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Inaugural 5K Color Run-Walk Set to Benefit Autism Speaks

01:42pm EDT, 17 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 17, 2015) — A 5-kilometer color run-walk to raise funds and awareness of autism is set for May 2 on campus, a first-time event powered by volunteers from the Autism Speaks U SUNY Plattsburgh chapter and the college women’s soccer team.

The event starts with registration at 10 a.m. on the field behind Memorial Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The run-walk begins at 11 a.m. The cost is $5 for students, $7 for faculty/staff and $10 for the general public.

 

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Romantic Movement of Wordsworth and Coleridge Topic of Feinberg Library Series Talk

02:54pm EDT, 16 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 16, 2015) — Feinberg Library on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus will host Dr. Ann Tracy, distinguished teaching professor and adjunct professor emerita of English, as part of its “Books that Rocked the World … And Still Do!” series Wednesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. in the library’s third-floor reading room.

Tracy will speak on William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Lyrical Ballads” in her talk, “Lyrical Ballads — It’s Not Just the Name of a Bookstore.” Wordsworth and Coleridge’s 1798 collaboration opened the door for what was later called the Romantic Movement.

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Student Musicians, Special Guest Highlight GospelFEST 2015

10:22am EDT, 16 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 16, 2015) — GospelFEST 2015, a powerful one-night concert featuring the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir, student musicians and a special guest performer, is set for Saturday, May 2 in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium.

The event marks the end of the academic season and the start to summer. Doors at the Hawkins Hall venue on campus open at 5:30 p.m. The two-hour event begins at 6 p.m. 

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Gender and Women's Studies Presents Forum on Sexual Assault

05:17pm EDT, 15 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 15, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Gender and Women’s Studies will host a panel discussion on changing the culture surrounding sexual assault Thursday, April 16 at 12:30 in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

“Together We Can Change the Culture” will feature gender and women’s studies peer educators presenting an overview of their class, “Sexuality, Power and Relationships.” The panel will be moderated by Butterfly Blaise, adjunct lecturer in gender and women’s studies. 


'Tubby the Tuba' Among Works Performed by Symphonic Band in Children's Concert

03:47pm EDT, 15 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 15, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band will perform a children’s concert Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Directed by Daniel Gordon, professor and chair of the SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music, the program consists of “Tubby the Tuba,” with James Donnelly, graduating SUNY Plattsburgh senior, as tuba soloist and Timothy Palkovic, theater faculty emeritus, as narrator; Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” also featuring Palkovic as narrator; a series of short concertos featuring elementary and middle-school student soloists Jack Drinkall (euphonium), Lacy Wright (saxophone), Aili Teittinen-Gordon (oboe), and Harper Wolff (clairnett);  and PDQ Bach’s “Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion.

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Cadillac Moon Ensemble Performs Free Concert April 23

03:44pm EDT, 15 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 15, 2015) — SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department presents “Reworking the Canon,” a free concert of new music performed by Cadillac Moon Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23  in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

New York City-based Cadillac Moon Ensemble, featuring Roberta Michel on flute,  Grammy Award-winner Karen Kim on violin, Aminda Asher on cello and Sean Statser on percussion, will include new works commissioned by Cadillac Moon Ensemble by composers, Caleb Burhans, Viet Cuong, Ryan Francis, Osnat Netzer, Kyle Tieman-Straus, and SUNY Plattsburgh Associate Professor of Music Bill Pfaff.

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Inaugural 5K Color Run-Walk Set to Benefit Autism Speaks

12:00am EDT, 15 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 17, 2015) — A 5-kilometer color run-walk to raise funds and awareness of autism is set for May 2 on campus, a first-time event powered by volunteers from the Autism Speaks U SUNY Plattsburgh chapter and the college women’s soccer team.

The event starts with registration at 10 a.m. on the field behind Memorial Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The run-walk begins at 11 a.m. The cost is $5 for students, $7 for faculty/staff and $10 for the general public.

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SUNY Plattsburgh Hosts Congresswoman During North Country Visit

12:27pm EDT, 14 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 14, 2015) — Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, who represents New York’s 21st Congressional District, stopped by SUNY Plattsburgh April 9 on a whirlwind visit to the North Country. While here, she met with President John Ettling, Jeff Singer, CFO of Eye-In Media (USA),  and others at the Now-to-Next Career Fair,  Dr. Julia Overton-Healy, director of the Career Development Center, and with students in the Student Support Services office.

Stefanik was then inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa Circle, SUNY Plattsburgh, as an honoris causa member. 


SUNY Plattsburgh Welcomes Three New University Police Officers

04:21pm EDT, 10 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 10, 2015) — Three university police officers graduated from Zone 9 Basic Police Academy Friday at a ceremony  held in the Rotunda of City Hall in Plattsburgh.

A reception for Jared Booth, Joshua Coons and Ashley Feldt and their families and guests was held at the home of SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling and his wife, Lisa Lewis.

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SUNY Plattsburgh Communications Students Win National Awards

11:04am EDT, 10 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 10, 2015) —Students from SUNY Plattsburgh’s Department of Communication Studies won six national awards at the 73rd National Broadcasting Society conference held in Atlanta March 24-29.

The National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho is a student-and-professional society with more than 120 chapters that provides enrichment opportunities for those entering television, broadcasting and related fields. Jeffrey Bullins, assistant professor of communications and local NBS chapter adviser, accompanied 17 students to Atlanta. The annual conference allows students to learn from and network with broadcast professionals from across the country. 

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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