College Presents December Calendar of Events
PLATTSBURGH, NY (November 30, 2007) - The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to announce its schedule of events for December 2007. This calendar is distributed once a month and contains a wide sampling of events at the college, including theater programs, concerts, business programs, and scholarly talks.
For more information, contact Michelle Ouellette at 518-564-3095.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Opening Reception: "Nina Winkel: Clay Drawings," 4 to 6 p.m., Plattsburgh State Art Museum. This art exhibit looks at the more than 250 clay studies that form a dialogue surrounding the work of Nina Winkel. These are seen as the three-dimensional clay "drawings" or jottings which form a library of her ideas.
Kid's Night Out, 5 to 9 p.m., Memorial Hall. Children ages 6 to 14 take part in sports, games, swimming, arts and crafts, and movies. The cost is $10 per child, with a discount rate of $7 for each additional family member. Parents or guardians must be present for onsite registration from 4:45 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Cheryl Cole, at 518-564-4147.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir Presents "A Soulful Christmas Celebration," 4:30 p.m., Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the Gospel Choir's Christmas concert. Advanced admission is $10 and $3 for students. Tickets at the door will be $10 and $5 for students. Free to children ages five and under. For information, call 518-563-1604.
Monday, Dec. 3
Battle of the Bands , 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Warren Ballroom. Sponsored by Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Sponsored by Plattsburgh Student Service Corps.
"Productivity Growth and Economic Reform: Evidence from Rwanda," Lecture by Neil Duffy, noon to 1:15 p.m., Mowry Conference Room Sponsored by the School of Business and Economics.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Guitar Concert, 7:30 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. NY Plattsburgh Adjunct Lecturer Michael Angelo Fratino, director. Admission is free but tickets are required and may be picked up at the Angell College Center Desk. Audience members are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited.
"Ringing Down the Curtain," 7 p.m., Hartman Theatre Myers Fine Arts. students from dance and acting classes perform their best works of the semester at this free event.
Thurs., Dec. 6
14th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Angell College Center. Open to medical and health care professionals, paraprofessionals, caregivers and students. The cost is $50 for professionals, $40 for caregivers, and $20 for students. To register call Kate Chilton at 518-564-3054. For more information, call Kenna LaPorte at 518-564-3370.
"Ringing Down the Curtain," 7 p.m., Hartman Theatre Myers Fine Arts. Students from dance and acting classes perform their best works of the semester at this free event.
Sunday, Dec. 9
Skate with the Cardinals, 1:30 to 2:45, Field House. Santa Claus, Burghy, and the Cardinals Men's and Women's Hocky Teams will be at the rink. Admission is $2 for the public and $1 for SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff with proper identification. Skate rentals are $2 for the public and $1 for SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff. Proceeds will go to the Christmas Bureau.
"Dually Noted: Music for the Youthful and the Young," Champlain Valley Oratorio Society & SUNY Plattsburgh Choral Union Concert, 3 p.m., E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Under the direction of Jo Ellen Miano, this special winter concert combines the talents of children and adults as well as singers and instrumentalists. Tickets are available at the door, from CVOS members and at the Corner-Stone Bookshop and Meyer Pharmacy in Plattsburgh. Tickets cost $5 for children 12 and under, $12 for seniors and students, and $17 for general admission.
Saturday, Dec. 15
2007 Winter Commencement, 11 a.m., SUNY Plattsburgh Field House. Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causia, from the State University of New York. McKibben is the author of many books about the environment, including "The End of Nature." Often called the first book for general audiences about the issue of global warming, "The End of Nature" has been translated into 20 languages and has reached people around the world. Open to the public. No tickets are required.
Thursday, Dec. 20
"Workplace Violence Assessment and Prevention Presentation" by John Nicoletti, Ph.D. and Kym Baum, Ph.D., 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., Cardinal Lounge or Warren Ballroom, Angell College Center. The purpose of this training is to provide front-line employees with specific techniques for the detection and interruption of violence rehearsals and other behaviors that raise red flags. Nicoletti has served as a police psychologist in the Denver area for more than 25 years and is a co-founder of Nicoletti-Flater Associates, a private practice in the field of violence and violence prevention, which has worked with national corporations and government agencies, such as the United Postal Service, United Airlines, NASA, Johns Manville, and the U.S. Department of Energy. Baum is a clinical/police psychologist who specializes in high-stress occupations and violence. She works with government agencies, private corporations and educational institutions in identifying, assessing and defusing violence and providing trauma intervention after critical incidents. She provides consultation in the areas of workplace violence, school and college violence, critical incident trauma debriefing, and verbal de-escalation for workplace and educational personnel, and she conducts direct and indirect threat and violence risk assessments.
Public Skating, Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 16, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and 30, 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Plattsburgh State Field House. Admission is $2 for the public and $1 for SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff with proper identification. Skate rentals are $2 for the public and $1 for SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff.
"Nina Winkel: Clay Drawings," Dec. 1, 2007 through Jan. 20, 2008, from 12 to 4 p.m., Plattsburgh State Art Museum. This art exhibit looks at the more than 250 clay studies that form a dialogue surrounding the work of Nina Winkel. These are seen as the three-dimensional clay "drawings" or jottings which form a library of her ideas.