Students Cited by SUNY for Excellence

Four SUNY Plattsburgh students are recipients of the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

Rory Carroll, Mackenzie Kilkeary ’12, Michelle Haynes ’12 and Timothy Maggio received the award at a ceremony April 4 in Albany, N.Y. The award was created 16 years ago to recognize those students who have best demonstrated the integration of academic excellence with leadership, athletics, career achievement, community service or creative and performing arts. Read more.

Events Calendar

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
  • Set Sail for Reunion 2014.
    July 10-13, 2014

Alumnus, Company Donates High-End Lighting for Campus TV Studios

SUNY Plattsburgh’s television studios have $70,000 worth of new lighting thanks to an alumnus and his company.

Litepanels Inc. and its vice president of global marketing, Chris Marchitelli ’94, donated the lighting to help upgrade the Albert R. Montanaro Television Studios, home of the PSTV college TV station and a training ground for communication students. Read more.

Wild Science:
From Bird Counting to a BioBlitz

A nutty aroma enveloped one particular table in the Angell College Center lobby Feb 14.

There on the table, among scattered seeds and loose string, sat a grocery bag filled with pine cones, a bucket with more seeds and — the culprit of the distinctive smell — peanut butter. Read more.


Changing for Happiness: Schnell’s Stories from Bhutan

Dr. Richard Schnell believes in utopias. He always has, and he thinks he may have found one — at least temporarily. 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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