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Students Pull All-nighter '90s Style to Fight Cancer

09:18am EST, 7 Nov 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 6, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh students will stay up all night Saturday, Nov. 8 –– not to study –– but to celebrate their semester-long fundraising project “Up ’til Dawn.”

Although SUNY Plattsburgh students put on the event, everyone is welcome to attend. To receive invitations, groups of six must raise a total of $600. All donations are welcome.

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'Words On Fire' Series

09:39am EST, 3 Nov 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 3, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh welcomes Berkeley, California's Elizabeth Rosner to campus Friday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. Rosner is the first of three writers featured in the “Words On Fire” series hosted by Feinberg Library in its third-floor Reading Room.

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SUNY Plattsburgh Hosts Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair

04:08pm EDT, 29 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 29, 2014) — The 42nd annual fall arts and crafts fair at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9, beginning at 10 a.m. each day.

Admission to the fair is $3 for adults and free to children under 12 and SUNY Plattsburgh students. 

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

12:13pm EDT, 28 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 24, 2014) — Several events will be hosted in Plattsburgh throughout November in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

All events are co-hosted by the SUNY Plattsburgh Anthropology Department, the Anthropology Club and the Multicultural Alliance.

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Campus Alert Update

11:02am EDT, 28 Oct 2014

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, 11 a.m. The Angell College Center and portions of the Myers Fine Arts Building and the Feinberg Library will be closed until at least 2 p.m. Tuesday.

This morning at approximately 9 a.m. Student Affairs staff noticed a sound coming from a mailbox located in the Angell College Center. Police were notified and responded.

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SUNY Plattsburgh concert sponsored by Bluegrass for the Next Generation

04:02pm EDT, 23 Oct 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY

 
WHO: The Gibson Brothers
WHAT: SUNY Plattsburgh concert sponsored by Bluegrass for the Next Generation
WHEN: Nov. 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. − Doors open at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Giltz Auditorium in Hawkins Hall, 47 Beekman St., Plattsburgh NY
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Student-run tourism magazine to launch website

11:56am EDT, 23 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 23, 2014) — SUNY Plattsburgh’s All-American student-run print magazine, DoNorth, will launch its website on Oct. 28, 2014. This is the first time the publication will go live on the Web.

The website, donorthmag.com, will run feature stories and articles and photography from each of the publication’s departments: Champlain Taste, Lakeside Canvas, Open Air and Northern Archives. By building the website, the DoNorth staff will also be able to create and share multimedia content alongside stories that appear in the magazine.

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SUNY Plattsburgh Campus-Community Forum

09:05am EDT, 23 Oct 2014

SUNY Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh will host a Campus-Community Forum to renew collaborative efforts between the campus and community on Nov. 5 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newman Center, 90 Broad St.  Members of campus administration, local elected officials, and representatives from campus and city departments will be in attendance. We encourage residents of the city, along with students, to come and engage in a dialog. The evening will have brief remarks from Vice President of Student Affairs Bryan Hartman and Mayor James Calnon.

For more information, contact Michael Cashman in the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Student Involvement at 518.564.4830.


Trout Unlimited Hosts Anti-dam Movie, Discussion on Plattsburgh Dam Removal

09:35am EDT, 22 Oct 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 22, 2014) — A SUNY Plattsburgh screening of the award-winning environmental documentary “DamNation” will held 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

The screening is free and will be followed by a discussion about efforts to remove a dam on nearby Saranac River.

 
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SEFA Celebrates 50 Years

03:43pm EDT, 20 Oct 2014

The State Employees Federated Appeal is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

The 2014 SEFA Campaign kicks off at SUNY Plattsburgh Thursday, Oct. 23 and will include presentations by John Bernardi, director of the Adirondack United Way; Dr. John Ettling, president of SUNY Plattsburgh; and Carol Bleaux and Cherice Granger, co-chairs of the SEFA Committee. Campaign materials and pledge cards will be distributed at the end of the event.

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Contact Information

If you would like more information on any of the following news releases, please contact:

Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director for Public Relations and Publications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090
E-mail: news@plattsburgh.edu