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September 1, 2015

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History Professor Receives Germany Residency, Journal Awards from Historians Organization

02:39pm EDT, 8 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 8, 2015) — History Professor James Rice has received a 2015 Organization of American Historians Germany Residency Award, which will allow him to travel to the University of Tubingen, Germany, for a month beginning the end of May.

While at Tubingen, Rice will teach a weekly seminar for graduate students and advanced undergrads. He’ll also consult on an ad hoc basis with grad students who are working on theses on American topics. 

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Skopp Creative Competition Winner Honors Her Late Grandfather

05:09pm EDT, 6 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 6, 2015) – Senior nursing major Alice Cohen won the 2015 Douglas R. Skopp Creative Competition on the Theme of the Holocaust with her poem, “The Man I Never Knew,” at the fourth annual Days of Remembrance April 17.

The competition, founded by SUNY Plattsburgh's Judaic studies minor and funded through an endowment with the Plattsburgh College Foundation, accepts original scholarly and creative works about the Holocaust such as video productions, visual arts, musical compositions, poems and stories.

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'Ringing Down the Curtain' to Showcase Theater, Dance Students' Work

04:30pm EDT, 5 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) — SUNY Plattsburgh theater and dance students will perform in the annual “Ringing Down the Curtain Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 and 7, 7 p.m. in Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building.

The free performance allows students to perform class projects in front of a live audience. 


Department of Music Presents Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble Concert

04:28pm EDT, 5 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents the Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble Thursday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The concert will feature student soloist Gabrielle Beauregard in Antonio Vivaldi’s “Spring.”Beauregard, a senior studying music and magazine journalism, will perform for the occasion on a V. Richelieu violin loaned to her by the Burlington Violin Shop. She previously acted as the ensemble’s concertmaster and principal second violinist. 

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Nursing to Host Celebration of Scholarship

04:26pm EDT, 5 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Nursing and members of the Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Delta nursing honor society will present the Celebration of Nursing Scholarship May 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Nurses and students within the nursing department will display posters and results of various research projects. 

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Police Surrender Donuts for Good Crosswalk Behavior

04:15pm EDT, 1 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH N.Y. (May 1, 2014) — Stop. Look. Wave. Get a donut.

University Police are rewarding good crosswalk behavior with good eats over the next few weeks. Officer Bob Light, a member of CrossSTEP, the committee launched to raise awareness of campus traffic and crosswalk safety, will be monitoring Rugar Street crosswalks. Pedestrians whom he witnesses entering correctly will receive coupons for a free Tim Hortons donut or cup of coffee.

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Million Can Redemption Plan Enters Final Weekend

03:05pm EDT, 1 May 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (May 1, 2015) — The Ted K. Million Can Redemption Plan, a campaign led by public relations students to collect and redeem bottles and cans to benefit Plattsburgh’s Ted K. Community Center, is entering its final weekend.

Students in the campaign invite campus and community members to donate redeemables by Tuesday, May 5.

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Department of Music Presents the 39th Annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival

03:58pm EDT, 30 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 30, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Music presents the 39th annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival Friday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The concert will feature the SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Ensemble and the Zip City Blues Band performing a repertoire ranging from Chicago-style blues to Duke Ellington swing. 

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Lifeguard Training Renewal Program To Be Held in Memorial Hall

03:55pm EDT, 30 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 30, 2015) — SUNY Plattsburgh Recreational Sports will host a noncredit lifeguarding and waterfront training renewal program Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

The program is open to certified lifeguards who wish to renew their certification in lifeguard, waterfront and first-aid training and CPR/AED for Professional Rescue. 

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Kent and Jackson State Memorial Ceremony May 5

01:25pm EDT, 29 Apr 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 29, 2015) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Student Association is hosting the 45th commemorative ceremony honoring Kent State and Jackson State Tuesday, May 5 beginning at 12:15 p.m. on the front lawn of Kehoe Administration Building.

The ceremony honors those college students at Kent and Jackson State who were killed in May 1970 during anti-war and racism protests. SUNY Plattsburgh history professor, Dr. James Lindgren, will speak and the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir will perform during the event. 


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Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director of Communications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090
E-mail: news@plattsburgh.edu