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College Presents Sampling of Public Events Through Summer


PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 26, 2010) -- The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to present this calendar of public events through the summer. It contains a sampling of arts, workshops, talks and other events at the college, all of which are open to the public and many of which are free of charge.

For more information, visit the college's website at plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette, director of public relations and publications, at 518-564-3095 or [email protected]

April

Monday, April 26

Define and Shape Your Success. 4:30-6:30 p.m. North Country Small Business Development Center, 194 U.S. Oval, Room 220, Plattsburgh. Seminar for entrepreneurs and marketers interested in learning about social media options and how they can impact the bottom line. Presented by Dr. Jonathan Slater, associate professor, and Colleen Lemza, assistant professor, both from the Center for Communication and Journalism at SUNY Plattsburgh. Fee: $15. To register call 518-564-2042.

Tuesday, April 27

Alzheimer's Poetry Workshop. 11 a.m. Room 100, Sibley Hall. Poet Gary Glazner, founder and executive director of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project, facilitates a workshop for caregivers, activities personnel, students and community volunteers to help them gain the skills to share classic poetry with individuals living with Alzheimer's disease. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Laura Dominianni at 518-564-3377.

Boogie Woogie Rumble of a Dream Deferred, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Warren Ballroom, Angell College Center.

SUNY Plattsburgh Chamber Ensembles Concert. 7:30 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Free and open to the public.

"Behind the Camo: An Inside Look at the ROTC," 7 -9 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. The student group Cardinal Public Relations presents the premiere of their documentary, "Behind the Camo: An Inside Look at the ROTC." R.S.V.P. by calling 518-564-2264.

Wednesday, April 28

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series. 1-1:50 p.m. Room 111, Redcay Hall. All members of the campus and community are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and watch videos related to computing, math, science, engineering and related social issues. Individuals who must leave early are invited to do so. Those who wish to stay longer and continue to watch a video or discuss a topic are welcome to stay for an additional hour. View the program and other information online at http://server.cs.plattsburgh.edu:8008/wiki/index.php/LunchVideos.

Thursday, April 29

16th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh. Topics include "Early On-Set Dementia: Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment"; "AD 2010: Practical and Compassionate Multimodal Evaluation and Treatment of Alzheimer's and Dementia"; "Senior Fitness: An introduction to Basic Strengthening Exercise"; and "Aging Veterans: Re-living Trauma." $50 for professionals; $40 family caregivers/students and for three or more from the same agency registering together. For more information, contact Kenna LaPorte, 518-564-3370. To register, contact Kate Chilton, 518-564-3054.

Gender, Solidarity, and the Politics of Accountability. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Presented by Dr. Ann Russo from DePaul University.

SUNY Plattsburgh Mambo Combo. 8-11 p.m. Irises Café and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. Directed by Dr. Rick Davies with Curtis Fowlkes, trombone. Part of the 34th Annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival.

Friday, April 30

Jazz Artist Curtis Fowlkes Workshop. 2-3:30 p.m. Room 300, Myers Fine Arts Building. Part of the 34th Annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival. Free and open to the public.

Take Back the Night. 6 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. The night will include a speak-out for survivors and their loved ones and performances by local artists. It will conclude with a march through the streets of Plattsburgh.

SUNY Plattsburgh Festival Jazz Concert. 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Curtis Fowlkes performs with the Jazz Ensemble, Herm Matlock, director, and Mambo Combo, Dr. Rick Davies, director. Tickets at Angell College Center and at the door. General admission: $8. Seniors/students/SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff: $5. SUNY Plattsburgh students: $2. Part of the 34th Annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival.

May

Saturday, May 1

Month of the Young Child Festival. 9 a.m.-noon. Throughout Sibley Hall. Free and open to area families. Features book fair, arts and crafts, games, ice cream and more, with undergraduate education majors in charge of activity booths.

