College Receives National Notice for Eliminating Black/White Achievement Gap

A national organization has ranked SUNY Plattsburgh among the top 25 public colleges across the nation for closing the graduation-rate gap between African American and white students.

The 2012 study by The Education Trust — a non-profit striving to close academic gaps — examined public and private four-year colleges that successfully improved minority graduation rates. 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

Alumni Service Day Named for
Philanthropic Alumnus

Alumni will raise hammers, rakes and paint brushes once again this spring during the newly renamed Dr. Richard Semmler ’68 Alumni Service Day.

The second annual day of community service Saturday, April 20, will feature teams of alumni volunteering at nonprofit sites in New York City, Vermont and Virginia. Read more.

Rallying Forces:
The Pep Band and Hard Hattians

If you hear a rowdy bunch screaming, “SUNY Plattsburgh! SUNY Plattsburgh! SUNY Plattsburgh!” until you can’t understand the words anymore, you will know you have run into the pep band crew.

Combine the band and its music with the Hard Hattians — students on a mission to provide spirit to all Cardinal sports — and fans say they know they will have an especially good time at the men’s hockey game. Read more.


Campus Pays Tribute to ‘Mr. Plattsburgh’

After 43 years of service, Vice President for Student Affairs William D. “Bill” Laundry took one last curtain call at a farewell dinner Feb. 23, in honor of his recent retirement. 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

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