Professor on Surviving the Boston Bombing

The explosion knocked Nancy Elwess 10 feet into the fence on her right.

Dust clouded the street.

Cheering turned into cries of panic.

As she regained her composure, her left ear was ringing. She had small cuts down her left side from flying glass, some with shards still embedded in her skin.

She looked up to see what was happened. The officers who had lined the fences were now scrambling to help fallen runners … 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

Eight Faculty, Staff Honored with
Chancellor's Award

The State University of New York has recognized eight members of SUNY Plattsburgh’s faculty and staff through the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. Read more.

Student Magazine to Promote Tourism

SUNY Plattsburgh’s DoNorth student magazine will soon be flying the friendly skies, tucked securely in the seat backs on board PenAir, one of the local carriers out of the Plattsburgh airport.

DoNorth is a tourism-focused reinvention of the former student magazine, All Points North. Luke Cyphers, assistant professor of journalism and magazine adviser, brought the idea to Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau a year ago, and they agreed to sponsor the project. Read more.


Baja Blast: an Expeditionary Experience

This winter, Gary Goldfinger found himself in a place so remote that if anything went wrong, no help would come. The closest civilization was 30 miles away. These were the circumstances for his final college course, the Senior Expedition. Read more.

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Phone: (518) 564-3095

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