Homecoming Returns to its Autumn Roots

You spoke. We listened.

After a two-year break from the tradition, Homecoming is returning to its October home. The college took a different track with this longtime SUNY Plattsburgh tradition in 2010 and 2011, pairing Homecoming with Family Weekend, held earlier in the fall. Read more.


View complete or alumni event listings.

  • Gibson Brothers
    Bluegrass for the Next Generation Concert
    Nov. 16
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Night of Nations
    Nov. 23
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Reception for Alumni in Legal Professions
    Dec. 2
    SUNY Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
  • Winter Jazz Concert
    Dec. 7
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Soulful Christmas
    Gospel Choir Concert
    Dec. 8
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Commencement Receptions
    Dec. 13
    Main and Queensbury Campuses
  • Culinary Institute of America Tour and Dinner
    Hyde Park, N.Y.
  • Albany Networking Night
    Jan. 9
    6-8 p.m.
    SUNY Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
  • New York City Networking Night
    Jan. 23
    6-8 p.m.
    SUNY Global Center, New York City
  • Plattsburgh Networking Night
    Jan. 30
    6-8 p.m.
    Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center

  • July 10-13, 2014

Three Alumni Star in ‘Tony n' Tina’s Wedding’

Weddings can bring forth feelings of love, times of celebration and acts of complete debauchery. At least that’s the case in “Tony n' Tina’s Wedding,” a hit that’s been performing its notorious nuptials since 1988.

This year, three SUNY Plattsburgh alumni are rejoining the Proctor’s Theatre cast for the Schenectady, N.Y., performances, Jan. 12-15. Read more.

Professor Pens New Urban Fantasy Novels

For SUNY Plattsburgh Professor Justin Gustainis, 2011 was a banner year for communicating — not just in the communication department, where he celebrated 29 years on faculty — but in the realm of fiction writing.

He even caught the attention of Hollywood. Read more.

Youth Leadership Program to Bring 60 to Plattsburgh from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sixty youth and adults will travel across the globe this year — from sub-Saharan Africa all the way to SUNY Plattsburgh — for short-term study through the new Youth Leadership Program with Francophone Africa.

The program offers lessons on youth leadership, American government and more. Awarded to SUNY Plattsburgh and PAGE Inc., this $330,000 grant was the only one of its kind to have been given this year. Read more.


Fitness, Nutrition a Year-Long Resolution

On any given day in the United States from 20 to 25 percent of men and 30 to 40 percent of women are trying to lose weight. Most of that weight, however, does not come from seasonal overindulgence.

Studies have shown that the average person only gains one or two pounds over the holidays. The problem is, over time, those pounds can add up. Read more.

Contact Information

For more information about the SUNY Plattsburgh alumni newsletter, please contact:

Aubrey Bresett '01
Director of Advancement Communications
Phone: (518) 564-3095
Email: hunt6542@plattsburgh.edu

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