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Sampling of Events Through Early April


PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 23, 2010) -- The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to present this updated calendar of public events through early March. 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 Web site at plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette, associate director of public relations and publications, at 518-564-3095 or [email protected]

February

Wednesday, Feb. 24

"Travel and Meeting Etiquette." 4:30 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Presented by John Parmelee. Free. Refreshments served. Part of SUNY Plattsburgh's Marketing Club's 2010 Business Etiquette Series. For more information and to R.S.V.P., contact Nancy Church at 518-564-4169.

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.

The Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad. 6:30 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Presentation about the impact of the Plattsburgh area on the Underground Railroad.

World Slavery: Haitian Revolution and the Rise of American Music. 7-10 p.m. Room 153C, Hawkins Hall.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Gender, Sexuality and Health. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

Friday, Feb. 26

School Psychology Open House. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

"The Vagina Monologues." 7 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Sponsored by the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Womyn's Concerns. Tickets available at the door.

Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival: Viennese Romance. Soovin Kim, Artistic Director.
7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Public: $15. Under 18: $10. Students: free (with I.D. at the door). Tickets: Angell College Center Information desk, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, online at www.flynntix.org or call 802-86-FLYNN.

Saturday, Feb. 27

SUNY Plattsburgh Gospel Choir's Black History A Cappella Concert. 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Tickets are a $1 donation to the North Country Underground Railroad Association or a can of food for the food shelf.

March

Tuesday, March 2

Blood Drive. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center.

Multiculturalism in America - A College Student's Perspective Forum: Women in the Military. 7 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Sponsored by the SUNY Plattsburgh Multicultural Alliance.

16th Annual Service Auction. 7-9 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. The auction will feature gift certificates, merchandise, homemade goods, and services like lawn cleanup provided by SUNY Plattsburgh students. Proceeds go toward SUNY Plattsburgh’s Alternative Break Program, sending more than 100 student volunteers to provide service to communities in need. For information call 518-564-4830.

Poetry Reading: "Let It Be a Dark Roux." 8 p.m., Commons, Champlain Valley Hall. Sheryl St. Germain will read from her new book. Refreshments. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Alexis Levitin, 518-564-2426.

Wednesday, March 3

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series. 1-1:50 p.m. See Feb. 24 listing.

Relay for Life Rally. 7-11 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Coffee House. 9-11 p.m. Burghy's, Angell College Center.

"Dead Reckoning: Champlain in America." 7 p.m. Room 208, Yokum Lecture Hall. This film is an animated look at the life of the explorer and was produced, in part, by Mountain Lake PBS. Co-producer Colin Powers will be on hand to answer questions about the film. Free and open to the public. Presented by SUNY Plattsburgh's History Association.

Thursday, March 4

"Natural and Unnatural Disasters: The Politics of China's Earthquake and the Asian Tsunami." 5-6 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. An Asia Update presented by the Asian Studies Committee.

"Dining Etiquette." 4:45 p.m. Room 403A, Sibley Hall. 5:30 p.m. Samuel D's Restaurant. Presented by Robert Rolfs. Because a meal is involved, attendees must R.S.V.P. by March 1. The dinner costs $15. Part of SUNY Plattsburgh's Marketing Club's 2010 Business Etiquette Series. For more information and to R.S.V.P., contact Church at 518-564-4169.

Medicine Wheel Presentation. 7 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

International Women's Day Celebration of Women Activists in Rwanda. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Featuring Erika Ricasilia, Rwandan Women's Organization. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Simona Sharoni at [email protected]

Women Fight Back! Personal Empowerment Program. 7 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Sponsored by the Inter-Sorority Association, Multicultural Alliance, Center for Womyn's Concerns and Organization for Women of Ethnicity.

Visual Artist Series: Multimedia Artist Nancy Dwyer. 7:30 p.m. Room 106, Hudson Hall. Free and open to the public.

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."
7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Kim Hartshorn, director. Timothy Morningstar, music director. Herm Matlock, conductor. Frank Loesser's hit musical. Guided by a "how-to" book, J. Pierpont Finch, a young, ambitious window washer, skyrockets up the corporate ladder at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Winner of multiple Tony awards. General admission: $15 reserved, $12 non-reserved. Senior citizens, students and SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff: $12 reserved, $8 non-reserved. SUNY Plattsburgh students: $8 reserved, $5 non-reserved. Reserved seats. Tickets go on sale mid-February at the Hartman Theatre Box Office, 518-564-2283.

Friday, March 5


"Salt of the Sea." 6:30 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Screening of a Palestinian feature film with introduction and discussion by Dr. Simona Sharoni, chair of gender and women's studies. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sharoni at [email protected]ttsburgh.edu.

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." 7:30 p.m. See March 4 listing.

Saturday, March 6

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."
7:30 p.m. See March 4 listing.

African Unity Fashion Show. 8 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Sunday, March 7


"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."
2 p.m. See March 4 listing.

Tuesday, March 9

Book Club Discussion: "The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq," by Helen Benedict. 7 p.m. Amnesty Room, Angell College Center. Sponsored by the SUNY Plattsburgh Multicultural Alliance.

Wednesday, March 10

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series. 1-1:50 p.m. See Feb. 24 listing.

"Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Director Robert Greenwald discusses how private contractors are getting rich while others are suffering in this 2006 documentary about profiteering and the Iraq War. Using whistle-blower testimony, firsthand accounts, financial records and classified documents, Greenwald levels charges of greed, corruption and incompetence against private contractors and shows the effect they have on Americans and Iraqis. Free and open to the public. Part of a “Political Film Series” presented by Drs. Jurgen Kliest, James Armstrong and Kurtis Hagen.

Thursday, March 11

Nutrition Program, Food Science Laboratory Open House. 2-6 p.m. Room 027, Hawkins Hall basement. Members of the community and the college are invited to view the new food science laboratory, now ready to be used by students in the nutrition major. The facility includes a large food preparation area with five working stations, a nutrition-students-only computer lab and a dining/seminar room designed to accommodate 20 students. The dining room will be used for sensory evaluation for food science research projects. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dr. Ena Joseph at 518-564-4223.

Friday, March 12

"Food Security and the Doomsday Vault: Foresight or Fallacy?" 7 p.m. Alice T. Miner Museum, 9618 Route 9, Chazy, N.Y. Talk by SUNY Plattsburgh Professor Charles Simpson based on his article investigating the multinational approach of the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway, as a route to food security

Thursday, March 18

"The Balancing Act with Michael Grinder: Spend More Time Teaching and Less Time Managing Your Classroom." 8-3 p.m. Second Floor, Angell College Center. Conference aimed at teachers, teacher assistants, administrators, community educators, school counselors, education majors and anyone who is interested. Professionals: $95. Students: $35. For more information or to register, call Kate Chilton at 518-564-3054 or view the conference listings on the Web at www.plattsburghcas.com.

Tuesday, March 23

“Children of Men.” 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Film and WRAP Session. Center for Diversity Pluralism and Inclusion.

Wednesday, March 24

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series.
1-1:50 p.m. See Feb. 24 listing.

Thursday, March 25

Cardinal Graduation Expo. Noon-6 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Open to all graduating students.

Excerpts from "Most Dangerous Woman." 12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. A theatrical performance directed by Dr. Jan Maher, adjunct lecturer in Gender and Women's Studies. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Simona Sharoni at [email protected]

Friday, March 26

Opening reception and dinner, SUNY Council on Writing Annual Conference: "Teaching Writing for Social Justice." 4 p.m. See March 27 listing for details.

"Most Dangerous Woman." 7 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. See March 25 listing.

Saturday, March 27

SUNY Council on Writing Annual Conference: "Teaching Writing for Social Justice." 9 a.m. Yokum Lecture Hall. Annual meeting to discuss teaching of writing at secondary and post-secondary levels featuring scholars and writing teachers from across the nation. Dr. Nancy Welch, a well known and established scholar in both writing and social-justice circles, will present the keynote address. Registration before March 15: $45. Visit plattsburghcas1.com/COW/ for more information and to register. Or contact Nichole Bennette-Bealer at 518-564-2265 or Tom Friedrich at 518-564-2135.

Sunday, March 28

Daniel Gordon Faculty Recital, Frontier Saxophone Quartet. 2 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Free and open to the public.

Monday, March 29

German Medicine and Nazi Crimes. 7 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. A public lecture by Dr. Patricia Heberer, senior historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Heberer will discuss the role of medical professionals in the crimes of National Socialism. Her presentation will address the planning and implementation of the radical public strategies that helped the Nazis achieve many of their racial goals. The talk will discuss sterilization and the clandestine "euthanasia" programs, the Nazis' first program of mass murder. The event is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the history department. For more information, contact Dr. Richard Schaefer at 518-564-5211 or [email protected]

Wednesday, March 31

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series. 1-1:50 p.m. See Feb. 24 listing.

Phenomenal Women Reception. 5 p.m. Winkel Sculpture Court, Myers Fine Arts Building. Sponsored by the SUNY Plattsburgh Multicultural Alliance, Fraternity/Sorority Life and the Student Association Organization Affairs Board.

Visual Artist Series: Printmaker Thomas Baker. 7:30 p.m. Room 106, Hudson Hall. Free and open to the public.

April


Thursday, April 1

Explore Wilderness Medicine Conference. All day. Registration at 8 a.m. West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh. Workshops and sessions on surviving the wilderness, lightning strikes, hypothermia and more. $150-$25. For information or to register, call 518-564-3054 or visit www.plattsburghcas.com. Click on "conferences and event services."

"Meditations of Domination: Gendered Violence Within and Across Borders."
12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Dr. Yasmin Jiwand of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, presents.

Friday, April 2


Explore Wilderness Medicine Conference.
9 a.m.-noon. See April 1 listing.

Wednesday, April 7

"Fahrenheit 9/11." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Michael Moore's hard-hitting documentary addresses the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, outlining the reasons the United States (and, in turn, thousands of innocent Americans) became a target for hatred and terrorism. The film not only criticizes former President George W. Bush's response to the attacks but also reinforces Moore's theory that the Bush Administration used the tragic event to push its own political agenda. Free and open to the public. Part of a “Political Film Series” presented by Drs. Jurgen Kliest, James Armstrong and Kurtis Hagen.

Wednesday, April 7

CS/IT Lunch, Video and Discussion Series.
1-1:50 p.m. See Feb. 24 listing.

Readers Theater. 6:30 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Karen Hildebrand, director. Observe or participate in this reading of a variety of plays. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 10

Rose Chancler, Piano "Richochet" (piano and marimba). 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. SUNY Plattsburgh faculty recital. Free and open to the public.

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