Live Music Fundraiser for Books for Kids. 2-6 p.m. 62 and 64 Couch St., Plattsburgh. Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity presents music, food, and games like Ladderball and CanJam to raise money for the Books for Kids program. This family-friendly celebration is open to the community. Music will start at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Eric Nabozny at 518-929-4105 or [email protected]gmail.com or Dr. Elizabeth Bernat at [email protected]

"The State of Men in Higher Education Part Three: Boys II Men." 2:30-4 p.m. Krionvitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Part of a series initiated in the spring of 2009 as a way to address the challenges faced by college men and, in particular, men of color. The discussion panel will consist of SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff, as well as local school counselors, who can offer their expertise and insight. Free. For information, contact Brian Posthauer, counselor, or Kyla Relaford, associate director, Educational Opportunity Program, 518-564-2263.

Latin Dance Party. 7-10 p.m. The Naked Turtle, 1 Dock St., Plattsburgh. Rick Davies and Jazzismo with special guests Curtis Fowlkes, trombone; Papo Ross, vocals; and Herm Matlock, trumpet. General admission: $5. SUNY Plattsburgh students: $2. All ages admitted until 10 p.m. Part of the 34th Annual SUNY Plattsburgh Jazz Festival.

"Wit." 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Willsboro Drama Club presents Margaret Edson's play, directed by Derrick A. Hopkins. Facing cancer, a renowned English professor reassesses her life and work. $5 general admission. $2 SUNY Plattsburgh students.

Sunday, May 2

Faculty Recital: Ann Ellsworth and HOBOCORD. 3 p.m. Winkel Courtyard, Myers Fine Arts Building. Free and open to the public.

Monday, May 3

Sinfonia Ensemble Concert. 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium. Elizabeth Gorevic directs Sinfonia String Ensemble Concert. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, May 4

40th Annual Kent State/Jackson State Commemorative Ceremony. 12:30 p.m. At the memorial by Kehoe on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

Wednesday, May 5

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series. 1-1:50 p.m. See April 28 listing.

Guitar Ensemble Concert. 12:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium. Students from Michael Angelo Fratino's guitar studio and ensemble perform. Free.

Thursday, May 6

Guerilla Marketing Techniques. 8:30-10 a.m. Lake Placid Visitor's Bureau, 49 Parkside Dr., Lake Placid. Presented by Rick Leibowitz, North Country Small Business Development Center. Low cost opportunities to market your business. Free to Lake Placid Business Association members. Businesses, which are not yet members, are invited to join for a $40 fee. Registration through Fanfare of Lake Placid at 518-523-9223.

Gender and Women's Studies Awards Ceremony and Portfolio Presentations: Reflections of a Journey. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

Senior History Project Presentations. 9 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Free and open to the public. For information, contact Wendy Gordon at [email protected]

24th Annual American Marketing Association Banquet and Champy Advertising Awards Program. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Ground Round Restaurant, Smithfield Boulevard, Plattsburgh. Program includes dinner, presentation on advertising and the awarding of the 24th annual Champy Advertising Awards for creativity. The newest members in Alpha Mu Alpha, the marketing honor society, will be inducted, and the gavel from the current president will be passed to the 2010-2011 president.

Start Talking Before They Start Drinking Workshop. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Free interactive, conversational workshop about the dangers of underage drinking. Open to parents and Clinton County youth, grades 6 through 8. Event includes dinner and giveaways. Sponsored by the Plattsburgh Campus and Community Partnership, Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network, Behavioral Services North, and Champlain Valley Family Center. For more information, contact Jessica Mathews at 518-564-3366 or [email protected]

Ringing Down the Curtain. 7 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. A showcase of student theater works from the semester.

Saturday, May 8

Gospelfest. 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium. Advance tickets: $5 for students and $12 for the public available at the Angell College Center information desk. Tickets at the door: $8 for students and $15 at the door.

Thursday, May 13

Guerrilla Financing for Your Business. 8:30-10 a.m. Lake Placid Visitor's Bureau, 49 Parkside Dr., Lake Placid. Presented by Mike Conway, AEDC. How to secure financing in a tight capital market. Free to Lake Placid Business Association members. Businesses, which are not yet members, are invited to join for a $40 fee. Registration through Fanfare of Lake Placid at 518-523-9223.

Saturday, May 15

SUNY Plattsburgh Commencement Ceremonies. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for students majoring in programs within the Division of Education, Health and Human Services and the School of Business and Economics. 2 p.m. for students in the Division of Arts and Science. Field House Gymnasium.

