News and Press Releases
Renowned Tibetan Singer Techung to Perform at SUNY Plattsburgh
09:21am EST, 20 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (February 20, 2014) — Tibetan folk and freedom singer-songwriter Techung and his band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, at SUNY Plattsburgh.
The event is part of the band’s New York tour, ending on March 11 at Carnegie Hall, where they will perform alongside Philip Glass, Iggy Pop and others.
The event is a unique opportunity to hear traditional and contemporary Tibetan music live. With Tibetan music and performing arts under siege in Tibet, Techung’s music is a valuable contribution to the preservation of that culture.
In addition, Techung will hold a free workshop on Tibetan music and dance from 5 to 8 p.m. March 6 in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. The community is invited to stop in; talk one-on-one with the artist; see and try the musical instruments; learn the movement and dance particular to Tibetan cultural groups; and learn about Tibetan song and vocals.
SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department Presents 'Beef Jerky and Premium Talc'
08:46am EST, 20 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 20, 2014) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department will present clarinetist Janine Scherline in a faculty recital March 2 at 2 p.m. in the Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.
Scherline will be joined by her spouse, saxophonist Todd W. Pray, accompanied by pianist Jun Matsuo. The program, “Beef Jerky and Premium Talc,” features works by Greg Wanamaker, Janne Ikonen, Pedro Iturralde, Claude Debussy, Paul Read and Daniel Coe. The title of the program refers to the piece of the same name by Coe, written for two players, and is described as “a musical characterization done in a cartoon-like manner.”
Second Lecture in Cultural Series to Look at Champlain's Early Immigrants
04:49pm EST, 19 Feb 2014
CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (Feb. 19, 2014) — A local archaeologist will be the next guest speaker in the Village of Champlain’s cultural series.
Andrew Black — an adjunct lecturer at SUNY Plattsburgh and the owner and president of the historic preservation and archaeology consulting firm Black Drake Consulting — will discuss “Life Along the Great Chazy: Early Immigrants to Champlain,” 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 27, at the Samuel de Champlain History Center, 202 Elm St., Champlain.
American Marketing Association Hosts Business Etiquette Series
07:39pm EST, 18 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb.18, 2014) — The SUNY Plattsburgh chapter of the American Marketing Association will host its annual Business Etiquette series starting Thursday, Feb. 20.
Each workshop will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.
Career Night to Provide Networking Opportunities for Students
02:06pm EST, 13 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 13, 2014) — Students will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from a wide range of businesses and organizations during the 38th annual Career Night from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.
The event emphasizes networking and connecting employers with prospective employees. It also allows for an information exchange and can help students widen their horizons regarding career options.
PR Students, Plattsburgh Housing Authority Announce 'I'm a Ted Kid' Campaign
10:06am EST, 12 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 12, 2014) – The Plattsburgh Housing Authority invites the residents of City of Plattsburgh to join them for the kick-off of the "I'm a Ted Kid" campaign. The launch will take place Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Ted K. Center located at 8 Tyrell Ave.
"The Ted K Center has been a little-known gem of the Housing Authority for years,” said Housing Authority Board Commissioner Alice Heckard. “It is the hope of the board and the executive director to gain support for its many activities from the very giving people in the community. Together we want to help children not only have fun but grow in their experiences and everyday life while living here."
'Vagina Monologues' Returns to SUNY Plattsburgh
03:40pm EST, 7 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 7, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for Womyn’s Concerns will host Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Krinovitz Recital Hall in Hawkins Hall.
Admission is $3 for students and $5 for faculty, staff and the public. Tickets will be sold at the Angell College Center’s information desk. All proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood of the North Country in Plattsburgh.
The award-winning play is based on interviews of more than 200 women and examines female issues, empowerment and sexuality. Celebrated and performed globally, “The Vagina Monologues” offers a voice to female topics rarely discussed and often shunned.
“It is such a powerful show because it brings women of all different backgrounds together,” said Elizabeth Rafferty, “Monologues” director.
SUNY Plattsburgh Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List
03:57pm EST, 28 Jan 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Jan. 28, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh has released the names of the students who made the college’s dean’s list for fall 2013.
To be eligible, undergraduate students must achieve a minimum 3.5 semester grade point average with at least 12 credit hours. Part-time, matriculated students are also eligible for the dean’s list after accruing 12 credit hours consecutively and achieving a minimum 3.5 semester grade point average. These credits may be accumulated in more than one semester. Pass/fail credits do not count.
Pendragon Theatre to Bring 'Oedipus' to SUNY Plattsburgh
02:32pm EST, 28 Jan 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Jan. 28, 2014) — Pendragon Theatre of Saranac Lake, N.Y., will present Sophocles’ “Oedipus” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building, SUNY Plattsburgh.
Tickets are available in advance at the Angell College Center and at the Hartman Theatre Box Office one hour prior to the show. Prices are $10 for general admission; $8 for seniors, students and SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff; and $2 for SUNY Plattsburgh students.
SUNY Plattsburgh College Council to Meet Feb. 3
12:10pm EST, 28 Jan 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Jan. 28, 2014) – The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its regular winter meeting Monday, Feb. 3, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.
The council will consider a resolution recognizing former Student Association Vanessa Cappon for her service to the College Council.
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Michelle Ouellette, Associate Director, Public Relations and Publications
Phone: (518) 564-2090