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SEFA Celebrates 50 Years

03:43pm EDT, 20 Oct 2014

The State Employees Federated Appeal is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

The 2014 SEFA Campaign kicks off at SUNY Plattsburgh Thursday, Oct. 23 and will include presentations by John Bernardi, director of the Adirondack United Way; Dr. John Ettling, president of SUNY Plattsburgh; and Carol Bleaux and Cherice Granger, co-chairs of the SEFA Committee. Campaign materials and pledge cards will be distributed at the end of the event.

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The Study of Culture Topic of UVM Sociologist Talk

05:17pm EDT, 15 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 15, 2014) — The Delta Xi chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta communications honor society will host “The Culture in Technology, or Why, Really, Do We Love Steve Jobs?” Oct. 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Dr. Tom Streeter, chair of the University of Vermont Department of Sociology, will lead an in-depth discussion about Steve Jobs and the way we think of innovation in the modern world.

 

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Homecoming 2014 Offers Weekend of Tradition, Activity and Fun

03:50pm EDT, 10 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh invites you to a weekend packed with Cardinal pride, tradition and fun during Homecoming 2014, Oct. 17-19.

Homecoming’s signature event, the Cardinal Athletic Hall of Fame induction, will take place Friday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, where the college will honor Corey Davidson ’01, Keri Duffy ’97, Kelly Duffy-Coryer ’01, and Jim Mihalko ’66. Tickets are available in advance for $20.

 

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'Shine the Light on Domestic Violence' Aims to 'Turn the State Purple' Oct. 15

02:49pm EDT, 9 Oct 2014

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 9, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh will participate in the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence’s “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign during October.

“SUNY is proud to participate in the “Shine the Light” campaign in downtown Albany and at our 64 campuses throughout New York as we take a united stand against domestic violence,” said Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York. 

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Strand Center Surveys SUNY Plattsburgh Students for Events Feedback

03:34pm EDT, 2 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 6, 2014) — The Strand Center for the Arts is collecting information from SUNY Plattsburgh students to improve the types of classes and events it hosts at its theater and center in downtown Plattsburgh.

The survey to measure student interests in specific areas of arts and entertainment is available Oct. 6 through Nov. 3 at goo.gl/nDY2Qb.

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'Death of a Salesman' Staged in Hartman Theatre Oct. 8

04:33pm EDT, 1 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 1, 2014) — Pendragon Theatre’s production of "Death of a Salesman" comes to the SUNY Plattsburgh campus Wednesday, Oct. 8 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

The Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Arthur Miller drama tells the tale of down-on-his-luck salesman Willy Loman and the unraveling of the American Dream. Family tenskons, deferred dreams and unfulfilled lives make up the landscape of this haunting play. 

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Wellness Fair Planned for Oct. 1 on SUNY Plattsburgh Campus

03:45pm EDT, 29 Sep 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 29, 2014) — The Center for Student Involvement, SUNY Plattsburgh, is hosting its annual Wellness Fair Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Community agencies and campus organizations will be available to answer questions on wellness- and fitness-related topics. In addition to fitness demonstrations and food samples, the event features flu shots provided by the Student Health and Counseling Center — free for students; $20 for faculty and staff. CVPH Medical Center will also be on hand hosting a blood drive. 

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Step UP! Creating the Change We Need

11:48am EDT, 25 Sep 2014

Don McPhersonPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 25, 2014) — Former NFL player and activist Don McPherson will help kick off a new bystander intervention initiative on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus with a talk Monday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

McPherson will talk about the Step UP! Be a Leader, Make a Difference program, which aims to teach students practical skills for safe intervention on issues such as academic dishonesty, alcohol misuse, and sexual violence, among others. He will speak about the role everyone can play in prevention, intervention, and accountability.

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Appreciation Day for Veterans and the Military Being Held Sept. 27

02:40pm EDT, 24 Sep 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 24, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh is hosting a military and veterans’ appreciation day Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Field House.

All veterans, their families and active-duty personnel are invited to attend to learn about healthcare enrollment, benefits information, employment opportunities and community vendors. Refreshments will be available.


Black Student Organization Hosts Culture Event

04:06pm EDT, 22 Sep 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 22, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s Black Student Union, AKEBA, will host “Profiting Off Black Culture,” on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Amnesty Room of the Angell College Center.

The event will focus on how black culture has created styles and influences such as “twerking,” rap, and hip-hop, among many others.

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Contact Information

If you would like more information on any of the following news releases, please contact:

Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director for Public Relations and Publications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090
E-mail: news@plattsburgh.edu