News and Press Releases
Lockheed Martin Executive Delivers Distinguished Visiting Alumna Presentation
03:42pm EST, 7 Mar 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 7, 2014) — The director of complex systems at Lockheed Martin will share her journey with the aerospace technology company as part SUNY Plattsburgh’s Distinguished Visiting Alumni Program.
Cheryl McIntyre, a 1983 graduate in computer science, will speak Tuesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.
Dr. Michael Morgan Receives Witchita State University's Outstanding Alumni Award
12:13pm EST, 6 Mar 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 6, 2014) — Dr. Michael Morgan, dean of education, health and human services, has received the Communication Science and Disorders Outstanding Alumni Award from Wichita State University.
The annual award is presented to alumni who have shown outstanding professional achievement in speech-language pathology and audiology fields.
Alternative Spring Break Allows Students to Give Back
12:11pm EST, 6 Mar 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (March 6, 2014) — This year’s Alternative Spring Break will take students to communities as far away as Greensboro, Ga.
The yearly program offers a chance for students to engage in service opportunities with communities in need. As students embark on this volunteer experience they will learn to work with others, appreciate diversity and develop vital leadership skills according to Cori Jackson, director of the Student Center for Involvement.
SUNY Plattsburgh to Host Business Plan Competition
05:34pm EST, 3 Mar 2014
PLATTSBURGH (March 3, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh will host the North Country Regional Business Plan Competition Saturday, March 29, at Au Sable Hall, the college’s new business and computer science building.
According to Dr. Nancy Church, chair of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, undergraduate and graduate students from any accredited North Country college or university are eligible for the competition, which requires students to submit business plans to investors and business people attending the event.
Shine On! Registration to Begin
12:25pm EST, 28 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 28, 2014) — Registration is about to open for an annual conference designed to increase self-esteem and resiliency in young girls.
The fourth annual Shine On! conference will be held from 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 27, in Memorial Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.
This conference is open to all girls in the third, fourth and fifth grade. It includes 10 hands-on workshops about media literacy, communication skills and character strengths.
Physics Club Sells 3-D Roses for Double H Ranch
11:07am EST, 28 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 28, 2014) — On Valentine’s Day, SUNY Plattsburgh’s Physics Club used a new technology to romance the campus and raise money to help critically ill children attend camp.
Club members used the college’s new 3-D printer to make plastic roses, which they sold as a fundraiser for the Double H Ranch — a camp in Lake Luzerne that specializes in programs to help children dealing with life-threatening illnesses.
The roses raised $250.
The Physics Department received the 3-D printer in fall 2013 through an educational grant from SUNY Plattsburgh’s Feinberg Library.
SUNY Plattsburgh Theatre Department Presents 'A Bright Room Called Day'
10:46am EST, 27 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 27, 2014) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Theatre Department will present Tony Kushner’s play, ’A Bright Room Called Day’ March 6-9 in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts at SUNY Plattsburgh.
“A Bright Room Called Day,” directed by Professor Kim Hartshorn and performed by SUNY Plattsburgh students, is an examination of paranoia in the context of Nazi Germany . Set in the early 1930s, it tells of a group of Berlin artists and friends, with varying degrees of communist leanings, and the choices they make as the Republic slowly devolves into the fascist dictatorship of Hitler.
SUNY Plattsburgh Schedules Holocaust Remembrance Events
02:26pm EST, 26 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 26, 2014) — Tony Kushner’s play, “A Bright Room Called Day,” about a group of friends caught up in events during the rise to power of Hitler and the Nazis, kicks off this year’s Holocaust Observance at SUNY Plattsburgh.
The piece, directed by Kim Hartshorn, opens Thursday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Additional performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m.
GEO Expo to Bring the Global Experience to Plattsburgh
02:08pm EST, 24 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 24, 2014) — The inaugural GEO Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Warren Ballrooms of SUNY Plattsburgh’s Angell College Center.
Hosted by the college’s Global Education Office, the event will be the biggest cultural event on campus this semester. It will feature food, drinks, music and presentations from countries around the world, displaying the cultural spirit of SUNY Plattsburgh.
"The GEO Expo is an event that celebrates the geographic diversity of our college community and introduces us to unfamiliar customs, food, languages and ideas," said Jackie Girard Vogl, assistant vice president for global education. "I'm sure this event will be very interesting, entertaining and educational. And I hope that all of the students who have devoted so much time and effort to making this event a success will be rewarded by seeing lots of people participate."
Theater Adjunct, Peru Free Library to Present More Radio Theater!
11:56am EST, 24 Feb 2014
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (February 24, 2014) – A SUNY Plattsburgh adjunct theater lecturer and the Peru Free Library will present More Radio Theater!, an eight-week program that explores the basics of acting and acting for the radio. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, and will culminate in a 7:30 p.m. performance Monday, May 12.
This Creative Aging program is supported by a Lifetime Arts grant from the AARP Foundation.
This is the second radio theater program to be offered at the Peru Free Library. This time around, participants will rehearse and present “The Scrap of Lace” (also known as “A Scrap of Lace”), a mystery written by Hulbert Footner. The play was written in the 1920s and presented in 1942 on the radio series “Murder Clinic.”
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