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Science Talks Return to 30 City Hall Place

11:43am EDT, 1 Sep 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 1, 2017) — Science@30 City returns for another season of public science talks 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 from “Mathematics in Science: The Prime Numbers” with Dr. Sam Northshield, mathematics professor, to “Moelcular gastronomy: The Science Behind Your Meal” by Dr. Linda Luck, chemistry professor. 


Campus Garden Tour, Work Day Planned for Sept. 8

11:35am EDT, 1 Sep 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 1, 2017) — There will be an open house and work day at the SUNY Plattsburgh Campus Garden Friday, Sept. 8 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

According to Dr. Lauren Eastwood, coordinator of the garden, the garden was started about 10 years ago by “students who were deeply committed to better understanding the politics of food. 


Local Farm Producers to Participate in On-campus Farmers Market in September

01:32pm EDT, 26 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 26, 2017) — The College Auxiliary Services at SUNY Plattsburgh will host a farmers market on campus Friday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Angell college Center Amite Plaza.

For the third year in a row, CAS will be bringing local farm producers to campus for the college and surrounding community. For more information, contact Chris Whalen, 518-564-2038 or email

Digital Photographer Richard Tuschman First Speaker in Fall 2017 Visual Artist Series

09:49am EDT, 24 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 24, 2017) — The first lecture of the Fall 2017 Visual Artist Series will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in Room 202, Yokum Lecture Hall, and feature New York City photographer Richard Tuschman.

Tuschman began experimenting with digital imaging in the early 1990s, developing a style that was able to combine his interests in photography, painting and assemblage, a form of sculpture that uses found objects to create the piece. Tuschman’s photographs have appeared in numerous online magazines and journals, including Slate, LensCulture, LensScratch and Huffington Post. He was named a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Photography in 2016. He lives and works in New York City. 


Annual Service Remembering 9/11 Terrorist Attacks to be Held at Hawkins Pond

09:05am EDT, 23 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 23, 2017) —The annual SUNY Plattsburgh 9/11 memorial service will be held on the Hudson Hall side of Hawkins Pond Monday, Sept. 11 beginning at noon.

The ceremony, coordinated by the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society, will feature the Plattsburgh circle’s president, William Hodge, and Student Association President Vrinda Kumar as guest speakers. The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir will perform. 


International Students Welcomed to Campus for 2017-2018 Academic Year

12:44pm EDT, 22 Aug 2017

International students were welcomed to SUNY Plattsburgh for the 2017-2018 academic year with a morning program Aug. 22 where campus administrators and staff explained expectations, rules and regulations as well as activities and opportunities. President John Ettling offered an official welcome to campus before students broke up into groups for a luncheon in the Angell College Center. Move-in weekend is Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26 and 27, and classes for all students start Monday, Aug. 28. 

Graduate Studies Offerings to be Showcased at Fair Sept. 12

02:47pm EDT, 18 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 18, 2017) — SUNY Plattsburgh graduate studies office will host a Graduate Studies Info Night Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

Participants can learn more about graduate study at SUNY Plattsburgh including programs offered, the application process, and financial aid options. 


CommUNITY Night @ the Pond Honors Celebrates Engagement, Community Service

09:13am EDT, 18 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 18, 2017) — The second-annual CommUNITY Night @ the Pond, sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement and SUNY Plattsburgh Student Association, will be held Friday, Sept. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hawkins Hall pond.

According to Julia Devine, coordinator for the center, the event is intended “to bring campus and community members together in a spirit of unity at the start of a new academic year.” 


Closing, Opening Exhibitions Feted at Burke Gallery in Myers Fine Arts Building

09:51am EDT, 17 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 17, 2017) — The Plattsburgh State Art Museum will host the closing of one exhibit and the opening of another in September.

A closing reception for “Ars sacra: Devotional Works from the Western Tradition,” on display in the Burke Gallery, second floor of Myers Fine Arts Building, will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 in the Winkel Sculpture Court, adjacent to the Burke Gallery. 


New Cardinal Designs for College Athletics to be Unveiled Friday, Aug. 18

01:51pm EDT, 16 Aug 2017

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 16, 2017) — Cardinal Country will soon get a new look.

SUNY Plattsburgh's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will unveil a new visual identity, including a primary logo and accompanying elements, at a media event set for noon on Friday, Aug. 18 in the lobby of the Field House. 


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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