News and Press Releases
Alumni Return to Talk About Careers in Communications, TV, Radio and Law
12:35pm EDT, 9 Apr 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 9, 2013) — “Career Advice in Communication, Television, Law and Radio” will be the topic 3 p.m., Friday, April 19, when SUNY Plattsburgh's Department of Communication Studies hosts a panel of alumni who are experts in those fields.
The forum will take place in Room 202, Yokum Lecture Hall, and will feature alumni Chris Engel '01, sports director from WPDM/WSNN Radio; Chris Impomeni '93, director of on-air promotion with the MLB Network; Chris Rooney '94, digital medial manager with WNYT-TV; Lori Ann LaRocco '92, on-air producer with CNBC; Suzanne Lumerman Rosenthal, senior director of human resources with Viacom; Kim Grabina Como, manager with NBC News Partnership; and Glenn Suddaby, U.S. federal judge, northern district of New York.
The Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Delivered Tuesday, April 9
12:00am EDT, 9 Apr 2013
Dr. Stephane Paquin, distinguished Fulbright chair in Quebec studies, will deliver the Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Tuesday, April 9, in the Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall, at SUNY Plattsburgh.
The Distinguished Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture, sponsored by the Institute on Québec Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh, in partnership with the Government of Québec and Fulbright Canada, is delivered annually.
SUNY Plattsburgh Hosts Concert to Kick Off Earth Week 2013
03:25pm EDT, 5 Apr 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 5, 2013) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s Environmental Action Committee has teamed up with other clubs and departments to host a variety of events in honor of Earth Week April 22-28.
The week will kick off Sunday, April 22, with the college’s inaugural eco-movement concert featuring the Blind Owl Band, the Standard Deviants and SUNY Plattsburgh's Uke-a-Dooks club. The Environmental Action Committee, Earth and Environmental Science Club, Wildlife Club, Outing Club, Food Group and SNAPS will also give presentations.
Film to Raise Funds for North Country Honor Flight
12:00am EDT, 3 Apr 2013
PLATTSBURGH (April 3, 2013) — The North Country Honor Flight will sponsor a showing of the film, “Honor Flight: One Last Mission,” Saturday, April 6 beginning at 7 p.m. in E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.
The film, a documentary about a group of World War II veterans and community members who work to fly thousands of vets to Washington, D.C., to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, will be shown following an introduction of North Country WWII veterans.
Relay to Feature Disney Theme
05:02pm EDT, 2 Apr 2013
College Strives to Raise $60K to Fight Cancer
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 2, 2013) – SUNY Plattsburgh’s seventh annual Relay for Life will feature a Disney theme with participants dressed like their favorite movie characters from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.
The relay is a great a way to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those lost and fight for a cure, said Ashley Culbertson, president of Colleges Against Cancer.
“This event is just not for college students, faculty and staff. It is also for community members,” she added.
Joan Sterling, the American Cancer Society professional who has overseen the event for the past seven years, said the support from Plattsburgh increases every year.
Career Night Provides Networking Opportunities for Students
12:46pm EDT, 2 Apr 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 2, 2013) — Students will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from a wide range of businesses and organizations during the 37th annual Career Night on Thursday, April 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.
Career Night is the most important employer event that the Career Development Center sponsors for students, according to Tracey Cross-Baker, center director.
SUNY Plattsburgh Names Andrew Buckser New Dean of Arts and Science
05:09pm EDT, 28 Mar 2013
PLATTSBURGH (March 28, 2013) — Dr. Andrew Buckser, anthropology professor and Purdue University’s associate dean for research and graduate education, will be the new dean of arts and science at SUNY Plattsburgh, effective July 1.
Buckser received word of his selection following a nationwide search that began last fall with the announcement that Dean Kathy Lavoie was stepping down to join the biology faculty full time at the end of the academic year. Lavoie has served as the dean of arts and science since arriving on campus in 1997.
Lavoie said she is looking forward to getting back into the classroom full time after returning to campus following a fall sabbatical. But before that, she will present a paper at the Internal Congress of Speleology, a conference for caving associations, in the Czech Republic this summer.
Todd Lawson to Perform Senior Voice Recital
12:38pm EDT, 28 Mar 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 28, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present baritone Todd Lawson in his senior voice recital at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 13, in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.
Associate Professor of Music Jo Ellen Miano will accompany the SUNY Plattsburgh student, who plans to graduate in May 2014 with an M.S. in education/special education and a concentration in music.
SUNY Plattsburgh Social Work Program Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation
01:35pm EDT, 21 Mar 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 21, 2013) – The SUNY Plattsburgh social work department has received high marks in its reaffirmation of accreditation process through the Council on Social Work Education.
Lynne Soine, social work department chair, and others have been working on the reaccreditation for two years through a self-study with more than 360 pages of documentation.
Students Cited by SUNY for Excellence
12:00am EDT, 18 Mar 2013
Four SUNY Plattsburgh students are recipients of the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
Rory Carroll, Michelle Haynes ’12, Mackenzie Kilkeary ’12 and Timothy Maggio received the award at a ceremony April 4 in Albany, N.Y. The award was created 16 years ago to recognize those students who have best demonstrated the integration of academic excellence with leadership, athletics, career achievement, community service or creative and performing arts.
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