SUNY Plattsburgh, 'A World-Class Institution'

SUNY Plattsburgh has topped the charts for a second year in a row when it comes to international students’ overall satisfaction, according to the Fall 2011 International Student Barometer.

The survey of international students ranks the college No. 1 out of the 18 participating universities in the United States and No. 2 out of 208 in the world for overall satisfaction. This is up from last year’s results, when SUNY Plattsburgh ranked No. 1 out of 13 for overall satisfaction in the United States and No. 3 out of 203 in the world. 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

Friends Honor Snowboarder, ‘Connector’

To his friends and family, Aaron Shoemaker ’03 had a huge impact in the 23 short years he was on this earth.

Shoemaker, who died in 2004 at age 23 in a professional snowboarding accident, was what Dave Smith ’03 called a connector — someone who brought others together. Read more.

African Exchange
Builds Cultural Understanding

If there are ice rinks in Chad, Niger or Burkina Faso, these young people had never visited them.

With a little encouragement, however, many of the 24 youth and six adults visiting Plattsburgh from those countries laced up skates, strapped on red helmets and slid out onto the ice at Stafford Arena. Read more.


Gearing Up for Finals

It happens every year. Just when the weather is turning nice, finals hit. We asked a handful of students how they handle it. This video is their response.

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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