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Annual Rummage Sale Benefits Interfaith Food Shelf

12:00am EDT, 14 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 14) -- SUNY Plattsburgh will hold its annual rummage sale from items students leave behind when they move from the residence halls on Tuesday, May 19, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in Algonquin Hall on Ruger St.  The sale is open to the public and proceeds benefit the Interfaith Food Shelf.


Nursing Professor Appointed New Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

02:59pm EDT, 8 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 8, 2015) — Dr. JoAnn Gleeson-Kreig, professor of nursing and former chair of the nursing department, has been appointed the new associate vice president for academic affairs.

Gleeson-Kreig joined the nursing faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh in 1997 after a career that included working as a staff nurse with a specialty in medical-surgical and intensive care nursing at CVPH Medical Center. She received her Ph.D. in nursing science from the University of Connecticut. Her research focused on care for type 2 diabetes and nursing education. 

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History Professor Receives Germany Residency, Journal Awards from Historians Organization

02:39pm EDT, 8 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 8, 2015) — History Professor James Rice has received a 2015 Organization of American Historians Germany Residency Award, which will allow him to travel to the University of Tubingen, Germany, for a month beginning the end of May.

While at Tubingen, Rice will teach a weekly seminar for graduate students and advanced undergrads. He’ll also consult on an ad hoc basis with grad students who are working on theses on American topics. 

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Skopp Creative Competition Winner Honors Her Late Grandfather

05:09pm EDT, 6 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 6, 2015) – Senior nursing major Alice Cohen won the 2015 Douglas R. Skopp Creative Competition on the Theme of the Holocaust with her poem, “The Man I Never Knew,” at the fourth annual Days of Remembrance April 17.

The competition, founded by SUNY Plattsburgh's Judaic studies minor and funded through an endowment with the Plattsburgh College Foundation, accepts original scholarly and creative works about the Holocaust such as video productions, visual arts, musical compositions, poems and stories.

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'Ringing Down the Curtain' to Showcase Theater, Dance Students' Work

04:30pm EDT, 5 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) — SUNY Plattsburgh theater and dance students will perform in the annual “Ringing Down the Curtain Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 and 7, 7 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

The free performance allows students to perform class projects in front of a live audience. 


Department of Music Presents Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble Concert

04:28pm EDT, 5 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents the Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble Thursday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The concert will feature student soloist Gabrielle Beauregard in Antonio Vivaldi’s “Spring.”Beauregard, a senior studying music and magazine journalism, will perform for the occasion on a V. Richelieu violin loaned to her by the Burlington Violin Shop. She previously acted as the ensemble’s concertmaster and principal second violinist. 

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Nursing to Host Celebration of Scholarship

04:26pm EDT, 5 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Nursing and members of the Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Delta nursing honor society will present the Celebration of Nursing Scholarship May 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Nurses and students within the nursing department will display posters and results of various research projects. 

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Police Surrender Donuts for Good Crosswalk Behavior

04:15pm EDT, 1 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH N.Y. (May 1, 2014) — Stop. Look. Wave. Get a donut.

University Police are rewarding good crosswalk behavior with good eats over the next few weeks. Officer Bob Light, a member of CrossSTEP, the committee launched to raise awareness of campus traffic and crosswalk safety, will be monitoring Rugar Street crosswalks. Pedestrians whom he witnesses entering correctly will receive coupons for a free Tim Hortons donut or cup of coffee.

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Million Can Redemption Plan Enters Final Weekend

03:05pm EDT, 1 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 1, 2015) — The Ted K. Million Can Redemption Plan, a campaign led by public relations students to collect and redeem bottles and cans to benefit Plattsburgh’s Ted K. Community Center, is entering its final weekend.

Students in the campaign invite campus and community members to donate redeemables by Tuesday, May 5.

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Department of Music Presents the 39th Annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival

03:58pm EDT, 30 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 30, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents the 39th annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival Friday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The concert will feature the SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Ensemble and the Zip City Blues Band performing a repertoire ranging from Chicago-style blues to Duke Ellington swing. 

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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: news@plattsburgh.edu