Tuesday, May 18

Healthy Women, Healthy Babies: Exploring Health Topics Affecting Young Families. 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Day-long conference includes topics on genetic and environmental influences on child wellness, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, pre-term births, and ethical dilemmas in prenatal care. Conference is designed for physicians, obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, healthcare students and other health professionals. $100 for healthcare professionals; $50 healthcare students with college ID. Contact Kate Chilton, director of College Auxiliary Services, at 518-564-3054 to register. For more information on the conference, contact Chris Ransom or Bonnie St. Clair at 518-562-7325.

Healthy Women, Healthy Babies: Separate Evening Program. Neonatal Dilemmas: Looking to Our Obstetric Colleagues to Reset the Agenda. 7-8:30 p.m. CVPH Auditoriums B and C. No charge. Anita Catlin will speak to obstetricians, gynecologists, and pediatric staff. Contact Kate Chilton, director of College Auxiliary Services, at 518-564-3054 to register. For more information on the conference, contact Chris Ransom or Bonnie St. Clair at 518-562-7325.

Thursday, May 20

Plattsburgh - North Country Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. SUNY Plattsburgh Field House, Rugar Street. Area businesses display services and products. $3.

Thursday, May 27

Creating a Customer-First Culture. 8:30-10 a.m. Lake Placid Visitor's Bureau, 49 Parkside Dr., Lake Placid. Presented by Rick Leibowitz, North Country Small Business Development Center. Essentials of developing exceptional customer service. Free to Lake Placid Business Association members. Businesses that are not yet members are invited to join for a $40 fee. Registration through Fanfare of Lake Placid at 518-523-9223.

Tuesday, June 1

Poetry Alive. 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. High-energy performance of poetry for students grades 1-6. $2 per student. Teachers and chaperons free. For information or to register, contact College Auxiliary Services, 518-564-3054.

June 17

Straight Talk from Funding Agencies: What They Want to See. 11:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. Plattsburgh – North Country Chamber of Commerce, 7062 State Route 9, Plattsburgh. Networking lunch starts at 11:45 a.m., followed by a 12:30 p.m. presentation from funding agencies. From 2:30 to 3:30, there will be an opportunity to network one-on-one with lending agencies. The $25 fee includes lunch. To register, call 518-564-2042.

Ongoing

Through May 15

B.F.A. Senior Exhibition 2010. Noon-4 p.m. Burke Gallery and Myers Lobby Gallery. For more information, phone 518-564-2474 or 2178; fax 518-574-2473 or www.plattsburgh.edu/museum.

June 15-17

Second Annual Global Supply Chain Management Conference. 8 a.m. June 15 – 5 p.m. June 17. Angell College Center. Three-day conference featuring workshops, panel discussions and keynote presentations on supply chain management and cross-border issues. $295 all three days; $95 student rate; $195 academic rate. Includes sessions, meals and tour of the Port of Montreal. For information contact Dr. Brian Neureuther at 518-564-4197. To register, contact Kate Chilton, director, College Auxiliary Services, at 518-564-3054.

July 12-15

Lake Champlain Sea Kayak Institute. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Valcour Kayak Center, Route 9, Peru. Day-long sessions for beginning kayakers and more experienced paddlers. $600 for non-credit option or cost of two credit hours plus fees. For more information, contact Dr. Larry Soroka, 518-564-5292 or [email protected], or www.plattsburgh.edu/adx/lcski.

Aug. 2-6

Champlain Volleyball Camp for Ages 9 -14. 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Cost: $120. Non-refundable deposit of $60 due Wednesday, July 28. Check or money order should be made payable to Dena O'Connell and mailed to her at 101 Broad St. Plattsburgh 12901. For more information, call 518-569-5142 or e-mail [email protected]

Aug. 9-13

Champlain Volleyball Camp for Ages 15-19. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $170. Non-refundable deposit of $85 due Wednesday, July 28. Check or money order should be made payable to Dena O'Connell and mailed to her at 101 Broad St. Plattsburgh 12901. For more information, call 518-569-5142 or e-mail [email protected]

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