A Message From President John Ettling

Welcome to SUNY Plattsburgh

Since the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh opened its doors as a normal school for the training of teachers in 1889, the faculty and staff have dedicated themselves to providing a strong educational foundation for our students.

From the close interaction with faculty members to the facilities on campus, students at Plattsburgh have many invaluable resources available to them.

Internships, work experiences and study abroad programs offer students exciting opportunities throughout their college careers. We strive to provide all our students with an educational experience that will lead to rewarding and successful careers.

I challenge our students to commit themselves to excellence. SUNY Plattsburgh transforms the lives of its students as they seek to discover their fullest potential, in and out of the classroom. Our caring and experienced faculty and staff are here to support our students as they make this journey.

A Proud Past and a Strong Future

Our motto, 'A Proud Past, A Strong Future,' is as appropriate today as it was 25 years ago. Our alumni have graduated from Plattsburgh and have become successful in their careers and are standouts in their communities. We are an immensely proud institution - proud of our faculty, staff, students and alumni - and I am sincerely honored to be the 10th president of SUNY Plattsburgh.

I encourage you to take a look through our website and investigate the academic programs we offer, the administrative offices on campus, the many extracurricular activities available to the Plattsburgh State community as well as other information provided throughout the site.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the individual department directly or the President's Office at (518) 564-2010.

- John Ettling, Ph.D., President

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Contact Information

Office of the President
Office: 159 Hawkins Hall
Address: 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901

Phone: (518) 564-2010
Fax: (518) 564-3932
Email: president_office@plattsburgh.edu