News and Press Releases
Music Department Hosts Composer-in-Residence Events
11:11am EDT, 18 Apr 2013
The highlight of the day will be a 7:30 p.m. concert in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall, that will feature Roadfeldt playing works by O’Riordan, Dr. Bill Pfaff of SUNY Plattsburgh, Joan Tower, Lowell Lieberman and Arnold Schoenberg. There will be a pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m. by Roadfeldt, O’Riordan and Pfaff.
Prior to the concert and pre-concert talk, Roadfeldt, O’Riordan and Pfaff will offer a lecture demonstration at 4 p.m. in Krinvitz Recital Hall. The presentation will allow the audience to hear sections of the evening’s program and gain insight from both the performer and the composers about the nature of the individual works. Audience questions will be welcome at this informal event.
History Majors Earn High Marks at Regional Conference
12:00am EDT, 17 Apr 2013 (Updated 04:14pm EDT, 17 Apr 2013)
PLATTSBURGH (April 17, 2013) — SUNY Plattsburgh history major Juli Burnett from Lake George, N.Y., took top honors for her paper, “Identity and Democracy: The Rise of Christianity in South Korea, 1960-1989,” presented at a history honor society’s regional conference April 6.
She was joined at the annual Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Hartwick College, Oneonta, N.Y by fellow history majors Michael Pelzer of Middle Grove, N.Y., and Paige Dustin of Malone, N.Y., and Dr. Connie Shemo, associate professor of history.
SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury Presents Free Leadership Forum and Networking Reception
03:09pm EDT, 17 Apr 2013
Experts to Give Insight into Leadership Theory, Practice
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (April 17, 2013) — SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury will present a free forum designed to give community members and representatives of local organizations the chance to learn about the role of leadership in various professional contexts.
The forum will take place on May 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Queensbury High School Auditorium, 409 Aviation Road in Queensbury. A networking reception with refreshments will kick off the evening at 6 p.m., enabling guests to mingle and meet leaders and leadership educators.
Presentations will begin at 7 p.m. Alumni and faculty from the college’s Master of Science and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Leadership programs will offer three presentations on current leadership topics:
1993 Film Parallels Rape, Murder of Indian Woman Last Fall
10:11am EDT, 17 Apr 2013
PLATTSBURGH (April 17, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Asian Studies Committee and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies will show the film, "Damini," 7 p.m., Friday, April 19 in Room 201, Yokum Lecture Hall.
“Damini” is a film about a woman in India who witnesses her husband's younger brother raping the maid-servant. The husband is too late to prevent the assault. The family then conspires to cover it up.
SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band to Give Spring Concert
12:00am EDT, 12 Apr 2013 (Updated 03:54pm EDT, 12 Apr 2013)
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 12, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Symphonic Band will present a spring concert Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m. in E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.
The program, under the direction of associate professor of music, Daniel Gordon, will feature trumpet soloist Matthew Trinkle, a graduating senior majoring in music and computer music. He will perform the premiere of his own transcription of “Flowerdale” by British composer Philip Sparke. Trinkle will be joined by trumpet soloists Grayson Wheeler and William Long in performing Leroy Anderson’s “Buglers’ Holiday.”
SUNY Plattsburgh Lyric Scenes Workshop Presents 'Back to Basics'
12:00am EDT, 12 Apr 2013 (Updated 03:39pm EDT, 12 Apr 2013)
PLATTSBURGH (April 12, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music will present "Back to Basics" featuring the students from Lyric Scenes Workshop Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in Glenn E. Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.
Fifteen students from varying degree programs who are taking the music course Lyric Scenes Workshop will perform vocal selections from opera, operetta and musical theater by composers such as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim. The production is directed by Timothy Morningstar, adjunct lecturer in music, with music direction by Dr. Karen Becker, associate professor of music. Admission is free.
SUNY Plattsburgh Alumnus Named Vice President for Student Affairs
09:34am EDT, 10 Apr 2013
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 10, 2013) — Bryan Hartman has been named SUNY Plattsburgh’s vice president for student affairs effective immediately.
The 1988 SUNY Plattsburgh alumnus had already served in that position as an interim following the retirement of long-time Vice President for Student Affairs William Laundry in January.
“I am pleased to announce that Bryan has accepted my invitation to become our next vice president for student affairs,” President John Ettling said. “I am looking forward to working with Bryan. Student Affairs is in good shape, and I believe it will become even better under Bryan’s leadership.”
SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department to Present ChoralFest 2013
12:00am EDT, 9 Apr 2013 (Updated 02:45pm EDT, 9 Apr 2013)
PLATTSBURGH (April 9, 2013) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents its annual ChoralFest Concert 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 19, in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium in Hawkins Hall.
Directed by Jo Ellen Miano, the College Chorale and Cardinal Singers will combine to perform Haydn’s “Te Deum” with chamber orchestra. In addition, they will perform two a cappella works that feature student soloists.
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.
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