SUNY Plattburgh’s television studios will soon have a new look, thanks to WXXA Fox23 of Albany, N.Y.
WXXA producer and SUNY Plattsburgh alumnus Joe Walsh ’96 helped facilitate the gift of two news sets and equipment that will be retrofitted and installed this winter. These are the same sets that Albany-area residents viewed on the Fox affiliate’s 6 and 11 p.m. news from 2001 until recently. Read more.
In an old lakeside garage at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, local middle school students wear NASA badges. Thirty-five of them huddle around tables in teams of four or five. They test strategies, bounce ideas, fight the clock and periodically start over.
With a limited supply of pipe cleaners, tape, pens, clothes pins and crumpled paper, they construct masterpieces — Popsicle-stick towers. Read more.
SUNY Plattsburgh has been named to this year’s “2014 Military Friendly Schools” list.
Compiled by Victory Media, the list honors the 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to support America’s military service members and ensure their success on campus. Read more.
I sit on the piece of one-inch webbing, the grass cool against my bare feet, and take in the world around me. Hawkins Hall is fit for a postcard under a pristine September sky. A light breeze carries mist from the fountain across the gravel path beside the pond. Green leaves fading to yellow, trees cast long shadows. Between the shadows: slacklines. Read more.
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