News and Press Releases
'The Hunting Ground' Screening to be Held April 23
03:52pm EDT, 20 Apr 2015
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 20, 2015) — The Gender and Women’s Studies department will host a free screening of the new documentary, “The Hunting Ground” Thursday, April 23 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall.
From the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, “The Hunting Ground” is an expose of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-yups and the toll they take on students and their families.
Student Recognition Ceremony for Leadership, Service
02:29pm EDT, 20 Apr 2015
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 20, 2015) — SUNY Plattsburgh student achievement in leadership and service will be celebrated Tuesday, April 21 at 4 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.
Students’ contributions to campus and the greater Plattsburgh community will be cited. The event is hosted by Project HELP and Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society.
College Chorale and Cardinal Singers Perform 'Chichester Psalms' for ChoralFest 2015
01:10pm EDT, 20 Apr 2015
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 20, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents its annual ChoralFest concert 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26 in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.
The College Chorale and Cardinal Singers, under the direction of Jo Ellen Miano, associate professor of music, will perform Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms,” a statement on the yearning for peace and unity in the world. It will be performed with orchestra, including a full brass section, strings and harp, as well as timpani and 14 percussion instruments.
'Bamboo Princess' On Hartman Theatre Stage
01:08pm EDT, 20 Apr 2015
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 20, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Theater presents “Tale of the Bamboo Princess: A Japanese Folktale,” April 30-May 2 at 7:30 p.m. and May 3 at 2 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.
The Japanese folktale directed by Erika Guay, assistant professor in theater, details the life of a mysterious girl who was discovered as a baby inside the stalk of a glowing bamboo plant.
Cardinal Men's Baseball Team Hosts Annual Bone Marrow Drive
03:50pm EDT, 17 Apr 2015
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 17, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh men’s baseball team will host the fourth annual Brian Mehan Be the Match bone marrow drive April 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.
The event honors the life of former teammate Brian Mehan, who lost his battle with cancer in 2008.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you would like more information on any of the following news releases, please contact:
Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director of Communications
Phone: (518) 564-2090