News and Press Releases
SUNY Plattsburgh Names New Building, Terrace and Conference Room
09:48am EST, 15 Nov 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 15, 2013) — At its November meeting, the SUNY Plattsburgh College Council approved resolutions temporarily renaming the new business and computer science building, while giving permanent names to a conference room and terrace.
The building, which sits on the corner of Draper Avenue and Cornelia Street, will be named Au Sable Hall but may be renamed should a donor make a gift in accordance with the Campus Naming Opportunities Policy of the Plattsburgh College Foundation.
The move to name the building was made to facilitate communication.
SUNY Plattsburgh to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week
01:07pm EST, 12 Nov 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 12, 2013) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship has announced a slate of events for Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 18-22.
The events have been planned by the ENACTUS Club and its faculty adviser, Dr. Laurent Josien. Attendance is free and open to the public.
SUNY Plattsburgh Makes List of Best Four-Year Colleges for Vets
02:41pm EST, 11 Nov 2013
Selection Places a New Emphasis on Academic Rigor
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 11, 2013) – SUNY Plattsburgh has been ranked among the top 120 four-year schools in the country for veterans.
Military Times made the announcement today, Veterans Day, with the release of its Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings. The college ranked 77th on that list.
Best for Vets strives to provide service men and women with a gauge by which to judge whether a school or degree program will truly benefit them. The rankings factor in service member enrollment, the percentage of tuition covered by the GI Bill and the availability of specific programs to help service members.
SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band to Present JFK Memorial Concert
03:26pm EST, 8 Nov 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band, under the direction of Daniel Gordon, will perform a special memorial concert in honor of John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. The concert will take place Friday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 pm in E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium in Hawkins Hall on the Plattsburgh campus.
The program will consist entirely of works related to the event: Leonard Bernstein’s “ Fanfare for the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy, Frederick Loewe’s “Highlights from Camelot,” Ronald Lo Presti’s “Elegy for a Young American,” James Curnow’s “Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew,” Frank Ticheli’s “American Elegy,” and two movements from Andrew Boysen Jr.’s Symphony No. 3 “JFK.”
SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department to Present Choral Concert
10:53am EST, 8 Nov 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2013) — Directed by Jo Ellen Miano, two choral ensembles from the SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music, will present an evening of choral works 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.
With faculty member Dr. Karen Becker and alumna Dr. Jun Matsuo at the piano, the combined choirs of the ;Cardinal Singers and College Chorale will sing Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Walzer” (“Lovesong Waltzes”), op. 52 — a collection of 18 short waltzes for chorus and four-hand piano. ;
Student Art Auction to Raise Scholarship Funds
04:09pm EST, 6 Nov 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 6, 2013) — Student artists at SUNY Plattsburgh have donated their work to an art auction designed to raise money for student art scholarships Thursday, Nov. 21, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Myers Fine Arts Building lobby.
The annual silent auction gives students the chance to experience what it’s like to have their art purchased by the public while raising money for the education of fellow students.
'Entertainer of the Year,' the Gibson Brothers, to Perform
03:20pm EDT, 31 Oct 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 31, 2013) — The award-winning Gibson Brothers will return to their alma mater, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16.
The band’s concert in SUNY Plattsburgh’s E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, is a fundraiser for Bluegrass for the Next Generation — an effort to promote the genre at the college and in the community, through classes, scholarships, concerts, jam sessions and a show on SUNY Plattsburgh’s WARP radio station.
Named “Entertainer of the Year” for the second straight year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, the Gibson Brothers band has received many other accolades, such as having one of their songs, “They Called It Music,” reach No. 1 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart for April 12 and May 17.
Cardinal Points Newspaper Garners Associated Collegiate Press Accolade
10:11am EDT, 31 Oct 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 31, 2013) — Cardinal Points, SUNY Plattsburgh’s student-run newspaper, was named to the Associated Collegiate Press’s Best of Show list at the National Collegiate Media Association convention in New Orleans, Oct. 23-27.
The paper came in at No. 8 in the four-year weekly tabloid division. Other papers named in that division included those from the University of North Florida, University of Miami, Georgia State University and California State University, Stanislaus.
SUNY Plattsburgh College Council Meeting to Feature Report on Global Education
11:38am EDT, 29 Oct 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 29, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its next meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Alumni Conference Room of the Angell College Center.
The meeting will feature a presentation on the Global Education Office by Cody McCabe, associate director for international enrollment services.
College's Model United Nations Club Wins Best Large Delegation Award
11:05am EDT, 29 Oct 2013
ITHCA, N.Y. (Oct. 29, 2013) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s Model United Nations club received the Best Large Delegation award in the fourth annual Cornell International Affairs Conference at Cornell University, Sunday, Oct. 20.
The club sent a team of 12 delegates to the conference. Ben Rosner and Kevin Clayton both received Best Delegate honors — the highest individual awards given. Meanwhile, Shaun Reardon received an “Honorable Mention.”
More than 65 delegates from eight schools, including McGill University, Pennsylvania State University and Queens University, attended the conference.
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