, the Student Association will be joined by faculty speaker Dr. Gary Kroll, professor of history, student speaker Jessica Falace and the SUNY Plattsburgh Gospel Choir.


Plattsburgh University Police Unit Celebrates Golden Anniversary with Reception

03:54pm EDT, 25 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 25, 2018) — Nearly two dozen well-wishers gathered at a reception at the President’s House April 25, celebrating the 50th anniversary of University Police, the official State University of New York law enforcement unit.

The Plattsburgh contingent was in full force in uniform for the occasion, which also marked the announcement of Chief Jerry Lottie’s retirement after 38 years as an officer — 32 of those years with UP. 


University Police Chief Jerry Lottie to Retire After Nearly Four Decades in Law Enforcement

10:51am EDT, 25 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 25, 2018) — After 38 years in law enforcement — 32 of them with University Police — Chief Jerry Lottie is retiring at the end of the spring semester.

His last day on campus will be May 24. 


Saranac River Trail Clean-Up Planned for May 5

03:38pm EDT, 24 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y (April 24, 2018) — The Plattsburgh Alumni Association will host the Dr. Richard Semmler ’68 Service Day Saranac River Trail Clean Up May 5 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Memorial Field.

The association invites Cardinal alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to participate in this community event. Work includes picking up rubbish, raking and brush removal along areas adjacent to the trail. Rakes, bags and rubber gloves will be provided.  


Opioid Epidemic Topic of Panel Discussion at SUNY Branch Campus, Queensbury

03:23pm EDT, 24 Apr 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 24, 2018) — A panel discussion on the opioid epidemic in the Adirondack region as it relates to healthcare and criminal justice will be held Thursday, May 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Northwest Bay Conference Center, Adirondack Hall, SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury.

Sponsored by SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, Plattsburgh Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society, the free program will give participants — including students, community members, healthcare providers, officers and other service providers — vital information to help end the stigma of addiction. 


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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]