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SUNY Plattsburgh Presents Calendar of Events

Plattsburgh, NY (December 21, 2007) - The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to announce its January events calendar. 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 on these events, visit the college's Website at plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette at 518-564-3095.
January Events

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Vendor Show, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Cardinal Lounge, second floor of the Angell College Center. Company representatives from Office Max, Maxell, Avery Office Products, Fellowes, Vision LLC, 3M, Esselte and more will display their office supply items. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For information, contact Jason LaCroix, (800) 244-9750, ext. 1354 or [email protected] .

Friday, Jan. 18

Partners In Cross Cultural Learning (PICL) Open House and Social, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Newman Center, 92 Broad Street, Plattsburgh. International students and their community partners welcome anyone who would like to learn more about becoming friends with a new international student through the PICL program. Free. Sponsored by the International Student Services and the PICL program. For more information, contact Michelle St. Onge at 518-564-3270 or [email protected] .

Saturday, Jan. 19

Cardinal Make-A-Wish Charity Dinner, 6 p.m. to midnight, Warren Ballroom, Angell College Center. The Plattsburgh State men's hockey team will wait on tables, raising tips for Make-A-Wish. The meal is free for children ages 3 and under, $6 for those ages 4 through 12, and $14 for adults. Contact Steve Moffat, assistant men's hockey coach, at 518-564-3607 or [email protected] . RSVP by Jan. 13.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Lyric Scenes Class Performance, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., room 129, Myers Fine Arts Building, Black Box Studio Theatre. Students from winter session class perform musical pieces. Free and open to the public. Directed by Dr. Karen Becker, assistant professor of music, and Timothy Morningstar, adjunct lecturer.

Sunday, Jan. 27

Lyric Scenes Class Performance, 3 to 5 p.m., room 129, Myers Fine Arts Building, Black Box Studio Theatre. Students from winter session class perform musical pieces. Free and open to the public. Directed by Dr. Karen Becker, assistant professor of music, and Timothy Morningstar, adjunct lecturer.

Adirondack Wind Ensemble (AWE) Concert, 3 to 6 p.m., E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Concert directed by Daniel Gordon, associate professor of music. AWE is a professional musical group, consisting primarily of music educators from around the region who play wind and percussion instruments. The program is "Mid-Century American Classics." All works were written by American composers between 1950 and 1960. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door only.

Monday, Jan. 28

Literacy Volunteers Free Tutor Training, Orientation Workshops, room 052, Hawkins Hall. Literacy Volunteers of Clinton County empowers residents who seek to improve their literacy skills. This training is a chance for individuals to learn about the organization and find out if tutoring is right for them. Volunteering provides opportunities to build resumes, learn about other cultures and gain hands-on experience. The other workshop dates are Jan. 30 and Feb. 4, 6 and 11, from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., in room 052 of Hawkins Hall. Prospective tutors must attend all workshops, covering topics like Reading Strategies, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Process Writing and Lesson Planning. For more information, contact Norma Menard, executive director, 518-564-5332, [email protected] .

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Blood Drive, 11 to 4 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Donate blood and help save lives. This event is organized by the Plattsburgh Service Corps.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Lifeguard Course, 7 to 10 p.m., room 302, Memorial Hall. Enroll today to become a certified lifeguard. For more information, call Leith Bardon at 518-564-4150.

Thursday, Jan. 31

Film: "Friends with Money," 7 p.m., E. Glenn Glitz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. The Center for Diversity, Pluralism, and Inclusion (CDPI) hosts the showing of "Friends with Money," the fifth film in the 2007-08 CDPI Film Series & WRAP Sessions. This event is free and open to the campus and community.


Friday, Feb. 1

The Sports Writers, 1 to 4 p.m., Krinovitz Auditorium. SUNY Plattsburgh Journalism Adjunct Lecturer Luke Cyphers, an ESPN Magazine writer, will host two noted sports writers: ESPN Magazine colleagues Buster Olney and Jon Scher. Olney is a senior baseball writer for the magazine and a regular contributor to "Sports Center," "Baseball Tonight," ESPN.com and ESPN Radio. Scher is a senior baseball editor for the magazine. Among his other jobs, Scher has worked as managing editor of Baseball America and a reporter, editor and writer for Sport's Illustrated. He has also helped launch SI.com. Sponsored by SUNY Plattsburgh's Department of Journalism, the Center for Communication and Journalism and Cyphers, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Shawn Murphy, journalism department chair, 518-564-2422, [email protected] or Luke Cyphers, 518-324-3220, [email protected] .

Ongoing Events

Nina Winkel Clay Drawings Exhibition, noon to 4 p.m. Myers Fine Arts Building, runs through Jan. 20. Closed legal holidays. When world-renowned sculptor Nina Winkel started a piece, she worked not from sketches but rather from rough terra cotta models, creating masterpieces in and of themselves. A collection of Winkel's clay concept pieces are currently featured in "Nina Winkel: Clay Drawings," on exhibit through Jan. 20, 2008 in the Burke Gallery of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum. For information call 518-564-2474.

2007 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., main lobby, Myers Fine Arts Building, runs through March 16. Closed legal holidays. This show includes work in all mediums taught by the SUNY Plattsburgh art department. It was created, juried and installed as a practicum by the museum class (ART 472-ART 473), under the direction and organization of David Driver, museum preparator. For more information, visit our website: www.plattsburgh.edu/museum .

Free Tax Assistance, Clinton County Senior Citizens Council, 5139 North Catherine St, Plattsburgh. Volunteers, including some SUNY Plattsburgh accounting majors, will prepare and electronically file federal and state tax returns for local residents and students. This service is free of charge and open to everyone, not just senior citizens. The contact phone will not be active until mid-January. Until then, those with questions can email Marcia LaPierre, programmer analyst, at [email protected] but should expect a delayed response time. Sponsored by the IRS and the AARP Foundation.

  • Jan. 28 through 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 1 through 29
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
    • Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
    • Closed Monday, Feb. 18, for President's Day.
  • March 1 through 31
    • Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
    • Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  •   Some hours available in April.
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