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SUNY Plattsburgh Hosts Winter Commencement Dec 12

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Dec. 2, 2009) -- An estimated 400 students will walk the dais as SUNY Plattsburgh celebrates Winter Commencement, Saturday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. in the Field House on Rugar Street.

Student Speaker Kristy Lynn Curry

Free and open to the public, the event will feature Kristy Curry as the student speaker. Curry, who is graduating magna cum laude with a degree in marketing, will discuss agents of change in terms of the nation, the college and the individual. She will implore members of the Class of 2009 to become the agent of change that resides within everyone.

SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling will preside over the ceremony, with Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Patricia Higgins presenting the candidates for degrees. College Council Chair Arnold Amell and Vice Chair M. Catherine Hollinshead will present the diplomas.

The event will also feature music performed by the Adirondack Bass, Champlain District Bagpipe Band and Cardinal Singers.

Support from the Student Association helped to make this event possible.

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