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SUNY Plattsburgh concert sponsored by Bluegrass for the Next Generation

04:02pm EDT, 23 Oct 2014


WHO: The Gibson Brothers
WHAT: SUNY Plattsburgh concert sponsored by Bluegrass for the Next Generation
WHEN: Nov. 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. − Doors open at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Giltz Auditorium in Hawkins Hall, 47 Beekman St., Plattsburgh NY

Student-run tourism magazine to launch website

11:56am EDT, 23 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 23, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s All-American student-run print magazine, DoNorth, will launch its website on Oct. 28, 2014. This is the first time the publication will go live on the Web.

The website,, will run feature stories and articles and photography from each of the publication’s departments: Champlain Taste, Lakeside Canvas, Open Air and Northern Archives. By building the website, the DoNorth staff will also be able to create and share multimedia content alongside stories that appear in the magazine.


SUNY Plattsburgh Campus-Community Forum

09:05am EDT, 23 Oct 2014

SUNY Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh will host a Campus-Community Forum to renew collaborative efforts between the campus and community on Nov. 5 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newman Center, 90 Broad St.  Members of campus administration, local elected officials, and representatives from campus and city departments will be in attendance. We encourage residents of the city, along with students, to come and engage in a dialog. The evening will have brief remarks from Vice President of Student Affairs Bryan Hartman and Mayor James Calnon.

For more information, contact Michael Cashman in the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Student Involvement at 518.564.4830.

Trout Unlimited Hosts Anti-dam Movie, Discussion on Plattsburgh Dam Removal

09:35am EDT, 22 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 22, 2014) — A SUNY Plattsburgh screening of the award-winning environmental documentary “DamNation” will held 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

The screening is free and will be followed by a discussion about efforts to remove a dam on nearby Saranac River.


SEFA Celebrates 50 Years

03:43pm EDT, 20 Oct 2014

The State Employees Federated Appeal is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

The 2014 SEFA Campaign kicks off at SUNY Plattsburgh Thursday, Oct. 23 and will include presentations by John Bernardi, director of the Adirondack United Way; Dr. John Ettling, president of SUNY Plattsburgh; and Carol Bleaux and Cherice Granger, co-chairs of the SEFA Committee. Campaign materials and pledge cards will be distributed at the end of the event.


The Study of Culture Topic of UVM Sociologist Talk

05:17pm EDT, 15 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 15, 2014) — The Delta Xi chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta communications honor society will host “The Culture in Technology, or Why, Really, Do We Love Steve Jobs?” Oct. 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Dr. Tom Streeter, chair of the University of Vermont Department of Sociology, will lead an in-depth discussion about Steve Jobs and the way we think of innovation in the modern world.



Homecoming 2014 Offers Weekend of Tradition, Activity and Fun

03:50pm EDT, 10 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh invites you to a weekend packed with Cardinal pride, tradition and fun during Homecoming 2014, Oct. 17-19.

Homecoming’s signature event, the Cardinal Athletic Hall of Fame induction, will take place Friday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, where the college will honor Corey Davidson ’01, Keri Duffy ’97, Kelly Duffy-Coryer ’01, and Jim Mihalko ’66. Tickets are available in advance for $20.



'Shine the Light on Domestic Violence' Aims to 'Turn the State Purple' Oct. 15

02:49pm EDT, 9 Oct 2014

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 9, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh will participate in the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence’s “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign during October.

“SUNY is proud to participate in the “Shine the Light” campaign in downtown Albany and at our 64 campuses throughout New York as we take a united stand against domestic violence,” said Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York. 


Strand Center Surveys SUNY Plattsburgh Students for Events Feedback

03:34pm EDT, 2 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 6, 2014) — The Strand Center for the Arts is collecting information from SUNY Plattsburgh students to improve the types of classes and events it hosts at its theater and center in downtown Plattsburgh.

The survey to measure student interests in specific areas of arts and entertainment is available Oct. 6 through Nov. 3 at


'Death of a Salesman' Staged in Hartman Theatre Oct. 8

04:33pm EDT, 1 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 1, 2014) — Pendragon Theatre’s production of "Death of a Salesman" comes to the SUNY Plattsburgh campus Wednesday, Oct. 8 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

The Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Arthur Miller drama tells the tale of down-on-his-luck salesman Willy Loman and the unraveling of the American Dream. Family tenskons, deferred dreams and unfulfilled lives make up the landscape of this haunting play. 


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Contact Information

If you would like more information on any of the following news releases, please contact:

Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director for Public Relations and Publications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090