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News and Press Releases

Host Families Sought for Canadian Youth Ambassadors

02:15pm EDT, 16 Jun 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 16, 2015) — The Center for the Study of Canada is looking for local hosts for Canadian students and their teachers who will be on campus July 22-Aug. 3 participating in the annual Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada.

The center, in partnership with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Embassy Ottawa and Fulbright Canada, will host 15 students and two adult educators — all of whom will represent the diversity of Canada by their geographic, socioeconomic, First Nations, first-generation and multigenerational status.


College Gearing Up for Reunion 2015

12:00am EDT, 12 Jun 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 11, 2015) — Ahoy alumni. SUNY Plattsburgh is setting sail for Reunion 2015, July 9-12.

And for the fifth year in a row, the college is teaming up with the City of Plattsburgh and the Mayor’s Cup Regatta and Festival to embrace all Plattsburgh and the Adirondack Region has to offer in the summertime. 


Alumni Volunteers Invited to Serve as Career Mentors

03:19pm EDT, 11 Jun 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 11, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center is looking for alumni volunteers who can serve as career coaches and mentors for current students.

Alumni would provide career-based mentoring and information that allows students to connect without having to be in the same geographic location. 


Workshop for School Inclusion of Students with Autism June 12

04:56pm EDT, 9 Jun 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 9, 2015) — A workshop on inclusion of children with autism in middle and high school will be held Friday, June 12 at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Angell College Center.

“Everybody Wins: Inclusion of Middle and High School Students with Autism and/or Intensive Support Needs” begins Friday morning at 8:30 with a presentation by Dr. Lisa Cushing on current research about the essential components, strategies and practices associated with instituting social and academic inclusion. Participants will be given a look at how one educator was successful in her work to include secondary school students with disabilities. 


Phase I of Podium Renovation Expected to Begin This Month

04:02pm EDT, 5 Jun 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 5, 2015) —The elevated walkway that connects several buildings on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus will be undergoing extensive repairs that include a snow-melt system, green spaces and improved safety features.

According to Rick Larche, capital project manager, work on the walkway, also known as the podium, will begin at the end of June and include two phases. Phase I will begin at parking lot No. 8, the off-campus student lot on Draper Avenue, and cover the portions of the podium at Feinberg Library near the Rockwell Kent Gallery, Yokum Lecture Hall and Beaumont Hall. 


SUNY Plattsburgh Opera Culture Coach Set to Board New Subscribers

01:12pm EDT, 2 Jun 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 2, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music is once again sponsoring the Montreal Opera Culture Coach program with subscription tickets available for the upcoming 2015-2016 opera season.

The Culture Coach program, now entering its 12th year, includes four Saturday night performances of operas by Puccini, Strauss, Verdi and Marc and transportation by charter bus, which leaves from Myers Fine Arts Building. 


Branch Campus Offers Educational Leadership Programs

04:46pm EDT, 28 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 28, 2015) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s new Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership programs for school building and school district leaders are designed for professionals in the field, building on their previous work experience and graduate coursework.

Offered through SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, the program is aligned with Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium standards and prepares graduate students for leadership positions in education. Each class is taught as a hybrid with 50 percent in class and 50 percent online. 


Hawkins Hall Pond Fix-Up Picks Up, Completion Set for Summer's End

11:13am EDT, 21 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 21, 2015) — Work on Hawkins Hall Pond has resumed after a winter hiatus that left folks asking when the fence would be down and the beauty of the area restored.

The answer, according to Rick Larche, capital project manager at SUNY Plattsburgh, is by the start of the fall 2015 semester. 


Residence Hall Rummage Sale Being Held May 19, Algonquin Dining Hall

03:56pm EDT, 18 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 18, 2015) — The local Interfaith Food Shelf will once again benefit from items left behind by SUNY Plattsburgh students when the Center for Student Involvement hosts its fourth-annual residence hall rummage sale Tuesday, May 19.

The sale, being held in Algonquin Dining Hall, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the campus and opens from 5 to 7 p.m. for community members.


Adirondack Dance Company Produces Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale

03:45pm EDT, 18 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 18, 2015) — The Adirondack Dance Company presents “’The Snow Queen’ and An Evening of the Arts” Friday, May 28, 7 p.m. in E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story, “The Snow Queen” is about a boy who is kidnapped and the childhood sweetheart who goes in search of him, traveling across a magical landscape to the frozen North. 


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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