Student Affairs VP Bill Laundry to Step Down

After more than four decades at the college, William D. “Bill” Laundry, SUNY Plattsburgh’s vice president of student affairs, announced his plans to retire, effective Jan. 1, 2013. 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

Smart Phones Document Road Kill Sightings

A faculty member in the Center for Earth and Environmental Science never met road kill she didn’t like. Or at least want to acknowledge.

For Assistant Professor Danielle Garneau, whose area of expertise is ecology, road kill provides an opportunity to learn about wildlife and pinpoint migratory patterns, invasive species, predatory patterns and more. Read more.

Looking Up: Society Brings Heavens to Earth

Benjamin Ponce is hooked on astronomy.

The president of the Galilean Society, SUNY Plattsburgh’s astronomy club, took a trip to the International Planetarium Society Conference this summer. There, he and the club’s Acting Vice President Levi Martinez saw presentations on the discovery of the Higgs boson, exo-planet exploration and the use of planetariums in subjects besides astronomy. Read more.

New Holocaust Gallery to Be Named After Douglas and Evelyne Skopp

A new permanent gallery in Feinberg Library will ensure that the Holocaust will never be forgotten at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The Douglas and Evelyne Skopp Holocaust Memorial Gallery will be dedicated in a 4 p.m. ceremony and reception Monday, Nov. 5. It is being named after Professor Emeritus and College Historian Douglas Skopp and his wife, Evelyne, a former assistant registrar at the college. Read more.


Visiting Old Haunts:
Stories of Mortimer and Others

Toilets flush in the night when no one’s around. Radios turn themselves on. Eyes stare out of dark storage rooms. Doors unlock themselves, and bathroom lights flicker on and off — all said to happen in Macdonough Hall. Read more.

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Aubrey Bresett '01
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Phone: (518) 564-3095

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